Project Manager

We are seeking for a project manager to join our team. If you are a detailed-oriented person who has a diverse skill set and experience to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously, passionate about making a difference in the non-profit sector, familiar with the best practices of project management and looking for a work environment where you can learn and grow, this role may be for you.


As a project manager you will play the lead role in planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, and closing projects. You will plan and designate project resources, prepare budgets, monitor progress, and keep stakeholders informed the entire way. You will also be accountable for the entire project scope, team, resources, and its success.

The Project Manager role is one where we are looking for the best, both in culture fit and experience, to fill the role. We believe in tailor-fitting each role on our team with the right person, and that could be you!

Primary responsibilities are:

  • Collaborate and work effectively with other Project Leads, Project Coordinators, Managers, Leadership, and staff in CIA to ensure all projects are aligned and jointly achieving CIA’s desire for growth of social community impact.
  • Accountable for delivering projects and associated programs on time, on scope and within budget and agreed impact/results.

  • Provide full cycle support for custom training projects; from proposal writing to delivery, monitoring of impact and follow-up on learnings.
  • Build project plans that defines project scope, objectives, schedule, and budget based on the approved project proposal, ensuring technical feasibility.
  • Oversee the creation of a change management plan to support the adoption of new technologies, systems, and procedures; access expertise internally and externally as required.
  • Liaise with the external funders of the project to ensure all expectations of the project, including reporting, are continually fulfilled.
  • Ensure resources required for the project are available and allocated appropriately and efficiently.
  • Manage, communicate, and coordinate all resources including internal project staff and any external consultants; ensure that all parties are properly oriented to the project to maximize productivity and consistent plan execution. Ensure all resources deliver on expectations.
  • Draft correspondence, internal documents and briefing notes for all internal and external stakeholders as required.
  • Maintain impeccable project records, files, and documentation.
  • Maintain data integrity via spreadsheets, and CIA’s relation management digital ecosystems.
  • Create and adhere to work-back schedules for each project following the established programming management systems.
  • Oversee risk management to recognize, minimize/eliminate and escalate risks associated with the project.
  • Liaise with the Finance team for accounts payables and receivables, financial budgeting, forecasting and variances.

Skills & Abilities

  • Strong and diverse business and people leadership abilities
  • Strong communication skills – written, verbal, and presentation with ability to simplify complex issues and materials.
  • Ability to make sound and timely decisions
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Excellent computer abilities – thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, databases, SharePoint
  • Flexible and adaptable; able to work effectively in a dynamic environment
  • Creative and curious with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Self-starter and results oriented
  • Organized and detail driven
  • High energy, Independent and objective
  • Resourceful and resilient
  • Conceptual and critical thinker
  • Collaborative team leader and team player
  • Ability to influence without authority
  • Alignment with CIA’s values and culture, including a commitment to continuous learning, and creating safe, inclusive workplaces with respect for all employees, applicants, students, and stakeholders.

Education & Experience

  • Degree in related field along with at least ONE project management certification
  • 3+ years of proven experience in leadership and leading projects
  • Exposure to change management
  • Exposure to social purpose or non-profit organizations an asset


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability


  • Dental care
  • Vision care
  • Extended care
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Access to all CIA events

All will be considered, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Open until suitable candidate is found

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