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Project Manager

ROLE

Endeavour is looking for a volunteer to join the Consulting Division as a Project Manager. In this role, you will be responsible for managing 2 or 3 engagements per project cycle.

RESPONSIBILITIES

As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for the following areas:

Project Preparation

  • Attend Orientation Session and help teams with project set-up
  • Communicate with teams prior to the start of the project to facilitate team introductions and knowledge center access

Project Performance Management

  • Monitor team performance and work through review sessions, debriefs, progress reports
  • Lead monthly meetings with consulting teams to address any concerns, answer questions, and flag issues that arise
  • Provide support to team as needed (i.e. help direct them to resources, appropriate advisors)
  • Report any issues with consulting teams to Co-Directors of Project Management
  • Attend training and review sessions in each round (if applicable)

Team Communications

  • Maintain communications with consulting teams on timelines, resources, events, deliverables, and other relevant information

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous Endeavour volunteer experience is an asset
  • Previous project management experience is an asset
  • Excellent communication, presentation and relationship-building skills
  • Availability to attend and assist in facilitating review sessions
  • Strong motivation and initiative to take the lead in carrying out responsibilities, and identifying and implementing new initiatives to enhance project experience
  • Ability to collaborate and deliver results in a virtual work environment
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Long-term commitment (1-2+ years) to Endeavour Volunteer Consulting for Non-Profits
  • Available to travel to subway-accessible meeting spaces in the Toronto area

BENEFITS

  • This role will provide you with the opportunity to develop processes to help consulting teams work better together and produce better results.
  • Strengthen and broaden your leadership and management skills and experiences
  • Build relationships with a diverse group of professionals and leaders in consulting, industry, the social sector and academia
  • Contribute to the strategic directions and successes of a growing non-profit organization
  • Future opportunities to volunteer in other capacities and divisions within Endeavour
  • Flexible schedule

APPLICATION

Documents Required:

  • Cover Letter and Resume

Subject Line: Application for Endeavour Project Manager

Email: recruitment@endeavourvolunteer.ca