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Career Opportunity at COSTI

Project Manager

COSTI REQUIRES A PROJECT MANAGER IN THE FAMILY & MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM

COSTI is a multicultural organization providing social services, settlement,
employment, and language training services. For more information about COSTI,
please visit our website at www.costi.org.

Duties:

  • Work with members of a team including partner representatives, evaluation consultant, and COSTI staff to develop and implement detailed project work plans.
  • Maintain and foster relationship and liaise with five participating partners in Greater Toronto Area to facilitate the project’s activities.
  • Act as the point of contact and communicate project status to all project stakeholders (evaluation consultants, Advisory Committee, funders).
  • Work with project stakeholders to identify and define requirements, scope and objectives.
  • Use program-specific tools to gather feedback and data from stakeholders.
  • Ensure all organizational and project timelines are met.
  • Prepare all progress reports as required.
  • Monitor project progress and identify and address issues which may impede progress.
  • Track project expenses and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports.
  • Collaborate on the final blueprints for promising practices.
  • Participate in division management team meetings, agency meetings and external community commitments as assigned, and take on tasks and lead roles as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a professional discipline pertinent to the job function or the equivalent combination of education and/or minimum three years’ experience.
  • Demonstrated experience co-ordinating a project with multiple stakeholders, including project activities, milestones and deliverables, monitoring and tracking progress, and communication to stakeholders.
  • Ability to exercise judgment and discretion managing confidential information.
  • Ability to prepare schedules and detailed step-by-step action plans.
  • Solid organizational skills, including multitasking and time-management.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team, collaboratively with others in a multidisciplinary environment and to work independently as required.
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills including writing reports, facilitating working sessions, and delivering presentations.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and internet skills.
  • Willingness to travel within Greater Toronto including some overnight stays.
  • Relevant experience and understanding of dementia, and issues faced by ethno cultural immigrant, older adults would be an asset.
  • Knowledge and experience in program evaluation methodology would be an asset.
  • Location:

    Sheridan Mall, 1700 Wilson Avenue, Suite 114, Toronto

    Duration of Position:

    April 1st, 2020 to March 31, 2023

    Starting Salary Range:

    $58,043 to $59,686 + Benefits

    Posting Date:

    2020-03-18

    Closing Date:

    2020-03-31

    Notes:


    The Ethno-Cultural and Linguistically Based Support Services for People Living with Dementia (PLWD) project is a long term, broad-based evaluation of ethno cultural education and support groups for family/caregivers from five ethno cultural immigrant communities. The project will examine and consolidate information about each group’s models’ strengths and gaps; and produce an efficient and sustainable best practice group model that may be replicable. The outcome of the project will be a blueprint for replicating the group model. The Project Manager, reporting to the General Manager, Family & Mental Health, is responsible for ensuring all project objectives and activities are met within the required time frame.

    This is a non-Union contract position scheduled to work 35 hours per week.

    If you are interested, please quote Reference #17-20
    and send your resume with a covering letter to:

    Manager, Staffing and Orientation
    COSTI Immigrant Services
    1710 Dufferin Street
    Toronto, Ontario M6E 3P2
    Email: resumes@costi.org
    Fax: 416.658.6590

    "We thank all applicants for their interest in COSTI. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please."

    COSTI encourages applications from individuals reflecting the diversity of our community. COSTI is committed to fair and accessible employment practices and when requested, will make reasonable effort to accommodate people with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment processes when filling positions.