June 12, 2020EHRC is Seeking a Project Manager

Electricity Human Resources Canada, in partnership with Recruiting in Motion, is looking for an experienced Project Manager, to join the team on a 9 month contract. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply to Marie, at marie@recruitinginmotion.com.

About Electricity Human Resources Canada

Electricity is one of Canada’s essential utilities. More than 100,000 Canadians are involved in generating, transmitting and distributing it. Their work powers homes and businesses across the country, fuelling everything from light bulbs, cell phones and refrigerators to water treatment plants and road vehicle assembly lines. However, in the face of changing demographics and technology, the industry’s highly skilled workforce needs to grow and adapt. Electricity Human Resources Canada is an enabler, a research hub, a convener and an active partner helping industry meet these challenges to secure Canada’s long-term electricity supply. As a trusted source of objective research, information and tools about labour market and human resource trends, EHRC helps the Canadian electricity workforce grow and remain innovative while striving to improve the quality of service to Canadians. Above all, we provide evidence-based solutions to the human resource challenges facing the electricity industry.

Position Summary

In this role, the Project Manager will manage the implementation of wage subsidy COVID Response programming for Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC). Working in collaboration with a small team the successful candidate will be responsible to manage budgets and all project activities in alignment with funder requirements. This role is being created as part of EHRC’s COVID Response team to support the electricity industry in maintaining hiring plans during the public health crisis.

Required Skills, Experience and Education

  • University degree in Social Sciences or Business or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3-5 years of experience managing social science / primary research activities
  • Experience in project management (Project Management Professional – PMP designation considered an asset).
  • Experience managing federally/provincially funded projects a definite asset.
  • Strong communication (report writing), facilitation and collaborative skills.
  • Ability to present to sophisticated external audiences is an asset.
  • Experience in conducting and interpreting qualitative and quantitative research (an asset).
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office products, data management, Internet research, etc.
  • Ability to work individually and in a team environment.
  • Ability to work in English, French is considered an asset.
  • Ability to travel across Canada once health conditions permit may be required.

Work Environment and Compensation

  • Some travel across Canada may be required when health conditions permit
  • Flexible health benefits package upon completion of probation
  • Professional development and skill-building opportunities
  • Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications ($60,000 – $70,000)
  • This is a nine-month, full-time contract with the possibility of an extension