National Project Manager – Empowering Women’s Enterprises and Networks

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Reporting to: WEC's Executive Director
Location: Works virtually with national travel involved

Purpose of the position

The consultant shall during the term of this agreement provide WEC, the client, with project management and coordination services for the Cluster Model project, in consultation with the WEC Executive Director. These services will include:

  • National project management at a minimum of four sites in Canada
  • Prepare project progress reports when scheduled
  • Support and advise on national evaluation
  • Be direct link and coordinator to project site staff
  • Prepare and identify Community Economic Development resources required by project sites
  • Assist in training and orientation of new project sites
  • Manage national work plan corresponding with regional work plans
  • Plan, coordinate and execute communication opportunities for regional sites
  • Prepare and support online information and social media requirements for national sites 
  • Support and assist in developing sustainability planning for regional sites

Key skills & duties

  • National project management experience
  • Experience in Community Economic Development
  • Experience in working with women’s organizations
  • Experience in communications oral; report writing; social media
  • Experience in conducting and developing training
Duties of the roleTime SpentCompetencies soughtMust have or option (can be trained)
Manage, coordinate, assist and develop70%Excellent communication skillsMust have
Producing reports; strategies and assisting in the coordination of outcomes20%Good organisational skills and attention to detail

Team oriented approach
Must have
Design and support social media posting and use10%Website and other social media skillsOptional

Academic and qualifications

  • Post secondary education in related fields such as: public administration; sociology; community development and/or related experience for 3 years

Work experience and skills

  • Must have experience in managing a large project
  • Able to work independently with results
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Social media skills
  • Community Economic Development experience

Where to apply

Women’s Economic Council

Additional information at:


Interviews will be conducted by telephone or Skype
$30,000.00 over 11 months
11 Mar 2014
Women's Economic Council
Anywhere  --