Project Coordinator, Knowledge Services at FCM. 266 views

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The Project Coordinator, Knowledge Services, supports the development and delivery of programming to support Green Municipal Fund (GMF) capacity building and knowledge objectives; helps mobilize knowledge through both peer-to-peer and broad reach learning activities; and uses and develops innovative methods for knowledge transfer, brokering and dissemination.  The Project Coordinator conducts research, offers administrative and logistical support, reviews and analyses project reports, and supports the development and delivery of information resources and learning activities. The Project Coordinator plays a key coordination role in major knowledge sharing activities, such as the FCM Sustainable Communities Conference, the FCM Sustainable Communities Awards, and GMF webinars.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supports the development and delivery of small group peer-to-peer learning and broad reach learning activities in priority areas (e.g. building retrofits, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, high efficiency buildings, district energy, sustainable transportation, sustainable land use)
  • Supports the development and delivery of knowledge tools, training materials and information resources (e.g. guidebooks, case studies, training materials)
  • Develops and delivers learning activities online and in person with support (e.g. workshops, seminars, webinars, the Sustainable Communities Conference)
  • Conducts research and develops reports on best practices in municipal sustainability and capacity building programming, and conducts interviews as needed
  • Reviews and analyzes GMF-funded initiatives to identify best practices and lessons learned for knowledge sharing and capacity building
  • Extracts and analyzes internal database information to inform knowledge programming
  • Supports municipal peer learning programming: both learning activities (e.g. in-person and online trainings) and membership management (inquiries, tracking milestone completion, recruiting and on-boarding new members)
  • Supports innovation in delivery of awareness raising activities
  • Coordinates the FCM Sustainable Communities Awards program
  • Supports the development and management of online knowledge resources
  • Promotes inter-unit collaboration, information sharing and knowledge brokering activities
  • Responsible for conduct aligned to FCM’s core competencies and business values

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • University degree in urban planning, social sciences, political science, environmental studies/environmental science, environmental/civil engineering, information management or equivalent
  • One to three (1-3) years’ experience in conducting research, developing written materials for a professional audience and coordinating the delivery of learning activities (in person and/or online)
  • Familiarity with one or more of GMF’s funding sectors: energy, climate change, community efficiency financing, sustainable affordable housing, land use planning, sustainable transportation, waste reduction/management, or water conservation (wastewater, drinking water, stormwater management)
  • Understanding of the structures, machinery and function of municipal government in Canada; and the interests of municipal governments related to sustainability and the environment

Competencies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including experience in delivering group presentations and facilitating discussions (online and in person)
  • Excellent customer service skills and attention to detail
  • Strong research, analytical and project coordination skills
  • Strong priority management and organization skills
  • Strong sense of initiative with the ability to work independently and as part of team
  • Skilled in the use of information technology (esp. Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint), social media (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook)  and ability to easily learn new software (e.g. GoToWebinar, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Power BI)
  • Ability to think creatively, analyze, innovate and solve problems
  • Capacity to work in a changing environment and willingness to take on new or evolving responsibilities.

Language Requirements

  • The ability to communicate in written and verbal format in both official languages is a requirement.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

  • To apply please follow this link https://vacanciesincanada.ca/ngojobs
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We thank all candidates for their interest; however we will only contact those selected for an interview. All the applications will be kept in file for six months following the hiring.

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