PROJECT MANAGER, EVENT

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Position description: 

The Wideman Education Foundation (WEF), launched in 2007, is an autonomous volunteer organization and registered charity, created to promote sound project management capabilities, especially among young people.  We advance education by providing workshops and educational competitions to students and practitioners on the theory and practice of project management principles and skills.

For more information about WEF, please visit http://www.widemaneducationfoundation.org

We are currently seeking a Project Manager to lead our annual student competition. The competition engages student teams in applying sound project management principles and they are judged by leaders in the profession. 

The Project Manager is expected to:  

  1. Organize and delegate core activities to deliver a successful competition  
  2. Own the WBS, Schedule, and Budget
  3. Work with skilled volunteers providing specific deliverables for the competition
  4. Communicate risks to the Board, and manage those risks
  5. Manage event day volunteers
  6. Coordinate with competition judges 
  7. Ensure activities leading up to and on event day are effectively executed

If you are interested in taking on the challenge of delivering a great competition experience, send your resume (CV) and cover letter to:

recruiting@widemaneducationfoundation.org

 

Deliverables/Duties: 
  • Deliver a successful Competition event
  • Manage event and skilled volunteers
  • Coordinate with Judges
  • Own the WBS/schedule
Qualifications: 

Project and/or event management experience

Volunteer skills: 
Role is suitable for: 
Adult
Senior
How to apply: 
Send a cover letter and resume to recruiting@widemaneducationfoundation.org
Contact person: 
Michael Wortman
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Education & Research
Mission:
Cause tags:
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
1
Position start/end date:
7 Jan 2019 to 25 Apr 2020
Time Committment:
8 Hours Per Month
Time of day:
Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Work location:
Vancouver, BC