Project Manager, CLBPA (Language Assessment) Development

Job city: 
Mississauga
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
Job terms: 
Full-time

Summary:

The Canadian Language Benchmark Placement Assessment (CLBPA) Development Project is designed to develop a comprehensive assessment (in-person and remote processes) to assess eligible immigrants’ CLB benchmarks for placement to government-funded language training classes. The Project Manager will provide staff supervision, project management, planning and project implementation, and liaison with partners and contracted services.

Reporting to: Director, Language Services

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and update work plans and schedule tasks to ensure accomplishment of project deliverables
  • Coordinate project activities ensuring that they are completed on time, within budget, and in accordance with government contract requirements and company policies
  • Liaise with third party providers (subcontracted services) to ensure timely and quality completion of tasks
  • Recruit, supervise and ensure ongoing performance review and development of staff
  • Work closely with director, project advisor, assistant/graphic designer, and casual staff including software programmer, technical support, pilot assessors, writers and other staff as needed
  • Manage budget, monitor expenses, review claims and resolve financial issues through liaison with senior management, finance/accounting staff, and funder
  • Procure and manage resources and address operational issues as needed
  • Collaborate with technical team to ensure that processes and protections are in place to ensure security and privacy of data
  • Provide narrative and status reports, ongoing follow up, and project tracking
  • Communicate with TCET senior management, project funder, advisory group and other stakeholders as needed
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications:

  • Relevant post-secondary education and demonstrated work experience in areas such as project management, test development, teaching or assessing English as a Second language, online assessment and learning or communications
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in project management
  • Supervisory experience (minimum 1 year)
  • Experience managing and adapting a project budget
  • Experience selecting and monitoring third party contractors is preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Outlook, Internet research and experience with assessment/learning platforms (preferred)
  • Familiarity with Canadian Language Benchmarks and funded language training programs is an asset
  • A high degree of English language proficiency, both oral and written
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills
  • High level of flexibility and adaptability

This is a Full-time, Regular (pending funding approval)
Schedule: Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, occasional evenings
Start date: June 5, 2017 or later
Annual salary: $63,800 - $65,200 + Benefits
Location: Mississauga – Sussex Centre

How to apply:

Please submit your covering letter and resume by 4:00 p.m. on Monday May 15, 2017 to:

Human Resources Department
The Centre for Education & Training (TCET)

E-mail: hrforms@tcet.com

All applicants please quote: 2017-QCIC- 072 2 EXT in subject line.

OUR AODA COMMITMENT:

The Centre for Education & Training (TCET) is committed to accessibility in employment and to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with AODA, TCET will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the hiring supervisor upon scheduling your interview.

Thank you in advance for your interest. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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