Job Opening – Project Manager (Toronto Office)
LURA Consulting is a leading Canadian firm specializing in collaborative planning, community and stakeholder engagement and strategic planning. We have an immediate opening for a Project Manager to manage high profile community engagement and strategic planning projects, working closely with LURA’s partners and our in-house community engagement team. The position will be based in LURA’s Toronto office. This role will consist primarily of project management, delivery and client liaison related tasks, as well as active participation in business development.
Qualifications and Expectations:
The successful candidate will have:
5-7 years of experience in managing and delivering projects in the areas of community engagement, stakeholder relations, facilitation, strategic communications, community and strategic planning, preferably in a consulting setting
Previous experience in business development and demonstrated proposal writing capabilities
Successful track record of managing project budgets and staying within project budgets while delivering successful projects
Excellent written and oral communications skills; ability to provide strategic communications direction for community engagement and strategic planning projects
A proven track record in multi-tasking and working independently or within a team to meet deadlines
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to act professionally in an office environment and interacting with the public (e.g. at community meetings and events)
Degree in planning, communications, public relations, environment/sustainability studies or related field (Masters considered an asset)
Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Driver’s license and access to vehicle
Bi-lingual (English and French) considered an asset
Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications
Deadline for Applications: May 10, 2019
LURA Consulting is firmly committed to employee and supplier diversity. We have been an equal opportunity employer for many years and have company-wide policies to support our commitment to diversity.
We thank everyone for applying but only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted. Please send your resume to email@example.com and include “Project Manager – Toronto Office” in the subject line. We will not respond to telephone calls or calls from staffing agencies.
We look forward to hearing from you.