Careers

ADMINISTRATION & EVENTS COORDINATOR

Reporting to the OSC’s Office Manager, the Administration and Events Coordinator is responsible for supporting a broad range of administrative activities and effectively delivering OSC events and meetings. The role requires exceptional organizational skills to tackle multiple responsibilities as well as a strong capability to develop sound working relationships with the OSC Executive Team, its delivery partners, members and other stakeholders.

The successful candidate for this role will be a detail-oriented self-starter who thrives on ensuring projects, assignments and priorities are accomplished on time with a high level of quality and accuracy.  This role is at distance, so harnessing technology to manage your workload and amplify your sound communication skills is a must.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support members of the OSC Executive Team by way of expense reporting, calendar management and travel booking
  • Work closely with the team to complete administrative tasks in a timely manner and with great attention to detail
  • Support document preparation including correspondence, reports and presentations
  • Support efforts related to OSC asset tracking and deployment/procurement of IT and office related assets Support the Office Manager with ad hoc activities as they arise
  • Work collaboratively with the internal OSC team to understand key priorities for events, workshops and team offsites ~ and delivering on those specifications
  • Drive logistics and support delivery of events (e.g. forums, workshops, etc.) for OSC partners to connect, network and partner, including but not limited to:
    • Technical tests for speakers and participants
    • Detailed run sheets for events
    • All logistics, whether a virtual or physical event (e.g. virtual platform/venue/food/etc.)
    • Coordination with speakers/participants
  • Assist and/or lead collection and tabulation of feedback and analytics of OSC events using data where possible (may include documenting outcomes and meeting notes, etc.)
  • Actively plan and assist in organizational Social Committee Meetings and other OSC team meetings as required
  • Support delivery of internal initiatives where applicable

Contract (1 year) salaried position with option to extend

 

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Some post secondary education or certification in Administration and/or Event Planning
  • 3 or more years’ experience in a similar role
  • Events Planning/Delivery experience as part of past roles
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, and SharePoint.
  • Proven hands-on expertise with relevant business and event technologies and software platforms

 

Bonus Skills:

  • Bilingual (French and English)
  • Experience with client relationship management tools (CRM)
  • Experience with membership-based business models
  • Experience working in one or more ocean industry

 

Attributes & Fit:

  • Strong organizational and critical thinking abilities
  • The ability to multi-task and juggle multiple priorities
  • Ability to build and maintain effective partnerships
  • Personable, presentable, articulate and generates enthusiasm, excitement and engagement with their surrounding team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable and polished presentation skills
  • Comfortable working and collaborating both virtually and remotely with others
  • Detail-oriented coupled with proven sense of urgency to get things done well and on time
  • A relationship builder who is passionate about our vision and its potential

If this sounds like you and you have a passion to bring value and contribute to an organization that is making an enormous impact, we want to hear from you.  Submit a combined PDF document of your resume, highlighting your relevant experience with a cover letter outlining why you are ready to join a self-driven team of professionals with the subject line: ‘OSC’s New Admin/Events Coordinator with a compelling cover letter as to why you are the best candidate for the role.  You can apply through: ADMINISTRATION & EVENTS COORDINATOR at Canada’s Ocean Supercluster | Careerbeacon.com

We embrace inclusion and diversity and welcome applicants to self-identify. Please feel free to indicate in your cover letter if you belong or self-identify in one of the underrepresented groups:  Indigenous persons, racially visible persons, persons with a disability, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

All applications will be reviewed, although only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  All interviews will take place with your safety in mind and will be at distance through technology. We appreciate your interest in joining Canada’s Ocean Supercluster


Manager of Partnerships and Stakeholder Engagement

Reporting to the Chief Engagement Officer (CNO), the Manager of Partnerships and Stakeholder Engagement is responsible for developing strong cluster network growth and connectivity, ensuring partnerships are actively maintained and providing leadership and oversight to strategic cluster growth activities.

Responsibilities

There are three key areas the successful candidate will be accountable for:

Engage Members and Key Stakeholders

  • Work collaboratively with internal OSC team and members to understand and advance key priorities of ocean sectors
  • Oversee the strategic direction of targeted cluster forums and workshops that facilitate conversations amongst members on key topics
  • Manage and report on growth and engagement
  • Responsible for action items and strategic reports (where appropriate) connected to key engagement activities.

Funding and Partnership Opportunities

  • Manage sponsorships, donations and other value adds to support sector initiatives
  • Identify and pursue new funding sources for key programming and initiatives that build on existing supercluster momentum, including preparing applications, collaborative agreements and engagement of new strategic partners.
  • Identify and lead partnerships with the private sector to support cluster building projects.

Broader Network

  • Spearhead events from sourcing topics and speakers through to successful execution
  • Engage in activities with international clusters and national associations, including the development and execution of Supercluster MOUs and collaborative agreements.
  • Represent the OSC on key working groups and committees

Qualifications

This is a contract salaried position with option to extend.

  • Relevant undergraduate degree, certificate or related business experience
  • 5 – 7 years in a business development role managing a client portfolio
  • Bilingual (French and English) considered an asset
  • Hands-on, strong competency with client relationship management tools (CRM), reporting and analysis
  • Experience within the blue economy or ocean industry
  • Established and progressive experience with membership-based business models and fostering complex partnerships
  • Governmental affairs experience considered an asset
  • Proven experience in sourcing and responding to funding applications and business proposals (private and public sector)
  • Previous experience/exposure to a start-up environment

Attributes & Fit

  • A proven leader with exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Personable, presentable, articulate and generates enthusiasm, excitement and engagement with their surrounding team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving abilities
  • The ability to juggle multiple priorities
  • Proven critical thinking skills
  • Comfortable working and collaborating both virtually and remotely with others
  • Detail-oriented coupled with proven sense of urgency to get things done well and on time
  • A relationship builder who is passionate about our vision and its potential

Work With Us

If this sounds like you and you have a passion to bring value and contribute to an organization that is making an enormous impact, we want to hear from you. Submit a combined PDF document of your resume, highlighting your relevant experience with a cover letter outlining why you are ready to join a self-driven team of professionals with the subject line: ‘OSC’s New Manager of Partnerships and Stakeholder Engagement’ with a compelling cover letter as to why you are the best candidate for the role. To learn more about the OSC, visit our website at: www.oceansupercluster.ca

We are an organization committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Canada’s ocean economy and welcome applicants to self-identify. Please feel free to indicate in your cover letter if you belong or self-identify in one of the underrepresented groups: Indigenous persons, racially visible persons, persons with a disability, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

All applications will be reviewed, although only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All interviews will take place with your safety in mind and will be at distance through technology. We appreciate your interest in joining Canada’s Ocean Supercluster.

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Technology Leadership Program Manager

The Technology Leadership Program Manager has a tremendous opportunity to engage with some of the most creative and innovative minds within the Blue Economy. Leveraging an exceptional ability to build trusting relationships, manage detailed projects from kick off to close-out. To be successful in this role, a great candidate will have exceptional collaborative team building skills to work with key stakeholders both inside and external to the Supercluster.

The successful applicant will have a proven track record in program/project management a keen eye for detail and able to seamlessly coach and manage a wide variety of ocean-focused commercialization projects. Current or previous experience working within the ocean economy is considered to be a plus for this role. This is a tremendous opportunity to be part of a legacy that spans across Canada’s ocean industries.

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing strong and trusted relationships with OSC members, and key stakeholders
  • Oversee Projects and Project delivery to ensure successful outcomes including performance of contract tasks, on time deliverables, within budget and in accordance with technical requirements.
  • Guiding proponents in developing and managing project plans and deliverables, including key milestones, budgets, and consortium-based engagement.
  • Provide oversight to project reporting, financial claims and project-level decision-making
  • Perform portfolio analyses and support key performance indicator collection and reporting
  • Support and strengthen organizational data management and information exchange initiatives
  • Presentations and report updates to senior leadership teams, project partners, and key stakeholders.
  • Coordinate and facilitate workshops and meetings with working groups.
  • Support the development and refinement of the OSC Technology Roadmap, 5-year strategic plan and Annual Plans.
  • Skills, Capabilities and Experience:
  • Experience dealing with multiple stakeholders in both the private and public sector
  • Experience in and understanding of oceantechnologies and ocean operations

Qualifications

  • At least 5 years of combined relevant experience in innovation management, process framework development, project management, and program management
  • Experience developing and working with project/portfolio management and KPI processes
  • Experience in product development and/or commercialization
  • Certified PMP considered an asset
  • Degree in a science, engineering or business discipline considered an asset
  • An understanding of how to initiate, plan, manage and close collaboratively with multiple stakeholders

Attributes & Fit

  • A proven leader with exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Personable, presentable, articulate and generates enthusiasm, excitement and engagement with their surrounding team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving abilities
  • The ability to juggle multiple priorities
  • Results-driven with a keen eye for detail, efficiencies, and continuous improvement
  • Proven critical thinking skills
  • Comfortable working and collaborating both virtually and remotely with others
  • Detail-oriented coupled with proven sense of urgency to get things done well and on time
  • A relationship builder who is passionate about our vision and its potential

If this sounds like you and you have a passion to bring value and contribute to an organization that is making an enormous impact, we want to hear from you.  Submit a combined PDF document of your resume, highlighting your relevant experience with a cover letter outlining why you are ready to join a self-driven team of professionals with the subject line: ‘OSC’s New TLPM’ with a compelling cover letter as to why you are the best candidate for the role.  You can apply through the following link: https://jobs.careerbeacon.com/details/technology-leadership-program-manager/1713957?utm_source=sharepage-friends&utm_medium=in-app&utm_campaign=refer

We embrace inclusion and diversity and welcome applicants to self-identify. Please feel free to indicate in your cover letter if you belong or self-identify in one of the underrepresented groups:  Indigenous persons, racially visible persons, persons with a disability, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

All applications will be reviewed, although only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  All interviews will take place with your safety in mind and will be at distance through technology. We appreciate your interest in joining Canada’s Ocean Supercluster.

www.oceansupercluster.ca