Careers

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.

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Innovation Ecosystem Coordinator (Internship)

Our pan-Atlantic team a critical stage of growth and development. This a fantastic opportunity for anyone interested in working in the Canadian ocean economy and innovation sectors alongside large and small companies, research institutions and non-profits, as well as building exceptional member experiences. You’ll learn a lot about what it takes to build a collaborative national initiative in a 12-16 week internship.

What you’ll do

Responsibilities

  • Support meeting and workshop delivery for all OSC departments
  • Support the team with marketing and promotional activities
  • Support the documentation and centralization of processes across departments
  • Coordinate incoming stakeholder requests and meetings as required
  • Draft reports for Innovation Ecosystem Program
  • Undertake economic research, support team with stakeholder mapping and industry insights

What you’ll need

Qualifications

  • Fourth/fifth year undergraduate/co-op student or post-secondary/diploma program student between semesters
    • Those who have recently finished a degree or a diploma program may be considered
  • At least one year of professional experience
  • Personable, presentable, articulate, and able to work effectively with a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving abilities
  • The ability to multi-task and juggle multiple priorities
  • Ability to research, collect and analyze information

You would enjoy this role if:

  • You enjoy a dynamic work environment and have a keen eye for detail.
  • You are self-motivated to always improve your work and try new things.
  • You love creating and thinking about the big picture.
  • You like working in a startup environment.

NOTE: PLEASE MERGE YOUR COVER LETTER AND CV INTO ONE PDF DOCUMENT

Learn more and apply here…


Technology Leadership Program Coordinator (Internship)

Join our pan-Atlantic team in our next critical stage of growth and development. This a fantastic opportunity for anyone interested in working in the Canadian ocean economy and innovation sectors alongside large and small companies, research institutions and non-profits, as well as building exceptional member experiences. You will learn a lot about what it takes to build a collaborative national initiative in a 12-16-week internship.

What you’ll do

Responsibilities

  • Support the automation of reporting and program processes
  • Support the team with program management activities
  • Support the documentation and centralization of processes across departments
  • Update and improve upon resources available to our stakeholders
  • Coordinate onboarding of projects in the program delivery phase
  • Set up and maintain project records across the program lifecycle
  • Draft reports for Technology Leadership Program
  • Undertake economic research, support team with stakeholder mapping and industry insights
  • Develop presentations and speaking notes as needed

What you’ll need

Qualifications

  • Fourth/fifth year undergraduate/co-op student or post-secondary/diploma program student between semesters
    • Those who have recently finished a degree or a diploma program may be considered
  • At least one year of professional experience
  • Personable, presentable, articulate, and able to work effectively with a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving abilities
  • The ability to multi-task and juggle multiple priorities
  • Ability to research, collect and analyze information
  • Familiarity with Project Management practices and methodology

You would enjoy this role if:

  • You enjoy a dynamic work environment and have a keen eye for detail.
  • You are self-motivated to always improve your work and try new things.
  • You love creating and thinking about the big picture.
  • You are keen to work in a startup environment.

NOTE: PLEASE MERGE YOUR COVER LETTER AND CV INTO ONE PDF DOCUMENT

Learn more and apply here…


Project Finance Analyst

Reporting to the Corporate Controller, the Project Finance Analyst maintains an even balance of two key priorities; the first, is to liaise with identified proponents and our internal financial team to provide and verify essential financial information and the second is to ensure timely, accurate project financial reporting is achieved.  In short, this role works tirelessly to make sure project costs are clearly understood, documented, compliant, approved and recorded.  Combining your critical thinking skills, high level of accuracy and work quality with a sense of urgency is essential to be successful in this role.  You will be working in newly emerging markets, programs and processes; some of which you could enhance to provide both timely client service and a high level of accuracy with your work. This is an amazing opportunity to hone your skills and gain insight into emerging markets.  If you pride yourself on being personable, curious and detail oriented, we would like to meet you.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible to conduct detailed project claim reviews; validate and seek clarification from proponents on all relevant details of the costs
  • Review, verify, validate, process and approve project claims
  • Ensure thorough documentation of claims review, such as documenting the verification of supporting documentation, discussions with project proponents, any testing and sampling rationale, etc.
  • Provide regular project reporting updates to key stakeholders
  • Contribute to the financial analysis of project related KPIs
  • Support the preparation of regular project cost forecasting
  • Provide regular status updates, ensuring all claims are processed in a timely manner, and assist the Corporate Controller with managing the claims review workflow
  • Contribute to the preparation of required reporting to OSC funding providers
  • Assist Corporate Controller with Annual audit, preparing and providing claims related information
  • Capture details and appropriate record management of all claims, electronically and providing updates and reporting to other OSC teammates as requested
  • Proactively identify, and/or participate in, OSC systems changes, enhancements or implementations which impact project reporting;
  • Assist finance team in maintaining and improving guides, manuals or any material related to project claims, eligible project costs, etc.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
  • 3 – 4 years of financial experience
  • Audit or claim review experience considered an asset
  • Experience inside a firm and / or a client facing industry is critical
  • Experience working within the blue economy considered an asset
  • In depth understanding and prior experience with the Blue Economy is a plus

Attributes & Fit

  • Results-driven with a keen eye for detail, efficiencies and continuous improvement
  • High level of critical thinking skills
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a deadline-driven environment
  • 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
  • Generates enthusiasm, excitement and engagement with their surrounding team

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: ‘Your Next Project Financial Analyst’.  You can apply through our the following link: Project Finance Analyst Job at Canada’s Ocean Supercluster | careerbeacon.com

We embrace inclusion and diversity and welcome applicants to self-identify. Please 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.

NOTE: PLEASE MERGE YOUR COVER LETTER AND CV INTO ONE PDF DOCUMENT