Project Manager - Member Training - Professional Golfers Association of Canada
Post date: Nov. 8, 2017
Application Deadline: Nov. 30, 2017
Position Start Date: Jan. 9, 2018
The PGA of Canada
The Professional Golfers’ Association of Canada (PGA of Canada) is a member based non-profit organization representing more than 3,600 golf professionals across Canada. The association was founded in 1911, making it second oldest and third largest PGA in the world.
The PGA of Canada’s education department has the mandate of helping association members improve his or her businesses, be better instructors and coaches, and get the skills he or she needs in their career.
We focus on new member training, professional development opportunities for members and partnership programs in teaching, coaching and player development with Golf Canada, Coaching Association of Canada, and Special Olympics Canada.
Under the direction of the Managing Director of Education, the Project Manager is responsible for the review and restructuring of the PGA of Canada’s core training program for new members joining the association. The Project Manager will be responsible for execution of high quality educational experiences through working directly with learning experts, curriculum writers, and content experts in designing and implementing a restructured education program.
- Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project
- Coordinate internal resources and third party vendors for the execution of the education review
- Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders
- Manage the relationship with all stakeholders
- Manage project budget
- Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with third party vendors
- Review, develop and streamline standard operating procedures.
- Ensure all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
- Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; all to create and maintain a comprehensive and thorough project.
- Archieves operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and member-service standards; resolving problems; identifying trends; determining system improvements; implementing change.
- University Degree in a related subject
- Proven working experience as a project manager and change management
- Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
- Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills One year contraction with possibility of renewal.