Project Manager

African Canadian Resource Network (ACRN)

Our client, the African Canadian Resource Network Inc. (ACRN) is a non-profit organization founded in 2014, based in Regina, Saskatchewan. Their mission is to serve as an umbrella organization and collaboration that addresses the unique challenges and needs of Canadians of African descent, specifically those related to immigration, integration and full participation in Saskatchewan. They provide services, information and referrals, host cultural events and undertake research to promote programs and policies that support capacity building, full participation and integration.


As Project Manager, you will play a strategic role in managing and overseeing an exciting 2-year pilot project that will provide "Visible Minority" Newcomer Women with training, improved access and mentorship services to support advancement within the Canadian labour market.

Your responsibilities will include establishment of the project operations system and its management, building capacity and partnerships at the settlement agency level and within the community, training, supervision of staff and
project quality assurance.

Apply today! - Ideal start date is September 3, 2019

In collaboration with the Executive Director and stakeholders, you will:

1. Review the existing high-level program framework and all existing requirements, documentation and alignment with approved resources.
2. Complete detailed stakeholder project reporting requirements, obtaining approval of program objectives and documenting them.
3. Collect additional information and prioritize all requirements in line with program objectives.
4. Define the program scope and seek approval from the funders (what success looks like, what is included in the program, what is excluded from the program, and the final deliverables).
5. Maintain a detailed schedule with defined roles and responsibilities for all stakeholders.
6. Develop a detailed budget and cash flow requirements in alignment with the funder's schedule.
7. Update other related plans (human resources, communications, risk management, stakeholder management, etc.) and processes that enable the sound and professional execution of the detailed project/program plan.
8. Support the successful transition from planning phase to execution, including assisting the Executive Director with the recruitment of required Program Staff and participants.
9. Develop future funding application to support the development and sustenance of this project and related programs.
10. Other duties as assigned under an executed contract with ACRN.

Join a reputable non-rofit organization committed to identify and build bridges in promoting intercultural understanding. You will play a strategic role in providing resources to assist Visible Minority Newcomer Women plan and successfully
join the workforce in their chosen professionals within the shortest time possible.

This is a project engagement, with opportunities for future work. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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EDUCATION: A Bachelor's degree and additional education and related experience, preferably in Program/Project/Portfolio Management, Business or Social Science. A Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) is an asset.


  • An independent, energetic, analytical and responsible self-starter driven to produce quality outcomes.
  • Demonstrated experience managing complex programs or projects in a professional environment.
  • Some knowledge and experience in research and evaluation methods.
  • Experience working with non-profit or community-based organizations. Related experience working within a Multicultural Board and community organizations is preferred.
  • Good facilitation and event planning skills.
  • Familiarity with issues faced by newcomers to Canada, especially women.
  • Knowledgeable about topics such as the Canadian labour market, cultural diversity, intercultural communications and equality of opportunities and equity.

The following are considered assets for the role:

  • Experience in managing federal programs.
  • A working knowledge of spoken and written French.


  • Strong leadership skills and ability. Excellent listening, written and verbal communication skills, with strong attention to detail.
  • Possess strong organizational skills and a commitment to professionalism, including the ability to manage and meet critical timelines.
  • Be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends. Must be willing to travel within Saskatchewan and other provinces, as needed, and possess a valid driver's license.

Please direct your enquiries and confidential applications to:

2080 Rae Street, Regina, Sask S4T 2E5
Attention: Kristen Eisenzimmer, CPC - 0r - Linda Langelier, CPHR, CPC

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phone: 306-585-7244


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