Program Coordinator
Manpower • CA-ALBERTA-Calgary • 2019-11-09


Are you looking to use your interpersonal skills to make a difference in the community? Do you love connecting with people and helping others reach their employment goals? Do you have the ambition to take on a new role and make it your own?

Manpower is looking for a Program Coordinator to join our EmPower - Women in Trades Program in a Full Time permanent role.

In this role you will be responsible for providing overall coordination of program activities, administration, reporting and client support to the program participants including direct job placement with employers in Trades. We believe that it is important to place the right people in the right roles - that our people are integral to the business and a major reason for its success!

In this role, you will:
* Conduct program pre-qualification telephone pre-screens, determine prospect eligibility for the program and conduct intake interviews and assessments
* Work closely with the Program lead and the Educational Institution team to become acquainted with the trainees in the program and their service needs in terms of placement or additional support required
* Deliver Employment Readiness Skills workshops as backup support to the Program Manager
* Conduct marketing and promotional activities for the program in the community and with industry
* Directly market program trainees to suitable employers for work experience and job placement
Provide one on one assistance and support to trainees as needed in their job search activities including assistance with job applications and follow up calls to employers
* Conduct Mock Interviews and Interview preparation activities with trainees as needed
* Source relevant job leads through various methods including but not limited to job boards, hiring fairs, agencies, networking events etc.
* Track current clients in the program and prepare billing information
* Prepare monthly invoicing with a breakdown of deliverables
* Track and provide reports on client activity and progression in training

You will bring:
* Interest and enthusiasm for supporting women into the Trades
* Relevant post-secondary education
* Client-focused and able to effectively manage client needs with a high degree of initiative
* Strong commitment and desire to help others reach their goals
* Strong knowledge of effective job searching techniques and strategies
* Ability to exercise a high degree of independent decision making and judgement
* Resiliency and flexibility to adapt to a changing environment
* Communicates in a clear, concise and fluent manner both verbally and in writing with excellent interpersonal skills
* Results focused and the ability to meet deadlines
* Advanced MS Office skills; Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
* Strong administrative skills; data entry, document and file management
* Cultural sensitivity; ability to work with and relate to diverse individuals
* Ability to deal with sensitive and confidential information in a tactful and professional manner
* Excellent presentation and negotiation skills

Why Manpower?
Manpower Alberta offers a competitive salary and incentive program, extensive benefits coverage, tuition reimbursement, generous Paid Time Off, complimentary access to an online training and development center to support your personal and professional development.

We've got the right opportunity. Tell us why you're the right person! If you are excited about this opportunity and you meet the qualifications listed above, please submit your application directly to Kayleigh Ruggles at [Click Here to Email Your Resume]. For more information visit our website at

Manpower would like to thank all applicants for their interest in joining our team. Due to the number of individuals applying to positions at Manpower, only successful applicants will be contacted.



Employment Type: Full-Time Employee
Job Type: Full-Time Employee
Base Pay: N/A
Education: Not Specified
Experience: Not Specified
Manages Others: Not Specified
Required Travel: Not Specified
Job ID: CAN_487005

For more than 60 years, Manpower has been dedicated to enriching people's lives with meaningful employment and development opportunities, and providing companies with innovative workforce solutions that help them increase agility, improve productivity and boost the bottom line.We started with a single office as a temporary staffing service - perhaps the first business of its kind.

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