Program Manager, Capital City Clean Up

City of Edmonton - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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Program Manager, Capital City Clean Up
Job Number : 37942
The Community Standards and Neighbourhoods Branch is looking for a Program Manager for the Capital City Clean Up program; a program that was developed to keep our city clean, safe and inviting by reducing litter and preventing graffiti. If you have strong leadership and strategic planning skills, and want to make a difference in your community by helping keep streets, neighbourhoods and parks clean and litter free, then read on!

Key accountabilities:
Provide annual and ongoing evaluation and auditing of trends and issues utilizing various tools, including reviewing available current and historic program data, conducting online research, gathering feedback from operational areas and external stakeholders, engaging consultants to complete focused research on key issues; etc.
Make recommendations to the Director regarding long term program goals; drafts policies and develop strategies in order to achieve those goals
Influence other civic departments and engage the community (businesses, residents, community groups and agencies) to collaborate and integrate
Ensure ongoing networking with similar programs in other municipalities at the regional, provincial, national and international levels on best practices on cleanup initiatives and achieving positive change behaviour
Develop complex annual communications and public engagement strategies at a targeted level that supports identified annual deliverables and outcomes
Compose and contribute to various Council Reports related to emerging cleanliness and safety issues, including all required research and collaborations
Develop and deliver a proactive issues management program and act as the primary spokesperson for Capital City Clean Up
Provide leadership, coaching, mentoring and training of staff to promote growth and development while maintaining accountability for achievement of key outcomes and performance targets
Provide guidance and direction in the hiring and retention of staff, including reviewing and assessing duties, responsibilities, workflow and workloads in order to realign work to more effectively, build staff capacity and capitalize on strengths, as well as prioritize and manage new and emergent project work
Responsible for fostering a culture of learning, innovation, and creativity that supports the growth of staff while promoting health and wellness, safety, and performance development
Manage all aspects of social marketing and community outreach in support of Capital City Clean Up to achieve long term, sustainable behaviour changes in the community and high levels of participation in litter and graffiti reduction and other beautification and "pride in place" initiatives
Develop, maintain strategic external relationships and recruit diverse sponsors that support and impact the achievement of Capital City Clean Up goals
Identify key stakeholders and deliver presentations on various aspects related to cleanliness and safety as needed
Responsible for managing the unit’s budget

Qualifications :
University degree in Marketing, Commerce, or Community Development
A combination of education and related experience may be considered
A minimum of seven years experience, including staff supervision, strategic planning, budget management, and community development
Strong leadership and managerial skills are required
Experience in recruiting non-profit organizations and businesses as partners/sponsors in a community-wide initiative
Ability to foster a spirit of collaboration amongst a diverse group of stakeholders
Demonstrated sound reasoning and decision-making skills in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment
Excellent communication and presentation skills Strong organizational, time management and prioritization skills are required
Proven ability to develop marketing strategies and effectively implement them
Capacity to manage multiple programs concurrently and effectively manage time and respond to issues in a timely manner
Valid Alberta Class 5 driver’s license (or provincial equivalent). Must obtain business auto insurance for personal vehicle use while on City business
Hire is dependent upon a Police Information Check satisfactory to the City of Edmonton
Management and Out-of-Scope positions at the City of Edmonton are being reviewed for possible inclusion in the Civic Service Union 52 bargaining unit. If this position is impacted, the incumbent will be notified accordingly.

We are an equal opportunity employer.
We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

1 permanent full-time position

Hours of Work: 36.90 hours per week, Monday - Friday

Salary: $69,406 - $99,148 (Annually)

Talent Acquisition Consultant: NB/JB

Classification Title : ML1 - Business Administration
Posting Date : Dec 12, 2019
Closing Date : Dec 14, 2019 11:59:00 PM (MST)
Number of Openings (up to) : 1 - Permanent Full-time
Union : Management
Department : Community Standards and Neighbourhoods

Work Location(s) :
Versa Building, Suite 200, 9304 - 41 Ave

Edmonton T6E 6G8
Position Program Manager, Capital City Clean Up
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Job Type External
Job Location Versa Building, Suite 200, 9304 - 41 Ave Edmonton T6E 6G8