Senior Manager, Planning & Operations (Maternity/Parental Leave Coverage)

Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

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Apply by Ended 1/4/2021
Senior Manager, Planning & Operations (Maternity/Parental Leave Coverage) | Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

Senior Manager, Planning & Operations (Maternity/Parental Leave Coverage)

Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

Apply by Ended 1/4/2021
Starts on 1/25/2021

Posted 28 days ago

No Longer Accepting Applications


St. Catharines, ON, Canada

Industry Areas

Event Management

Job Type

 Job Description

As a key member of the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games team, the Senior Manager, Planning & Operations works closely with the CEO and Leadership Volunteers, while overseeing a staff team to provide critical input and ensure effective implementation of the strategic planning of the Games, including the events 18+ venues, venue overlay, security and essential services, logistics, technology, risk management, and the transfer of knowledge program, while also providing coordination, integration, development, and support to the other core functional areas.

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Undergraduate degree in Sport Management, Business Administration, Project Management, or related field of study
  • Seven (7) or more years of related work experience, or a combined equivalent of education and work experience
  • Relevant experience in Games or other high-pressure, complex sports/events environments delivering models of venue management across multiple sports and venues
  • Strong planning, coordination, administrative, organizational, and consensus building skills
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish and maintain effective teams and working relationships
  • Experience with Google’s G Suite programs (e.g. Gmail, Docs, Slides, Calendar, etc.) is an asset
  • Strong skills in analyzing, organizing, and communication (oral and written)
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities and manage multiple projects
  • Strong ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, team environment where duties and reporting levels are shared
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a focus on attention to detail and communication of expectations
  • Energetic self-starter; takes initiative and can work with minimum direction and supervision
  • Knowledge and experience working in a not-for-profit, events, sports, or multi-sport Games environment is an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a highly dynamic and deeply collaborative environment, moving seamlessly between many simultaneous and concurrent tasks, operations, and requests
  • Flexible and strong team orientation and management style, i.e., a highly developed ‘collaboration gene’
  • A creative, innovative bent, with an innate ability to see the glass as perpetually half-full, always looking for the opportunity behind the challenge

Inclusive Note

The employer is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

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