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The Program Manager (WAG) is a member of GymCan’s technical leadership and management team and is responsible for the daily management of the overall WAG national and international strategy. The incumbent will work closely with all GymCan staff, P/TSO professional staff, volunteer technical committees, and external funding and programming agencies, all within the framework provided by the GymCan Strategic Plan and respective policies, procedures, and technical regulations.
Specific responsibilities include:
- Supporting the ongoing implementation and management of GymCan’s quadrennial WAG national and international strategy, including the administrative management of dedicated technical committees, judges, coaches, and athlete committees operating within the GymCan WAG program.
- Managing annual budgets within the scope of expectations as set by the CEO and the Women’s National Team Lead, including the proper assessment and forecasting of financial outcomes for all WAG approved activities. Engagement with external national and international agencies that are integral partners in the WAG national and international HP strategy. As well, assist the CEO in the support and promotion of Canadians to international technical or leadership positions in the Gymnastics international community.
- Work closely with all GymCan staff in the daily management of both the WAG
national and international strategy and the overall GymCan HP program. Provide
technical support for the on-site logistics pertaining to all WAG national competitions hosted by Gymnastics Canada. As a senior manager in the organization, contribute to the daily professional work environment in the GymCan virtual office environment.
- At least five years of work experience managing a national-level HP program, or equivalent experience that highlights significant leadership and impact within a high performing sport environment in a volunteer led environment.
- Proven ability to manage the implementation of a sport development system within the Canadian sport context is a definite asset.
- Excellent leadership, organizational, financial management, administrative, and interpersonal skills, including very strong written and communication skills. Experience working in a team environment.
- A University/College degree in sport management/physical education or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
- A strong understanding of the Canadian sport system and the various funding and operational agencies that can contribute to an effective HP program. Knowledge of the sport of Gymnastics (especially Women’s Artistic Gymnastics) is a definite asset.
- Bilingualism is a significant asset