Project Delivery Manager

Ascend Fundraising Solutions

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WHO WE ARE

Founded in 2010, Ascend Fundraising Solutions online and in-venue fundraising platform and solutions have been used by some of the world’s most notable non-profit organizations such as United Way, Vancouver Canucks foundation, Canadian Olympic Foundation, Canadian Institute for the Blind, Kansas City Chiefs foundation, Boston Red Sox foundation, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Thunder Bay Regional Health Science Foundation, Arizona Humane Society and many others.

We are disrupting the fundraising model by helping charitable organizations, raise funds by using our electronic raffle solutions, raise recurring donations, build on their donor datasets, build deeper engagement from their donor databases, and achieve record donor revenues.

As a leading provide of strategy and technology for 50/50 raffles, sweepstakes, and Catch the Ace raffles, we’ve helped over 500 charitable organizations raise over $800 million on our platform to date, and we’re only just getting started.

We are looking for a full-time Project Delivery Manager to join our team. In this role you will work closely with the IT and Product teams to direct time, material, and resources across various departments to ensure that key projects are delivered on time and on budget. You will develop action plans, project milestones and lead project teams. The projects that you will be responsible for are strategically critical, you will frequently interact with various stakeholders in different departments. This is a fast-paced, multi-faceted role that requires excellent attention to detail, flexibility, and superior time management and communication skills.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop, support, facilitate and implement several projects of large to moderate size, diversity and complexity.
  • Effectively managing projects to deliver on time, on cost and according to expectations.
  • Develop project plans, including scope, budget, deliverables, schedule, and project team responsibilities to accomplish project objectives.
  • Monitor project progress and create project status reports for project stakeholders.
  • Assist with resource scheduling so that team members have the resources they need to complete their tasks.
  • Schedule stakeholder meetings and facilitate communication between stakeholders throughout the project life cycle.
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and motivation to project team members throughout the project life cycle.
  • Coordinate work and provide instructions to project team members.
  • Ensure timely and accurate communication between project team members, and management.
  • Facilitating the resolution of issues and escalations.
  • Lead project scoping activities.
  • Perform risk assessment and implement mitigation plans.
  • Manage project management documents such as the project plan, budget, schedule, or scope statement.

What we’d like to see in our ideal candidate

  • 5+ years of project management experience implementing multiple large projects
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, management or a related field
  • Project management certifications: Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), project management professional (PMP)
  • Leadership capability, negotiation skills and the ability to influence change
  • Working knowledge of project management software- JIRA
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail

WHY WORK AT ASCEND?

  • Ascend is a market leader in the fundraising solutions sector and have a proven and highly regarded senior management team.
  • A team that is intellectually curious, dedicated, and has a willingness to get the job done
  • Opportunity to get in at the ground level and have a significant direct impact to the business in the short and long term
  • Help grow a company that helps charities and NPOs fund their charitable causes
  • Beautiful, downtown Toronto office with lake views and close proximity to transit
  • Competitive compensation package, including your preferred hardware.
  • Unlimited Vacation Program
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave Top Up Program
  • Professional/Personal Development
  • Hybrid work environment

AscendFS is committed to building and preserving an open, inclusive, and healthy work environment. We welcome all applicants to apply to join our team. We accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process and applicants are encouraged to advise Human Resources in advance if an accommodation is required. We thank you for your interest in working at AscendFS and we will contact those qualified to continue in the recruitment process.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $100,000.00-$120,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Flexible schedule
  • RRSP match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision care
  • Work from home

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)

Experience:

  • Project management: 5 years (preferred)
  • Jira: 4 years (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

  • PMP (preferred)
  • CAPM (preferred)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Toronto, ON

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