Help Wanted

 

 

Director of Development

Brampton ON

Partners International Canada is a world leader in best-practice Christian, cross-cultural partnerships that focus on impacting the least-Christian, least-resourced sectors of the world.  Our passion is to see transformation realized in lives, communities and societies through the service of exceptional ministry partners who proclaim the message of Jesus Christ and serve communities in very challenging parts of the world.  We seek to see churches come into existence and to bring contextual and effective development that transforms the places where we work. Through holistic development and Christian witness, we work exclusively through locally led Christian partners to resource growth and ministry outcomes.

Mission Statement:  Mobilizing Canadians into partnership with locally-led Christian ministries to bring holistic transformation and advance the Kingdom of God.

Description:  Reporting to the President, the Director of Development is responsible for the strategic planning, management and execution of all aspects of donor advancement to realize the annual funding targets set by the President. A high level of collaboration, cooperation and integrated planning with department directors is critical in this role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop a multi-year strategy to grow the financial base of the organization and achieve annual revenue targets in alignment with the strategic plan
  • Work with CEO to develop the department’s annual revenue targets, including setting performance plans for individual representatives
  • Achieve strategic objectives set out in the business plan
  • Experience working for and with a Board of Directors
  • Demonstrated experience in leadership and successful management in the philanthropic, non-profit, business or public sector, with an ability to apply an entrepreneurial and adaptive approach to management in a dynamic environment
  • Experience with strategic planning, developing operational plans to achieve objectives, and monitoring progress against these plans
  • Manage a personal portfolio of high net worth donors and church relationships
  • Maintain monthly team forecast and donor proposal tracking
  • Work with the CEO and Marketing Manager to collaborate on the development and planning of the strategic marketing plan (including fundraising and branding)

Development Department & Representatives

  • Effectively manage and evaluate staff to achieve departmental goals
  • Measure and report on outcomes of planned initiatives (ROI)
  • Attend shows and conferences to increase awareness and preference
  • Lead donor visits to partner countries and expose existing and prospective donors to mission opportunities
  • Work with CFO to ensure that the donor services plan is executed effectively

Required Experience:

  • Extensive fundraising experience which should include the solicitation of major gifts from corporate, government and individual donors, as well as private and community foundations and grant-writing
  • A proven track record of building a successful donor advancement and/or sales organization and people management that has resulted in revenue growth
  • 10 years of senior management donor development experience or similar managing a sales and marketing organization 
  • University degree in business, marketing or international development
  • Knowledge of CMS, CRM & fundraising software (ex. Raiser's Edge, Salesforce, etc.) 
  • Experience in direct and database marketing
  • Knowledge of gift and estate planning (Annuities, RRSP, Bequests)
  • Very strong sales/donor engagement process and relationship building skills
  • Very strong proposal writing and presentation skills
  • Can demonstrate an understanding of the issues of global resource disparity, biblical stewardship and the power of effective Christian partnerships

Required Travel

  • Regional Travel - 70%  /  International  (1-2 trips/year)
  • Work weekends and evenings as required for donor related activities

Salary:  Commensurate with experience             

Please submit resumé and cover letter to:

ATTN:                    Director of Development:

By email:             Anita.Kostka@Partnersinternational.ca

By mail:                Partners International Canada

                                8500 Torbram Road – Unit 56

                                Brampton, ON   L6T 5C6

 

Note: PI Staff are expected to continually conduct themselves in a manner that reflects well on the Christian purposes of PI Canada. The specifics of this conduct are described in our employee Code of Conduct.

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Development Representative – Ontario

BRAMPTON ON

Partners International Canada (Partners) is a world leader in best-practice Christian, cross-cultural partnerships that focus on equipping locally-led church ministries to transform lives and communities in the least reached and least resourced regions of the world. Through holistic development and Christian witness we work exclusively through local leaders to resource growth and ministry outcomes.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development Representative will acquire new donors through existing and new channels and manage our existing donor relationships to increase regional revenues. We are seeking an extremely resourceful individual with a proven ability to build and cultivate relationships. The ideal candidate is a natural leader with clear communication skills and core Christian values who desires to mobilize individuals and churches for international mission.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and expand new church and donor relationships
  • Coordinate with International Operations to prepare and deliver investment proposals
  • Assume primary responsibility when our international partners visit Canada including: coordinating and managing travel, schedule meetings with donors, churches and organizations and conduct presentations
  • Attend, coordinate and follow-up on events, meetings, conferences or other opportunities to increase awareness and preference for international missions
  • Provide monthly forecast report
  • Maintain database with weekly donor sales funnel and activities
  • Conduct approved donor visits to international partner countries to expose existing and prospective donors to ministry partnership opportunities

Skills & Requirements:

  • University degree or College diploma in business, marketing or international development
  • 6 years of donor development in the charity sector or comparable sales experience
  • Managed a donor/sales portfolio in excess of $750K
  • Knowledge of gift planning and investment vehicles (Annuities, Bequests, etc.)
  • Knowledge of CRM and funnel management tools
  • Possesses very strong sales/donor engagement process and relationship building skills
  • Superior presentation skills to positively impact various audiences
  • Absolutely love spicy food

Additional:

  • Full time, permanent
  • Position requires 70% regional travel and 2 trips abroad per year
  • Work from home office

To Apply:

Please forward your resume and cover letter, including your ideal salary range to:

ATTN:  Development Representative - Ontario:

By email: Anita.Kostka@Partnersinternational.ca

By mail: Partners International Canada

8500 Torbram Road – Unit 56 Brampton  ON   L6T 5C6

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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Digital Engagement Coordinator

One Year Contract Position

Brampton ON

Partners International Canada (PI Canada) is a Christian charity equipping the church, empowering women and children, and transform communities in the least reached and least resourced regions of the world. Through holistic development and Christian witness, we work exclusively with indigenous Christian partners to resource growth and ministry impact.

Mission Statement:

Mobilizing Canadians into partnership with locally-led Christian ministries to bring holistic transformation and advance the Kingdom of God.

Job Description:  Reporting to the Marketing Manager, the Digital Engagement Coordinator (DEC) will coordinate and execute the digital communications plan by focusing on three areas: content creation, online engagement, and analytics. As our ambassador for creating digital momentum, you will possess the ability to build awareness, drive traffic, develop donor engagement, and increase conversion through all online channels. This will include, but is not limited to; advertising, e-commerce, email, social media and community management. The DEC will also assist with other graphic design and multimedia projects as assigned. As an integral part of our marketing team, the DEC’s objectives include increasing awareness and preference for PI Canada, brand building, and energizing key stakeholders within the Canadian landscape.

Responsibilities: The ideal candidate will oversee execution of the digital engagement marketing strategy to build brand awareness in the following areas;

Content Creation & Management

  • Execute and maintain the content calendar; create/curate content including articles, blogs, graphics, video; promoting content/conversations and sharing actions.
  • Website Maintenance: Update and refresh web page content, guide future site architecture development, and work with IT partners to troubleshoot and resolve technical concerns.

Community/Channel Engagement

  • Manage and grow online engagement with social media assets, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram accounts.
  • Ensure all digital communications is consistent, on-brand, and comply with Canadian anti-spam laws and general best practices.

Analytics & Insight Reports

  • Monitor and report on the effectiveness of digital content (e.g. CTR): web performance, advertising campaign, e-commerce, email, social media insight report.

Digital Advertising & E-Commerce

  • Create and execute digital advertising campaigns on platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, etc. leveraging Google Adwords, Facebook Ads, Banner advertising etc.
  • Build email templates and deploy campaigns using MailChimp email tool (using personalization and segmentation).
  • Maintain consistent and optimized SEO messaging plan across all channels.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or College Diploma in communications, journalism, marketing, public relations or related field
  • Three years of digital experience working with a non-profit, marketing or advertising agency 
  • Excellent writing, copy and persuasive communication skills; strong design sense
  • Knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Google Analytics essential
  • Experience using, WordPress, Sprout, HootSuite, MailChimp (or similar)
  • A proven understanding of SEO and Google Analytics
  • Experience working with Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, HTML and video editing essential
  • Strong project management, organization and time-management skills
  • A practicing Christian serving in your church community
  • Can demonstrate an understanding of the issues of global resource disparity, biblical stewardship and the power of effective Christian partnerships

 

Please submit resumés, cover letter and samples of your content/written work to:

Digital Engagement Coordinator:  Anita.Kostka@Partnersinternational.ca

Partners International Canada

8500 Torbram Road – Unit 56

Brampton, ON   L6T 5C6

 


 

Volunteer board members

Mission Thrift Store

Saint John NB

BFM Foundation (Canada) is a national organization with over 50 thrift stores across Canada. The net revenue from all Mission Thrift Stores is devoted to joint ministry of BFM Foundation (Canada) and Bible League Canada. These funds are used to establish adult literacy programs, church planter training, children’s ministry programs, and distributes Bibles in 43 countries around the world. The stores operate primarily by dedicated volunteers.

Mission Thrift Store Saint John is currently seeking volunteer board members who understand and support the vision and purpose of BFM Foundation (Canada).

Board members are responsible for board governance, ensuring compliance with applicable laws and bylaws, conducting Board business effectively and efficiently and holding overall accountability for the organization.  Board Members will be relied upon to assist with business development duties, including the creation of suitable and beneficial partnerships and conducting assessments of the Mission Thrift Store Saint John.

Qualifications                                                                             

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience in community relations and relationship building, generally
  • Ability to build relationships and work with volunteers, staff and community members.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to communicate in a friendly and informative manner with people from a wide variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds and lifestyles.
  • Organizational, strategic planning and implementation skills
  • Experience in real estate, insurance, professional or business management

Working Conditions: Board members will be expected to attend monthly/bi-monthly board meetings, volunteer appreciation events, annual general meetings, and visit the Mission Thrift Store to work with various volunteers.  Board members may be assigned “board officer” positions that will take up extra time (secretary, treasurer, chair or vice chair).

Board members may be asked to attend the BFM Foundation (Canada) Annual Conference as a delegate in May, typically in London, Ontario.

If you feel you have the passion and skill set that would help to advance the purpose of Mission Thrift Store Saint John, we look forward to hearing from you!   Please submit your volunteer board member application by Monday, Nov. 13 by email to melody_thomson@missionthriftstore.com

BFM (Saint John) Enterprises Society welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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Manager Assistant

Mission Thrift Store

Newmarket ON

BFM Foundation (Canada) is a national Christian organization with over 50 Mission Thrift Stores across Canada. The net revenue from all Mission Thrift Stores is devoted to Joint Ministry of BFM Foundation (Canada) and Bible League Canada. These funds are used to establish adult literacy programs, provide church planter training, children’s ministry programs, and distribute Bibles in many places around the world. The stores are operated primarily by dedicated volunteers.

Mission Thrift Store Newmarket is currently seeking a full-time Manager Assistant who understands and supports the vision and purpose of BFM Foundation (Canada). The ideal candidate will have strong relational qualities, who can train and lead volunteers to effectively operate the store. The Manager Assistant needs to be vibrant, passionate and have an entrepreneurial spirit. The right candidate must understand the needs and wants of a thrift store customer and deliver exceptional customer service, understand inventory control, pricing, health and safety regulations, delegating, and motivating plus marketing and financial management.

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Understand retail sales, leadership and management principles as they relate to non-profit/volunteer organizations;
  • Understand all federal and provincial legislation applicable to volunteer organizations including, employment standards, human rights, occupational health and safety, charities etc.;
  • Basic knowledge of human resources management;
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and email management.
  • Effective verbal and written communication

Experience: Management experience in a retail setting; experience with non-profit/ voluntary sector would be considered an asset.

Working Conditions:  The Manager Assistant will be working in a retail / office environment, and would be responsible for the thrift store operation, which includes assigning and monitoring a team of volunteers.  The Manager Assistant will be required to work days, Saturdays and some evenings, and will report to the Store Manager.

Salary Expectations:  Remuneration will be commensurate with experience.  You may include your salary expectations.  Only those considered for interviews will be contacted.  

If you feel you have the passion and skill set that would help to advance the purpose of Mission Thrift Store Newmarket, we look forward to hearing from you!   Please submit your resume by November 4th/2017 by email to newmarket@missionthriftstore.com or regular mail to:

BFM (Newmarket) Enterprises Society

Address 17255 Yonge Street, L3Y 5L8

Newmarket, Canada

Attention: Cory Toutant


 

 

 

 

 

Volunteer board members

Mission Thrift Store

Mississauga

BFM Foundation (Canada) is a national Christian organization with over 50 thrift stores across Canada. The net revenue from all Mission Thrift Stores is devoted to joint ministry of BFM Foundation (Canada) and Bible League Canada. These funds are used to establish adult literacy programs, church planter training, children’s ministry programs, and distributes Bibles in 43 countries around the world. The stores operate primarily by dedicated volunteers.

Mission Thrift Store Mississauga is currently seeking volunteer board members who understand and support the vision and purpose of BFM Foundation (Canada).

Board members are responsible for board governance, ensuring compliance with applicable laws and bylaws, conducting board business effectively and efficiently and holding overall accountability for the organization.  Board members will be relied upon to assist with business development duties, including the creation of suitable and beneficial partnerships and conducting assessments of the Mission Thrift Store Clarkson.

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience in community relations and relationship building, generally
  • Ability to build relationships and work with volunteers, staff and community members.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to communicate in a friendly and informative manner with people from a wide variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds and lifestyles.
  • Organizational, strategic planning and implementation skills
  • Experience in real estate, insurance, professional or business management

Working Conditions: Board members will be expected to attend monthly/bi-monthly board ,eetings, Volunteer Appreciation events, Annual General Meetings, and visit the Mission Thrift Store to work with various volunteers.  Board members may be assigned positions that will take up extra time (Secretary, Treasurer, Chair or Vice Chair).

Board members may be asked to attend the BFM Foundation (Canada) annual conference as a delegate in May, typically in London, Ontario.

If you feel you have the passion and skill set that would help to advance the purpose of Mission Thrift Store Clarkson, they look forward to hearing from you!   Visit the website for more information: www.missionthriftstore.com

Please contact Ellen Nightingale at clarkson_board@missionthriftstore.com  if interested.

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Volunteer Board Members

Mission Thrift Store

Saint John NFLD

BFM Foundation (Canada) is a national organization with over 50 thrift stores across Canada. The net revenue from all Mission Thrift Stores is devoted to Joint Ministry of BFM Foundation (Canada) and Bible League Canada. These funds are used to establish adult literacy programs, church planter training, children’s ministry programs, and distributes Bibles in 43 countries around the world. The stores operate primarily by dedicated volunteers.

Mission Thrift Store Saint John is currently seeking Volunteer Board Members who understand and support the vision and purpose of BFM Foundation (Canada).

Board Members are responsible for board governance, ensuring compliance with applicable laws and bylaws, conducting Board business effectively and efficiently and holding overall accountability for the organization.  Board Members will be relied upon to assist with business development duties, including the creation of suitable and beneficial partnerships and conducting assessments of the Mission Thrift Store Saint John.

Qualifications                       

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience in community relations and relationship building, generally
  • Ability to build relationships and work with volunteers, staff and community members.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to communicate in a friendly and informative manner with people from a wide variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds and lifestyles.
  • Organizational, strategic planning and implementation skills
  • Experience in real estate, insurance, professional or business management

Working Conditions: Board Members will be expected to attend monthly/bi-monthly Board Meetings, Volunteer Appreciation events, Annual General Meetings, and visit the Mission Thrift Store to work with various volunteers.  Board Members may be assigned “Board Officer” positions that will take up extra time (Secretary, Treasurer, Chair or Vice Chair).

Board Members may be asked to attend the BFM Foundation (Canada) Annual Conference as a Delegate in May, typically in London, Ontario.

If you feel you have the passion and skill set that would help to advance the purpose of Mission Thrift Store Saint John, we look forward to hearing from you!   Please submit your volunteer board member application by email to saint_john@missionthriftstore.com

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Full Time Assistant Manager

Mission Thrift Store Chilliwack I

BFM Foundation (Canada) is a national organization with over 50 Mission Thrift Stores across Canada. The net revenue from all Mission Thrift Stores is devoted to Joint Ministry of BFM Foundation (Canada) and Bible League Canada. These funds are used to establish adult literacy programs, provide church planter training, children’s ministry programs, and distribute Bibles in many places around the world. The stores are operated primarily by dedicated volunteers.

Mission Thrift Store Chilliwack I is currently seeking a full-time Assistant Manager who understands and supports the vision and purpose of BFM Foundation (Canada). The ideal candidate will have strong relational qualities, who can train and lead volunteers to effectively operate the store. The Assistant Manager needs to be vibrant, passionate and have an entrepreneurial spirit. The right candidate must understand the needs and wants of a thrift store customer and deliver exceptional customer service, understand inventory control, pricing, health and safety regulations, delegating, and motivating plus marketing and financial management.

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Understand retail sales, leadership and management principles as they relate to non-profit/volunteer organizations;
  • Understand all federal and provincial legislation applicable to volunteer organizations including, employment standards, human rights, occupational health and safety, charities etc.;
  • Basic knowledge of human resources management;
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and email management would be an asset.
  • Effective verbal and written communication

Experience: Management experience in a retail setting; experience with non-profit/ voluntary sector would be considered an asset.

Working Conditions:  The Assistant Manager will be working in a retail / office environment, and would be responsible for the thrift store operation, which includes assigning and monitoring a team of volunteers.  The Assistant Manager will be required to work days, some weekends, and will report to the Store Manager.

Salary Expectations:  Remuneration will be commensurate with experience.  You may include your salary expectations.  Only those considered for interviews will be contacted. 

Please submit your resume by email to

chilliwack1@missionthriftstore.com or regular mail to:

BFM Chilliwack I Enterprises Society

45790 Luckakuck Way

Attention: Judy Brown

*Full Job Description available upon request

 BFM Chilliwack I Enterprises Society welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process


Employment Wanted

 

Martin Hamming, P. Eng.

Smithville ON

Cell: (905) 741-2234

martinhamming@hotmail.com

Summary

Experienced in management of Maintenance, global Field Services, Research & Development, Quality, Safety, Lean and Projects. Looking for a progressive environment in which to learn and grow in a world class, customer focused company with top quality products.

Skills

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Team leader with proven ability to manage, motivate, evaluate and develop team members successfully through honest open communication, coaching and mentoring.
  • Demonstrated experience in effective planning, organizing, troubleshooting, problem solving and decision making.
  • Results oriented project and cost management skills.
  • Accurate, organized, detail oriented, with a strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to multi-task and work autonomously.
  • Proficient computer skills. (Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, etc.).
  • Quality, Safety and Customer focused.

Experience

2005-2016, Greif Bros. Canada Inc., Stoney Creek ON.

A manufacturer of specialty steel drums.

Position – Maintenance Manager, 2013-2016

  • Rebuild Maintenance team.
  • Managed weekly PM schedule, breakdowns, and transformation projects.
  • Managed multiple contractors without a safety incident.
  • Install and commission new Cut-To-Length line, on schedule and below $400K budget.
  • Assisted with implementation of Commitment Based Safety program, which lead to 2 years of zero medical cases to date.
  • Created new welding area, and 5S Spare Parts Storage & Maintenance Shop.

Position – Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental Coordinator, 2011-2013

  • Achieved 90% score on SMS safety audit.
  • Ensured all Safety training was completed on schedule.
  • Maintain safety records including training, inspections and audits.
  • Developed Safety policies and procedures through membership in a WSPS Safety Group.
  • Certified member of Joint Health and Safety Committee.
  • Managed the design, purchase and installation of a new ergonomic Stacking Platform and a new automated paint booth, including the MOE approval for air emissions.

Position – QC/CI Coordinator, 2005-2011

  • Maintained ISO 9001 Quality system and improved the internal Quality Metric by 90%.
  • Developed relationships with customers, which increased Customer Satisfaction by 12.1%
  • Lead auditor for six Quality Audits at other Greif facilities.
  • Managed the purchase and installation of a new drum welder and sheet destacker.
  • Implemented 146 continuous improvement ideas with annual savings of $1.9M
  • Used Lean techniques to gain production efficiency and reduce energy consumption by 10.1% in 2 years.

1995-2004, Outokumpu Technology Inc., Burlington ON.

A design and manufacturing organization providing heavy machinery to primary metal smelters in the copper, aluminum, zinc and foundry industries.

Position – Assistant Field Service Manager, 1996-2004

  • Built Field Service from a one person department into a unit of five full time, and up to 10 temporary associates.
  • Responsible for all aspects of $2M / year business for the Field Service Department, including development of procedures and policies, team HR, scheduling, customer correspondence, proposals, parts, engineering resources, warranty (reduced 75% in 2 years), time sheets, expenses, contractor and customer invoicing.
  • Managed field projects for installation, pre-op, commissioning, production support, on-site training, inspection, service and warranty of equipment at sites around the world. Equipment valued up to $32M and services up to $500K.
  • Established ethical guidelines for employee field compensation.
  • Developed relationships with key customers to increase spare parts and service business.

Position – Research & Development Manager, 1995-1996

  • Initiated the R&D department and managed the four person group.
  • Achieved 30% of annual sales from products that were not offered 5 years ago.
  • Managed 10-12 simultaneous projects developing equipment for Aluminum smelters.

Other related experience

  • Managed the design, construction, and testing of a new gantry style palletizing robot.
  • Good understanding of computer hardware and software.
  • Designed aluminum ingot grabs, industrial mixers, tank presses, industrial fans, dampers, and pressure vessels to ASME code.
  • Contract administration for condensers, incinerators, autoclaves, automotive snag grinders, steel mill equipment, and nuclear plant equipment.
  • Good understanding of basic pneumatics and hydraulics.

Academic Record

University of Waterloo, Mechanical Engineering, BASc, 1st Class Honors

Courses taken since graduation:

Lean Manufacturing, OSHA, Project Management, ISO 9000 Lead Auditor, Train the Trainer, Ivara Maintenance EXP Software, E-Maint, MS Project, First Aid, WHIMIS, Forklift, Arial Lift, Fall Arrest, Arc Flash

 

Professional Affiliation

Professional Engineers of Ontario


Cecil Alkema

30 Brian Boulevard

Waterdown ON

L8B 0C7

Home 905 689 7378

Cell 289 933 6526

calkema@cogeco.ca

 

Objective:

After a long and varied career (Finance, Information Technology and Business Operations), I am looking for a semi-retirement job.  I am open to any type of employment or contract relationship --- preferably part-time.  I have developed many essential business skills which are transferable across most industries. 

Skills and services that I can provide:

·         Finance --- analysis, forecasting, budgets, balance sheet, P&L statement

·         Information Technology (computer software) --- strategy, installation, implementation, user support, training, document organization, Microsoft Office

·         Database Management --- design, analysis, business intelligence, reporting

·         Legal --- contracts, research, terms & conditions, deliverables tracking, project management.


 

Lorne MacDonald

 1501 – 1966 Main Street West

 Hamilton, ON L8S 1J6

 Home 289.396.0808 | Cell 289.439.6044

lornemacdonald@outlook.com

Objectives

With over seventeen years experience providing creative leadership to a multi-functional workforce engaged in the delivery of professional services to public and private clients I am seeking a career change to enable me to serve God full time. I bring a Masters of Arts Theological Studies degree (2015), a diploma in Labour Relations and the gift to work well with others and support their growth and initiatives.

Summary of Qualifications

  • Spiritual giftedness includes: teaching, intersession, networking with a strong faith in Jesus Christ
  • Exceptional managerial skills over the course of my career including responsibility for clients, employee development, team building and mentoring in a very client focused market
  • A trusted advisor in Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and business process development
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and exemplary leadership qualities
  • Project Managed several successful EAM projects
  • Able to develop goals, cast vision, supervise and develop staff
  • Long term relationships with children, teens, young adults and families in several communities due to my involvement in Christian Education and church ministries, coaching hockey, soccer and softball
  • Years of coming alongside families from Christian and secular communities including different cultures and beliefs
  • Plan to Protect Certification (Refugee and New Immigrant Orientation Training)
  • Leading With Care (Safety for Children, Youth and Vulnerable Adults) training and experience
  • Led several local and international mission fund raising projects
  • Proficient in the following software programs: Microsoft Office Suite, Google Apps, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, Adobe PDF and numerous Enterprise Asset Management programs

 

Education                

  • Master of Arts Theological Studies – Covenant Seminary (PCA) St Louis, Missouri – 2015
  • Christian Faith and Life Certificate – Knox College (PCC) Toronto, Ontario – 2003
  • Labour Relations Diploma – Athabasca University – Athabasca, Alberta - 2001

 

Work History

  • Director of Professional Services – Bell Createch AMS (2009 – Present)

Hamilton, Ontario

Manage / mentor Professional Services staff and administer practice development, assisting with career goals and objectives. Provide Client Relationship and Engagement Management on large complex projects. Oversee pre-sales activities. Lead Business Process Flow development as well as PMO governance including quality control. A trusted advisor in the area of Best Business Practices

 

  • Senior Business Analyst - Bermuda Electric Light Company (2007 – 2009)

Pembroke, Bermuda

I re-organized the processes and procedures in Maintenance, Inventory, Purchasing and Finance.  Reengineered business process flows in the maintenance group for Power Generation and Distribution which resulted in process improvement in planning, scheduling and execution of work Project managed a complex SAP upgrade and virtualization of several integrated systems.

 

  • Manager Project Management Office - Bell Createch AMS (2000 – 2007)

Hamilton, Ontario

Deliver numerous Enterprise Asset Management projects as the Lead Consultant / PM specializing in maintenance, purchasing, storeroom and finance for the first six years I was with the company. Promoted to the Manager of the Project Management Office and directed the team of Project Managers and served as a pre-sales adviser.


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