Program Coordinator

  • Category Administration
  • Shift Office Hours
  • Posted On Jan 11 ,2021
  • No. of Openings 1 opening
  • Job Experience : 2+ years
  • Job Level : Permanent

Job Description

Are you looking to use your interpersonal skills to make a difference for women in the community? Do you love connecting with people and helping others reach their employment goals? Do you have the ambition to take on a new role and make it your own?

Manpower is looking for a Program Coordinator to join our emPOWER Women in Trades Program in Calgary in a full-time permanent position.

In this role you will be responsible for providing overall coordination of program activities, administration, reporting and client support to the program participants. We believe that it is important to place the right people in the right roles – that our people are integral to the business and a major reason for its success!

In this role, you will:
• Conduct program pre-qualification telephone pre-screens, determine prospect eligibility for the program and conduct intake interviews and assessments
• Work closely with the Program Manager and the Educational Institution team to become acquainted with the trainees in the program and their service needs

  • Deliver Employment Readiness Skills workshops
  • Conduct marketing and promotional activities for the program in the community and within the industry
  • Provide one-on-one assistance and support to trainees as needed in their job search activities including assistance with job applications and follow up calls to employers
  • Conduct Mock Interviews and Interview preparation activities with trainees as needed
  • Track current clients in the program and prepare billing information
  • Prepare monthly invoicing with a breakdown of deliverables
    • Track and provide reports on client activity and progression in training
  • Social media savy

You will bring:
• Interest and enthusiasm for the trades as well as a passion for supporting women with career development opportunities and reaching their career goals in the skilled trades industry
• Relevant post-secondary education

  • Client-focused and able to effectively manage client needs with a high degree of initiative
  • Strong commitment and desire to help women reach their goals
  • Strong knowledge of effective job searching techniques and strategies
  • Ability to exercise a high degree of independent decision making and judgement
  • Resiliency and flexibility to adapt to a changing environment
  • Communicates in a clear, concise and fluent manner both verbally and in writing with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Results focused, organized and able to meet deadlines
  • Advanced MS Office skills; Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Strong administrative skills; data entry, document and file management
  • Cultural sensitivity; ability to work with and relate to diverse individuals
  • Ability to deal with sensitive and confidential information in a tactful and professional manner
  • Excellent presentation and negotiation skills
  • Experienced on various social media platforms

Why Manpower?

Manpower Alberta offers a competitive salary and incentive program, extensive benefits, tuition reimbursement, generous Paid Time Off, complimentary access to an online training and development center to support your personal and professional development.

We’ve got the right opportunity. Tell us why you’re the right person! If you are excited about this opportunity and you meet the qualifications listed above, please submit your application directly to Shilo Taylor at

Manpower would like to thank all applicants for their interest in joining our team. Due to the number of individuals applying to positions at Manpower, only successful applicants will be contacted.