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Program Manager

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Program Manager
Winnipeg, MB


Our client is a private company that designs, implements and manages effective and efficient product stewardship programs in various regions of Canada and internationally. They seek the services of a qualified individual to fill the role of Program Manager for one of these programs.


Helping to shape the development of an environmental program, the Program Manager will be responsible for leading a team and overseeing a province-wide beverage container recycling initiative. This includes the on-going program implementation in municipalities, Northern and remote communities, universities, and other small industrial, commercial and institutional (IC&I) sites throughout Manitoba. Additional responsibilities include contract management, communications and technical support, and oversight of the Events Program, Northern and Remote Communities Program and the Material Tracking System (MTS).


As the ideal candidate you have:

Extensive management and operational experience in the waste management, recycling and/or municipal sector;

Extensive experience with program or industrial cost management systems;

Strong leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to grow and lead a team;

Solid communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;

Proven results in developing and executing a successful logistics network in a cost effective manner;

Experience developing, implementing, and overseeing an industrial or municipal program;

The ability to work within a multi-discipline environment;

Strong organizational skills in prioritizing work, organizing others and consistently achieving deadlines;

Excellent communications skills with attention to detail;

Experience in successfully managing a team five to ten staff and contractors;

Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities;

High sense of responsibility and integrity; and

Post-secondary education, ideally in Business/Commerce.


About the company:

Our client provides contract management services to CBCRA (Canadian Beverage Container Recycling Association) to ensure the delivery of effective and efficient province-wide beverage container recycling/stewardship solutions. They help their clients to meet their goals and the requirements of legislators, industry and citizens. This is progressive planning for a better economy, a better environment and a better society.


How to Apply:

Please apply by going to or by sending your resume in confidence to Theresa Bolton at


For further information feel free to contact Theresa at (204) 940-3938.



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Company Name

People First Recruitment & Executive Search

Posted By

Theresa Bolton

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Post Date

February 5, 2013 (Long time ago)

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