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Capital Grants & Infrastructure Projects Manager

 

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If you are motivated to help bring World Series Championships back to Canada and to celebrate with our fans, there's a spot waiting for you here with the Toronto Blue Jays! 

 

Capital Grants & Infrastructure Projects Manager – Full-Time Position

Hybrid Model – minimum two to three days a week in office

 

As the Capital Grants and Infrastructure Projects Manager at Jays Care Foundation, your role is critical in the process of evaluating and selecting funding proposals. You will oversee the grant review processes from start to finish and ensure that it is fair, efficient, and aligned with Jays Care’s goals and criteria. This role will also oversee the creation of Jays Care’s Fields.  You will lead the process of determining the location and oversee the design and construction of 1 – 2 baseball fields across Canada per year in areas where communities could use support in providing children and youth with access to baseball.

 

Responsibilities:

Capital Grant Review: 40%

  • Grant Application Process: Responsible for setting up and managing the grant application process. This involves creating and adhering to guidelines, criteria, and deadlines in place for grant submissions. Work closely with the Director of Finance & Operations, and the Field of Dreams Coordinator to review and meet the objectives of the program.
  • Review and Evaluate Applications: Create a workback schedule for all granting streams evaluating each application without bias using a scoring rubric-designed system. Follow up with the applicant for clarification.
  • Report to Grants Committee: Score review and consolidate material Field of Dreams projects with management recommendations to the Grants Committee. Prepare all material for the Grants Committee to review. Work with the Grants Chair and Director of Finance & Operations for alignment before meeting with the Grants Committee.
  • Communication:  Communicate with applicants about the status of their proposals, share feedback from the review process, and notify successful applicants of the funding decisions.  You may provide constructive feedback for unsuccessful applicants to help improve future proposals.
  • Project Management:  Create letters of agreement for successful projects and ensure projects reach milestones set out in the agreements.
  • Budget Management:  You will need to manage the budget allocated for the program.  This includes ensuring that funds are appropriately allocated to successful applications and tracking their usage and progress throughout the grant period.
  • Continuous Improvement:  Continually assess and improve the grant review process to enhance its efficiency, transparency, and effectiveness.

Infrastructure Project Management (60%)

  • Research & Development:  Work closely with our consultant to create blueprints for a best-in-class multi-aged, multi-abilities baseball diamond.
  • Project Planning and Initiation:  Work closely with our consultant to develop detailed project plans, including timelines, resource requirements, and budgets.
  • Risk Assessment:  Conduct feasibility studies and risk assessments to identify potential challenges. Internally defining project objectives, scope, and deliverables.
  • Budgeting: Develop and manage project budgets, track expenditures, and identify cost-saving opportunities. Coordinate various suppliers to align with Jays Care’s project goals and objectives.
  • Quality Control: Establish and enforce quality standards for the project and implement corrective actions as needed to maintain standards.
  • Communications: Liaise with provincial government officials to identify municipality land that can be allocated for fields.
  • Provide regular project updates to stakeholders and leaders.

 

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate is a proven leader with a strong attention to detail who can both, manage and work with a team while also being able to work independently with minimal supervision. This individual must be highly organized and adaptable to new changes and challenges. In addition, our ideal candidate must have the following: 

    • Bachelor’s degree in project management, business administration, or a related field
    • 3 – 5 years of proven experience in infrastructure project management 
    • Strong financial acumen and budget management skills
    • Proven experience in grant writing and management within the context of infrastructure projects.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Qualtrics and Salesforce
    • Knowledge of the Baseball landscape in Canada is a strong asset.


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Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check as part of the hiring process.

 

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 1 Blue Jays Way (210), Toronto, ON
Travel Requirements: Up to 50%
Posting Category/Function: Project Management & Finance & Accounting
Requisition ID: 303034

 

Posting Notes:  Toronto Blue Jays

 

 

 

Location: 

Toronto, ON, CA

Being a Rogers team member comes with some great perks & benefits including:

· Health & well-being benefits
· Donation matching
· Paid time off for volunteering
· Wealth Accumulation including: Pension plan & Employee stock options
· Generous employee discounts
· Leadership development, Mentorship, and Coaching programs

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