Program Manager

  • Wynford
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Apr 16, 2019
Full time Conferences Event Management Event Planning Incentives Program Management/Planning Travel

Job Description

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

At Wynford, we are passionate about the work we do, and the clients that we partner with. When you join Wynford, you will be working side by side with an outstanding and talented group who believe that we can change the world through the transformative power of valuing people.


Our creative work environment fosters collaboration, open communication, and community involvement. And for over 30 years we have been committed to creating a supportive and flexible place for our team to grow professionally while having fun along the way! Interested in joining our team? We are excited about the following career opportunity:

 

Are you an experienced and knowledgeable program manager with at least 3 years in leading program teams in the planning and execution of successful programs

 

Do you take pride in finding the ‘wow’ factor in creating unique and innovative meetings and incentive programs?

 

Program Manager – Full Time Opportunity

 

We have an opportunity for a talented Program Manager to join our team. Ideal candidates must possess a strong leadership capability to lead a cross-functional program team and inspire the creation and execution of high calibre events, meetings, incentive trips and conferences. Successful candidates will have a minimum of 3 years of full cycle industry experience (incentive travel program experience within a third party supplier environment would be a strong asset). Position reports to the Manager, Air & Conference Services

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Act as program lead for all details related to the execution of an event
  • Ensure that project teams meet deadlines, while deliverables are on budget and aligned with client expectations
  • Work closely with the sales and account team leads to support the client relationships both during the execution stage and onsite
  • Be a valued consulting resource for the client and the internal team on the planning and execution of the event
  • Ensure the successful communication to all relevant parties of program expectations, deliverables, and deadlines including follow up
  • Support the timely creation of all relevant documentation for the execution of the program

 

SKILLS:

  • Minimum of 3 years of full cycle experience in operating and planning incentive programs, conferences or meetings of varying scope and geographical location and complexity
  • Fluency in French is an asset (Verbal and Written)
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, inspire and mentor
  • Exceptional communication abilities (verbal, written and listening skills)
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills; effectively can handle situations of conflict with tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to build strong working relationships quickly, and maintain them
  • Excellent time management and program management skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Well-versed in best-practices in conference management within a third party supplier environment
  • Strong understanding of the client experience and program design
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong negotiating skills

 

ATTRIBUTES:

  • Self-motivated, highly energetic with a strong drive to achieve results
  • Passionate about program management
  • Enthusiastic about incentive travel solutions
  • Believes in going ‘the extra mile’ for an internal or external client
  • Positive, resourceful and solutions-oriented
  • Maintains professionalism under pressure
  • Demonstrates ownership and initiative
  • Balances urgent priorities with the need to respect and support the needs of others
  • Collaborative team player
  • Availability and ability to travel

 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward a cover letter and resume to jobs@wynfordtwg.com and indicating Program Manager, Wynford in the subject line of your email.

 

While we thank all qualified individuals for their interest, only those applicants who are invited in for an interview will be contacted directly.

 

If you wish to access the information contained in this posting in a different format, please contact us at 416-443-9696 or email us at jobs@wynfordtwg.com and we would be happy to support your request.

Country

Canada