Job Descriptions- AVP of Projects

About Enactus George Brown 

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Enactus George Brown is committed to instilling confidence and hope to underserved communities within the Greater Toronto Area, by using the power of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Assistant Vice President of Projects

Reports to: VP of Projects, Enactus George Brown

Location: George Brown College, St. James Campus

Length of Position: Two semesters, Renewable 

Role Overview: 

The Assistant Vice President of Projects is trained by the VP of Projects and learns to connect with Project Managers and support them with project initiatives, monitor project deliverables, identify methods to maximize productivity for projects as well as ensuring project objectives are met. In the event that the VP of Projects resigns or graduates, the Assistant will take over the position of VP of Projects to support the team. 

Key Responsibilities:

The Assistant VP of Projects performs a range of duties including some or all of the following:

  • Assist the VP of Projects by conducting frequent check-ins with Project Managers to receive updates, identify and provide the support that projects need
  • Assist in tracking project milestones and ensuring project objectives are being met
  • Assist Project Managers with delivering project milestones and support ongoing initiatives
  • Learn to support the Partnership Coordinator and Project Managers by forming partnerships with potential organizations, teams, and stakeholders for projects
  • Participate in developing new project ideas and coordinating various stages of the project development, including planning, executing, monitoring, and controlling the project
  • Collaborate with the VP of Projects and HR department to acquire talents for projects and connect with Project Managers to identify the needs and means to recruit members 
  • Participate in meetings with the President, Vice Presidents, Faculty Advisors, and Project Managers

Required Knowledge & Skills

The Assistant VP of Projects must be a George Brown College Student with a:

  • Desire to make a positive impact on other students and various demographics in need
  • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills, as well as the ability to build strong working relationships with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders 
  • Self-starter willing to take-on challenges with a strong work ethic and positive attitude
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail to research, and write briefings, reports, and presentations. Experience in Project Management, is an asset 
  • Exceptional time management skills, with the ability to work with strict deadlines, multitask effectively and balance the duties of the position with other commitments
  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Project and Google Drive
  • Sound judgment, professionalism and communications skills are necessary, as is the ability to work to strict deadlines.

Working Conditions:

  • The Assistant VP of Projects, depending on the project and events scheduled, may be required to work 20-25 hours a week
  • Enactus George Brown offers the office for use, if needed, but depending on the purpose of the project and location of the event, it may take them to non-standard workplaces. 

Benefits and Opportunities:

  • Access to Enactus Canada’s Careers Shortlist: Receive personalized one-on-one career consultations, resume reviews and unique opportunities)
  • Explore career opportunities and learn about Enactus Canada’s corporate partners to start and succeed in your career with 3M, Capital One, Intuit, Unilever, KPMG, Paramount Commerce, TD and more!
  • Networking opportunities with bright academic, student, and community leaders
  • Create meaningful relationships with bright academic, student and community leaders from various parts of Canada as well as George Brown College professors,students and additional stakeholders
  • Skill development training through experience as well as Enactus George Brown, Enactus Canada, and Enactus International workshops
  • Possible travel opportunities for regional, national, and international projects