[G-516] Job Preparation and Placement Manager

[G-516] Job Preparation and Placement Manager

23 May
VPI Employment Services

23 May

VPI Employment Services


VPI is a Service Provider for Employment Ontario, which is funded by the Ontario Government to support jobseekers and employers. VPI has been delivering employment programs for more than 30 years. We are based in Mississauga and have 17 branches across Southern Ontario. Our organizational values rest on 4-pillars which are Ethics, Passion, Innovation, and Courage which support the desire and passion to make a positive and sustainable impact for the individuals we serve.

VPI Employment Services embraces and encourages inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices and creating a work environment that encourages and supports our team members be their authentic selves.

We are seeking out individuals who have the passion and drive to make a positive and sustainable impact for the individuals we serve. Providing exceptional client experience; creating an environment where clients feel safe, heard, supported, and see progression with skill development, and life stabilization support, leading to sustainable employment and career development.

We are looking for a Permanent Full-Time Job Preparation and Placement Manager for our West division.

Key Job Functions

- Providing leadership guidance and support to the Workforce Engagement team.
- Setting goals and performance expectations for the Workforce Engagement team.
- Analyze job development related activities and provide guidance to achieve performance goals.
- Develops relationships with employers and maximizes employment opportunities for our clients.
- Ensures development of job leads by overseeing the job development team and creating business plans that support a viable pipeline of employers and job leads at all times.

- Monitor job market trends and labor market developments to identify opportunities for clients.
- Understand completive landscape and how to capitalize on maximizing client placements with employers.
- Meets and tracks program financial and budgetary outcomes on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual basis, identifying problem areas and recommending remedial action in accordance with prescribed spending practices.
- Utilize data analysis to identify areas for improvement and make data driven recommendations for decision making.
- Prepares daily progress reports to identify outstanding plan items for actioning and follow up on action items for resolution.
- Mentor and coach team members to enhance their skills and recommend professional development.
- Oversee training of the Workforce Engagement team.
- Manages staff resources to ensure the continuation of operations due to staff absences.

- Oversee quality assurance activities in accordance with company policy and the predetermined activity format.
- Maintains knowledge of SSM processes and guidelines across the organization.
- Other duties pertaining to the position, as required.

Experience, Education, Skills and Knowledge

- A passion for working in employment and supporting clients in achieving their short- and long-term goals.
- Effective communicator with a demonstrated ability to consistently meet targets.
- Proven ability to lead a team.
- Excellent interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to direct and guide others in decision-making process.
- Ability to influence, lead and develop a team of direct reports.
- Proven strength in setting business goals and driving execution through a team.
- Excellent analytical skills.

- Critical thinking and decision-making skills to achieve business outcomes.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

If you are invited to an interview and require accommodation at any stage in the process, please notify us by clicking here. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for recruitment purposes only.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted by the Human Resources team.

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