PeaceGeeks is a global non-profit, volunteer organization that uses technology to build the technological, communications and management capacities of grassroots organizations who work to promote peace, accountability and human rights. We develop partnerships with these organizations to provide meaningful support designed to increase their skills, effectiveness and impact. We see a world where everyone can leverage technology to make peace and human rights a lived reality.
The Projects Committee Chair will join PeaceGeeks’ to develop project strategies to help advance future priorities in the organization. The Projects Committee Chair will be working with Project Managers and Technical teams throughout this process. This position is bested suited for a mature individual that is able to think strategically and resolve problems in an efficient manner.
The Project Committee Chair performs some or all of the following:
· Working with the Projects and Technical Teams to develop project strategies for advancing the strategic priorities of the organizations.
· Refining projects structures and policies for the effective management of current and future projects.
· Corresponding with Project Managers to identify and resolve key strategic and operational matters that are impacting on project success
· Providing support to Project Manager towards advancing project and program objectives.
· 10 years of experience in project management, specifically in technology projects
· Bachelor in Computer Science, EE or IT related, Masters degree preferred
· Knowledge of CRA regulations, BC Society act
· Knowledge of leadership and management as they relate to non-profit / volunteer organizations
· Articulate, able to think strategically
· Proficient use of skype, Google+ and other telecommuting tools
· An opportunity to learn about relevant international issues that PeaceGeeks work on
· Partner with multinational teams across the world
· Strengthen personal and professional development
· Collaborate and network with an amazing group of volunteers and board members
5-7 hours per week.
The Project’s Committee Member can work flexibly at home or use the Hive office.