August 16, 2022

Employment Opportunity - Manager of Administration

Wind Energy Institute of Canada (WEICan) 

The Wind Energy Institute of Canada (WEICan) is a not-for-profit organization formed in 1981 that advances wind energy development across Canada through research, testing, innovation, and collaboration.  

Manager of Administration 

Reporting to the CEO, the Manager of Administration is responsible for directing and overseeing administrative support services for WEICan’s operations. This position oversees fiscal and budgetary planning and management, human resources management for the organization, communication, and public outreach.  The Manager of Administration also participates in strategic and operational decision-making as a member of the Institute’s management team. 

Responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to:  

  • Oversee and administers the day-to-day activities of the office
  • Coordinates the organization's fiscal planning, from operating budgets to audited financial statements, contracts, and/or grants, and prepares financial reports for senior management, the Board of Directors, and related committees.
  • Directs and coordinates human resources functions
  • Develops procedures and systems and maintains policies which ensure productive and efficient office operations
  • Coordinate and document all meetings of the Board of Directors and related committees, as well as WEICan’s Management Team.
  • Organize and facilitate meetings, public education, and outreach programs
  • Represent the organization at various meetings
  • Plan and coordinate administrative procedures and systems and devise ways to streamline processes
  • Assess staff performance and provide coaching and guidance to ensure maximum efficiency
  • Ensure the smooth and adequate flow of information within the company to facilitate other business operations
  • Ensure operations adhere to policies and regulations
  • Keep abreast with all organizational changes and business developments·       Supervises and coordinates Administrative Assistant  


  • Post-secondary education in Business Administration with demonstrated experience in marketing, human resources, and accounting,
  • Proven experience in a senior administration position
  • In-depth understanding of office management procedures and providing support to a Board of Directors
  • Familiarity with financial and facilities management principles
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Experience in corporate communications
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities
  • A team player with leadership skills  

The Wind Energy Institute of Canada offers a competitive salary between $60,000 and $70,000, an attractive benefit (including health and dental), and an RRSP matching package.  

If interested in the position, click here - Manager of Administration 

The deadline for application is August 31, 2022.  Submit your cover letter and resume and include why this position interests you.    

Inquiries can be made confidentially to with “WEICan" in the subject line. 

Do you not meet every single requirement? At WEICan, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. If you are excited about this role, but your experience does not align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply and explain why you would like to work for WEICan. You may be just the right candidate for this or other positions.

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The Wind Energy Institute of Canada advances the development of wind energy across Canada through research, testing, innovation and collaboration.