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Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis – Leadership opportunity for a talented finance professional

Our Vancouver client, a large and reputable organization in Healthcare, is looking for a Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis. The Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis plays an instrumental role in all aspects of financial planning, operational reporting, ad hoc financial/business analysis, case costing, funding analysis, project management and financial modeling. This is a hands-on leadership position that is responsible for providing relevant and value-added financial planning, analysis and reporting to senior management and external parties. This role is responsible for all aspects of the annual financial planning and budgeting process and for the preparation and provision of timely reporting and forecasting. 
The Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis leads projects in finance, supports external negotiations with other parties and related organizations, as well as develops and implements new case costing standards, develops policies and procedures and represents the executive team on committees and other work groups.

Responsibilities includes but are not limited to:

  • Manages and prepares the consolidation and reporting of the entire organization during the annual budgeting process. 
  • Works closely with finance team and departmental management to develop meaningful organizational financial plans, budgets and forecasts which are aligned to strategic/business objectives. Reviews and develops budget procedures and tools to continuously improve the budget process.
  • Manages the accurate and timely financial reporting process including the preparation of all period end reports. Provides operational reporting in support of key business processes across various functional areas as well as the entire organization.
  • Leads project teams or completes other projects or tasks as assigned including writing proposals, developing budget, approaching potential funding sources, hiring and supervising project workers, monitoring project progress, and writing interim and final reports. 
  • Develops and implements appropriate/best practices and standardized reporting tools. Identifies new policies and procedures as the result of new process changes, either from a process improvement or technology change.
  • Implements, coordinates and communicates best practices, procedures, policies and tools as needed.

Qualifications

  • A professional accounting designation (CMA, CGA, or CA) or a Masters Degree in Business Administration and 4-7 years of experience in a senior finance position ideally within a large complex multi-site organization.
  • Leadership experience with an emphasis on knowledge of business planning, case costing and funding analysis, business process engineering, and business case development. 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead, supervise and mentor a team as well as hire, train and complete performance reviews. 
  • Advanced MS Office skills, in particular with Excel and strong experience with ERP systems is a must. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
Please apply immediately as our client is looking to have someone in place very soon.  Note that only qualified applicants will be contacted for this position. Thank you.

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Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis – Leadership opportunity for a talented finance professional

Our Vancouver client, a large and reputable organization in Healthcare, is looking for a Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis. The Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis plays an instrumental role in all aspects of financial planning, operational reporting, ad hoc financial/business analysis, case costing, funding analysis, project management and financial modeling. This is a hands-on leadership position that is responsible for providing relevant and value-added financial planning, analysis and reporting to senior management and external parties. This role is responsible for all aspects of the annual financial planning and budgeting process and for the preparation and provision of timely reporting and forecasting. 
The Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis leads projects in finance, supports external negotiations with other parties and related organizations, as well as develops and implements new case costing standards, develops policies and procedures and represents the executive team on committees and other work groups.

Responsibilities includes but are not limited to:

  • Manages and prepares the consolidation and reporting of the entire organization during the annual budgeting process. 
  • Works closely with finance team and departmental management to develop meaningful organizational financial plans, budgets and forecasts which are aligned to strategic/business objectives. Reviews and develops budget procedures and tools to continuously improve the budget process.
  • Manages the accurate and timely financial reporting process including the preparation of all period end reports. Provides operational reporting in support of key business processes across various functional areas as well as the entire organization.
  • Leads project teams or completes other projects or tasks as assigned including writing proposals, developing budget, approaching potential funding sources, hiring and supervising project workers, monitoring project progress, and writing interim and final reports. 
  • Develops and implements appropriate/best practices and standardized reporting tools. Identifies new policies and procedures as the result of new process changes, either from a process improvement or technology change.
  • Implements, coordinates and communicates best practices, procedures, policies and tools as needed.

Qualifications

  • A professional accounting designation (CMA, CGA, or CA) or a Masters Degree in Business Administration and 4-7 years of experience in a senior finance position ideally within a large complex multi-site organization.
  • Leadership experience with an emphasis on knowledge of business planning, case costing and funding analysis, business process engineering, and business case development. 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead, supervise and mentor a team as well as hire, train and complete performance reviews. 
  • Advanced MS Office skills, in particular with Excel and strong experience with ERP systems is a must. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
Please apply immediately as our client is looking to have someone in place very soon.  Note that only qualified applicants will be contacted for this position. Thank you.

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On behalf of our client, a well-known and progressive healthcare organization in Vancouver, we are seeking a Director Business Planning with a very strong operational background to join their team.

The Director, Business Planning generates analysis, reporting and recommendations which are utilized by senior management for the development and achievement of the organization’s strategic and financial goals.  This role will also support the executive team and participate in establishing the goals, objectives and operations of the business planning division to ensure that the goals and objectives are fulfilled.  

The Director, Business Planning takes a lead role in the preparation or supervision of the preparation of operations reviews, business process improvement reviews and service delivery modeling that impact the entire organization. The Director supports the business planning team by assessing and monitoring risks associated with implementation of program and service delivery changes. The Director, in consultation with the business planning team, leads the design, development and implementation of changes in the business planning processes. In addition, this role also has ongoing responsibilities for financial planning and financial management for other specific services as assigned by the leadership team.  

This position is involved in taking on special projects as assigned by the leadership team which will be evolving in nature and requires a solid understanding of developing and leading a team. 

 What we are looking for:

  • Professional accounting designation (CA, CGA or CMA) combined with a Masters Degree in Business, Leadership or other relevant field plus at least 12 years of relevant management experience within a large complex multi-site organization.
  • A proven track record with an emphasis in business planning, financial planning, business process engineering and/or business case development and review.
  • Must have solid grasp of Canadian GAAP and proven FP&A experience including budgeting, financial and operational planning and reporting, forecasting, management reporting, variance analysis, financial modelling.
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to comprehend complex issues and related data/information and present information in concise and meaningful ways. 
  • Excellent change management and project management skills as well as strong organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload and to meet deadlines.  
  • Strong customer service, relationship building, negotiation and problem solving skills coupled with superior written and presentation skills
 Our client is offering an attractive compensation package including competitive salary and excellent benefits and vacation.

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Vancouver BC
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Who- the Company: Our client is an admired and highly successful company on Canada’s vibrant tech scene. 


Where: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Out-of-province and even out-of-country candidates are welcome to apply, and if necessary the company can aid with obtaining a Canadian work visa for selected qualified candidate. 


What- the Opportunity: Director, Corporate Communications.  This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of Canada’s most exciting companies in a role crucial to the company’s continued growth and success. The company is out of start-up phase and well into “scale-up” phase and the new Director will ensure continued place as a pioneer in the tech space.  This role will involve a blend of global media and analyst relations work, with an emphasis on US & Canadian-based contacts, as well as investor communications and public relations. The Director will lead 2 Public Relations Managers and report into the VP of Marketing & Communications. 


Who- the Candidate: We are seeking a thought leader who will be the company’s top individual dedicated to corporate & external communications. The ideal candidate will have at least 15 years progressive experience in corporate communications, including:


  • Global media and analyst relations experience with an emphasis on US-based and Canadian-based contacts 
  • Investor communications
  • Executive communications experience in technology (ideally software/SaaS), ideally with both private and public companies
  • People leadership experience (teams of 2+ direct reports, preferably at manager-level) 
  • Agency work experience is considered an asset 
  • Experience in Technology Analyst Relations with companies such as Gartner and Forrester
  • A proven track record of creating an open dialogue that positively influences analysts’ perceptions and research rankings of company strategy, product, platform, and performance (note that approximately 30% to 50% of the role will involve analyst relations)


How Much: Base salary commensurate with experience, starting at $125,000 Cdn and upwards from there, plus a healthy target bonus, great benefits, and other perks.And how do you put a number on working with some of the most innovative minds in Canada? 


When & How to Apply: This search is moving very quickly so please do not hesitate to reach out to Swim soon if you are interested and would like to discuss further! We are determined to fill this search and make a mutually beneficial match for our client and our winning candidate. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume at your earliest convenience.




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Who - the Company: 
Our client, a fantastic organisation located in the valley is a not for profit that serves to improve conditions for a number of organization! They have a great purpose and are a great employer!

What - the Role:
Reporting to the OHS Manager, the Training & Resource Development Specialist uses skills and experience to support the Alliance staff members for the design, development and management of training resources. He/she will be experienced in curriculum development, training content and in delivering training to the Alliance’s staff, its engaged members and potential members.
This job is best suited for professionals who are passionate about training, have experience in developing curriculum, resources and tools and committed to reducing injury rates in the province by helping manufacturers strengthen their health and safety culture. Travel is required at times.

The core function of the position is to develop health & safety training, tools, resources and deliver training programs to internal and external stakeholders. Working with health & safety advisors, other specialists and through research, develop appropriate programs, materials and activities that help support programs and health & safety systems development. Monitor and analyze these methods to determine the best type of training to facilitate employee and company success. Based on the findings, design and develop exercises, discussions and simulations to support the development of tools, products, training programs and resources to help employers build health & safety programs and systems. Preparing tools, study guides and manuals for employee training will be an integral function of the position.

Who - the Candidate:
The ideal candidate is a resourceful, strong communicator that presents well, has strong research skills and is a team player with proven experience in training. This role will support multiple departments with varied materials, topics related training so also looking for someone with strong prioritization skills, strong relationship building skills and also a strong collaborator. 

Key Duties:
  • Develop resources, training, program material and tools using training research methodology with effective testing techniques
  • Work collaboratively with the Learning and Development Specialist in developing training material and content using instructional design
  • Produce content consulting subject matter expertise and research in developing various health & safety programs and training curriculum for employers using various formats including online webinar
  • Support the collection and compiling of academic research
  • Facilitate and deliver professional caliber training sessions to external and internal stakeholders, including safety orientation of new employees
  • Collaborate with respective departments to develop tools and training resources needed to provide internal support system to the department
  • Participate in external committees as required to support inclusion of best practices and current and evolving regulations
  • Working with the OHS Manager, lead the implementation of new programs developed at the Alliance
  • Support the OHS Manager in development and implementation of departmental processes
  • Support the Safety Advisors in responding to clients’ requests for training resources 

Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in training and development, education, or instructional design preferred
  • Health & Safety degree or diploma- required
  • Technical and curriculum writing credentials – required
  • 5-7 years’ experience in developing health & safety resource materials, training programs
  • Public Speaking/Communications certification or equivalent with 5 years training delivery experience
  • Excellent presentation/facilitation skills with demonstrated competence in keeping the audience engaged
  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, and Access, Visio and graphics)
  • Proficiency with CRM systems and Microsoft Project
  • Ability to engage alternate viewpoints and make effective decisions
  • Excellent communication skills; experience communicating and delivering presentations to all business levels, including executive management

Where: Located in the valley.

How Much:
Competitive base salary commensurate with level of skills and experience- please discuss with Swim. Plus, a fitness allowance and professional development allowance, excellent health & dental benefits, and other perks.

When & How to Apply: 
If you are interested in and excited about this great opportunity, please do not hesitate in applying as this search is moving very quickly! If you have a Recruiter at Swim already, please reach out to that individual directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “Apply Now” to send us your resume.
[JobDesc_TEXT] => Who - the Company: Our client, a fantastic organisation located in the valley is a not for profit that serves to improve conditions for a number of organization! They have a great purpose and are a great employer!What - the Role:Reporting to the OHS Manager, the Training & Resource Development Specialist uses skills and experience to support the Alliance staff members for the design, development and management of training resources. He/she will be experienced in curriculum development, training content and in delivering training to the Alliance’s staff, its engaged members and potential members.This job is best suited for professionals who are passionate about training, have experience in developing curriculum, resources and tools and committed to reducing injury rates in the province by helping manufacturers strengthen their health and safety culture. Travel is required at times.The core function of the position is to develop health & safety training, tools, resources and deliver training programs to internal and external stakeholders. Working with health & safety advisors, other specialists and through research, develop appropriate programs, materials and activities that help support programs and health & safety systems development. Monitor and analyze these methods to determine the best type of training to facilitate employee and company success. Based on the findings, design and develop exercises, discussions and simulations to support the development of tools, products, training programs and resources to help employers build health & safety programs and systems. Preparing tools, study guides and manuals for employee training will be an integral function of the position.Who - the Candidate:The ideal candidate is a resourceful, strong communicator that presents well, has strong research skills and is a team player with proven experience in training. This role will support multiple departments with varied materials, topics related training so also looking for someone with strong prioritization skills, strong relationship building skills and also a strong collaborator. Key Duties:Develop resources, training, program material and tools using training research methodology with effective testing techniquesWork collaboratively with the Learning and Development Specialist in developing training material and content using instructional designProduce content consulting subject matter expertise and research in developing various health & safety programs and training curriculum for employers using various formats including online webinarSupport the collection and compiling of academic researchFacilitate and deliver professional caliber training sessions to external and internal stakeholders, including safety orientation of new employeesCollaborate with respective departments to develop tools and training resources needed to provide internal support system to the departmentParticipate in external committees as required to support inclusion of best practices and current and evolving regulationsWorking with the OHS Manager, lead the implementation of new programs developed at the AllianceSupport the OHS Manager in development and implementation of departmental processesSupport the Safety Advisors in responding to clients’ requests for training resources Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in training and development, education, or instructional design preferredHealth & Safety degree or diploma- requiredTechnical and curriculum writing credentials – required5-7 years’ experience in developing health & safety resource materials, training programsPublic Speaking/Communications certification or equivalent with 5 years training delivery experienceExcellent presentation/facilitation skills with demonstrated competence in keeping the audience engagedExcellent computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, and Access, Visio and graphics)Proficiency with CRM systems and Microsoft ProjectAbility to engage alternate viewpoints and make effective decisionsExcellent communication skills; experience communicating and delivering presentations to all business levels, including executive managementWhere: Located in the valley.How Much:Competitive base salary commensurate with level of skills and experience- please discuss with Swim. Plus, a fitness allowance and professional development allowance, excellent health & dental benefits, and other perks.When & How to Apply: If you are interested in and excited about this great opportunity, please do not hesitate in applying as this search is moving very quickly! If you have a Recruiter at Swim already, please reach out to that individual directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “Apply Now” to send us your resume. 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Our Client, a multibillion dollar public organization, and one of Vancouver’s most successful and dynamic companies, is looking for a proven Director, Corporate FP&A to join their team.

Role:  

Director, Corporate FP&A

Reporting into the SVP FP&A with high visibility across various executives including the COO and CFO, you will play a critical role and be responsible for:
  • The full company planning cycle including the long-range planning process, creating driver based financial models for the business
  • Driving the annual operating plan and quarterly forecasting processes 
  • Producing presentations for senior leadership and Board of Directors
  • Oversight to corporate overhead expense areas
  • Leading a team of FP&A Managers and Analysts
  • Managing capital processes
  • Oversight of the Hyperion Planning and Hyperion Strategic Finance Applications. 
A natural leader, you possess 10+ years progressive FP&A and reporting experience from another large established global organization in addition to exceptional analytical and modelling experience. You have top notch corporate consolidations experience, a knack for building strong partnerships with the business, and the ability to leverage your experience in working in very tight timelines.  You are strategic, possess high business acumen and have experience presenting your findings to the Board and team of executives.  In addition to a University degree coupled with a CPA or MBA, you communicate with honesty, integrity, diplomacy and tact, and possess superior leadership skills.  Retail industry experience will set you apart from the rest. 

Compensation: 

Competitive base salary commensurate with experience, targeted 30% performance bonus, equity, 3 weeks’ vacation, excellent benefits package.  Our client is open to a relocation package for candidates residing outside of BC.

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  • Receptionist / Administrator

    Professional Services & Administration | Permanent | Delta, BC, CA

    Chance for you to bring your admin and light accounting experience to a publicly traded leader in the agricultural industry in Delta.

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    Chance for you to bring your admin and light accounting experience to a publicly traded leader in the agricultural industry in Delta.

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is one of the largest producers of premium quality produce in North America. With an investment in technological systems, the organization is paving the way for how crops are produced at a hydroponic level.  

    What - the Role:

    The 12-15 month contract has the Receptionist/Administrator take on many duties, and is a good chance to work in administrative functions, customer service, and accounting:

    • Answering telephones and directing calls to appropriate personnel and monitoring gate access to each of the Delta sites and maintain contact lists.
    • Accounting support, including but not limited to: Invoice preparing, freight invoices, purchase orders, cheque deposits, Credit Card reconciliations, AP statement reconciliations, data entry, printing reports, and verifying vendor pricing for packaging supplies and reviewing the invoices.
    • Overseeing and arranging for pick up, receipt and delivery of mail/courier/fax items.
    • Ensuring all suppliers, visitors sign the visitor registry, wear proper ID, follow hygiene protocol and coordinating visitor forms.
    • Ordering of break room and general office supplies, including, but not limited to: Coffee, ink/toner for printers/copiers/faxes at all sites. Purchases are monitored against budget and results are discussed with Controller.
    • AP Filing.
    • Preparations for all scheduled meeting requests – including, but not limited to: Village Farms AGM, coordinating room bookings and catering as required.
    • Coordinating and booking travel arrangements as requested.
    • Create, post, and receive Purchase Orders as directed.
    • AP backup
    • Invoicing and reconciling freight invoices
    • Invoicing Purchase Orders as required
    • Assist with data input, troubleshooting and formatting of:
    • Weekly/quarterly reports
    • Canadian and US Operational reports
    • Assist Sales Department with marketing materials.

    Who - the Candidate:

    The client is looking for someone with enough experience to be independent in their work, is self-sufficient, needs little training, has an outgoing personality, and takes an initiative.

    Where: 

    Delta, BC

    How Much:

    Ideal range for this role is $40-45k + benefits.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Administrative Assistant, Front Desk for Genome BC

    Professional Services & Administration | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Swim Recruiting is very excited to be exclusively engaged to identify a great new Administrative Assistant for a wonderful organization named Genome BC.

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    Swim Recruiting is very excited to be exclusively engaged to identify a great new Administrative Assistant for a wonderful organization named Genome BC.

    Who- the Company: 

    Genome British Columbia leads genomics innovation on Canada’s West Coast and facilitates the integration of genomics into society. A recognized catalyst for government and industry, Genome BC invests in research, entrepreneurship and commercialization in life sciences to address challenges in key sectors such as health, forestry, fisheries, aquaculture, agrifood, energy, mining and environment. Genome BC partners with many national and international public and private funding organizations to drive BC’s bioeconomy. 
    You can find out more about Genome BC on their informative website and can check out a short introductory video HERE
    Genome BC has the admirable vision to see genome sciences revolutionize many aspects of our lives while providing solutions to humankind’s challenges. Genome BC is at the cutting edge of life sciences technology and it’s an organization you can be very proud to work for and represent!

    Genome BC’s Values
    • Integrity 
    • Empathy 
    • Commitments 
    • Boldness 
    • Curiosity 

    What- the Role: 

    Genome BC is seeking a new Administrative Assistant, Front Desk for an 18-month maternity leave contract. Duties will include front desk reception, ordering supplies, preparing rooms for business meetings, maintaining a clean kitchen, sending out and receiving couriers, and accounts payable support. The Administrative Assistant, Front Desk will report into the wonderful Office Manager and will collaborate with, and support, several others in administrative capacities. Swim Recruiting will provide candidates with a thorough job description.

    How Long: 

    This contract is 18-months long and starts July 8th, 2019 and will go until January 2021. The new Administrative Assistant will be a term employee with the same health benefits of a permanent employee. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking administrative professionals who are organized and efficient and who approach work with a positive attitude and a sense of urgency. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are key, as are strong technical skills in the Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Outlook, Word, and Excel). Candidates will have recent and relevant work experience in a fast-paced corporate office environment. 

    Where: 

    Genome BC’s corporate office close to Vancouver General Hospital at 575 West 8th Avenue near Cambie Street.  Easily accessible by transit (bus & Canada Line), with many amenities nearby. Genome BC has an inviting office environment and a lovely outdoor patio for employees to enjoy!

    How Much: 

    Base salary commensurate with administrative work experience, as well as excellent health & dental benefits and an RRSP match. Please discuss with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    Swim Recruiting has been exclusively engaged by Genome BC to screen and shortlist qualified candidates on behalf of the organization. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. We have plenty more information to share than is captured here! 
  • Executive Assistant to the CEO & Board Relations Manager for Genome BC

    Professional Services & Administration | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Swim Recruiting is very excited to be exclusively engaged to identify a great new Executive Assistant for a wonderful life sciences organization called Genome BC.

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    Swim Recruiting is very excited to be exclusively engaged to identify a great new Executive Assistant for a wonderful life sciences organization called Genome BC.

    Who- the Company: 

    Genome British Columbia leads genomics innovation on Canada’s West Coast and facilitates the integration of genomics into society. A recognized catalyst for government and industry, Genome BC invests in research, entrepreneurship and commercialization in life sciences to address challenges in key sectors such as health, forestry, fisheries, aquaculture, agrifood, energy, mining and environment. Genome BC partners with many national and international public and private funding organizations to drive BC’s bioeconomy. 
    You can find out more about Genome BC on their informative website and can check out a short introductory video HERE
    Genome BC has the admirable vision to see genome sciences revolutionize many aspects of our lives while providing solutions to humankind’s challenges. Genome BC is at the cutting edge of life sciences technology and it’s an organization you can be very proud to work for and represent!

    Genome BC’s Values
    • Integrity 
    • Empathy 
    • Commitments 
    • Boldness 
    • Curiosity 

    What- the Role & Responsibilities: 

    Genome BC is seeking a new Executive Assistant to the President & CEO and Board Relations Manager. This is a 14-month maternity leave contract. 

    Executive Assistant to the President & CEO 
    • Schedule daily meetings and appointments for the President & CEO, ensuring a manageable schedule. Ensure that required preparation for meetings is complete and that the President CEO is provided with pertinent information prior to meetings. 
    • Draft emails as needed 
    • Provide administrative expertise (with writing, editing, formatting, etc.) as required 
    • Coordinate travel arrangements 
    • Prepare expense claim forms
    • Coordinate agenda and background items for weekly Executive Team meeting 
    • Plan and facilitate meeting logistics, audio visual components, teleconferencing or videoconferencing, catering, and set-up 
    • Other administrative duties as required 
    Board Relations Manager
    • Act as the primary contact for the Board of Directors 
    • Prepare electronic (PDF) background packages for board meetings 
    • Accurately follow procedures around board processes and maintain tight deadlines 
    • Logistics and planning around board meetings and annual board retreat 
    • Coordinate hotel bookings and expense claims and act as a resource to Board of Directors 
    • Update and maintain board related documents such as board contact list, listing of board Committee membership and meeting dates, website bios, board orientation package, etc.

    How Long: 

    This contract is 14-months long and starts August 6th, 2019 and will go until October 2020. The new Executive Assistant will be a term employee with the same health benefits and RRSP match as a permanent employee. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking consummate administrative professionals who are organized and efficient and who approach work with a positive attitude and a sense of urgency. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are key, as are strong technical skills in the Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Outlook, Word, and Excel). Candidates will have recent and relevant work experience supporting a senior leader (ideally a CEO) in a fast-paced corporate office environment. Board relations experience is highly preferred. 

    What- the Qualifications:

    • Previous experience supporting a senior level executive 
    • Previous experience supporting the high-level activities of a fast-paced, diverse, and demanding position 
    • Strong ability to anticipate the needs of the CEO 
    • Excellent English and grammar, both verbal and written 
    • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) 
    • Superior organizational skills, especially time management 
    • Ability to prioritize while working under pressure and dealing with diverse issues 
    • Confidence when dealing with confidential matters 
    • Self-motivated, with the ability to learn quickly, and work independently with limited supervision 
    • Proficient in creating and manipulating PDF documents using Adobe Acrobat 
    • Ability to work and engage with a dynamic team

    Where: 

    Genome BC’s corporate office close to Vancouver General Hospital at 575 West 8th Avenue near Cambie Street.  Easily accessible by transit (bus & Canada Line), with many amenities nearby. Genome BC has an inviting office environment and a lovely outdoor patio for employees to enjoy!

    How Much: 

    Base salary commensurate with EA-level work experience, as well as excellent health & dental benefits and an RRSP match. Please discuss with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    Swim Recruiting has been exclusively engaged by Genome BC to screen and shortlist qualified candidates on behalf of the organization. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. We have plenty more information to share than is captured here! 
  • Customer Service Representative - Sales Support

    Professional Services & Administration | Permanent | Burnaby, BC, CA

    Great role for people with excellent customer service and communication skills who want to work with a high-growth and global technology company. Opportunity for long-term career development into sales, operations, administration, etc. This is a great place to work and to learn! 

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    Great role for people with excellent customer service and communication skills who want to work with a high-growth and global technology company. Opportunity for long-term career development into sales, operations, administration, etc. This is a great place to work and to learn! 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a mid-sized technology company that has won awards for innovation and for being a great place to work. They have a fascinating product and an exciting history with an even more exciting future! Additionally, the company has a dynamic corporate culture with a high-performing and fun-loving workforce. Lots of great on-site amenities for employees to take advantage of. 

    What- the Role: 

    Our client is seeking a new Sales Support Representative for their dynamic head office. The SSR will open and maintain customer accounts, input order information in the company CRM, communicate with customers regarding a variety of things such as shipping dates, pricing, and product changes, keep up to date on new product launches, etc. In future, the SSR can take on more and more account management support responsibilities, including back-up for sales representatives who are away on vacation and potentially travelling to visit clients. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a much more detailed job description.

    Who- the Candidate: 

    Qualified candidates will have 1-2 years relevant experience in customer service or sales support and some form of post-secondary education (diploma, bachelor’s degree, etc.) Apart from that, this role is all about the soft skills and being a quick learner! Top notch customer service abilities and great communication skills (email, phone, and in-person) are crucial. Swim is seeking people who are friendly, self-motivated, eager to learn, and professional. Strong computer skills are required, and experience using a CRM is an asset. Ideally the new SSR will have a genuine interest in technology and innovation. 

    Where: 

    Burnaby, in an inviting and newly-renovated office. 

    How Much: 

    Attractive compensation including a competitive profit-sharing plan and great benefits. Please discuss further with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving very quickly! Swim will be presenting short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for consideration. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “APPLY NOW” and send us your resume. 

  • Accountant

    Professional Services & Administration | Permanent | Fraser Valley, BC, CA

    Swim Recruiting is looking for a driven go-getter Accountant to join a hugely successful organization located in the valley!

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    Swim Recruiting is looking for a driven go-getter Accountant to join a hugely successful organization located in the valley!

    What- the Company:

    This is a great opportunity to join a large public company with a fantastic small company culture. 

    This position is also a great opportunity for someone that has some great AP experience and experience doing bank reconciliations and looking to get more exposure in full cycle accounting. 

    What- the role:

    Our workplace is dynamic, supportive and entrepreneurial in spirit, and we pride ourselves in being grounded in our values of Ethics; People; Company; Passion for Success; Simplicity.

    This role will be responsible for:
    • Managing the accounting journal entries for various branch locations
    • Accounting for prepaids
    • Bank reconciliations
    • Reviewing US sales tax returns and preparing related month end journal entries and reconciliations
    • Intercompany balancing
    • Accounting for foreign exchange 
    • Property tax accruals
    • Property tax filings
    • Business license filings and compliance
    • Stats Canada Surveys
    • Other duties as assigned

    Communications

    The Accountant ensures that all interactions with both internal and external contacts focus on excellence in customer service and are a positive reflection of highest company standards. 

    Internal:
    • Internally, this role will communicate with all levels of management within multiple locations in Canada and the US, as well as other administrative staff. 
    External:
    • Externally, this role communicates with the following:
      • Vendors
      • Auditors

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Accounting degree or diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution
    • Working towards CPA designation (ultimately 2nd year or more senior) 
    • 5 years of general accounting experience
    • Knowledge of the accounts payable and bank reconciliation functions
    • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal across all levels of the organization.
    • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office and intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel
    • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
    • Ability to adapt to a fast paced, high growth environment
    • Ability and experience to improve on current processes

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience in a sales/distribution company is an asset 

    Where: 

    In the valley

    When & How to Apply? 

    If this role interests to you, please contact your Swim Recruiter to discuss further or apply now. This search is moving quickly!
  • Office Coordinator

    Professional Services & Administration | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Excellent career opportunity for a driven, self-starter administrative professional. Role based in Downtown Vancouver within an exciting technology start-up firm.

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    Excellent career opportunity for a driven, self-starter administrative professional. Role based in Downtown Vancouver within an exciting technology start-up firm.

    Who - the Company:

    Our client, a Technology Consulting firm based in Downtown Vancouver are seeking an Office Manager for their office. This is a unique opportunity to join a fantastic start- up organization with a great culture. 

    Who-the Candidate:

    This role requires a minimum of 2 - 3 years of relevant administrative experience from a similar role. Excellent written and communication skills, strong analytical skills and proficiency with Excel, Word and Outlook. This role requires a self-starter with a professional attitude and the incumbent must also have the ability to work independently, be highly organized, manage multiple tasks and have excellent time-management skills to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

    What - the Opportunity: 

    This position is responsible for general office administration, filing, document management, calendar coordination, timely and accurate processing of the firm’s invoices for payments, timesheet system management, onboarding of new staff, purchasing and maintenance of office inventory and supplies, travel coordination, expense reports, drafting proposals, event coordination, assisting the marketing team with executing digital strategies and other duties as required to support the office. 

    Where:

    Downtown Vancouver 

    How Much:

    A base salary in the range of $40,000 to $55,000 dependent on experience, along with benefits, 2 weeks vacation, and other generous rewards.

    When & How to Apply: 

    If you are interested in this opportunity, please let us know today and we can discuss further! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume.
  • Administrative Assistant & Retail Coordinator, Cannabis

    Professional Services & Administration | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Fantastic career opportunity for someone with corporate experience in retail (fashion apparel, health, beauty, electronics, etc.) to break into the very exciting and rewarding cannabis sector. Qualified candidates must have a blend of office administration skills as well as retail project coordination experience. Role is based in Vancouver. 

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    Fantastic career opportunity for someone with corporate experience in retail (fashion apparel, health, beauty, electronics, etc.) to break into the very exciting and rewarding cannabis sector. Qualified candidates must have a blend of office administration skills as well as retail project coordination experience. Role is based in Vancouver. 

    Who- the Company:  

    Our client is a successful organization in the very high-growth and exciting cannabis industry. 

    What- the Role: 

    We are seeking a new Administrative Assistant / Retail Coordinator for this exceptionally fast-paced company! The Coordinator will be reporting directly into a Vice-President who has had an impressive career within the retail sector. The responsibilities of this role are diverse and will involve around 50% traditional corporate administration such as calendar management, travel coordination, preparing materials for meetings and booking meeting venues, and managing expense reports. The other 50% of the job is focused on retail project coordination, including monitoring the progress, budget, and timelines of various retail projects, facilitating communication across the organization to ensure collaboration, seeking out process improvements, and managing retail roadmaps. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    Qualified candidates must have recent and relevant experience in the retail sector within a busy back-office role. Candidates will have both administrative skills and project management skills. Pursuit of PMP or other education within project management methodology is an asset. We are seeking individuals with strong system skills, particularly with Microsoft Office (including PowerPoint and Excel) and Google Suite (including Google Calendar). Excellent communication skills are crucial in this fast-paced role- written and spoken. 

    Where: 

    Based out of an office in Vancouver, close to rapid transit and many amenities like restaurants and shops. 

    How Much: 

    Competitive base salary commensurate with experience- please discuss with Swim. Additionally, this new employee will receive 3 weeks’ vacation and eventual eligibility for stock options. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume in Word format. 

  • Administrator

    Professional Services & Administration | Permanent | Coquitlam, BC, CA

    Looking for a 20 hour a week – pick your days/hours that work for your lifestyle. The perfect role for a mom/dad or student! This is a permanent part time role with benefits which operates during business hours.

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    Looking for a 20 hour a week – pick your days/hours that work for your lifestyle. The perfect role for a mom/dad or student! This is a permanent part time role with benefits which operates during business hours.

    Who - The Company: 

    Our client is an industry leader of premium quality products in North America. 

    What - The Role:

    This permanent part time 20 hour a week role is for an awesome client! Receptionist/Administrator take on many duties, and is a good chance to work in administrative functions, customer service, and accounting:

    • Answering telephones and directing calls 
    • Accounting support, including but not limited to: Invoice preparing, purchase orders, cheque deposits
    • Ensuring all suppliers, visitors sign the visitor registry, wear proper ID, follow hygiene protocol and coordinating visitor forms.
    • Ordering of break room and general office supplies, including, but not limited to: Coffee, ink/toner for printers/copiers/faxes at all sites. 
    • Filing and Administration
    • Invoicing Purchase Orders as required
    • Assist with data input, troubleshooting and formatting of:

    Who - The Candidate:

    The client is looking for someone with enough experience to be independent in their work, is self-sufficient, needs little training, has an outgoing personality, and takes an initiative.

    Where: 

    Coquitlam, BC

    How Much:

    Ideal range for this role is $17-20/hour Plus benefits

    When & How to Apply:

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Executive Assistant

    Professional Services & Administration | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

    We are seeking 3 Executive Assistants to join our client’s large yet tight-knit team!

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    We are seeking 3 Executive Assistants to join our client’s large yet tight-knit team!

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a well-established and high growth leading manufacturer and distributor with facilities cross Canada and the United States.   

    What - the Role:

    We are seeking 3 new Executive Assistants to join our client’s large yet tight-knit team with a collaborative, team-based culture.
    • Executive Assistant primarily supporting the Company’s Chief Executive Officer but will also provide assistance to the Company’s Director, Marketing and the Managing Directors group. 
    • Executive Assistant primarily support the Company’s Chief Financial Officer but will also provide assistance to the Company’s finance and administration staff, which includes the finance and accounting, internal audit and in-house legal groups.
    • Executive Assistant primarily support the Company’s Chief Information Officer but will also provide assistance to the Company’s IT staff, which includes the project management group. 
    Duties will include, but are not limited to calendar management, travel arrangements, booking meetings, PowerPoint presentations, drafting and editing documents, other activities and projects assigned by the team. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description.

    Who - the Candidate:

    We are seeking individuals who have an easygoing, adaptable, dynamic and outgoing personality, and have the ability to exercise good judgement. Successful candidates must be accustomed to a fast-paced, demanding and ever-changing environment. The three roles require flexibility to help each other and the groups to achieve corporate goals and objectives and make the Company better overall. You are of the mindset that no job is too small for you. Must have minimum 2 years of experience supporting a Senior Level Executive.

    Where: 

    Richmond, British Columbia

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with experience and skills, plus 3 weeks vacation, discretionary bonus and pension after 2 years of service.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Executive Assistant

    Professional Services & Administration | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, Canada

    A local Vancouver success story with a high energy and fast paced environment, is seeking two bright and motivated Executive Assistants to join their team and support two reputable and highly visible executives. 

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    What:

    A local Vancouver success story with a high energy and fast paced environment, is seeking two bright and motivated Executive Assistants to join their team and support two reputable and highly visible executives. 

    Why:

    This is a fabulous opportunity for a seasoned Executive Assistant who thrives in a deadline driven environment.  Our client loves bright high performing individuals who are quick on their feet, positive, and do whatever it takes to get the job done!

    Where:

    Vancouver, BC and transit accessible in a beautiful office.

    Responsibilities of the Role:

    • Be the main point of contact to arrange international travel arrangements, meetings, calendars, and internal and external requests 
    • Coordination and execution of events
    • Preparation of briefing notes and meeting minutes
    • Assist with communication documents such as email correspondence and letters
    • Coordinate the payment of department expenses and staff expense claims
    • Planning and execution of family vacations and events

    Requirements for the Role:

    • Minimum 5+ years of experience in an executive support level role in a fast paced and high energy work environment
    • Advanced knowledge of Excel, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint, social media
    • Extremely organized with the ability to prioritize tasks, coordinate, and multitask, and act with diplomacy and tact
    • Top notch communication skills (both written and verbal)
    • Personable and approachable with good sense of humour!

    How Much:

    • Competitive base salary & bonus
    • Excellent medical and dental package

    When & How to Apply: 

    This role is expected to move extremely quickly. Please submit your resume in a Microsoft Word format, not PDF. If you are currently registered with Swim Recruiting, please contact your Swim Recruiter directly about this role.

  • Senior Experience Ambassador

    Professional Services & Administration | Permanent | Delta, BC, CA

    Do you have experience supporting executives and enjoy being exposed to multiple channels of a business? Be part of a growing organization in a booming industry. Chance to plant your feet in a new joint venture between two very strong organizations. This role and company have a ton of room for growth and a very hands-on culture.

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    Do you have experience supporting executives and enjoy being exposed to multiple channels of a business? Be part of a growing organization in a booming industry. Chance to plant your feet in a new joint venture between two very strong organizations. This role and company have a ton of room for growth and a very hands-on culture.

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a federally licensed producer in the Marijuana industry, specializing in the distribution of physical product and plant extracts. With operations growing at a rapid pace, they are wanting to build a dedicated team to continue getting their quality products to market.

    What - the Role: 

    Reporting to the VP of People and Experience, the Sr. Experience Ambassador will support executives and run the office operations. Duties include:

    • Booking travel arrangements
    • Managing employee expenses
    • Managing a front desk staff member
    • Organizing and managing vendors and contractors during projects/renovations
    • Office supply runs and organizations
    • Event and team building management
    • Other duties on an ad-hoc basis

    Who - the Candidate: 

    The ideal candidate will have experience supporting senior level staff, event/organizational management, office management experience, access to a vehicle, and be very hands-on and organized. Must have strong communication skills and have an ambition for learning and progressing in their career. This is a great role for someone who enjoys ensuring an office runs smoothly and is comfortable being leaned on for various tasks. This organization will provide the candidate with exposure to business operations, project and facility management, and supply chain, so an eager to learn is a must.

    Where: 

    Delta

    How Much: 

    Compensation based on experience, with an ideal range of $65-80k + benefits

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Commercial Account Manager

    Professional Services & Administration | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

    We are looking for an experienced Commercial Account Manager within an industrial environment. Ideal candidate will be a team player with a positive attitude, and 2 years of supervisory experience with a team of 20+ staff. 

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    We are looking for an experienced Commercial Account Manager within an industrial environment. Ideal candidate will be a team player with a positive attitude, and 2 years of supervisory experience with a team of 20+ staff. 

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a well-established and successful organization who has been in business for over 25 years, with a fun-loving work environment. A leader in their own industry, they have diversified and grown the business, both organically and through acquisitions, and operate throughout North America.

    What - the Role:

    Commercial Account Manager, reporting into the General Manager. The successful incumbent will have 20+ direct reports to begin with and this will go up to 50+ direct reports in the future. Successful candidate will be responsible for managing customer accounts, ensuring all tasks are completed, and all customer complains are resolved. Duties include, but are not limited to -
    • Responsible for developing strong relationships with customers by providing fast and excellent customer service 
    • Actively pursue new business 
    • Monitor all local competition and recommend competitive strategies to grow customer base
    • Development and implementation of new sales programs and marketing plans to enhance customer participation
    • Leads the performance and development of the employees
    • Recruits, assesses, hires, and trains the team in accordance with the performance criteria agreed upon by management.

    Who - the Candidate: 

    We are seeking candidates with a positive attitude and minimum 2 years of supervisory experience. Successful candidate will be solid mentor, humble and confident, with excellent communication skills and customer service experience. Experience within an industrial environment is a must have (for example – machinery, automotive, or a factory environment etc.).
    • Over 2 years of experience in a management role, managing a team of 20+ direct reports
    • Experience with enterprise software solutions, including CRM, & all Microsoft Office applications.
    • Extensive experience in all aspects of Supply & Demand Relationship Management.
    • Proven leadership and ability to drive sales teams, both inside and field.

    Where: 

    Richmond, BC

    How Much:

    Attractive compensation including a bonus plan, great benefits, including RRSP match, and great vacation/personal days. Please discuss with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Office Manager

    Professional Services & Administration | Contract | Vancouver, BC, CA

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    Who- the Company: Our client is a successful and well-established, award-winning organization within their industry, with offices across Western Canada.


    Where: Located in a great location in Vancouver, pretty close to Granville Island.


    What- the Role: Office Manager, providing support to the President, and the Operations and Events team. This role is a 5-month contract. This role involves diverse administrative, reception and accounting duties.


    Who- the Candidate: If you are a quick learner who takes initiative and enjoys assisting various departments, then this is an excellent opportunity for you! Successful candidate will have experience working in a fast-paced environment, wearing multiple hats, and will excel at prioritizing tasks. 


    • Minimum two years of Office Management experience
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel and Outlook
    • Exceptional attention to detail and great communication skills


    How Much: Commensurate with experience


    When & How to Apply:This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume in Word format.


  • Office Administrative Assistant

    Professional Services & Administration | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

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    Who- the Company: Our Client has a fantastic corporate culture filled with frequent social staff events and they know how to spoil their staff. If you love working in an energetic environment with like-minded professionals who believe in working hard and playing hard, then this role may be for you! This talented group of people values innovation and teamwork. 


    What- the Role: We are seeking a new Office Assistant who will provide administrative support in the fast-paced and dynamic head office. Duties will include greeting visitors and getting them signed in, sorting and distributing mail, ordering and organizing couriered deliveries, ordering food and supplies for the office, and preparing rooms for meetings. The Office Assistant will be mainly sitting at the front desk, but often going to the back office to help with ad hoc projects. 


    Why: This is an opportunity to show off your natural administration and customer services super skills, while gaining valuable work experience with one of the most fun-loving companies in Vancouver.


    Who- the Candidate: You take your work very seriously, but also know how to have fun. You are laid-back, friendly, organized, and can get along with just about anybody. Top-notch customer service skills are crucial in this role, as is the ability to multi-task and take care of diverse tasks with accuracy and efficiency. 


    • Qualified candidates will have at least 1-year relevant work experience in an office administration and/or receptionist role. 
    • Good computer and systems skills are required.
    • Polished, clear, and professional communication style (verbal and written).  

    Where: Vancouver, BC. Open-concept and modern office space.


    How Much: Base salary commensurate with level of experience and education- please discuss with Swim. Total compensation package includes a strong health benefits package and eligibility for a discretionary performance-based bonus. Oh, and don’t forget the frequent and fun social events held for staff throughout the year! 


    When & How to Apply: If you are qualified for, and interested in, this opportunity with a fantastic Vancouver-based organization, please let Swim Recruiting know as soon as possible as this search is moving quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out directly.  If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. All candidate applications are treated very confidentially. 

  • Administrative Assistant, Purchasing & Distribution (full-time, permanent)

    Professional Services & Administration | Permanent | North Vancouver, BC, CA

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    Who- the Client: Our client is a Canadian-owned and privately-held company with a Corporate Head Office in North Vancouver, BC. They are an extremely successful organization with a tremendous corporate culture and they have repeatedly earned recognition as one of the country’s best managed companies.


    Who- the Candidate: We are seeking an exceptional administrative professional with a strong business sense! This is a unique opportunity to join a very progressive and career-oriented organization, so we are looking for like-minded individuals. This role requires a mature and professional attitude, strong organizational, administrative and communication skills. The incumbent must also have the ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks and meet strict deadlines under pressure. This role requires a minimum of three years of experience providing support in a fast-paced office environment and a degree or diploma, ideally in business, is proffered. 


    What- the Opportunity: This position provides administrative support to the Purchasing & Distribution department, primarily the Department Director and Purchasing Managers. This role requires a thorough understanding of computer software and general word processing, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Adobe. 


    Where: North Vancouver, BC. This location is very transit-friendly as it is close to the SeaBus Station and various bus routes.


    How Much: A base salary around the range of around $40,000 to $45,000 per year. Overall package includes excellent benefits, vacation, and other generous rewards.


    When & How to Apply: If you are interested in this opportunity, please let us know today and we can discuss further! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume.

  • Senior Project Coordinator

    Professional Services & Administration | Permanent | Vancouver, AB

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    Who- the Company: Our client is a successful civil contracting and land development company with an impressive history and great reputation.  


    Where: Vancouver. 


    What- the Role: The company is seeking a new Project Coordinator to work in the company’s collaborative team. Responsibilities will be diverse and will span such areas as taking are of change orders, obtaining quotes, coordinating inspections, acquiring permits, distributing site records, collecting timesheets and invoices, administering health & safety protocol, and generally working with a variety of employees and stakeholders to facilitate the organization and tracking of projects and the resolution of any issues which come up. Reporting to a great Project Manager. Swim Recruiting can provide interested candidates with a more thorough job description. 


    Who- the Candidate: We are seeking project coordination professionals who are highly organized, passionate about doing high quality work, and effective and personable communicators. Qualified candidates will have experience in CIVIL PROJECT COORDINATION- exposure to this is key in this role. 


    How Much: Base salary commensurate with experience and qualifications, likely in the neighbourhood of $65,000 to $80,000, plus good benefits and a performance-based bonus. Please discuss further with Swim. 


    When & How to Apply: This search is moving quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. Swim is presenting shortlisted candidates directly to the hiring team for consideration. 

  • Training and Resource Development Specialist

    Professional Services & Administration | Permanent | Chilliwack, BC, CA

    Who - the Company: 

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    Who - the Company: 
    Our client, a fantastic organisation located in the valley is a not for profit that serves to improve conditions for a number of organization! They have a great purpose and are a great employer!

    What - the Role:
    Reporting to the OHS Manager, the Training & Resource Development Specialist uses skills and experience to support the Alliance staff members for the design, development and management of training resources. He/she will be experienced in curriculum development, training content and in delivering training to the Alliance’s staff, its engaged members and potential members.
    This job is best suited for professionals who are passionate about training, have experience in developing curriculum, resources and tools and committed to reducing injury rates in the province by helping manufacturers strengthen their health and safety culture. Travel is required at times.

    The core function of the position is to develop health & safety training, tools, resources and deliver training programs to internal and external stakeholders. Working with health & safety advisors, other specialists and through research, develop appropriate programs, materials and activities that help support programs and health & safety systems development. Monitor and analyze these methods to determine the best type of training to facilitate employee and company success. Based on the findings, design and develop exercises, discussions and simulations to support the development of tools, products, training programs and resources to help employers build health & safety programs and systems. Preparing tools, study guides and manuals for employee training will be an integral function of the position.

    Who - the Candidate:
    The ideal candidate is a resourceful, strong communicator that presents well, has strong research skills and is a team player with proven experience in training. This role will support multiple departments with varied materials, topics related training so also looking for someone with strong prioritization skills, strong relationship building skills and also a strong collaborator. 

    Key Duties:
    • Develop resources, training, program material and tools using training research methodology with effective testing techniques
    • Work collaboratively with the Learning and Development Specialist in developing training material and content using instructional design
    • Produce content consulting subject matter expertise and research in developing various health & safety programs and training curriculum for employers using various formats including online webinar
    • Support the collection and compiling of academic research
    • Facilitate and deliver professional caliber training sessions to external and internal stakeholders, including safety orientation of new employees
    • Collaborate with respective departments to develop tools and training resources needed to provide internal support system to the department
    • Participate in external committees as required to support inclusion of best practices and current and evolving regulations
    • Working with the OHS Manager, lead the implementation of new programs developed at the Alliance
    • Support the OHS Manager in development and implementation of departmental processes
    • Support the Safety Advisors in responding to clients’ requests for training resources 

    Requirements: 
    • Bachelor’s degree in training and development, education, or instructional design preferred
    • Health & Safety degree or diploma- required
    • Technical and curriculum writing credentials – required
    • 5-7 years’ experience in developing health & safety resource materials, training programs
    • Public Speaking/Communications certification or equivalent with 5 years training delivery experience
    • Excellent presentation/facilitation skills with demonstrated competence in keeping the audience engaged
    • Excellent computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, and Access, Visio and graphics)
    • Proficiency with CRM systems and Microsoft Project
    • Ability to engage alternate viewpoints and make effective decisions
    • Excellent communication skills; experience communicating and delivering presentations to all business levels, including executive management

    Where: Located in the valley.

    How Much:
    Competitive base salary commensurate with level of skills and experience- please discuss with Swim. Plus, a fitness allowance and professional development allowance, excellent health & dental benefits, and other perks.

    When & How to Apply: 
    If you are interested in and excited about this great opportunity, please do not hesitate in applying as this search is moving very quickly! If you have a Recruiter at Swim already, please reach out to that individual directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “Apply Now” to send us your resume.