Current Positions


MANAGER, Marketing Programs
Salary $60-70k plus full benefits and pension scheme
Location: Toronto Near Union Station
Reports to: Chief Marketing Officer
Direct Reports: None
Opportunity Overview:
This Financial Group is a medium sized company of 120 people with offices in Vancouver and Toronto and is an aggressive, fast-moving and growing payment solutions company that offers point of sale financing in 2 unique categories; Home Improvement and Premium Finance.
As part of the marketing team , you’ll have an opportunity to demonstrate value across the organization with a particular focus on our Home Finance business . You’ll be responsible for helping to build the business through insightful market positioning, great messaging, technology platforms and creative lead generation strategies.
You are either a medium sized fish in a big pond, drowning in corporate politics looking to stretch your wings and make a meaningful difference in your companies growth,
or you are a smart, make-it-happen person, oozing with talent who thrives in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment and loves wondering where the week went
This is your opportunity to make a mark and take your game to the next level
Reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer, The Manager, Marketing Programs role will shepherd the brand, and develop lead generation and communication programs that inspire people to want to get to know and do business with our company.


Corporate Snapshot:
Our home improvement solutions (the focus of this role) make it possible for homeowners across North America to improve the comfort and enjoyment of their homes. Our premium finance business makes it easier for companies to manage their cash and grow their business. This is a rewarding company to work for. The marketing challenge is fascinating.

Opportunity Details:
Some days you’ll be building our presence within the industry, some days you’ll be launching new products, and other days you’ll be thinking about how to drive utilization of our programs and technology tools with existing customers. It never gets boring; every day brings a new opportunity and a new way to flex your creativity for a company that has successfully facilitated over $1B in financial transactions to date.
The perfect candidate for this position will have a  MINIMUM OF 5 YEARS EXPERIENCE and sees him or herself as customer centric marketer who enjoys having all parts of their brain challenged daily. Not just enjoys it - needs it! If you're looking for a cookie cutter job with little to no creativity and mental stimulation, keep moving, this job is not for you.
We hope we've intrigued you and piqued your interest.  If we have, we look forward to hearing from you. Sooner would be better than later. Lots to do. 

MARKETING MANAGER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and manage our Home Finance marketing plan
  • Develop and manage lead generation programs
  • Manage the roadmap for our mobile and desktop applications
  • Develop and manage all sales collateral
  • Develop and manage PR initiatives
  • Manage dealer surveys and other market research projects

ATTITUDE & APTITUDE
  • Wake up each day with a “Make It Happen Attitude”
  • Have a head for numbers and enjoy the clarity they bring to your programs.
  • You have great communications skills and appreciate simple, thoughtful messaging.
  • Can successfully spin up to 6 plates at a time.
  • Are competitive and strive for world domination for your employer.



DIRECTOR, Homeless Shelter
Job Type: Permanent
You are a qualified Social Worker who has extensive experience in the Homeless community combined with an understanding of mental health issues.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • The incumbent reports directly to the Executive Director and works with the Toronto Housing and Homeless Support Team. The Director of the Shelter provides holistic leadership to the program in accordance with The churches, Values and Standards.
  • Direct and coordinate all administrative functions for the Shelter.
  • Ensure policies and procedures are developed, implemented and reviewed annually in accordance with The churche’s Operating Policies, Accreditation Standards and Review Procedures, legislative requirements and funding expectations.
  • To work with the Business Manager on the fiscal operations, reports, budget preparations, authorization of payables and remedial action plans.
  • Works with the Business Manager in preparing Grant and Funding submissions and complete quarterly, bi-annual and annual reports required by the funding bodies.
  • Oversee the Petty Cash; General Petty Cash is kept supplied.
  • Prepare Hostel Services forms and monthly billings.
  • Conduct management team meetings; ensure minutes are recorded and circulated to team members, the Executive Director and the Area Commander – GTA Social Services.
  • Lead the process for the Shelter to become accredited and maintain accredited status.
  • Working with the Executive Director to ensure an ongoing process is in place for Strategic Planning, implementation and review.
  • Ensure an Occupational Health and Safety program is documented and implemented as required by legislation.
  • Be aware of risk management factors and possibilities for minimizing and controlling for risks.
  • To work with the Director of Support Services to ensure building and property preventative maintenance plans are prepared and implemented.
  • Negotiate and monitor Shelter’s service contracts in conjunction with the Director of Support Services.
  • Respond to information as requested by the organization.
  • Oversee tours of the building for groups or individuals.
  • On Call duties as scheduled.
  • Assists in other duties or responsibilities as required by the Executive Director.
  • Implement the churche’s Mission Statement in an effective program for residents.
  • Ensure that individualized support plans/service agreements are developed and provided for residents to promote personal development, responsibility, and community relationships.
  • Ensure program evaluation is in place for all programs and stakeholders with appropriate analysis of results and implementation of program improvements.
  • Explore and develop new programs and services.
  • Provides oversight to the gathering and reporting of statistics.
  • Assists with monitoring residents regarding penalty assessment and/or disciplinary measures if required.
  • Ensure spiritual care is available to residents and staff in conjunction with the Director of Spiritual Care.
  •  Develop community partnerships which will enhance the programs and opportunities available for residents and staff.
  • Communicate regularly with the Executive Director regarding the Shelter’s challenges and opportunities.
  • Provide leadership and support to the Shelter’s personnel (employees, volunteers, students).
  • Provides supervision and support to all staff, volunteers and student placements in accordance with established policies and procedure.
  • Hires, orientates, trains, evaluates, recognizes, disciplines and terminates in concert with Standards in conjunction with the Director of Employee Relations.
  • Supervises and provides direction to the Administrative Coordinator, Hostel Manager and Property Manager with regards to schedules, work assignments and Employee Evaluations; provide back-up support to these position and their functions are required.
  • Ensure qualified and sufficient personnel are available to carry out the program.
  • Develop and implement strategies to recognize and motivate personnel.
  • Plan, co-ordinate and give oversight to all staff meetings.
  • Upholds the collective agreement and participates in Union matters including: negotiations; grievances and Labour Management meetings.
  • Liaise with funders and other community leaders to promote awareness of the program and to share and maximize resources.
  • Keep abreast of developments and trends which impact on the shelter.
  • In conjunction with the Executive Director liaise with the Divisional Public Relations and Development Department to maximize awareness and promote the ministry of the shelter.
  • Working with the Executive Director to develop and maintain an effective Community Council.
  • Participate in community networks and associations as relevant to the program and position Develop positive working relationships with funders and communicate regularly.
  • Promote the shelter and its programs within the church, at community events, business associations, with service clubs.
  • Oversee the involvement of any specified Agency or group visiting the Centre for the purpose of assisting residents.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Degree or diploma in Social Services Field
  • Five to seven years of prior related experience, including, experience in a wide range of social service programs, managing people/resources
  • Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience
  • Thorough knowledge of community resources, services and Mental Health issues
  • Knowledge, understanding and a commitment to anti-racism and anti-oppression
  • The responsibilities associated with this position demand a high degree of confidentiality
  • Competent level of proficiency in Microsoft Office and associated software• Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Certificate in First Aid/CPR and Crisis Intervention
  • Valid Driver’s License/Driving Abstract
  • Criminal Record Check Clearance for the Vulnerable Sector
  • The ability to work within the mandate of the churche’s mission statement exemplifying Christian standards of conduct

Recruiter, Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver - an outstanding 50% commission
Holland Group Inc.  - Winner of Best Recruiting company for 2 consecutive years. We are a recruiting company that has built its reputation over 15 years and we are looking for professionals with business sales experience and/or recruiting industry experience to join our recruiting team.
Holland Group Inc. is redefining Recruitment. What we offer is the freedom to work as you choose from your own home office with an outstanding 50% of commission, the highest of any recruiting company in Canada. What we require is a driven highly self confident and motivated person with a strong work ethic and excellent communication skills plus 2+ years of recruiting experience and a proven track record.

Job Summary: Your responsibilities will include developing and growing a client base and new business opportunities by introducing our services via telephone and in-person meetings. As a Recruiter you will evaluate and place professionals in full-time positions with our clients. You will deliver outstanding customer service to both candidates and clients and provide consistent communication and guidance. If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity to build a career in an environment free of the usual office constraints, then this is for you!

Job Type: Commission Positions available in Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa and Vancouver


IT Manager, Operations, Toronto - $75-80,000
This Financial Company is experiencing exponential growth across North America in its indirect lending markets. With this accelerated growth, comes a unique opportunity for an IT Manager to leverage their technical expertise, strategic vision and breadth of experience to enhance our technological footprint.
The IT Manager will be responsible for defining, implementing and documenting the overall IT infrastructure and support strategy for North American operations and will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer. This is an exciting position and requires an individual with an “entrepreneurial spirit” who can roll up their sleeves and get the job done.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Maintains organization's effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing information technologies. • Monitor, maintain, upgrade, monitor in-house computer systems
  • Works with outside technology partners and existing data centres in coordinating technical resources, operational infrastructure connectivity
  • Verifies application results by conducting system audits of technologies implemented.
  • Preserves assets by building upon our existing disaster recovery, back-up procedures, information security and control structures.
  • Recommends information technology strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes; identifying problems; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements.
  • Accomplishes financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective action.
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • Install, maintain, troubleshoot intra-company networks and tunnels
  • Install, maintain, troubleshoot firewalls and switches
REQUIRED TECHNICAL SKILLS
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Microsoft Server and related technologies including Active Directory and Exchange Mail.
  • Very knowledgeable with respect to LAN, WAN, Internet and Intranet systems, Intranet tunnels, and network segments
  • Very knowledgeable with backup and restore programs and methodologies
  • Knowledge and understanding of network applications, web servers, email servers, firewalls, databases, file shares and print servers.
  •  Demonstrated knowledge and experience with mobile & handheld devices
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
  •  Associate or Bachelor's degree in a related or comparable field preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  •  A minimum of 6 years of experience in IT management.
  •  An advanced working knowledge of Microsoft networking, VPN and RDP environments
  • Advanced knowledge of Data warehouse, Business Analytics Technologies and related infrastructure
  • Familiar with PCI compliance and regulatory issues
COMPETENCIES:
  • Excellent Analytical Skills
  • Good Time Management skills
  • Excellent Communication and organizational skills
  • Adaptable to constant change
  • Good judgment skills
If this sounds like you, call Liz Holland direct at 416 406-0379


IT TEAM Manager, Downtown Toronto
Our client, a prestigious organization located in the financial district in Toronto is looking for an IT team manager to join its growing team. The IT Manager will be responsible for defining, implementing and documenting the overall IT infrastructure and support strategy. This is an excellent role for a self-starter with exceptional technical and communication skills.

Specific duties of this role include:
  • Delivering and supporting strategic plans for implementing and maintaining information technologies.
  • Coordinating technical resources with outside data centers
  • Auditing technologies and verifying application results
  • Maintaining and improving disaster recovery, backup and information security control structures
  • Recommending, implementing and managing IT strategies and policies/procedures
  • Maintaining accurate IT budget
  • Installing, maintaining, troubleshooting intra-company networks, tunnels firewalls and switches
  • Leading a team of direct reports
  • Specific Software knowledge
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Microsoft Server and related technologies including Active Directory and Exchange Mail.
  • Experience with LAN, WAN, Internet and Intranet systems, Intranet tunnels, and network segments
  • Knowledge and understanding of network applications, web servers, email servers, firewalls, databases, file shares and print servers.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with mobile & handheld devices
  • The successful candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in a related field and 6 years of experience in IT Management.
  • Successful candidates with have advanced knowledge of MS Networking, VPN and RDP environments as well as experience with Data warehousing. This role oversees a small team of direct reports so demonstrated leadership skills are also a must.
If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, please apply today!!!
Liz Holland
eholland@hollandgroup.ca
Direct:      (416) 406-0379