JOIN OUR TEAM and make a difference

Alberta Recycling Management Authority (ARMA) is proud of our over 30-year legacy as a leader in environmental stewardship and we are looking for dedicated individuals to join our team and advance our vision of Inspiring a Future Without Waste.

If you are passionate about reducing waste, having fun, embracing change, and pursuing growth, we want to hear from you!

ARMA is proud to be recognized as ‘Respect Certified‘, an initiative to educate staff on Anti-Harassment and Respect in the Workplace, critical components for nurturing our workplace culture. This training has also been included as part of our onboarding process for new staff.

We are also committed to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives in our recruitment processes and in our work environment, where every individual feels valued, respected, and has a sense of belonging.

CURRENT AVAILABILITIES

Please see the listings below for positions that are currently available and apply in confidence to Human Resources by emailing your resume to careers@albertarecycling.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

PROGRAM MANAGER

Alberta Recycling Management Authority (ARMA) is a dedicated not-for-profit organization that acts on behalf of the province to oversee all aspects of end-of-life processing of electronics, paint, tires and used oil materials. Since its inception in 1992, ARMA has led the diversion of 11.6 million electronic devices, 33.9 million liters of paint, 144.5 million tires, and over 2.0 billion liters of used oil from the province’s landfills.

Most recently, thanks to the organization’s innovation and environmental stewardship, ARMA was appointed as the administration and oversight body for Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR). During this transformative time, this role will allow ARMA to continue its work to inspire a future without waste, where products enter the circular economy for the betterment of our environment and future.  

If you possess an inherent builder mindset, are passionate about inspiring a future without waste, having fun, embracing change, and pursuing growth we would love to hear from you. Please apply in confidence to Human Resources by emailing your resume to careers@albertarecycling.ca.

We are committed to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives in our recruitment processes and in our work environment, where every individual feels valued, respected and has a sense of belonging.

We would like to thank everyone for their application and interest in ARMA; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. Posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

By submitting your resume and personal information to ARMA, and/or participating in a personal interview, you acknowledge and consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by ARMA to determine your suitability for employment opportunities. Successful applicants will be required to complete a criminal background check.


 

Position Summary:

The Program Manager will report to the Director, Stewardship Programs and will be responsible for managing the administration and day to day operations of ARMA’s Stewardship Program. This includes but is not limited to the supervision of Program Administrators (PA’s), reviewing monthly and quarterly claims, analyzing, and reporting on program performance metrics, and contributing to special projects.

 

Leadership Support

  • Provide support to the Director, Stewardship Programs for day-to-day operations and special projects.
  • Contribute to the development of key performance metrics for the Program Administration Team.
  • Track KPIs and priorities and monitor the progress of relevant programs and projects.
  • Prepare reports, develop queries, and use data analysis to support leadership in making informed and strategic decisions.
  • Work with the division leadership to identify areas for process optimization and efficiency, recommend process improvements, and assist in their implementation.
  • Complete the initial review of claim submissions.
  • Timely preparation and coordination of reporting and correspondence related to assigned programs.

 

Supervision and Guidance

  • Provide supervision and guidance to PA’s.
  • Advise PA’s with navigating complex issues while ensuring a professional level of service.
  • Create documents, internal training material, presentations, and complete reporting on program operations.
  • Facilitate, foster, and encourage cross-training and provide coverage for PA’s to manage temporary workload constraints and absences.
  • Ensure files are maintained in the central and electronic system according to the organization’s records management policy.
  • Perform other general administrative duties in support of the operations team as required.

 

Coordination and Projects

  • Coordinate the approval process for funding claims reviews generated by Program Administrators.
  • Support the development of meeting material for stakeholder, Board and Industry Council meetings.
  • Manage special projects including project planning, status updates, meetings, reporting, communications assistance, and engagement of internal and external resources as appropriate to meet deliverables.

 

Other Duties

  • Maintains an understanding of and adheres to Alberta Recycling policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Contributes to a positive and safe culture by modeling organizational values.
  • Performs other job-related duties and assists other team members as required.

 

Experience and Competencies

  • Post-secondary degree, or equivalent, in business or administration discipline.
  • PMP Certification (commenced training or completion)
  • Skilled in using Office 365 applications, especially Excel, and able to become familiar with firm-specific programs and software, such as Salesforce, is mandatory.
  • Proven analytical abilities, including translating data into actionable insights, and experience with Power BI and other data analytic software.
  • Minimum of five years in a business administration and analysis role.
  • The equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable.
  • Proven ability to manage projects and supervise staff.
  • Ability to foster collaboration and motivate others to achieve common goals.
  • Well-developed organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management and problem-solving skills.
  • Highly productive and flexible in adapting to changing priorities.
  • Effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills and commitment to achieving results.

 

Additional Requirements

  • Police Information Check

To be considered for future opportunities, please submit your resume to: careers@albertarecycling.ca.

By submitting your resume and personal information to ARMA, and/or participating in a personal interview, you acknowledge and consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by ARMA to determine your suitability for employment opportunities.

Posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Successful applicants will be required to complete a criminal background check.