Executive / Officer - Industrial Engineering (Word Study)
Jafferjee Brothers Exports (Pvt) Ltd
Job type full-time
Full job description
Kearns & west is a leader in the collaborative communications field, providing services in public involvement, stakeholder facilitation, community outreach, and mediation, for the public and private sectorFounded in 1984, the small, woman-owned business has offices in portland, san francisco, riverside, san diego, sacramento, los angeles, atlanta, and washington, dcKearns & west is committed to maintaining a diverse workplace and is an equal opportunity employerWe do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
Focusing on positive, mutually beneficial results has allowed kearns & west to maintain long-term relationships with the people and organizations they assistThe firm’s high-stakes projects include work at local, state, and national levels and cover a variety of sectors including transportation, land use, and community planning, major public facilities and infrastructure, natural resources, energy, water, and marine resourcesAt the core of all of our projects is finding solutions to advance essential policies and programs.
Kearns & west is the ideal match for professionals seeking meaningful work, opportunities for growth, and colleagues that are smart, capable, and supportiveOnce onboard, our employees stay for the long termThe entrepreneurial culture at kearns & west values employee initiatives in practice innovation and business developmentCompensation and benefits at kearns & west are also highly competitive with firms in our field.
Kearns & west seeks a project coordinator in the portland, oregon officeThe candidate will support a range of stakeholder engagement, communications, problem-solving, dispute resolution, and public engagement and outreach projectsIt is likely this position will focus on projects in the transportation sectorThe position provides an opportunity to work on projects throughout the pacific northwest as well as the possibility of involvement in state-wide and national projects.
The position involves a wide range of responsibilities and roles including:
Leading or supporting the coordination of meeting logistics
Attending meetings with stakeholders and providing logistics and note-taking support
Developing meeting summaries and reports
Communications and outreach support
Preparation of informational materials for stakeholders and the public
Proofreading reports and other documents
Business development support including assistance with coordinating, tracking, and writing project proposals
Tracking project activities and deadlines
General staff support and maintaining office operations
Managing staffing schedules
Coordinating invoicing and expenses
The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and a background/interest in transportation, community/regional planning, natural resource management, renewable energy, environmental/public policy issues, air quality, public involvement, conflict resolution, peacebuilding and mediationOne to three years of work experience is preferredFluency in spanish is highly desirable but not required.
We are looking for someone who is:
Organized and detail-oriented
Prepared to contribute to our full team
Adaptable and flexible
Self-motivated and comfortable working independently
Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
An effective and reliable communicator
Interested in learning facilitation skills and growing to facilitate complex public policy issues
Comfortable with taking direction yet able to take the initiative as needed
Able to reliably set priorities, manage multiple tasks, and meet deadlines
Able to work and balance multiple projects for multiple clients
Successful at balancing working as part of a team with working independently
Applicant must demonstrate strong computer skills with proficiency in microsoft office and database managementGraphic design and indesign skills are desirable, but not required.
Compensation will depend on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.
How to apply
Please apply immediately by submitting a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with the subject “portland project coordinator opening.” resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.
Additionally, we are always interested in hearing from potential colleagues at the senior level who would be interested in joining our kearns & west affiliates team on a contract basisIf you are interested, we encourage you to submit your qualifications and resume to [email protected] with the subject “portland affiliate interest.”