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CIPH is Hiring!

January 2, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Sarah Clarke
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CIPH is hiring a Program Manager!


General Role:

The Program Manager is a member of CIPH’s leadership team and reports directly to the President and works closely with members, industry influencers and staff. The incumbent reviews, advises and influences the development of codes & standards in the best interest of CIPH members and allied stakeholders. This individual ensures that the appropriate action is taken on all proposed standards, regulations,  reports, or technical documents which could affect the interests of members. The incumbent will also maintain and develop vital contacts and relations with other associations, standards development organizations, government representatives, and member companies.

Specific Responsibilities:

• Works with relevant members to initiate and implement standards development projects.
• Coordinates and manages all meetings and projects.
• Provides the CIPH Board of Directors and staff with periodic updates on relevant standards technical policy and regulatory activities and issues.
• Helps ensure members are aware of pending changes to compliance/ certification requirements, as referenced in a standard, code or regulation.
• Works with North American Standards Development Organizations (SDO’s) to assist CIPH members in developing the needed product standards.
• Develops and nurture alliances with the needed outside organizations  
• Helps facilitate North American harmonization of relevant standards  
• Provide event support at Trade Shows
• Planning, management and logistics
• Meeting agendas, minutes and follow-up
• Budget planning and execution
• Coordination, and promotion for technical webinars
• Government relations including liaising with regulatory and legislative decision-makers, code committees and standard development organizations
• Liaising with allied associations

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
• Skill in analyzing operations and procedures and developing and implementing new policies, strategies and procedures.
• Knowledge of global and local standards development and approval processes.
• Thorough understanding of the plumbing & heating industry and aptitude for technical subjects.
• Ability to influence stakeholders to the benefit of members’ interests.
• Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
• Experience in managing staff.
• Post-secondary diploma or degree – the Sciences; Marketing and Communications/Public Relations; Business Administration; Public Administration
• Should be capable in dealing with stakeholders including the public, association members, bureaucrats and politicians
• Should be skilled in meeting planning and event management
• Must be willing to travel

Technical Skills Required
• Must be able to think analytically and strategically
• Must be able to analyze policy and create positions and recommendations to government stakeholders.
• Must be able to write reports, business plans and project plans
• Must be capable of preparing budgets and managing financials
• Must have good communication skills including writing and presentation skills
• Should be creative and flexible and able to respond to a variety of situations


To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Kathy Boonman at

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