With policy guidance and supervision from the Association’s Vice President, Manufacturing & Petrochemicals, the Manager serves as the workforce training & development lead for AFPM and its members. Duties include overseeing various student-based, veterans and related outreach programs, assessing and developing new workforce initiatives, representing AFPM on various workforce coalitions and groups, and undertaking other projects as requested. This position will also participate in the coordination and facilitation with several committees and conferences related to this field.
The Manager serves as the workforce training & development lead for AFPM. This includes interaction with various internal and external groups. In addition, this role serves as secretary for the Workforce Training Group.
In coordination with the Vice President Manufacturing & Petrochemicals, develop a strategic plan for workforce training & development activities.
Coordinate meetings and activities with various groups including veterans-based programming (e.g., American Jobs for Americas Heroes, Hiring Our Heroes), and participates in strategic alliances and coalitions with outside organizations and stakeholders (e.g., Construction Career Alliance, Opportunity America).
Develop and facilitate workforce training & development and petrochemical related content for AFPM events, outreach and other association-wide educational or training events.
In the role of secretary, develop agendas and minutes as well as facilitate the development of the annual Workforce Training workshop.
In coordination with the Vice President, Manufacturing & Petrochemicals, prepare communications (e.g., articles, blogs, infographics) on workforce training & development activities, petrochemicals, and initiatives.
Manage and provide content for AFPM’s workforce development websites.
Assist other departmental directors and staff in matters not detailed above, to promote the overall effectiveness of the Association.
Five or more years of progressively responsible related background
Demonstrated success in developing programs, projects, and services.
Experience developing, coordinating, and participating in strategic alliances and coalitions with stakeholders on key issues and working with representatives of various competitive interests in a committee setting.
Strong planning and facilitation skills coupled with the ability to translate goals and ideas into effective implementation
Excellent written and oral communications skills. Demonstrated competence in effective communications with company representatives of varying levels, regulatory/legislative interests, coalitions and other outside organizations, industry, and the public.
Ability to handle concurrent projects through time, project, and budget management.
Special Knowledge and Skills: Ability to build consensus between groups of differing opinions.
Ability to work on a variety of projects simultaneously. Ability to travel. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications and association management systems.
Salary will be commensurate with experience. AFPM offers competitive compensation accompanied by a generous vacation and benefits package.
Qualified, interested candidates should forward cover letter with salary requirements and resume to email@example.com. Only direct applications will be considered; resumes received via placement agency or other third party will not be reviewed.
AFPM is an Equal Opportunity Employer located in Washington, D.C.
AFPM is the premier trade association for the refining and petrochemical industries, representing over 90 percent of our nation's fuel and petrochemical manufacturers. The association is headquartered in Washington D.C. in the heart of the K Street corridor.
AFPM is an equal opportunity employer