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Kassie Dwarika

Project and Operation Manager

Toronto, Canada

Skills

Communication

Problem Solving

Organization

Training

Event Management

Languages

Awards

Activities

About

Creative and strategic problem solver with measurable outcomes for success. Communication, education, organizational capacity building, and advocacy are driving forces in my career.

Education

York University

Sociology and History

September 2008 - December 2011

Experience

Project Manager

GSW @ Syneos Health , Toronto

June 2019 - Present

• Overseeing pharmaceutical advertising projects for Boehringer Ingelheim and Novo Nordisk. • Tracking projects from inception, through creative, quality control and final production. • Assisting with building operational systems for the PM process. • Maintaining operational documents, initial project management setup from briefs to vendors, media and docket numbers. • Office resource management, research. and assisting with print studio production. • Onboarding and training staff in Wrike Proje

Project Mangement
Operations
Software Training
Debate Coach

Ryerson University , Toronto

September 2012 - Present

• Produced multiple top speakers and two 2nd place ranking overall at JDCC Central and Quarterfinalists at the Canadian British Parliamentary Championships. • Conveying complex information on multiple platforms, accounting for knowledge levels and learning styles. • Guest lecturer in consulting case courses, providing strategies for Q/A, deck presentation, and communication style advice. • Student knowledge inventory mapping to highlight gaps and facilitate deep dives for current events, new tec

Judging
Curriculum Development
Presentation and Speech Coaching
Operations and Project Manager

Science Everywhere , Toronto

June 2016 - September 2018

• Managed day to day company operations, cultivated new clients and revenue-generating projects ranging from $1,500 to $10,000. • Facilitated TV segment pitches for Daily Planet, live show content, and pilot development. • Collaborated with prop makers, electronics experts, contractors, programmers, end-users, and scientists to produce unique and creative concepts in line with budgets, themes, and audiences. • Designed and constructed 8 escape rooms producing prototypes, oversaw beta testing and

Operations Systems Building
Project Manager
Marketing and Content Creation
National Debate Coordinator

Upper Canada College , Toronto

January 2012 - December 2016

• Maintained all administrative functions, communications, web development, donor relations, and was an ambassador for the McLeese Endowment. • Project Lead for 50+ debate tournaments, conferences, and workshops; including finances, marketing, and post-event reporting. • Relationship Manager for 17+ stakeholders including funders, sponsors, schools, corporations, nonprofits and government bodies. • Managed budgets averaging $35,000+ and was accountable for final account reconciliation, cheque r

Project Management
Programming
Administration

Workplace personality

50-100

Company Size

12

Day Length

5-25

Team Size

Medium

Noise Level

Business Casual

Dress Code

Benefits

N/A

Commute

Relocate

From: $50,000

Salary

Fulltime

Shift

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