About the Trillium Network

The Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing produces and disseminates independent and objective data-driven research and analysis to raise awareness of emerging trends in Ontario’s advanced manufacturing ecosystem and plays a lead role in facilitating collaboration among industry stakeholders and ecosystem partners. A non-profit organization located at Western University, the Trillium Network leads collaborations with government, manufacturers, industry associations, education and research institutions, and other like-minded ecosystem partners.

Position Summary

The Program Officer, Asset & Ecosystem Mapping, supports the successful delivery of projects related to the Trillium Network’s asset and ecosystem mapping initiatives. These initiatives represent an important competitive advantage for the organization. They include, but are not limited to, TrilliumGIS and the Manufacturing Ecosystem Partners Directory. This role involves data collection and analysis, database management, and related stakeholder outreach. The Program Officer reports directly to the Managing Director and collaborates closely with other Trillium Network staff.

Duties and Responsibilities

In this role, the successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Collect and analyze data related to manufacturing establishments and ecosystem partners in Ontario from various online sources according to the organization’s data quality control guidelines.
  • Support the growth and development of databases and other data collection tools.
  • Maintain accurate records, safeguarding confidentiality as deemed necessary.
  • Manage and respond to project-related emails.
  • Work closely with other members of the Trillium Network team to prepare and organize materials for meetings with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Support the preparation of communication products, briefs and research papers to and for various levels of government, and other documents for public consumption.
  • Be prepared to work from our London offices occasionally and travel for work within Ontario.
  • Perform other related operational duties as required.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma from a recognized educational institution in a related discipline (such as Economics, Geography/GIS, Business, Policy Studies, Applied Social Sciences, or Engineering). A graduate degree is preferred.
  • Strong data management skills and experience using Excel are preferred
  • Experience working with and administering databases is preferred.
  • Experience working in manufacturing, government, industry associations, research organizations, and/or the non-profit sector is an asset.

Knowledge and Abilities:

To succeed in this role, the successful candidate will have:

  • Strong professional communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Knowledge of Ontario’s manufacturing sector.
  • Sound interpersonal skills, including communication, organization, and professional judgment.
  • Attention to detail and ability to re-prioritize different workstreams.
  • Ability to work in teams and independently, with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize Microsoft Office and Google Workspace products.

We offer a hybrid work arrangement, a competitive salary commensurate with experience (minimum $55,000), and a benefits package. This position is a 12-month appointment, with the potential for renewal upon completion of the initial term.

This role involves occasional travel within Ontario, and the selected candidate must be prepared to work from our London offices as required.

We are committed to inclusion and diversity and encourage applications from all qualified candidates. To apply, please email a one-page cover letter and your resume, clearly stating the position title in the subject line, to jobs(at) Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. If you require any accommodations during any stage of the hiring process, please notify us as soon as possible. All information received in relation to accommodation requests will be kept confidential.