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Job Description:

Reporting to the NAB Executive Director, the Director of the Northern Region is responsible for the integrated political and physical development, coordination, delivery, administration and management of local government and essential municipal programs in the 18 communities and unorganized territory of the region.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The Director is responsible for the leadership and oversight of consulting and advisory services related to municipal administration, environmental services, technical and public works, community and resource development, protective services, recreation, and capital project planning and delivery.
  • The Director coordinates service delivery by other government departments and ensures that appropriate communication links are maintained with Northern Affairs community councils, cottage areas and other organizations.

Job Requirements:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class 5F Driver’s License
  • Strong financial acumen with experience in budgeting and financial management
  • Management experience with responsibility for human and financial resources, including knowledge of issues and challenges facing remote northern communities
  • Advanced written communication skills for the purposes of drafting, reviewing, and editing a wide variety of documents and correspondence
  • Political acumen demonstrated through experience providing strategic advice to senior leaders on complex topics and sensitive issues
  • Experience building relationships with Indigenous people and implementing the principles of reconciliation
  • A diploma or degree in business administration or commerce, municipal development or a related discipline. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Proven ability as a leader with a commitment to create, support and sustain a diverse environment that enables staff to achieve results and to develop for the future
  • Completion or willing to enroll in the Manitoba Municipal Administrator’s Certificate Program
  • Excellent oral communication skills including the ability to deliver formal and informal presentations to a variety of audiences including executive management
  • Must be able to work overtime including evening and weekends if and when required
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Experience providing leadership and direction in the design and implementation of legislation, policies and programs
  • Must be able to travel to remote communities by vehicle, boat, small aircraft, allterrain vehicle and/or on winter roads
  • Required overnight travel several times a year
  • Demonstrated ability to leverage opportunities for innovation, find creative solutions to issues, and successfully manage change

Job Details:

Company: Government of Manitoba

Job Category: Cities And States

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Thompson, Manitoba, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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