Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training
Regional Manager, Bulkley-Nechako
Salary $72,098 – $84,560 annually
The Regional Manager plays a key role in facilitating on-the-ground ministry and cross-government initiatives. You are a skilled communicator with a collaborative approach, able to work with communities to identify economic opportunities, support local and regional economic development initiatives, and assist communities to strengthen and diversify their economies. Priorities of this key role encompass identifying emerging economic issues, assessing the competitive market place and analyzing industry sector market trends in the region. You will lead the design, development, delivery, coordination and implementation of economic development initiatives in support of rural and regional economic development goals. An accomplished leader, you provide sound guidance and direction in a dynamic and challenging environment that balances ministry strategies with stakeholder interests in rural economic and community development.
This role demands a high degree of confidence, professional judgement and business acumen as well as the ability to use diplomacy, tact and influence in developing and maintaining critical strategic and operational relationships with First Nations, local government, colleagues, and industry leaders.
The BC Public Service offers a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits, including one of the best pension plans available, and unlimited opportunities for career learning and development.
Qualifications for this role include:
- University degree, certificate or college diploma, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Experience in leading/conducting sector and stakeholder consultation and leading multi-party discussions to resolve issues. Preference may be given to applicants with 2 or more years of experience.
- Experience building strategic partnerships and facilitating the development of collaborative relationships.
- Experience managing complex projects.
For more information on this career opportunity including how to apply online by November 25th 2016, please visit: https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=37157