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Executive Director Opportunity

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The Alliance of Manitoba Sector Councils (AMSC) was established in 2008 to enable effective collaboration among the 17 industry sector councils of the province and key stakeholders.  AMSC endeavors to be a hub of inspiration, energy, action and collaboration.  AMSC members and partners are committed to exchanging ideas and information, holding workshops and courses, and creating collaborative programs to encourage diversity, develop workplace skills and leadership.  By strengthening our workforce and developing our industries, we help our members drive economic growth and social development.  Website:


The Opportunity

This is a rewarding role for a seasoned leader with strong relationship and collaboration skills, who wishes to contribute to the betterment of Manitoba’s economy and workforce.  AMSC is seeking an Executive Director to implement a new strategic plan that delivers Shared Services, works with the Province to participate in the delivery of the Canada Manitoba Jobs Grant and facilitates the collection of Labour Market Information (LMI) in collaboration with industry sector associations and other key stakeholders.  The Board is willing to consider a flexible working schedule.


The Role

  • Manage the activities of AMSC
  • Oversee facility management  for 1000 Waverley and establish a satellite presence
  • Partner and work with Sector Councils in Manitoba to determine areas of support
  • Provide Sector Council support/best practice sharing
  • Identify/establish clusters/common projects (eg. LMI, administration, marketing, accounting, e-learning)
  • Responsible for the financial accountability for budgeting and managing funds and reporting to the Board of Directors
  • Explore and develop Shared Service options within AMSC network
  • Promote and represent AMSC through presentations to various entities (Chambers of Commerce, Post-Secondary Institutions, Canadian Society of Training and Development, etc.).


Selection Criteria

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma, or equivalent experience and professional development
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in industry or industry-facing roles related with progressively increased responsibilities for administering and managing programs and projects
  • Minimum 5 years leading change in organizations and systems
  • Influence leadership skills – able to lead effectively without authority
  • Strong communication and relationship-building skills, evidenced by a strong network
  • Ability to facilitate the development a strategic direction for AMSC, and to engage and mobilize others to support this direction
  • Evidence of effective collaboration and team management experience


For more information contact Alora Sinclair.  To apply for this exciting opportunity, send a resume and cover letter in confidence to: Alora Sinclair  quoting the title and project #16103.



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Company Name

Harris Leadership Strategies

Posted By

Alora Sinclair

Job Category

Post Date

July 28, 2015 (Long time ago)

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