Portage Planning Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

General Manager

The Portage la Prairie Planning District Board, with the support of Way To Go Consulting Inc., is seeking an individual that will bring strong leadership skills to this position. If you are looking to make an impact on development with a progressive, dynamic organization, we are looking to hear from you.

Key responsibilities of the position include:

  • Lead the general administrative affairs of the Planning District
  • Recommend objectives, policies and programs to the Board and provide support and advice on new initiatives and fiscal matters
  • Direct the implementation and monitor the progress of policies and programs approved by the Board
  • Recruit and develop all Planning District employees, and develop a plan to attract and retain quality employees
  • Provide responsible financial planning and management of the Planning District
  • Develop positive relationships and maintain open communication with all stakeholders and constituencies of interest to the Planning District

Ideally, you will possess technical skills and experience in municipal planning and development, financial management and human resource management. Strong communication, analytical and leadership skills are just some of the requirements of the position. Candidates who have post-secondary education in a relevant discipline bring an educational advantage to the position.

The Portage la Prairie Planning District is in the south-central part of Manitoba, serving the planning and development needs of the City and Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie. To ensure the highest level of service, regular attendance at City and Rural Municipality Council meetings by the General Manager is expected.

The right candidate can expect a comprehensive salary and benefits package.

  Individuals interested in this position should send a resume and cover letter by email to Ernie Epp, Way To Go Consulting Inc., at ernie.epp@waytogoconsultinginc.ca indicating “Portage PD” in the subject line.  

The selection committee intends to review applications as early as July 7, 2023, however, applications may continue to be accepted until the right candidate is found.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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