Economic Development Advisor

Until job post is filled.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders to advance project goals.
  • Identify opportunities, and build consensus for regional economic strategies.
  • Maintain a high level of knowledge of economic development approaches, programs, and services and provide regions, communities, and other stakeholders assistance in assessing appropriateness of programming and accessing appropriate ones.
  • Consult with industry organizations to gain and share information concerning their growth, competitiveness strategies, etc.
  • Participate in the planning and development of programs.
  • Provide recommendations on the efficiency of various proposed and existing policies, programs, and services as well as examining potential alternatives.
  • Develop and review reports, technical papers, feasibility studies, strategies etc.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of 7-10 years of economic development or site selection experience with industry or government.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree related to economics, strategic planning, rural development, and/or public policy development.
  • Specialization in economics, business administration, commerce, infrastructure, logistics, or workforce and human capital development.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to communicate complex issues concisely.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple complex projects.
  • Considered a provincial specialist with a focus on one or more economic development pillars.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office 365.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft 365, MS Teams, and SharePoint as an asset.
  • Ability to travel within the province with a valid class 5 driver's license.
  • Remote position, operating base is flexible within the western half of Manitoba.

Please apply by emailing your resume in confidence to We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected will be contacted for an interview.

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