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Economic Development Officer Manitoba

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders to advance project goals.
  • Identify opportunities, create strategic plans, 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.
  • Lead and participate in the planning and development of program and alternatives.
  • 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.

You and Your Experience:

  • Minimum of 7-10 years of economic development or site selection experience with industry or government.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (Masters preferred) 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 MS Teams and SharePoint as asset.
  • Ability to travel within the province with a valid class 5 driver’s license.

How to Apply:

Please apply online at www.peoplefirsthr.com/jobs/or by emailing your resume (on MS WORD format) in confidence to Brittney Frias at bfrias@peoplefirsthr.com

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