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Job Number:  42431
Chief Executive Officer
Job Posted: Monday, 5 March 2018
Closing Date: Wednesday, 4 April 2018
(in 17 days)
People First HR Services
Region: Winnipeg area Type: Full time
Location: Winnipeg Salary: (not entered)

Established in 1971, the Children’s Hospital Foundation works to support the special healthcare needs of children.  They are dedicated to ensuring that every child treated at the Children’s Hospital receives the best medical care and attention possible.


They are committed to “research and care…for a healthy future” and as such, now seek a Chief Executive Officer to continue this commitment by providing leadership, innovation and business excellence to the Foundation.  Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO will be responsible for leading and advancing the Foundation’s visions, goals and fund development initiatives while also building upon the strength of the Foundation’s people and community.

As the CEO you will:

  • Oversee the day to day operations of the Foundation and work closely with the Board and staff to develop and accomplish goals and strategic plans.
  • Identify opportunities for continued growth in revenue, efficiencies, awareness, partnerships and innovations.
  • Champion a culture of values that include: integrity, accountability, respect, care, passion, collaboration, partnership and innovation.
  • Ensure the fiscal health of the Foundation and manage financials with a focus on maximizing resources, and increasing efficiencies.
  • Continue to build partnerships and nurture relationships with key stakeholders such as the Board of Directors, the Health Science Centre, the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM), University of Manitoba, WRHA, donors and other community agencies related to child health and child health research.
  • Lead a diverse team of professionals through fund development initiatives, providing guidance and leadership in people development and organizational growth.

As the successful candidate:

  • You have completed a Bachelor’s degree in business ideally complimented by an MBA.
  • You will have seven years or more experience leading at a senior management or executive level.
  • You’re a driver and a leader who’s been instrumental in “making the ask” for the growth and increase of revenue and/or fund development.
  • You have experience reporting to and collaborating with a board.
  • You are a strong and influential communicator and prefer to work in partnership with others.  You can effectively engage with varying audiences, can think on your feet and enjoy meeting new people and making connections.
  • You enjoy and embrace people leadership and are a champion of collaboration, transparency, inclusion and communication.
  • You ideally have an understanding of fund development and charitable giving.

About the Children’s Hospital Foundation

The mission of the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba is to raise and distribute funds for the advancement of knowledge and care in the fields of child health and child health research.  This is accomplished through funding of equipment, programs and research.  Since its inception, the Foundation has raised more than $80 Million which has allowed the Children’s Hospital to care for over 130,000 children annually.


In 2001, the Foundation established the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM) a world-class facility located on the Health Sciences Centre site.  The goal of CHRIM is to be a centre of excellence in pediatric research.

To learn more about the Children’s Hospital Foundation and their tireless commitment to children’s healthcare needs – visit http://goodbear.mb.ca/





How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
To submit your candidacy for this CEO position:

Email your resume in confidence to Annette Kohut, Executive Search Associate, at .

Feel free to reach out to Karin Pooley, VP Executive Search for more information at 204-940-3939.
Contact Details:
Annette Kohut
People First HR Services
360 Main Street
R3C 3Z3
Winnipeg, MB, R3C 3Z3

Tel: 204-940-3983
www:   peoplefirstexecutivesearch.wordpress.com/ceowelcome/

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