Job Posting 100248

General Manager
Community Futures Fraser Fort George
Cariboo
1566-7th Avenue Prince George BC
closed 8 days ago (Fri, 5 Apr)
full time  •  75,000 - 90,000

Community Futures create diverse, sustainable communities by supporting local, community based economic development.

We are:

 

  • A non-profit organization guided by a volunteer board of directors and staffed with business professionals who work together to help develop and implement community based economic development strategies.
  • A user friendly business development centre that controls and manages investment funds offering fully repayable loans to community members who are interested in starting or expanding their own businesses.
  • An entrepreneurial development centre that provides one-­‐on-­‐one business training to assist individuals who are interested in self-­‐employment or in expanding their business.
  • A proactive, progressive thinking, community organization dedicated to strengthening our community's entrepreneurs and our economy as a whole.

 

Are you a leader looking to make a difference in your community?

Do you have extensive experience in developing business strategies and plans for achieving the strategic, financial, operational goals?

Do you excel in program development?

Are you skilled in managing a loans process?

 

Come join our team and be our leader as we grow our communities one idea at a time.

 

General Manager

 

In this strategic leadership role, you will report to the Board of Directors and be responsible for the operational leadership of the local Community Futures organization and responsible for achieving the vision of growing the community one idea at a time.

 

Ideally you have:

  • Degree in business or relevant field.
  • 5+ years of management experience.
  • 5+ years of directly related Economic Development experience.
  • 5+ years of small business lending experience.
  • At least 2 years of experience marketing and promoting services.
  • Extensive successful history planning, developing, implementing and evaluating programs.
  • Proven track record managing profit and loss in business operations.
  • Sound business acumen.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Proven sound decision making skills while under pressure of tight deadlines, competing priorities and viewpoints.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills including the ability to make effective oral presentations.
  • Superior interpersonal skills including the ability to build strong relationships.
  • Effective conflict management skills.
  • Proficient computer skills including in Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute plans (strategic, financial, operational).
  • Strong ability to lead and manage a team including hiring, assigning and reviewing work, coaching and mentoring, and       developing employees.
  • Ability to represent the organization in a positive manner.
  • Proven ability to prioritize and adapt.

 

Additional information about Community Futures, the detailed job description and qualifications can be found on our website: www.cfdc.bc.ca

 

 

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