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Employer: Harbour Authority (Port Charlottetown / Charlottetown Harbour Authority Inc.)

Position: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Status: Full-time, Permanent
Reports To: Board of Directors

SUMMARY

As a leader, the Chief Executive Officer is responsible for the health and performance of the Harbour Authority and the success of its operations. The CEO is responsible for providing effective leadership to Harbour Authority staff, consultants and contractors, as well as port users and community stakeholders. The CEO establishes key long-term relationships with business partners and community organizations to enhance the Harbour Authority’s profitability, market position, and potential partnering opportunities. The position manages financial budgets, monitors long-term strategic fiscal plans and fosters revenue generation.

Job Duties

  • Provide input and recommendations to the Board of Directors for the development of Harbour Authority’s strategic plan
  • Participate with the Board of Directors in developing a long-term strategy and vision for Harbour Authority that leads to long-term sustainability and economic development
  • Operationalize Harbour Authority’s Strategic Plan by developing business goals and objectives
  • Develop an annual financial budget that aligns with Harbour Authority’s long-term strategy
  • Collaborate with the internal management team to develop and implement both short and long-term tactical plans in accordance with operational goals and objectives
  • Manage project budgets, forecasts, and long-term financial plans in coordination with appropriate manager; ensuring adherence to annual budgets
  • Ensure clarity of objectives for all employees, consultants, contractors and alliances ensuring that there are clear and appropriate standards and measures of performance
  • Determine resource allocation among business units (e.g.: VIC, marketing and communications, etc.) in collaboration with management team
  • Communicate and collaborate with managers to control spending, budgeting, reporting, etc.
  • Foster a corporate culture that promotes ethical practices and individual integrity
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with municipal, provincial, and federal government agencies, as well as professional organizations such as port/marine management groups, economic development groups, consultancy firms, auditors, etc.
  • Establish and foster key relationships with strategic business partners, such as suppliers, service providers, etc.
  • Undertake or oversee financial analysis, marketing research, and other analysis and studies appropriate to further growth and financial stability of Harbour Authority
  • Monitor organizational performance against goals to ensure that progress is being made, and that corrective action is taken if necessary
  • Manage performance of management team through formal and informal methods
  • Meet regularly with staff; facilitate resolution of issues/problems; encourage learning and growth opportunities as appropriate
  • Monitor legislation, regulations, policies, and procedures applicable to Harbour Authority operations
  • Collaborate with the Board of Directors to develop strategy and implementation for major expansions, land side developments and strategic alliances
  • Provide regular formal financial and operations reports to the Board of Directors detailing activities, progress and other pertinent issues (in keeping with governance model of Board)
  • Regularly report to the Board of Directors on Harbour Authority’s status against, and ability to meet, its strategic objectives
  • Keep the Board of Directors informed about business activities, potential threats, opportunities, and recommended actions
  • Participate on Board Committees as required
  • Participate in community organizations as appropriate to foster positive public relations
  • Act as spokesperson for Harbour Authority in the absence of the Chair of the Board
  • Perform other duties as necessary and/or as assigned by the Board of Directors

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Public Administration, Project Management, Financial Management, Transportation, or Engineering
  • 8-10 years experience in a corporate leadership position
  • Effective leadership skills, with a strong focus on mentoring and motivating
  • A well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage key constituent relationships, including customers, business partners, government agencies, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of fiscal management and responsibility, business finance, capital funding, facility management, contracts, and partnerships
  • A clear and solid understanding of the issues faced by the organization, including, but not limited to environmental risk, marine security, government regulation, global economic impact, etc.
  • Able to identify key issues; creatively and strategically overcome internal and external challenges or obstacles
  • Sound understanding of risk management
  • Knowledge of legislation and regulations (PEI Employment Standards Act, Occupational Health and Safety, Canadian Labour Code, etc.)
  • High level of integrity and accountability
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills
  • Experience creating and managing budgets for large organizations
  • Able to effectively communicate verbally and in writing
  • Proficiency with computer technologies and systems

Core Competencies

  • Diplomacy
  • Decision Making and Judgment
  • Communication
  • Result Focus
  • Accountability
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Negotiating
  • Leadership
  • Analytical and Problem Solving
  • Stress Management
  • Team Work
  • Adaptability/ Flexibility
  • Creative and Innovative Thinking
  • Planning and Time Management
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Staff Management

Working Conditions

  • Occasional travel required
  • Ability to attend and conduct presentations
  • Approximately 37.5 hrs/week
  • Overtime as required
  • Occasional work outside of office hours

How to Apply


To be considered for this position, please apply in confidence at http://indeedhi.re/2CFM8Y2.

Deadline: January 20, 2018.

The Harbour Authority is an equal opportunity employer. Thank you to all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

Job Description

Employer: Prince Edward Island Business Women’s Association

Position: Executive Director
Status: Full-time, Permanent
Reports To: Board of Directors

Summary

The Executive Director’s primary purpose is to identify opportunities and have the ability to innovate and create programs that strategically align with the organization’s goals and member needs. This position is responsible for establishing and executing major goals and objectives for the organization. Implements policies established by the board of directors. Provides leadership, direction and guidance of Organization’s activities. Analyzes and evaluates the effectiveness of all organization operations. Develops and maintains organizational structure and effective personnel. Coordinates major activities through subordinates and appraises assigned personnel. Represents the Organization to regulatory bodies, other agencies, community and civic organizations, sponsors, funders, and the general public.

Job Duties

JOB DUTIES

  • Acts as the spokesperson for organization
  • Executes board-approved policies
  • Directs and oversees short and long-term strategic plans
  • Attends Board Meetings
  • Maintains a competent and effective staff
  • Provides leadership to organization personnel and volunteers through effective objective setting, delegation, and communication
  • Conducts staff meetings to disseminate pertinent information
  • Ensures that appropriate salary and wage structures are maintained
  • Coordinates and directs employees
  • Oversees the preparation of office procedure manuals, outlining specific duties and area responsibilities
  • Ensures that job descriptions are current
  • Conducts performance reviews as required
  • Formulates and implements corrective action as needed
  • Ensures administrative staff remains current with organization business and Board directives/approvals that affect their functions and areas of responsibility
  • Works with the Board of Directors on governance policy issues by providing support and by initiating approved recommendations or actions
  • Ensures compliance with minimum standards in accordance with all government legislation, regulations and guidelines pertinent to the organization’s role as ­­­an employer and non-profit agency
  • Recommends to the Board changes to policies and procedures that would improve the organization
  • Maintains an effective and cost-efficient office environment
  • Develops, maintains, and updates job descriptions pertinent to the organization
  • Determines staff training and/or equipment needs of clerical and administrative employees, taking into account annual budget allocations
  • Submits all information, reports and records as requested or required by law to appropriate government officials or the board of directors
  • Develops and implements operational plans, policies, and goals that further strategic objectives
  • Maintains full awareness of the complete financial, statistical, and accounting records of the organization
  • Ensures that operating results established in the annual budget are achieved and controls operating expenses within budget
  • Ensures the accuracy, integrity, and timeliness of all financial accounting and reporting
  • Cheque signatory
  • Ensures the preparation of the annual budget for board approval 

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a community-based organization or not-for-profit
  • Minimum 2 years in a successful senior management position, preferably in the non-profit sector
  • Degree or diploma in business administration or relevant field of study from a recognized university or college an asset
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work outside of normal business hours
  • Must be able to travel independently to various locations within the province
  • Successful experience in strategic planning and implementation
  • Familiarity with budget development and tracking, financial statements and non-profit reporting

Core Competencies

  • Communication
  • Accountability
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Negotiating
  • Leadership
  • Team Work
  • Optimism
  • Adaptability/ Flexibility
  • Judgment
  • Creative and Innovative Thinking
  • Planning and Time Management
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Staff Management
  • Collaboration
  • Strategic thinking

Working Conditions

  • Occasional travel required
  • Ability to attend and conduct presentations
  • Approximately 37.5 hrs/week
  • Overtime as required
  • Occasional work outside of office hours

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply at http://bit.ly/2qdPvQ0.

Deadline: January 11, 2017.

PEIBWA is an equal opportunity employer. Thank you to all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.