Do you have the drive to make an impact on economic projects in the communities we serve? Working as a liaison with business, industry, the non-for-profit sector and municipal, provincial and federal governments, will provide you with such an opportunity.What can I expect to do in this role?In this role, you will:• promote and deliver economic development programs and services• assist businesses and communities to develop and implement plans to increase their competitiveness• provide information and advice to municipal leaders and businesses• develop networks with clients and other ministries• monitor and report on community needs, issues and priorities• travel throughout the region to meet with clientsHow do I qualify?Mandatory requirements:• valid driver's licence to travel throughout the region to areas not accessible by other modes of transportationPeople skills:• You have effective communication, interpersonal and facilitation skills.• You are able to provide advice and present options and recommendations.• You are able to facilitate cooperation between clients and partners.Technical knowledge:• You have knowledge of:- provincial and federal programs dealing with economic, business and community development- government structure with emphasis on provincial ministries, agencies, boards, and commissions- community development and business planning processes You have an understanding of the economic structure of northwestern Ontario.General skills:• You have proven research and report writing skills.• You have demonstrated judgment and organizational skills.• You have proven ability to conduct project evaluations and financial analysis.• You have working knowledge of computer applications and word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, internet and electronic mail software.
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