Business Development Officer
Keys
Ontario, Canada
8d ago

Organization Overview :

United Counties of Leeds and Grenville

Industry Sector : Other / Autre

Organization Description :

Leeds Grenville is made up of covering a large geographical area. Proudly surrounded by the shores of the St. Lawrence River and the 1000 Islands to the south, the banks of the Rideau Canal to the north, Leeds Grenville has of activity.

Found within a few hours drive of many larger Canadian centres, including Ottawa, our Nation's Capital to the North; Kingston, Quinte Region and Toronto to the west, and Montreal to the east, highways 15, 401 and 416 make it easy to come for a visit.

Two international bridges on our southern shores allow easy access to and from the United States - so close in some spots, many visitors think it's an island.

Our 24 inland lakes and streams attract campers, anglers, hikers, cyclists, road tour enthusiasts and nature lovers. Our cottage country is known far and wide.

You've heard of the creamy salad dressing named for the 1000 Islands, but we are also known for our Mrs. McGarrigle's mustards, our river cruises, extensive hiking and cycling trails, worlds' best fresh water scuba diving and our shipwrecks.

Leeds Grenville is home to world-renowned UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) sites of significance : the Rideau Canal and Heritage Route and the Frontenac Arch Biosphere Reserve.

There is something for everyone here. Visitors to our region in Eastern Ontario are famous for return visits. Once you experience Leeds Grenville you will see why people who live here feel this is a place where they can both work and vacation.

and we'll see you soon.

Leeds Grenville is made up of covering a large geographical area. Proudly surrounded by the shores of the St. Lawrence River and the 1000 Islands to the south, the banks of the Rideau Canal to the north, Leeds Grenville has of activity.

Found within a few hours drive of many larger Canadian centres, including Ottawa, our Nation's Capital to the North; Kingston, Quinte Region and Toronto to the west, and Montreal to the east, highways 15, 401 and 416 make it easy to come for a visit.

Two international bridges on our southern shores allow easy access to and from the United States - so close in some spots, many visitors think it's an island.

Our 24 inland lakes and streams attract campers, anglers, hikers, cyclists, road tour enthusiasts and nature lovers. Our cottage country is known far and wide.

You've heard of the creamy salad dressing named for the 1000 Islands, but we are also known for our Mrs. McGarrigle's mustards, our river cruises, extensive hiking and cycling trails, worlds' best fresh water scuba diving and our shipwrecks.

Leeds Grenville is home to world-renowned UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) sites of significance : the Rideau Canal and Heritage Route and the Frontenac Arch Biosphere Reserve.

There is something for everyone here. Visitors to our region in Eastern Ontario are famous for return visits. Once you experience Leeds Grenville you will see why people who live here feel this is a place where they can both work and vacation.

and we'll see you soon.

Leeds Grenville is made up of covering a large geographical area. Proudly surrounded by the shores of the St. Lawrence River and the 1000 Islands to the south, the banks of the Rideau Canal to the north, Leeds Grenville has of activity.

Found within a few hours drive of many larger Canadian centres, including Ottawa, our Nation's Capital to the North; Kingston, Quinte Region and Toronto to the west, and Montreal to the east, highways 15, 401 and 416 make it easy to come for a visit.

Two international bridges on our southern shores allow easy access to and from the United States - so close in some spots, many visitors think it's an island.

Our 24 inland lakes and streams attract campers, anglers, hikers, cyclists, road tour enthusiasts and nature lovers. Our cottage country is known far and wide.

You've heard of the creamy salad dressing named for the 1000 Islands, but we are also known for our Mrs. McGarrigle's mustards, our river cruises, extensive hiking and cycling trails, worlds' best fresh water scuba diving and our shipwrecks.

Leeds Grenville is home to world-renowned UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) sites of significance : the Rideau Canal and Heritage Route and the Frontenac Arch Biosphere Reserve.

There is something for everyone here. Visitors to our region in Eastern Ontario are famous for return visits. Once you experience Leeds Grenville you will see why people who live here feel this is a place where they can both work and vacation.

and we'll see you soon.

Leeds Grenville is made up of covering a large geographical area. Proudly surrounded by the shores of the St. Lawrence River and the 1000 Islands to the south, the banks of the Rideau Canal to the north, Leeds Grenville has of activity.

Found within a few hours drive of many larger Canadian centres, including Ottawa, our Nation's Capital to the North; Kingston, Quinte Region and Toronto to the west, and Montreal to the east, highways 15, 401 and 416 make it easy to come for a visit.

Two international bridges on our southern shores allow easy access to and from the United States - so close in some spots, many visitors think it's an island.

Our 24 inland lakes and streams attract campers, anglers, hikers, cyclists, road tour enthusiasts and nature lovers. Our cottage country is known far and wide.

You've heard of the creamy salad dressing named for the 1000 Islands, but we are also known for our Mrs. McGarrigle's mustards, our river cruises, extensive hiking and cycling trails, worlds' best fresh water scuba diving and our shipwrecks.

Leeds Grenville is home to world-renowned UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) sites of significance : the Rideau Canal and Heritage Route and the Frontenac Arch Biosphere Reserve.

There is something for everyone here. Visitors to our region in Eastern Ontario are famous for return visits. Once you experience Leeds Grenville you will see why people who live here feel this is a place where they can both work and vacation.

Job Listing #2044

Business Development Officer

  • Full Time / À Temps Plein
  • Date Posted : 22 Aug 2018

    Application Deadline : 21 Sep 2018

    Category : Health Care / Soins de santé

    Hours Per Week : 35

    Pay Rate : Hourly Wage / Rémunération Horaire 30.00 - 39.48

    Language Requirements : English / Anglais

    Job Description :

    THE UNITED COUNTIES OF LEEDS AND GRENVILLE

    THE UNITED COUNTIES OF LEEDS AND GRENVILLE

    Administration Division

    invites applications for the position of :

    Business Development Officer

    Start Date : Immediately

    2018 Salary Grid D : $30.00 to $39.48 / hour

    Position Summary :

    The Business Development Officer will work to improve economic growth through business and community development activities and programs that supports the Leeds Grenville Economic Development Plan.

    Reporting to the Manager of Economic Development, the position will support business retention, development, investment and growth activities that positively influence the competitiveness of local businesses in the global marketplace.

    The incumbent will coordinate and support regional initiatives, which progressively encourage sector and cluster development, community leadership, and growth of the Counties and its municipalities.

    Resumes should be marked Competition # ADM-18-103 (Business Development Officer, PFT) and submitted online by 4 : 00 p.m.

    on / before Friday, September 21, 2018 to :

    Applicant information is collected under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), and will only be used for candidate selection.

    The United Counties of Leeds and Grenville is committed to providing a recruitment and selection process that is both inclusive and free from barriers.

    Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available upon request, and will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

    Applicants are required, in advance, to make any accommodation request known to Human Resources by contacting the department at 1-

    800-770-2170 extension 2308 or TTY 1-800-539-8685. Human Resources will strive to provide reasonable and appropriate accommodation for all applicants, during the recruitment and selection process, which will ensure the process, is conducted in a fair and equitable manner.

    Qualifications :

  • Strong and proven background in business planning, sales, marketing, human resources, operations and finance;
  • Business organizational and project management skills planning, organizing, designing, implementing, multi-tasking, time management and detail orientated;
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in research and grant proposal writing of government sponsored funding programs;
  • Strong knowledge of the Counties, its member municipalities, industry sectors and the business community;
  • Superior English language communication skills including document writing, along with development and delivery of presentations;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to network, build working relationships with diverse stakeholder groups including industry, government, community leaders and volunteers, facilitate, lead research, negotiate and resolve issues;
  • Professionalism, diplomacy, good judgement in all actions and activities;
  • Ability to conduct and analyze economic, demographic and market research;
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Outlook), CRM system and Analyst;
  • Sound judgment and ability in handling matters of a confidential and / or sensitive nature as it relates to senior business executives, Council and other senior staff;
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends;
  • Must be willing to travel frequently to locations within the geographic location of the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville and occasionally outside the Counties;
  • A valid driver’s license and use of a vehicle is required;
  • Working knowledge of applicable legislation and policies;
  • Strong and proven background in business planning, sales, marketing, human resources, operations and finance;
  • Business organizational and project management skills planning, organizing, designing, implementing, multi-tasking, time management and detail orientated;
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in research and grant proposal writing of government sponsored funding programs;
  • Strong knowledge of the Counties, its member municipalities, industry sectors and the business community;
  • Superior English language communication skills including document writing, along with development and delivery of presentations;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to network, build working relationships with diverse stakeholder groups including industry, government, community leaders and volunteers, facilitate, lead research, negotiate and resolve issues;
  • Professionalism, diplomacy, good judgement in all actions and activities;
  • Ability to conduct and analyze economic, demographic and market research;
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Outlook), CRM system and Analyst;
  • Sound judgment and ability in handling matters of a confidential and / or sensitive nature as it relates to senior business executives, Council and other senior staff;
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends;
  • Must be willing to travel frequently to locations within the geographic location of the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville and occasionally outside the Counties;
  • A valid driver’s license and use of a vehicle is required;
  • Working knowledge of applicable legislation and policies;
  • Additional Requirements :

  • Post-secondary college education related to Business, Economic Development, and Finance with a minimum of four (4) years of experience, or an acceptable combination of equivalent experience or education related to business development;
  • Must be willing to travel frequently to locations within the geographic location of the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville and occasionally outside the Counties
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