The City of Portage la Prairie and the surrounding municipality is a progressive community with an area population of approximately 20,000 inhabitants. Located in south-central Manitoba. The Portage region is, and always has been, an important transportation centre, dating back to its inception as a fur-trading post. Today, it is connected to the rest of Canada via the Trans-Canada Highway and Yellowhead Highway, with service from both major railroads, a trans-continental bus service, and air through Southport Airport. It is at this intersection of ideas, agricultural rich lands and world-wide connectivity that the Portage Regional Economic Development office (PRED) operates (www.plprecd.ca).
The Executive Director is a confident entrepreneurial leader with demonstrated collaboration skills leading to successful economic, tourism and community outcomes. Reporting to the Board of Directors of the PRED, the Executive Director is responsible for facilitating, promoting and ensuring community, economic and tourism development.
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PRED offers a comprehensive benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The selection committee intends to review applications as early as June 28, 2019; however, applications may continue to be accepted until the right candidate is found. Send your resumes complete with a cover letter by email to HR@city-plap.com.