City of Brandon
In providing leadership for the City of Brandon’s Operations Division, the General Manager of Operations is responsible for overseeing service delivery in the areas of Public Works, Transportation Services and Community Services. Working as part of the senior management team, the incumbent is responsible for developing and delivering staffing, labour relations, budgeting, public relations, and goals and objectives for the operations division of the City.
The GM, Operations reports to the City Manager and has five direct reports with a total staff of over 250, which will also fluctuate seasonally.
Planning & Service Delivery
- Creates a vision in keeping with the City’s core values, that ensures seamless service delivery while integrating employee functions.
- Evaluates the effectiveness of the City’s outside services and drives their design to reflect and change with the needs in the community.
- Develops short and long-term goals and objectives and ensures employees have the necessary skills, training, and resources to achieve objectives.
- Establishes efficient work systems and procedures to meet the objectives.
Leadership & Employee Development
- Creates an environment that encourages creative thinking and innovation, stimulates others to learn, and inspires others to perform to their highest potential.
- Creates appropriate succession and training plans and ensures employees are sufficiently developed to perform their duties.
- Influences and inspires others to achieve goals and objectives.
- Builds and maintains positive, healthy relationships.
- Leads others in adapting to innovative work environments.
- Promotes and guides others to understand delivery of effective services and achievement of objectives and their interrelationship.
Management and Administration
- Determines financial, personnel, and material requirements of the Department and reviews activities to ensure efficient use of resources within the budgetary constraints of the City.
- Ensures maintenance of and compliance with policies and procedures including administrative policies, collective agreements, safety procedures, government regulations, City bylaws, etc.
- Post secondary degree and demonstrated continuous learning
- Understanding and knowledge of local government administration is an asset.
- Experience in managing for efficiency and effectiveness to bring about change in a unionized environment.
- Minimum 5 years experience in a senior management role.
- Ability to hold and maintain a valid Manitoba Class 5 driver’s license.
For Information Please Contact
Laura Youngberg or Sydney Suffron
530, 1000 – 7 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB T2P 5L5
Phone: (403) 263-0600