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Job Posting: MANAGER (Job 2017-2)

MANAGER (Job 2017-2)

The Business Centre Nipissing Parry Sound Inc. is a non-profit corporation that promotes entrepreneurship and supports new and expanding businesses throughout the districts of Nipissing and Parry Sound. We are seeking applicants for the leadership role of Manager.

Driven and self-motivated, the successful candidate will lead The Business Centre team in North Bay and Parry Sound to deliver its mandate by delivering professional business counseling services, including providing current market information and research materials, and assisting clients with the development of comprehensive business plans and applications for funding.

The candidate will have a proven experience writing winning funding proposals, developing and successfully managing budgets, and will have experience in all areas of staff management.  A key area of responsibility is managing the finances of the Corporation including the preparation of monthly financial statements and working paper files for the annual audit.

As Secretary to the Board of Directors, the Manager will ensure clear communication and preparation of bi-monthly meeting and annual general meeting agendas, reports and supporting documentation as well as maintenance and care of all corporate records.

The ideal candidate will have relevant post-secondary education, a minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years of related experience or a combination thereof. With some requirement for travel, a valid Ontario driver’s license is a must. Bilingualism is considered an asset. The candidate’s critical thinking and problem resolution skills are complimentary to his/her focus on the team’s success in meeting client needs in a professional manner. This individual enjoys working in a demanding, fast pace environment where they will effectively manage competing priorities.

 

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a detailed resume, quoting the job number, no later than 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 9th, to:

 

Recruitment Committee

The Business Centre Nipissing Parry Sound Inc.

P.O. Box 360, 200 McIntyre St. East

North Bay, ON P1B 8H8

Email: staffing@cityofnorthbay.ca

 

 While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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Starter Company Plus

Starter Company Plus is a comprehensive, entrepreneurial development program designed for those 18 years and older, not attending school full time, who are planning to or have started a full time, year round business. There is no cost to this program. 
To register: 
- Submit an application which will be provided to you by The Business Centre 
- Attend an interview to determine business viability and acceptance into the program 
The Program involves: 
- 10 business development and planning workshops 
- One on one training 
- Research and development of a business plan 
- Mentorship 
- The opportunity to pitch for up to $5000 in grant funding (conditions apply) 

If this program interests you contact Jennifer Nickerson at 705-474-0400 x2523 or Jennifer.nickerson@thebusinesscentre-nps.com

 

Parry Sound District News & Events

FREE BUSINESS PLAN WRITING WORKSHOP

The Business Centre Nipissing Parry Sound, in partnership with Waubetek Business Development Corporation is offering a free, 2-day BUSINESS PLAN WRITING WORKSHOP in Parry Sound on Wednesday, July 19th and Thursday, July 20th. 

Individuals will participate in a series of interactive workshops where they will learn the fundamentals of business plan writing. The workshops will take place at the Parry Sound Friendship Centre at 13 Bowes Street. 

Space is limited. Register by July 17th by contacting Irene at 705-285-4275. Lunch and laptops will be provided both days.

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Starter Company Plus

Starter Company Plus is a comprehensive, entrepreneurial development program designed for those 18 years and older, not attending school full time, who are planning to or have started a full time, year round business. There is no cost to this program. 
To register: 
- Submit an application which will be provided to you by The Business Centre 
- Attend an interview to determine business viability and acceptance into the program 
The Program involves: 
- 10 business development and planning workshops 
- One on one training 
- Research and development of a business plan 
- Mentorship 
- The opportunity to pitch for up to $5000 in grant funding (conditions apply) 

If this program interests you contact Henning Golle at 705-746-5892 or henning.golle@thebusinesscentre-nps.com