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Grande Spirit Foundation is seeking a General Manager to lead this dynamic, caring organization.

Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, this position ensures safe, quality housing and supports are available to area seniors, families and individuals. A Housing Management Body operating  895 housing units as well as rent supplement programs, the organization boasts 140 employees and an annual budget of over $15 million.


  • Monitor operations and capital projects and make regular status reports to the Board of Directors
  • Develop and implement policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Develop annual budgets for submission to the Board of Directors for approval
  • Provide effective leadership, direction and coaching to nine Managers fostering a team work culture
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with provincial government, local municipal governments, and other stakeholders

Key Measures of Success:

  • Effectively communicate and build relationships with all stakeholders
  • Maintain the highest level of ethics and integrity
  • Demonstrate a progressive leadership style giving guidance and support
  • Diligent in budgeting, financing, and information reporting
  • Strive to improve the quality of results
  • Understand and implement legislative and regulatory requirements


  • Post secondary education in a related field
  • At least 5 years managerial experience in Human Services/Business environment, or senior management experience in a government department or public administration
  • Solid understanding of business planning and processes
  • Exceptional communication and team building skills


  • Competitive salary dependent on qualifications and experience
  • Employer matched Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan
  • Full benefits package available


Closing date for applications – May 31, 2017

Send Resumes attention:

Debbie Normington, General Manager

9505 – 102 Avenue

Grande Prairie, AB    T8V 7G9





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