Quantity Surveyor and Project Estimator

Our Client, Miners Construction Company, is a diversified general contractor operating in Saskatchewan and select projects in Alberta. The company’s history is proud, with over 105 years of creating high quality projects and significant community and charity involvement. Miners office is located in the south industrial area in Saskatoon, Sk.

Miners focusses on light civil, light industrial, design build, institutional and commercial building construction. Water Treatment Plants, Office Buildings, Metal Buildings, Banks, Multiunit Senior Care Facilities and Specialty Buildings. For further information about Miners Construction, visit their website at http://www.minersconstruction.com/

If you have a practical mind and strong numerical and financial management skills, a career as a Quantity Surveyor/Project Estimator could be ideal for you. You will manage all costs relating to building and civil engineering projects, from the initial calculations to the final figures. You will seek to minimize the costs of a project and enhance value for money, while still achieving the required standards and quality. This includes ensuring NBC regulations are met. You will be involved in a project from the start, preparing estimates and costs of the work. When the project is in progress, you’ll keep track of any variations to the contract that may affect costs and create reports to show profitability.

We want to hear from you if you possess a can-do attitude, a willingness to learn while displaying strong ethical values. You are committed to trust, kindness, and respect for other co-workers, act by the rules, and help others do the same. A self-directed employee who looks for new opportunities and imagines fresh possibilities that will best represent Miners Construction You will step up and take ownership in solving problems and achieving the right results.

Responsibilities:

  • Fully estimate a construction project, within the project focus, from start to finish
  • Develop trust and a positive working relationship with Clients, Architects, Engineers, Suppliers and Trades
  • Analyze drawings and specifications
  • Understand contractual terms and conditions
  • Assembly accurate and well- organized estimates and proposals in a timely manner
  • Provide clear detailed quantity takes offs
  • Organize subtrade contractors’ quotations, negotiate to insure quotes meet contract documents and issue proper documented purchase orders
  • Complete and track budgeting and scheduling for projects
  • Monitor progress, requisition change orders and identify potential risks
  • Ensure site personnel are provided with proper documentation and deal any concerns of field personnel
  • Provide and maintain unit pricing and database for material and labour costing
  • Formulate cost break down from estimates and for project progress
  • Meet with potential clients to discuss options for proposed services

Skills & Competencies

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in the construction field in similar of related position working on smaller to very large projects
  • Preferably have light civil, light industrial, design build, instructional or commercial construction experience
  • Able to read and understand project plans and specifications
  • Experience with current estimating software such as Timberline
  • Experience with Excel, Adobe and Word
  • Understanding of the construction process
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of NBC design requirements
  • A.Sc.T Diploma
  • Field Experience

Personal Attributes

  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively to others involved in a project
  • Aptitude to delegate tasks to those capable of completing them, or assign workers to oversee areas of a project.
  • Can evaluate progression and adherence to deadlines on a routine basis. When something changes, you may need to re-prioritize your planned activities and tasks
  • Skilled at problem solving by considering potential problems faced in a project. Come up with solutions to problems that others have not considered.
  • Understands how to create an environment of teamwork and willingness to help coworkers

To apply or for further detail, contact Joanne Oliver at Essence Recruitment directly.

306.652.5233 / joanne@essencerecruitment.ca/www.essencerecruitment.ca

Construction Project Manager

Our Client, Miners Construction Company, is a diversified general contractor operating in Saskatchewan and select projects in Alberta. The company’s history is proud, with over 105 years of creating high quality projects and significant community and charity involvement. Miners office is located in the south industrial area in Saskatoon, Sk.

Miners focusses on light civil, light industrial, design build, institutional and commercial building construction. Water Treatment Plants, Office Buildings, Metal Buildings, Banks, Multiunit Senior Care Facilities and Specialty Buildings. For further information about Miners Construction, visit their website at http://www.minersconstruction.com/

We want to hear from you if you possess a can-do attitude, a willingness to learn while displaying strong ethical values. You are committed to trust, kindness, and respect for other co-workers, act by the rules, and help others do the same. A self-directed employee who looks for new opportunities and imagines fresh possibilities that will best represent Miners Construction. You will step up and take ownership in solving problems and achieving the right results.

Responsibilities:

  • The ability to fully coordinate a construction project, within our project focus, from start to finish
  • Develop trust and a positive working relationship with Clients, Architects, Engineers, Suppliers and Trades
  • Review the project in-depth to schedule deliverables and estimate costs
  • Oversee all onsite and offsite constructions to monitor compliance with building and safety regulations
  • Coordinate and direct construction workers and subcontractors
  • Select tools, materials and equipment and track inventory
  • Meet contractual conditions of performance
  • Review the work progress on daily basis
  • Prepare internal and external reports pertaining to job status
  • Plan ahead to prevent problems and resolve any emerging ones
  • Negotiate terms of agreements, draft contracts and obtain permits and licenses
  • Analyze, manage and mitigate risks
  • Ensure quality construction standards and the use of proper construction techniques

Skills & Competencies

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in the construction field in similar of related position working on smaller to very large projects
  • Preferably have light civil, light industrial, design build, instructional or commercial construction experience
  • Project initiation, execution and close out experience
  • Experience with Excel, Adobe and Word
  • Problem and conflict avoidance experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with current estimating software such as Timberline
  • Knowledge of NBC design requirements
  • Field Experience
  • Proven working experience in construction management
  • Advanced knowledge of construction management processes, means and methods
  • Expert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards
  • Understanding of all facets of the construction process
  • Familiarity with construction management software packages
  • Ability to plan and see the “big picture”
  • Competent in conflict and crisis management
  • Leadership and human resources management skills
  • Excellent time and project management skills
  • Post-Secondary degree in construction management, architecture, engineering or related field
  • A.Sc.T diploma

Personal Attributes

  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively to others involved in a project
  • Aptitude to delegate tasks to those capable of completing them, or assign workers to oversee areas of a project
  • Can evaluate progression and adherence to deadlines on a routine basis. When something changes, you may need to re-prioritize your planned activities and tasks
  • Skilled at problem solving by considering potential problems faced in a project. Come up with solutions to problems that others have not considered
  • Understands how to create an environment of teamwork and willingness to help coworkers

To apply or for further detail, contact Joanne Oliver at Essence Recruitment directly.

306.652.5233 / joanne@essencerecruitment.ca/www.essencerecruitment.ca

Office Manager

We are partnering with our client, One Touch Automation, to recruit an Office Manager who supports the company operations by performing a wide range of duties that enhance customer experience, overall efficiency of the business operations as well as internal and external communications. This is an exciting opportunity to join a small and dynamic team in a growing Saskatoon based technology company that specialized in Home Automations, Electrical Contracting and Security. It is a fast-paced industry that is at the forefront of smart technology as well as innovations in sustainable energy.

The ideal candidate will be highly organized and able to coordinate administrative duties and office procedures. You will create and maintain a pleasant work environment, ensuring high levels of organizational effectiveness, communication and safety. You will have experience with QuickBooks, scheduling meetings and appointments, answering phones, greeting visitors, and providing general administrative support to our employees. Along with your experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite of products, you will ensure the smooth running of the office and assist in improving company policies and procedures and overall day to day operations.

A rock star Office Manager becomes indispensable, someone who can cultivate the culture the company needs and steer the ship in the right direction as they grow. This position is a unique and demanding position. It takes a diverse set of skills, and an amazing individual to really thrive in this role.

Responsibilities

  • General reception duties: answering phones, greeting customers
  • Scheduling meetings and appointments
  • Bookkeeping – data entry of invoices and receipts on a daily basis
  • Maintaining files
  • Data entry of labour log sheets
  • Vendor management and product orders
  • Schedule and tracking shipments
  • Following up with distributors regarding shipment deadlines
  • Manage Accounts Receivables and Accounts Payables
  • Create invoices
  • Collections
  • Accept POS payments via credit card and debit
  • Manage security monitoring registration process
  • Enter new contracts
  • Answer calls from security clients
  • Assist onsite technicians with setting up monitoring contracts
  • Project support
  • Inventory control and management
  • Warranty
  • Create and maintain project work orders and service call logs
  • Social media management

Skills and Competencies:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word).
  • Proficient in QuickBooks is a must.
  • Proficient with computer and various IT software.
  • 5+ years of direct work experience in managerial administration work.
  • High School degree (post-secondary education an asset)
  • Ability to work in an office type setting alone and with others.
  • Previous supervisory or managerial experience would be an asset.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting procedures involving procurement and budget management.
  • Direct working knowledge of operations, warehouse, and transportation management.
  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or service ordering, as well as inventory control of these items.
  • Knowledge and understanding of construction or service timelines and processes a definite asset.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work.
  • Strong understanding of HR and OH&S policies.
  • Ability to create detailed schedules and work with management to complete them.
  • A firm understanding of the projects and tasks at hand.
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in the English language.
  • Ability to read and understand work orders.

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent planning and organizational and follow up skills
  • Creative and able to suggest improvements
  • Outgoing, reliable, dependable
  • Excellent problem solver with ability to prioritize well
  • Team Player
  • Takes initiative and is accountable
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Self -motivated and driven for success
  • Displays confidence with a very positive attitude
  • Honest, ethical and respectful
  • Very flexible and adaptable
  • Willing and capable to take on added tasks and responsibilities.

To apply or for further detail, contact Joanne Oliver at Essence Recruitment directly.

306.652.5233 / joanne@essencerecruitment.ca/www.essencerecruitment.ca

 

Office Administrator

We are partnering with our client to recruit an Office Administrator who will be responsible for a wide range of duties which are continuously changing and adapting. The successful candidate will oversee various administrative and project specific duties in this role, and at times will need to learn new responsibilities along the way in order to become a more well-rounded team member.

A rock star Office Administrator becomes indispensable, someone who can cultivate the culture the company needs and steer the ship in the right direction as they grow. This position is a unique and demanding position. It takes a diverse set of skills, and an amazing individual, to really thrive in this role. A strong knowledge of financials, software, previous project experience and industry knowledge is required for this role.

Responsibilities:

The Office Administrator will be responsible for the items below and potentially other tasks as well in the future as we continue to grow:

  • Under the guidance of the management team, begin to learn the company’s financials and in time progress into a larger role with managing them.
  • Work with Simply Accounting on a daily basis to pull certain reports and organize the company financials.
  • Create and manage company purchase orders.
  • Company bank deposits.
  • Balancing of books, working with general ledgers, and ensuring all company finances have a good flow of incoming and out-going.
  • Handle the components for Accounts Receivables and Payables.
  • Handle GST & PST payments and other payment remittances.
  • Be the Commissioner of Oaths and handle statutory declarations.
  • Remain organized with project files and server files which includes ensuring all components needed in each project file is completed and accurate.
  • Assisting with the inventory program for shop items.
  • In time, possibly assist with Employee timesheets and job costing.
  • Assist with the shipping and receiving of orders.
  • In time, running various programs which would include quoting, managing, procuring, and invoicing.
  • Sourcing products & fabrics for the sales team.
  • Become familiar with our products and textiles.
  • Training new employees in areas that pertain to your duties (if required).
  • Managing incoming calls as well as mail and couriers
  • Arrange travel accommodations for key personnel required business trips in a cost effective and timely fashion; hotels, flights, vehicle rentals, etc.
  • Understanding your role within the annual budget and staying on track with not increasing monthly expenditures.
  • Manage the janitorial cleaning staff within the office.
  • Handle all incoming clientele.
  • Handle customer payments within the office (debit/credit machine, cash, cheque, etc.)
  • Ordering prints and layouts as needed by the managerial staff.
  • Complete credit applications for new businesses.
  • IT liaison, handling phone and email problems.
  • Handle follow up calls & scheduling follow ups.
  • Ensure sales samples for fabrics/vinyl are stocked and that any new products we are selling are showcased in the showroom.
  • Manage building security such as assigning keys and alarm codes for approved personnel.
  • Attend the necessary team meetings as needed on a managerial level.
  • Ensure the office facilities are in compliance with safety policies in accordance with applicable federal safety standards and local laws.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Microsoft Office (Email, Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook)
  • Simply Accounting
  • Computer and various IT software
  • Calculation & Measuring Tools
  • Approximately 7+ years of direct work experience in managerial administration work.
  • Ability to work in an office type setting alone and with others.
  • Previous supervisory or managerial experience would be an asset.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting procedures involving procurement and budget management.
  • Experience with Simply Accounting software.
  • Direct working knowledge of operations, warehouse, and transportation management.
  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or service ordering, as well as inventory control of these items.
  • Knowledge and understanding of construction timelines and processes.
  • Strong understanding of HR and OH&S policies.
  • Ability to create detailed schedules and work with management to complete them.
  • A firm understanding of the projects and tasks at hand.
  • A valid class 5 driver’s license.
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in the English language.
  • Ability to read and understand work orders.

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent planning and organizational and follow up skills
  • Outgoing, reliable, dependable
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Team Player
  • Takes initiative and is accountable
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Self -motivated and driven for success
  • Displays confidence with a very positive attitude
  • Honest, ethical and respectful
  • Very flexible and adaptable
  • Flare for Design as asset
  • Willing and capable to take on added tasks and responsibilities.

The successful candidate needs to meet occupational health and safety regulations and wear the appropriate safety equipment while on site or on the back shop floor, and take relevant training:

  • Industrial gloves (on site or shop floor)
  • Protective eye wear (on site of shop floor)
  • Hard Hat (on site or shop floor)
  • Steel Toe Boots (on site or shop floor)

To apply or for further detail, contact Joanne Oliver at Essence Recruitment directly.

306.652.5233 / joanne@essencerecruitment.ca/www.essencerecruitment.ca

 

Executive Director

The Saskatchewan Association of Automotive Repairers Inc. (SAAR) is a non-profit organization of automotive repairers and associated firms whose concerns are the promotion and development of automotive collision repair industry, while providing quality, affordable service to the motoring public. For more information on SAAR, please visit their website at http://www.s-a-a-r.com/index

OBJECTIVE & SCOPE:

The Executive Director, reporting to the SAAR Board of Directors, is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the association including general office management and the achievement of the goals and objectives outlined by the Board. The ideal candidate will be goal-oriented who likes a challenge with strong organizational and communication skills. Working independently, the incumbent will be responsible for initiating and maintaining relationships with SGI, the Government of Saskatchewan, and auto body shops across Saskatchewan to accomplish SAAR’s mission and objectives and their continuous liability to its members.

This would be a great fit for someone who is an outgoing, personable person who has the ability to build relationships with their members and stakeholders. This is a part time, home based role with expected travel within Saskatchewan.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain a cordial relationship with SGI management and staff to initiate and collaborate with all parties in planning and organizing communications and meetings
  • Acts as an advocate for SAAR, continuing to build awareness and promote public image
  • Ability to maintain/increase membership from shops as well as associate members
  • Assist members in their day-to-day dealings with SGI
  • Initiate and maintain a strong relationship with the Government of Saskatchewan and the ministry responsible for SGI
  • Plan and organize association meetings (annual meeting, executive meetings & special meetings) to address where fees are going, engagement, getting people on board etc.
  • Work with Secretary to make sure the time of association and executive meetings are recorded and filed
  • Ensure memberships are invoiced, paid, and recorded annually by working with treasurer to maintain a complete list of association members
  • Encourage ethical business and standards by maintaining electronic files of relevant association business
  • Acknowledge industry partners and promote good working relationships to assist the association in advancing and promoting educational opportunities for SAAR’s members

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience:

  • Successful experience in management, sales or similar
  • Proven experience with positive individual results
  • Ability to work in an independent environment
  • Experience being the face of the organization including public relations, networking, and social events
  • Able to understand and use technology, including proficient use of Microsoft suite

Skills & Competencies:

  • Ability to work independently, without supervision
  • Positive relationship building skills, trustworthy, and value driven
  • Strong business acumen, able to plan and strategize
  • Self-driven, with strong multi-tasking skills with the ability to prioritize
  • Dynamic and versatile communication skills including written, verbal and presentation
  • Strong negotiation skills

Personal Attributes:

Confident, personable, goal-oriented, motivated, independent, innovative

To apply, please contact Nicole Sebastian directly at nicole@essencerecruitment.ca or call 306.652.5209. Applications will be accepted until August 25, 2017. We thank all that apply however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Grain Agent

On behalf of our client, Virtex Grain Exchange, Essence Recruitment is currently seeking a Grain Agent. Virtex Grain Exchange Ltd (Virtex) was created in Saskatchewan in 2009, consisting of a small group of farmers from Farm Corp plus new farmer shareholders. Virtex acts as a grain selling agent of all types of grain for its current members and owners. For further information go to http://virtexgrain.com.

The Grain Agent will work on behalf of the farmers best interest to find the best arrangement that fits their needs. The main objective will be to buy and sell grain on behalf a group of farmers within the Saskatchewan territory. They will build productive, long-term relationships with the farmers along with potential customers by developing a comprehensive understanding of the business as well as continuous monitoring of the market. To be successful this person will present solutions and value to customers along with partnering with Grain Marketing and Agronomy Advisors to identify customers and sell consulting services.

Requirements

  • Related post-secondary education in Business or Agriculture or equivalent work experience as a Grain Trader or similar
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Persistence and highly developed selling skills
  • Ability to identify opportunities and prospects, build customer relationships and close sales
  • Strong organizational, time management and planning skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in math, written communications and computer skills
  • Strong planning skills, including the ability to segment markets, target and analyze customer potential.

Interested? Contact Nicole Sebastian to apply or for further details via email. nicole@essencerecruitment.ca

Associate Vice President, Information Technology Services

Saskatchewan Polytechnic is the Province’s only polytechnic and the primary institution for postsecondary applied education and research. Proudly sharing land located in the homeland of the Metis people and on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 Territory, we serve more than 26,000 students through campuses located in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon. Saskatchewan Polytechnic offers more than 150 certificate diploma and degree programs, including two collaborative baccalaureate degree programs and a collaborative master’s degree program, basic education and academic upgrading, credit and non-credit extension courses, apprenticeship training, televised, hybrid, online, distance and offcampus programming. Our programs are led by a most accomplished and innovative faculty. As a member of Polytechnics Canada, we are committed to offering a broad range of educational experiences that are student-centered and industry responsive.

OBJECTIVE AND SCOPE
Our people are key to our success – the role of AVP, Information Technology is to guide and lead an exceptional ITS team in their commitment to our students, services and shared strategic priorities.
As a member of the administrative services council and the senior leadership team, this position plays a key role in administrative leadership and strategic planning across the institution. With a budget of over $10 million, the AVP, Information Technology leads a team comprised of over 80 full-time staff across four campuses in Saskatchewan.
This a great fit for someone with demonstrated leadership in the development and alignment of information technology/strategies, policies, opportunities, initiatives, and services. This person will be collaborative and have excellent relationship building skills, bringing people of all levels together, as well as possessing extensive knowledge and future vision of leveraging information and technology to support of our mandate, mission and goals.

REQUIREMENTS
Education and Experience:
• A post-secondary degree in information technology or related field supplemented with business and/or management training.
• Ten years in a leadership role.
• Familiarity with the higher education would be an asset.
• Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered

Competencies and Skills:
• Collaborate with executive leadership and lead the development of the Information Technology strategy and roadmap, ensuring its integration with the Saskatchewan Polytechnic strategic planning process and the resulting business strategy and plans.
• Provide leadership related to latest information technology opportunities, platforms, solutions and initiatives respond to and enable the Saskatchewan Polytechnic strategy.
• Participates in and contributes to the assessment of technology opportunities and threats, and internal technology capabilities required to support of Saskatchewan Polytechnic overall goals and objectives.
• Develop and maintain an IT workforce with the appropriate skills and competencies ensuring the core IT functions are reliable, stable and efficient.
• Foster and support strategic and working partnerships with Saskatchewan Polytechnic technology consumers such as Learning Technologies ensuring a collaborative and consistent alignment of technology plans and initiatives.
• Demonstrates an ability to communicate with clarity and impact in a wide variety of settings.
• Demonstrates a high level of focus on client service, setting priorities based on client needs and continuously seeking ways to meet and exceed client expectations.
• Demonstrates the ability to work cooperatively within a team, and with individuals throughout the organization, to achieve optimal results.
• Demonstrates proficiency in the knowledge and skills specific to the position and uses expertise to serve the objectives of both the department and organization as a whole.
• Demonstrates the promotion of a workplace where diversity in background, thought and practice is welcomed and valued.
• A demonstrated ability to (a) recognize internal and external patterns and trends in the organization’s environment (b) understand the organization’s capabilities and then (c) use this knowledge to develop strategies that ensure the organization’s success.
• Demonstrates an ability to identify patterns or connections that may not be obvious and identify key or underlying issues in order to offer explanations, resolve problems or identify solutions.
• Encourages self and others to challenge conventional practices, employing information from unusual sources and generating innovative ways of doing business that improve outcomes.

For further information or to apply contact Essence Recruitment: Joanne Oliver: 306-652-5209 / www.essencerecruitment.ca / joanne@essencerecruitment.ca Applications remain open until position filled.

VP of Marketing and Customer Experience

Prairie Meats is a Saskatchewan-owned company established in 1983 that has built an enviable reputation for personalized service and quality products. With locations in Regina and Saskatoon, they are the leaders in the retail and food service markets for Saskatchewan. For further information on the organization go to prairiemeats.ca

Position Summary

The VP Marketing and Customer Experience will serve as an integral member of the team.  Reporting to the President and CEO, this individual will be responsible in the areas of:

°         Development of a marketing and service plan that will provide a focused view of the customer in the marketing actions and strategies that Prairie Meats LP needs to take.

°         Engage and direct the entire sales and retail departments to support strategic direction and alignment of business plans with organizational objectives.

°         Strategically analyzing the core products and determining relevancy within the Prairie Meats brand.

This is a great fit for someone who has been in a SR. Marketing role within the food industry, is motivated by challenge and is looking to be part of a collaborative team and being instrumental in successfully achieving their growth strategies.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop annual forward-thinking marketing and service plan in support of organizational strategy and objectives. This includes defining what the customer values and where to make marketing investments for the highest impact and return on investment that benefits Prairie Meats LP.
  • Direct implementation and execution of marketing and service policies and practices, including development and distribution of all marketing material/collateral.
  • Ensure marketing communications are coordinated, support marketing plan objectives and meet organizational expenditure requirements in conjunction with the Director of Sales and the Director or Retail.
  • Manage the overall marketing budget, the approval of programs and provide reoccurring reconciliation and variance reports. The goal is to optimize marketing spend to deliver optimal customer experience to generate growth.
  • Consolidate Prairie Meats LP’s sales forecasting, which includes:

◦  Analyzing all  core products, determining relevancy and costs effects

◦  Linking it to marketing activities

◦  Working with the Directors on sales plans and activities to drive sales

  • Develop and manage pricing structures, which includes:

◦  Analyzing and evaluating the effectiveness of sales, methods costs and results;

◦  Working with the VP Operations and VP Finance to understand product costs; and

◦  Working with the Director of Sales and the Director of Retail to ensure the right pricing mix and strategy is employed.

  • Provide leadership in the development of joint ventures, affiliations and partnership arrangements. This includes developing strategic partnerships that support our brand equality and amplify Prairie Meats LP’s message.
  • Provide leadership and support for the design, development and implementation of products and service lines
  • Oversee and direct market research, competitor analysis, product offering, and customer service and retention monitoring processes and initiatives. This includes creating accountability around the data and metrics that are relevant to the customer and the business.  These metrics are leveraged to optimize the experience and continue to generate customer growth.
  • Build, develop and manage marketing and customer service teams capable of carrying out needed marketing and service strategies.
  • Lead by example and hold the sales and retail management to the highest levels of professionalism to maintain excellent brand image and superb customer service inside and outside of the organization. This includes promoting a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality.

Experience and Education

  • Post Secondary Education certificate or diploma in marketing, business administration or similar
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the marketing field with substantial experience at the senior executive leadership level. Food Industry experience is ideal.
  • A combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities may be considered
  • Proven experience developing, implementing and following thru on successful marketing brand strategies and programs.
  • Proven experience in change management
  • Managed budgets and expenses along with the ability to manage margins
  • Proficient experience with Microsoft Office
  • Valid Drivers’ License

Skills and Competency Requirements

  • Collaborative leadership skills to motivate, coach, mentor and train staff in cross-functional teams
  • Ability to build a strong team of employees, identify gaps in performance and implement needed corrective actions to achieve goals that positively impact the company
  • Marketing attribution skills, innovative, able to see the big picture while taking in account of all the details
  • Excellent decision making skills at the strategic level, analytical
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to develop reports for, make presentations to and communicate with all levels both internal and external to the company
  • Ability to effectively apply organizational, time-management, computer and mathematical skills
  • Focused on achieving results and is processed oriented

Prairie Meats prides themselves in offering challenging and rewarding careers where employees are able to focus on quality, customer service and teamwork. They offer competitive salary, along with benefits and employee perks.  Does this sound like a great fit for you?

Contact Tracy Arno directly at Essence Recruitment for further details or to apply.

tracy@essencerecruitment.ca 306.652.5209/306.290.5646 www.essencerecruitment.ca

Project Manager

Project Manager

Our client Meridian, is an industry leader in real estate development and is at the forefront of construction practices.  Meridian is looking for a passionate individual to help them foster creativity and innovation in the planning and execution of their residential and commercial construction projects.  For further information about Meridian, visit their website at  http://www.meridiandevelopment.ca/

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the project manager is responsible for the project’s overall performance including safety, quality, budget, schedule, and customer satisfaction.  This is a great fit for a project manager that is experienced in residential and commercial construction and wants to work with a local, successful and innovative company.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and review a project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required;
  • Determine and estimate a project budget that includes all resources required to complete the project;
  • Ensure that projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget;
  • Ensure adherence to all health and safety standards and report issues;
  • Manage and support project team including answering questions and providing guidance when needed;
  • Review the quality of the work completed with the project team to ensure it meets the project standards;
  • Provide support in supervision of the job site;

Requirements:

Education & Experience

  • Post-Secondary Degree in Engineering or similar
  • PMP or equivalent certification will be a benefit
  • 10 plus years’ in residential and commercial construction project management experience that includes basic engineering and building construction skills as well as structural design, blueprint reading, building layout surveying and quantity surveying
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office

Skills & Competencies

  • Ability to lead, supervise, and manage others to achieve the desired results of the organization
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbally and written
  • Planning and time management skills to ensure projects are being completed within outlined time frame
  • Strong interpersonal skills along with the ability to problem solve and deal with conflict resolution in a professional manner
  • Extremely organized, able to prioritize with a high attention to detail

Personal Attributes:

Leader, confidant, personable, organized, professional, reliable

If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to contact Essence Recruitment. Contact Joanne Oliver directly at: 306.652.5209 joanne@essencerecruitment.ca