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Government managers in this unit group plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate economic policy, research and programs in areas of government activity such as taxation, international trade, labour markets, transportation or agriculture. They also plan and direct policies and programs to promote industrial and commercial business development in urban and rural areas. They are employed in government departments and agencies.
chief, economic analysis, chief, forest resource analysis, customs manager, director, business development, director, economic development, director, economic policy analysis, director, energy market analysis, director, excise tax programs, director, farm products marketing, international trade policy manager, manager, grain market analysis, manager, revenue programs, manager, tax policy research, taxation manager, tourism development director, trade development director.
- Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the development of economic policy research projects and economic programs
- Participate in the development of departmental policies by providing advice to senior government managers
- Organize departmental unit and establish procedures to meet departmental objectives set by senior management
- Direct and advise economists and other professional staff who conduct economic research, prepare reports or administer programs in areas of government activity such as taxation, international trade, labour, transportation or agriculture
- Direct and advise economic development officers or other staff administering programs to promote industrial and commercial business investment in urban or rural areas
- Plan, administer and control research and administration budgets for projects, support services, equipment or supplies
- Organize and direct committees evaluating departmental or agency projects or programs
- Interview, hire and oversee training and professional development.
Québec, Beauport, Charlesbourg, Donnacona, Saint-Raymond, Baie-Saint-Paul, Beaupré, Cap-Rouge, Château-Richer, Clermont, Donohue, Lac-Saint-Charles, La Malbaie--Pointe-au-Pic, L'Ancienne-Lorette, Loretteville, Pont-Rouge, Portneuf, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Saint-Émile, Val-Bélair, Le Moyne, Plage-Rhéaume, Sainte-Anne-Ouest, Sault-à-la-Puce
Outlook & Prospects for Government Managers – Economic Analysis, Policy Development and Program Administration in Capitale-Nationale Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Capitale-Nationale Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2012-09-27|
For the 2012-2014 period, job opportunities in the Capitale-Nationale region are expected to be fair for this occupation.
Employers require a high level of qualifications: a university degree (preferably a post-graduate degree) in business administration or in a field related to the sector (economics, public administration, social science, etc.) combined with work experience in the management of socioeconomic research and development programs is usually required. A good knowledge of departmental policies and government social and economic development programs as well as of existing agencies and partners may be required.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Feb 17 - Feb 21, 2014
- Now is the time to apply for summer jobs with the City of Québec. A number of positions are being offered to secondary, college and university students. The deadline for applications is March 31. (available in French only)
- New $7 day care spaces will be created in Quebec's Capitale-Nationale region, bringing the total number to 1,364, including 567 in the Quebec City area and 797 in outlying areas. This initiative will create 240 jobs. (available in French only)
- General Cable will close its La Malbaie plant on April 7, 2014. The closure affects about 60 workers. The reasons given are transportation costs and an expected decrease in orders for the next three years. (available in French only)
- The daily newspaper, Le Soleil, will be slashing 24 positions. The cuts will affect 10 employees from the news desk, 10 support staff members and 4 executives, leading to a $1.6M in savings. (available in French only)
- Québec City's Qualtech is receiving financial support to ensure the development and marketing of innovative cheese-making equipment. This project should create 10 full-time jobs. (available in French only)
- A biomethanation plant will be built in Québec. Works should start in January 2015. Close to 400 jobs could be created while works are underway. (available in French only)
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