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Senior managers in this unit group plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate, through middle managers, trade, broadcasting and other service companies not elsewhere classified. They formulate policies which establish the direction to be taken by these companies, either alone or in conjunction with a board of directors.
chief executive officer (CEO), travel agency, chief financial officer (CFO), professional sports club, corporate controller, restaurant chain, executive director, automobile association, general manager, cleaning service, president, department store, regional vice-president, hotel chain, vice-president, engineering – television broadcasting services, vice-president, finance – food wholesaling, vice-president, marketing – grocery store chain, vice-president, operations – radio broadcasting services.
- Establish objectives for the company and formulate or approve policies and programs
- Authorize and organize the establishment of major departments and associated senior staff positions
- Allocate material, human and financial resources to implement organizational policies and programs; establish financial and administrative controls; formulate and approve promotional campaigns; and approve overall personnel planning
- Select middle managers, directors or other executive staff
- Co-ordinate the work of regions, divisions or departments
- Represent the company or delegate representatives to act on behalf of the company in negotiations or other official functions.
Senior managers in this unit group may specialize in areas such as finance, marketing or human resources or in the sale of a particular product or provision of a particular service.
Outlook & Prospects for Senior Managers – Trade, Broadcasting and Other Services, n.e.c. in Vancouver Island and Coast 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
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Local Labour Market News
Week of Jun 03 – Jun 07, 2013
- Catalyst Paper is seeking to hire and train young people to replace its retiring Port Alberni pulp mill workforce. In the past 18 months, the Catalyst mill has hired 60 people and is concerned it may be facing a labour shortage.
- Quality Foods is recruiting 75 to 100 staff for a new grocery store scheduled to open in Langford in in May 2014. The company currently employs 1,000 people in 11 stores on Vancouver Island.
- After losing jobs in 2011, Vancouver Island employment grew 0.7% in 2012, well below the provincial average of 1.7%. Most of the new jobs were concentrated in Greater Victoria.
Week of May 27 – May 31, 2013
- Construction is underway on the next phase of the Waterfront at Mill Bay Marina project, near Victoria. The project, which calls for 14 townhouse units in four buildings, is expected to be complete by the end of 2014.
- Catalyst Paper has sold its 1200-acre Elk Falls pulp and paper site to Calgary-based Quicksilver Resources Canada. The mill was closed in 2009 and the site is being redeveloped for multiple industrial uses.
Week of May 20 – May 24, 2013
- A $400,000 federal grant signed with North Island employers will create 92 summer jobs for students this year
- Six Cowichan Valley middle schools are being closed due to a budget shortfall, and layoff notices have been issued to 75 full-time teachers. Another 90 teachers on temporary contracts will be laid off at the end of June 2013.
- Vancouver Island construction employment fell 15% in the first quarter of 2013, as fewer home sales slowed residential building. The industry expects improvement in 2014.
Week of May 13 – May 17, 2013
- Fewer bookings at the Victoria Conference Centre a troubling trend for the local hospitality and retail sectors which rely on the centre to generate business
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