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Senior managers in this unit group plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate, through middle managers, membership and other organizations or institutions that deliver health, education, social or community services. They formulate policies which establish the direction to be taken by these organizations, either alone or in conjunction with a board of directors.
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- Establish objectives for the organization or institution 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 organization or institution or delegate representatives to act on behalf of the organization in negotiations or other official functions.
Senior managers in this unit group may specialize in areas such as finance, marketing, human resources or in a particular service area.
Outlook & Prospects for Senior Managers – Health, Education, Social and Community Services and Membership Organizations in North Shore 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|
|North Shore Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2011-06-07|
Currently the chances of qualified Senior Managers in Health, Education, Social and Community Services finding employment are considered to be fair in the local area. Fair opportunity exists because senior management positions require specialized skills and industry experience limiting the supply of qualified workers. Also, there are a number of employers locally when considering all fields covered by this group. Recruitment of external candidates is usually done on a provincial or national level due to the limited supply of workers with the education, skills and experience to fill these positions. Internal promotions of middle managers can be a source for filling available openings. In Nova Scotia, school boards and health authorities are centralized to cover regions of the province reducing local opportunity. However, openings may occur when existing managers leave the area, retire or otherwise vacate their positions. The aging population in the region should continue to create demand for health services, in particular, which could result in opportunities for senior managers in the health care field.
In addition to employment opportunities locally, opportunities may exist in other areas of the province or in other regions of the country. People who are able to work elsewhere may want to research opportunities for this occupation in other labour markets within Nova Scotia and across the country. The future employment outlook for Senior Managers in Health, Education, Social and Community Services in Nova Scotia is expected to be fair over the next 5 years.
Additional information on Senior Managers in Health, Education, Social and Community Services (opportunities in other areas, training, who hires, current job openings, statistics and other information), is available on other parts of this web site.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 18 - Nov 22, 2013
- Scotsburn Dairy will stop processing milk at its Stellarton facility in January, and the 10 employees affected will take jobs at the company¿s growing ice cream facility in Truro. Scotsburn will keep its distribution centre in Stellarton, where 29 people work, and its milk processing facility in Sydney.
- Authentic Seacoast Brewing Co. in Guysborough hopes to double its workforce of 20 if a distillery is added to its craft beer brewing operation by the end of 2014. The company continues to increase its beer production as well.
- Heritage Gas is currently extending its natural gas distribution network to the New Glasgow area, with a pipeline to the pulp mill in Abercrombie Point. However, further expansion in the area will only come with a commitment from more customers.
- Outside and recreational workers employed by the town of Truro have a new four-year contract, which will include raises as well as changes to vacation time, sick days, and hours of work.
- East Coast Energy Inc. will explore for natural gas in Pictou County over the next 30 to 40 days
- Giant Tiger will open a store in the former Zellers location in the Amherst Centre Mall in June 2014
- Giant Tiger will open in New Glasgow on November 16, employing about 30 people
- Construction is expected to begin within two weeks on a 60-unit apartment complex on the former West Side School site in New Glasgow
- Several new businesses have opened or expanded on South Albion Street in Amherst recently, including Bordertown Flowers and Frills, Hunter Interiors, and D.R. Polly Used Cars Ltd
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