NMM is hiring a Director of Operations

New Media Manitoba is looking for a Director of Operations to provide organizational and administrative leadership to its day-to-day operations.  Under the direction of the Executive Director, the incumbent will follow and uphold the mission, vision, and values of New Media Manitoba.  If you have a passion for the interactive digital media industry and strong management abilities, this may be the position for you. 

Position: Director of Operations
Location: Winnipeg
Position Type: Full Time
Position Starts: ASAP
Language: English (Preferred)

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee and monitor initiatives with staff to achieve NMM strategic goals;
  • Manage key operational areas including membership and community, business development and business supports, employment diversity and academic outreach, training and education, marketing and communications;
  • Implement financial and organizational policies and procedures to operate NMM efficiently:
    • Monitor and manage monthly and annual budgets;
    • Prepare monthly financial and operational reports for the Executive Director;
    • Ensure proper accounting controls are in place and upheld to ensure fiscal accountability;
    • Prepare records for the annual audit and work with the auditor to complete the audit process and implement audit recommendations;
    • Prepare funding applications and reports to funders;
    • Administer the funds provided according to the terms and conditions of the contribution agreements;
    • Develops and seeks other revenue sources; 
    • Ensure compliance with funding agreements;
    • Develop and implement record-keeping system for all activities and program participants;
    • Ensure reporting accuracy and timelines are met.
  • Manage human resources to implement operational plans:
    • Recruit, hire and train for positions;
    • Monitor, supervise and appraise the performance of NMM staff reports;
    • Work with NMM team on process improvements and solutions;
    • Ensure an inclusive work environment;  
    • Ensure compliance with all appropriate regulations;
    • Direct and assign staff responsibilities.
  • Support and maintain relationships with government, IDM companies and industry stakeholders;

SKILLS & ABILITIES TO:

  • Operate a business functionally and financially;
  • Clearly report on activities through written and verbal communications;
  • Analyze and solve problems;
  • Prioritize and plan multiple objectives; 
  • Manage time and resources to achieve strategic goals and initiatives;
  • Develop positive interpersonal relationships with staff;
  • Lead and respond quickly and efficiently to changing priorities in a deadline-driven context;
  • Build trust and collaborate, preserve confidentiality, and avoid conflicts of interest;
  • Motivate staff and draw on their competence; 
  • Adapt to changing environments;
  • Work independently and as part of a team.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary degree in management, or equivalent experience with professional development;
  • Successful management and administrative experience and/or experience in the IDM industry;
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated cross-cultural sensitivity, and member-oriented service.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

**Deadline to Apply is 23h59 on Friday May 27th 2022

Please submit your cover letter and resume to [email protected] with the subject line – Director of Operations Position.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only selected candidates will be contacted.