Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), a leader in Canadian habitat conservation, is looking for a Manager of Provincial Operations (MPO) to lead our Alberta conservation team of 36 staff.
Located in Edmonton and reporting to the Director of Regional Operations - Prairie Region, the MPO manages business and operational planning for the province. This includes the pursuit of provincial wetland policy, conservation, communications and education programs, as well as revenue generation. The MPO controls an annual budget of more than $25M, which includes $4M of mitigation work. Responsibilities also include human resource management and cultivation of key relationships within DUC and in the public and private sectors.
A key component of the conservation work in Alberta is mitigated wetland restoration in partnership with the Government of Alberta. Working closely with managers of the development and event programs, the MPO will help reach our major gift and event fundraising goals.
You have a high degree of emotional intelligence, strong communication skills and a desire to continuously improve operations. You enjoy finding solutions to complex challenges. You are a true leader with visionary qualities who consistently delivers quality results in a complex, changing environment.
Goal-oriented and self-motivated, you are able to see the big picture, how all business lines come together and how DUC’s mission is linked to society.