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General Manager Filled

Halifax, NS

The Association of Industry Sector Councils (AISC) represents the interests of 32,000 small-and medium-sized businesses and 370,000 workers and their families in Nova Scotia. Working closely with the 14 industry sector councils, AISC’s goal is to attract, train, and retain talent to build a robust Nova Scotia, by sharing ideas, resources, and expertise.

AISC has identified the need to hire a General Manager, a newly created position that will be a critical element in the successful implementation of its strategic plan.

Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, this highly collaborative and solution-oriented leader will assume the lead in executing the strategic plan and building and maintaining enduring relationships with the industry sector councils.

What qualities are required as General Manager?

As the ideal candidate, you have well-developed communication abilities, superior knowledge of business functions, and strong leadership qualities. You have experience working with associations and networked organizations and bring an understanding of labour market information and its use in human resource management and labour market planning by industry and government.

You possess exceptional project management skills with at least five years demonstrated experience managing projects from initiation to completion. Solid financial acumen, strong business orientation and experience writing funding proposals are also essential attributes.

Finally, your excellent organizational abilities, strong work ethic and highly adaptable nature will allow you to thrive in an exciting, fast-paced and deadline-driven environment.

The AISC is seeking a transformational leader at this stage in their evolution. If the above sounds like you, please forward your resume and a cover letter describing how your background and experience will meet the Association of Industry Sector Councils’ needs. Applications can be emailed to Gerald Walsh Associates Inc. at, quoting project number 1856 in the subject line.

We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity.