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Employer - Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation
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$200 - $300 a dayPortfolio: Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard Organization: Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation Position title: Director Type: Part-time Per diem: $200.00 - $300.00 Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba Application Review Date: November 30, 2018 Opportunity number: J0818-0118 The Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation (FFMC) is a federal agent Crown corporation that reports to Parliament through the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard. Enabled under the Freshwater Fish Marketing Act, the Corporation has the exclusive right to market and trade freshwater fish in interprovincial and export markets in designated products supplied by participating jurisdictions.

Directors are primarily responsible for the overall stewardship of the Corporation while overseeing the Corporation’s key deliverables and providing general direction in the establishment of corporate objectives and broad policies that support these corporate objectives. Directors also identify the principal risks to the Corporation and ensure that the appropriate systems are in place to manage them. Finally, Directors lead the selection and the evaluation of the President/CEO and formulate recommendations to the Minister for consideration. Directors should expect to commit approximately twenty (20) days annually for meetings, travel and preparation for meetings. Official Languages and Diversity The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing applicants. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to applicants who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of a visible minority group. To be considered, please ensure that the information provided in your curriculum vitae and cover letter clearly demonstrate how you meet the following requirements: Education and Experience
A degree from a recognized university in a relevant field of study, or an acceptable combination of equivalent education, job-related training or experience;
Experience serving as a member of a board of directors for a public or private sector organization or as a senior leader answerable to stakeholders in the public or private sector;
Experience in dealing with senior representatives of government or the private sector;
Experience in one or more of the following areas: senior management, corporate governance, strategic planning, public policy, marketing, law;
Financial literacy, familiarity with the Financial Administration Act, and experience with financial management, including financial planning and reporting processes, would be considered an asset; and
Experience with fishing, freshwater fish, or food processing would be considered an asset.
If you move on to the next stage of the selection process, the following criteria will be assessed: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
General knowledge of the mandate and activities of Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation and its stakeholders, communities and other interest groups affected by its corporate activities;
Knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of a board member, including fundamental accountabilities to the Government of Canada as shareholder;
Knowledge of the public policy environment facing a Crown corporation, and a general understanding of the legislat


Location - Canada
Date Posted - 09 Apr 2019
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