We’re seeking a Manitoba Network Manager, to work in our Winnipeg, Social Enterprise Centre office. This is a new leadership position that will join the Manitoba team in a dynamic time as we implement the results of a recent Strategic Check-Up and respond to a quickly changing environment.
Sarah Leeson-Klym, our current Regional Director is transitioning to a new role called Regional Networks Director, effective November 25. This new role for the organization is focused on engaging with members in various regions to develop sustainable networks across the country, and help regions respond to the emerging federal Social Innovation / Social Finance Strategy. More detail on the strategic intention and practical activities of her work will be posted soon. In the meantime, she’ll continue to provide strategic support to Manitoba, but the day-to-day management and operational support will move to this new position.
Reporting to the Regional Networks Director, the Manitoba Network Manager is primarily responsible for CCEDNet Manitoba membership recruitment & engagement; building and maintaining constructive relationships with governments, funders, and the public; and team and operations management focused on local member and public engagement activities, member convening, and oversight for learning events, public policy development, and the annual Gathering of Community Builders. They will work closely with local capacity building Program Managers and the Regional Networks Director to provide overall strategic direction and alignment across activities for the Manitoba network.
The successful candidate will have a track record of leadership, experience in a related field, and working knowledge of a variety of collaborative or networking practices such as collective impact, group facilitation, shared leadership models, community organizing, etc. They will be comfortable joining an established team and working within an established strategy that has been developed through deep engagement with Network members. Workplace culture is important to CCEDNet. Located in Winnipeg’s Social Enterprise Centre, CCEDNet-Manitoba’s office and the environment of the building is collaborative and open. This provides many opportunities to connect with members, potential members, and other stakeholders. The Network Manager will enable a dynamic, efficient and flexible working environment with the staff team.