Executive Director – Battle River Watershed Alliance – Alberta

Be The Next Leader
The Battle River Watershed Alliance (BRWA) is hiring a new Executive Director and it could be you.
Our founding Manager is retiring in June 2022 and BRWA has set out to hire the next Executive Director.
The Alliance is seeking a qualified professional to serve as Executive Director.
The Executive Director is responsible for enabling the achievement of the BRWA’s vision, mission, and strategic objectives as guided by the organization’s policies, and in accordance with the Alliance’s Bylaws. The Executive Director is responsible for leading the operations of the organization, including strategic planning, governance, administration, finances, partnerships, programs, project management and communications. The Executive Director reports to the BRWA Board of Directors.

We are seeking an individual who possesses the following qualities and skills:
Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects in a dynamic work environment
Strong communicator, motivator, and relationship builder
Sound organizational, program development and project management skills
Effective manager and leader of staff, volunteers, and contract personnel
Experience working with volunteer boards and non-profit organizations
Responsible for complex fiscal management with hands on, annual, budgetary development
Provide governance excellence and organizational policy development
Team Convenor with a commitment to supporting a collaborative staff team and work environment
Successful experience with grant application and contract management processes and the development of effective fund-raising activities
Understanding of Alberta’s watershed management challenges, strategies, and plans
Strong computer proficiency with Microsoft Office, bookkeeping software, and social media
Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
The ideal candidate is a knowledgeable manager with at least 5 years related experience or demonstrated managerial proficiency with a minimum of diploma or undergraduate degree in a related discipline [e.g. Biology, Environmental Sciences/Natural Resource Conservation, Agriculture]. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.
Working with Alberta’s Water for Life Strategy, the Battle River Watershed Alliance (BRWA) is a non-profit organization designated by the Government of Alberta as the Watershed Planning and Advisory Council for Battle River and Sounding Creek basins. The BRWA comprises multi-sector partnerships between government, industry, agriculture, conservation groups, Indigenous communities, academia, and the public. The BRWA is a recognized leader in the development of watershed plans and programs that protect the health and sustainability of the watershed.

More information about the BRWA can be found on our website: battleriverwatershed.ca
Please submit your resume, before 5:00 pm, March 30, 2022, to The Battle Executive Search Team: hr@battleriverwatershed.ca