Newfoundland Labrador Finanical Officer D Temporary in Corner Brook, NL

Newfoundland Labrador

Branch Corner Brook NL CA

Finanical Officer D
Corner Brook, NL

Experience with agricultural business development. And advises the agriculture industry with regards to advancements and alternative solutions in food safety,…

The Department of Fisheries and Land Resources promotes the development of the Province’s fishing and aquaculture industries to ensure an economically viable, internationally competitive, and ecologically sustainable fishery. The Department also develops the policies and programs to support the forestry, including management of forest resources and continued development of competitive and sustainable primary and value-added agriculture and agrifoods industry. The department is also responsible for fish and wildlife enforcement and manages wildlife resources and the associated ecological, economic and social benefits in addition to the protection and preservation of species at risk. Additionally, the Department also manages and allocates provincial Crown lands in a responsible manner for the continuous social and economic benefit for residents of Newfoundland and Labrador.

This position conducts agronomic, analytical and technical assessments of complex agribusiness development projects and business plans submitted from industry stakeholders for Federal/Provincial cost-shared funding programs and advises the Implementation Committee regarding the suitability of projects in meeting program mandates. The Financial Officer position provides financial analysis and project management in support of business and economic development; and advises the agriculture industry with regards to advancements and alternative solutions in food safety, innovation, market development, business development, and environmental sustainability of the sector. The Financial Officer also promotes development programs to the agriculture and agrifoods sector; and evaluates and oversees the progress of agribusiness development projects ensuring compliance with Contribution Agreements and Federal/Provincial cost-shared policies and objectives.

Merit Criteria (What is this?) Screening Criteria

  • Degree in Agriculture or Business (equivalencies will be considered)
  • Experience in agriculture and agrifoods industry
  • Experience with agricultural business development
  • Project management experience
  • Assessment Criteria

  • Knowledge of agriculture and agrifoods industry
  • Knowledge of agricultural business development
  • Knowledge of financial analysis and administration
  • Project management skills
  • Knowledge of program administration(asset)
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal)
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written)
  • Ability to manage time and tasks
  • Ability to work independently
  • Initiative
  • Relationship building
  • Conditions of Employment (What is this?) Conditions of Acceptance

    Applicant Information

  • For more information about this opportunity please call: (709) 637-2647
    • The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador values diversity in the work place and is an equal opportunity employer.
    • Preference will be given to applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada.
    • Applications should be received before the close of business on the closing date – late applications with explanation may be accepted.
    • It is the responsibility of the applicant to submit an application that demonstrates the required merit criteria.
    • Applications that do not clearly demonstrate the required criteria will be screened-out.
    • All applications must contain accurate contact information, including current mailing address, email address and phone number.
    • This competition may be used to fill future similar vacancies with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

    or proceed with Standard Application Form.

    Employment Type: Temporary
    Location: Corner Brook, NL, CA
    Posted on: 2018-04-04
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