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Senior Managers – Goods Production, Utilities, Transportation and Construction  (NOC 0016)
Southern Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Senior managers in this unit group plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate, through middle managers, the overall operations of goods production, utility, transportation and construction companies. They formulate policies which establish the direction to be taken by these companies, either alone or in conjunction with other members of a board of directors.

chief executive officer (CEO) – manufacturing company, chief financial officer (CFO) – urban transit system, corporate controller, logging company, executive vice-president – railway, general manager, trucking company, president, residential construction company, publishing house general manager, regional vice-president, petroleum production company, vice-president, finance – mining company, vice-president, marketing – airline, vice-president, operations – electric power company, vice-president, sales – pulp and paper manufacturing.

Senior managers in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Establish objectives for the company and formulate or approve policies and programs
  • Authorize and organize the establishment of major departments and associated senior staff positions
  • Allocate material, human and financial resources to implement company policies and programs; establish financial and administrative controls; formulate and approve promotional campaigns; and approve overall personnel planning
  • Select middle managers, directors or other executive staff
  • Co-ordinate the work of regions, divisions or departments
  • Represent the company or delegate representatives to act on behalf of the company in negotiations or other official functions.

Senior managers in this unit group may specialize in areas such as finance, marketing or human resources or in a particular product area.

Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Bridgewater, Digby, Lunenburg, Shelburne, Yarmouth

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Outlook & Prospects for Senior Managers – Goods Production, Utilities, Transportation and Construction in Southern Region

The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.

Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Senior Managers – Goods Production, Utilities, Transportation and Construction in Southern Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Southern Region Undetermined 2014-07-31

Employment outlooks have been determined at the provincial level for Nova Scotia.

Local Labour Market News

Week of Aug 11 - Aug 15, 2014 Week of Aug 04 - Aug 08, 2014
  • The Mountain Gap Inn in Smiths Cove, Digby County has closed. The business had been operating since 1915.
Week of Jul 21 - Jul 25, 2014 Week of Jul 07 - Jul 11, 2014
Please consult the Nova Scotia and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.