New Job President In Manitoba



Company : Commonwealth Education Group Inc.
Salary : $95,000–$155,000 a year
Location : Manitoba

Full Description


CEG (Commonwealth Education Group, Inc.) is a for-profit education company that owns and operates post secondary private career colleges in Manitoba, Alberta. The group has tripled its active student body over the past 18 months and plans to expand programs offered in health care and technology in the months ahead.

The company is seeking a president to be located in Winnipeg, Manitoba or Edmonton. The current CEO & Chairman will retain his position as the Chairman of the Group, while the incoming president would also work closely with the chairman and be accountable for the growth of CEG.


The president provides strategic leadership in the development and delivery of a wide array of programs, services, and activities for a post-secondary education company, ensuring that the organization meets its mission and achieves its strategic directions.

The president will work collaboratively with the chairman and senior management team to enhance programs and services, meet emerging needs and priorities, and create and implement sound financial, human resource, service delivery and operations policy. The president will also ensure that the organization meets the accreditation standards as required by the regulatory authority.


Accountability: Strategic leadership and planning.

  • Provide leadership in promoting the vision, mission, values and strategic directions.
  • The creation and continued monitoring of a Strategic Plan is a continuous process, involving the Chairman, senior management and employees.
  • Identify growth opportunities and enhance the role of programs/services of the organization.
  • Develop and implement strategy and operation plans, ensuring they are effectively rolled out throughout the organization.
  • The organization identifies the needs of people it supports, and evaluates its organizational and system capacity to meet these needs. It develops new or improved programs as needed by changing needs.
  • Working with senior management and staff in the development of an operational plan, including departmental/functional plans. Working closely with the strategy plan and communicating goals and priorities to all team members.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive performance management framework including relevant performance indicators, measures and procedures in all reporting to the Chairman.
  • Within a risk management framework, identify all risks to the organization and develop and implement plans to mitigate and report on these risks.
  • Establish and implement a rigorous quality control function and processes that ensure that facilities are operated in a manner that conforms to established industry standards.
  • Review approved or changed plans and budgets as part of the annual planning cycle and present recommendations to the chairman.
  • Administer the budget to ensure that funds are spent properly, within budgetary limits, and where this is not possible, inform the chairman.
  • Ensure the development, execution and enforcement of a comprehensive workplace safety program based on current policy, procedures and practices.

Accountability: financial, human resource and organizational leadership.

  • Transform the company's vision, mission, and values into concrete, specific, measurable operations plans.
  • Establish key financial performance measures and targets, and a system to collect, analyse and report progress against these measures to provide important insights about the delivery of programs/services.
  • Develop, implement and monitor corrective action plans for performance variances against the plan and budget.
  • Working closely with the head of the company and senior management team, key performance indicators including quantitative and qualitative measures are established.
  • Lead the recruitment, selection and performance management of all direct reports. Coach, mentor and problem-solve with direct reporting directly.
  • Lead and oversee the design, delivery and quality assessment of programs and services.
  • Lead the development of operations and financial plans, including the monitoring and development of annual operating plans.
  • In accordance with the policy and guidelines established by the board, implement financial policy and processes.
  • Lead the development and execution of a strong quality management framework that ensures all program and service teams have clearly defined scope, annual objectives, performance indicators and standards, methods of measuring stakeholder satisfaction and process improvements to identify process improvement opportunities. :
  • Oversee the comprehensive safety framework and protocols, ensuring issues are identified and appropriately addressed and necessary reporting to external agencies is completed.
  • Maintain a high standard of care within the organization, and ensure policy and quality programs promote the well-being, safety and dignity of patients.
  • Lead, mentor and coach the senior leadership team to ensure the achievement of identified outcomes.
  • The development of an effective organizational structure that supports the strategic directions, priorities, and efficient delivery of services.
  • Establish strong human resource practices that ensure highly qualified staff are recruited and retained, and performance expectations are clearly defined.
  • Establish and implement a succession management process to ensure management and staff have the appropriate competencies to effectively perform the activities of their positions and advance within the organization. )

3: Accountability of Board Directors and Stakeholder Relationships.

  • Assist the Chairman in the development of a board member recruitment and onboarding process and manage the process.
  • As the single point of delegated authority for all board members.
  • Develop and implement an effective, timely and comprehensive process for reporting progress, results and outcomes to the board.
  • Provide advice and guidance to the Chairman on financial, human resource and operational policy. Ensure the implementation of these policies? )
  • Identify key issues for board deliberations.
  • Ensure that formal written documentation, including reports, background information and briefing materials, is prepared and presented to the Board of Directors.
  • As an official link between the Board of Directors and the employees of an organization, ensure that effective formal communication is maintained and that appropriate sharing of information occurs between the Board and the employees. )
  • Maintain positive relations with communities served by the organization and other organizations or entities currently or potentially working with the organisation.
  • Establish and sustain strong, trust-based relationships with the families of people supported by The Foundation.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with funders, donors, and related external entities.
  • Representative of the organization in the community and serve as a spokesperson for the media.
  • The continued positive promotion of the organization and the importance of its role within the community.
  • share information about the organization and seek feedback regarding program quality, efficiency and effectiveness. '
  • Lead the major fundraising efforts and communicate with the public to promote, support, and advance the strategy of the organization. Support these initiatives by volunteering.

The following are the requirements for a competitive resume?

The president is responsible for the overall success of an organization and must meet the following education, experience, and leadership requirements: The board will rely on the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the individuals in the role.

The ideal candidate will have a post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline, complemented by ten to fifteen years of senior leadership experience in an organization delivering post-secondary training programs and knowledge in working with diverse populations. Experience is essential to ensure the financial sustainability and sustainability of the organization's operations. This includes managing operations, strategy planning and leading a diverse team. Familiarity with the regulations and standards governing private career colleges is crucial to guarantee the organisation's compliance and maintain the highest standards of student outcomes.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $95,000.00-$155,000.00 per year


  • Dental care
  • Discounted or free food
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care


  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Winnipeg, MB R3G 0X2: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Master's Degree (preferred)


  • C-Level: 10 years (preferred)

Work Location: In person

Expected start date: 2023-10-16