Skills General Manager - Goods Production, Utilities, Transportation And Construction in the Calgary Region

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a general manager - goods production, utilities, transportation and construction in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Senior managers - construction, transportation, production and utilities (NOC 00015).


  • Allocate material, human and financial resources to implement organizational policies and programs
  • Authorize and organize the establishment of major departments and associated senior staff positions
  • Co-ordinate the work of regions, divisions or departments
  • Establish financial and administrative controls; formulate and approve promotional campaigns; and approve overall human resources planning
  • Establish objectives for the organization and formulate or approve policies and programs
  • Represent the organization, or delegate representatives to act on behalf of the organization, in negotiations or other official functions
  • Select middle managers, directors or other executive staff; delegate the necessary authority to them and create optimum working conditions

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


Communication Help - Communication
  • Professional Communicating
  • Liaising and Networking
  • Negotiating and Adjudicating
Analysis Help - Analysis
  • Analyzing Information
  • Projecting Outcomes
Management Help - Management
  • Recruiting and Hiring
  • Co-ordinating and Organizing
  • Evaluating
  • Allocating and Controlling Resources
  • Leading and Motivating
  • Strategic Planning


Manufacturing and Production Help - Manufacturing and Production
  • Processing and Production
Communications and Transportation Help - Communications and Transportation
  • Transportation
Engineering and Technology Help - Engineering and Technology
  • Building and Construction
  • Electricity (Electrical and Electronics)
  • Engineering and Applied Technologies
Business, Finance and Management Help - Business, Finance and Management
  • Business Management
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