Executive Director Chicken Farmers of Saskatchewan

Accepting BioReady™: Yes
Category: Senior Management
Employer: Chicken Farmers of Saskatchewan
Location: Saskatoon, SK
Posted: January 16, 2020
Closes: February 16, 2020

The Chicken Farmers of Saskatchewan (CFS) is a non-profit, farmer funded marketing

board for Saskatchewan’s chicken farmers. Through regulation and agreements with the

Chicken Farmers of Canada, the CFS sets the allocation of chicken to its farmers in a

supply managed system. The CFS also operates in close relation to the registered

processing plants and negotiates prices on behalf of its farmers. The CFS office is

located downtown Saskatoon, Saskatchewan with a staff of four full-time employees as

well as contracted food safety and animal care auditors.

The Executive Director will be responsible for the management of the Chicken Farmers of

Saskatchewan Marketing Board. The Executive Director is accountable to the Board of

Directors for providing leadership and vision to all aspects of the CFS, as well as

achieving strategic, financial, policy, regulation, and operating objectives in accordance

with the policies established by the Board of Directors.

The successful candidate will bring a demonstrated leadership experience ideally gained

as a leader within agriculture or other supply management focused organizations. They

will have a bachelor’s degree in agriculture, economics, business or related field. A

master’s degree in business is beneficial. They will possess the ability to support for the

supply managed system for chicken production and current production practices. They

will have strong business and organizational acumen, as well as a demonstrated ability to

work with a Board of Directors. They will be willing to travel to national and regional

meetings several times per year.

To apply for this position, please submit your application and related materials to

opportunities@boyden.com and state the title of the position in the subject line of

your e-mail.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the

role will be contacted.

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