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Immigration to Canada as a Manager

By Ella Bergquist October 15, 2020 (Updated June 23, 2022) 4 min. read
Manager Immigration to Canada

Are you interested in immigrating to Canada and currently working and hold experience as a manager in your home country? You’re in luck! Canada is looking for individuals who hold managerial skills. Positions with management experience could include office managers, business development managers, IT managers, sales managers, retail managers, marketing managers, etc.

Job Description for Managers Immigrating to Canada

Managers are employees who are responsible for the processes of getting projects and activities completed. The position is a trusted leadership role responsible for overseeing a department or group of other employees within a company. Typically the three roles that managers hold are leader, figurehead, and liaison.

Salary Average in Canada: Between $50,000 and $150,000 per year CAD

Canadian Management Requirements

To work in Canada as a manager, you will need to prove your year’s experience as a manager to show your expertise in the occupation. There are several NOC codes for managers and each program requires different eligibility requirements. The many varieties of management and immigration paths make it important to speak with an immigration professional to determine the best route for you.

NOC 00011 – Senior government managers and officials

NOC 00012 – Senior managers – financial, communications, and other business services

NOC 00013 – Senior managers – health, education, social and community services and membership organizations

NOC 00014 – Senior managers – trade, broadcasting and other services, n.e.c.

NOC 00015 – Senior managers – construction, transportation, production and utilities

NOC 10010 – Financial managers

NOC 10011 – Human resources managers

NOC 10012 – Purchasing managers

NOC 10019 – Other administrative services managers

NOC 10020 – Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managers

NOC 10021 – Banking, credit and other investment managers

NOC 10022 – Advertising, marketing and public relations managers

NOC 10029 – Other business services managers

NOC 10030 – Telecommunication carriers managers

NOC 70021 – Postal and courier services managers

NOC 20010 – Engineering managers

NOC 20011 – Architecture and science managers

NOC 20012 – Computer and information systems managers

NOC 30010 – Managers in health care

NOC 40010 – Government managers – health and social policy development and program administration

NOC 40011 – Government managers – economic analysis, policy development and program administration

NOC 40012 – Government managers – education policy development and program administration

NOC 40019 – Other managers in public administration

NOC 40030 – Managers in social, community and correctional services

NOC 50010 – Library, archive, museum and art gallery managers

NOC 50011 – Managers – publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts

NOC 60010 – Corporate sales managers

NOC 60020 – Retail and wholesale trade managers

NOC 60030 – Restaurant and food service managers

NOC 60031 – Accommodation service managers

NOC 60040 – Managers in customer and personal services, n.e.c.

NOC 70010 – Construction managers

NOC 70011 – Home building and renovation managers

NOC 70012 – Facility operation and maintenance managers

NOC 70020 – Managers in transportation

NOC 80010 – Managers in natural resources production and fishing

NOC 80020 – Managers in agriculture

NOC 80021 – Managers in horticulture

NOC 80022 – Managers in aquaculture

NOC 90010 – Manufacturing managers

NOC 90011 – Utilities managers

Learn more about NOC Codes and what your NOC Code is.

Express Entry

The best option for Managers looking to move to Canada is applying for Express Entry. Express entry is a point-based system that ranks you within the Express Entry pool. When invited, individuals are able to migrate through employment and gain permanent residency.

Your Express Entry CRS Score is based on the following:

Let’s find out your Express Entry CRS Score!

Canada Is a Great Place to Live

Canada is a great country to live in as a business professional. The major cities in the country (i.e. Toronto, Vancouver, and Calgary) rate towards the top of the most livable cities in the world. There are a number of reasons for this.

For one thing, the people are generally friendly, there is lots of open space and many of the cities are filled with large parks. Canada’s larger cities have more parks than a lot of other large cities around the world, due to the abundance of space. Calgary has even been voted as the cleanest city in the world.

Also, there are plenty of outdoor activities to do very near the major cities. For instance, Calgary is just an hour’s drive from the Rocky Mountains. Vancouver also sits very near the spectacular North Shore Mountains, and the Cascades to the south. If you are into the outdoors, Canada has a lot to offer.

Climate in Canada

In Canada, the climate depends on which province you are settling in. If you are living in northern Canada, you can expect super cold weather and summer lasting less than two months! Warmer weather can be found in the southern border provinces where most Canadians live. In all, you should be prepared for super cold weather as well as warm weather throughout the seasons!

Are You Interested in Migrating to Canada as a Manager?

Immigrating to Canada is not a completely straightforward process. The laws are somewhat complex, and for this reason, it helps to work with an immigration professional to help you.

If so, Contact VisaPlace today. All our cases are handled by competent and experienced immigration professionals who are affiliated with VisaPlace. These professionals consist of lawyers, licensed paralegals and consultants who work for VisaPlace Legal is an award winning immigration firm that adheres to the highest standards of client service.

Ready for the next step? Book your 1 on 1 consultation now or call us at 1-888-317-5770.

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Fill out the FREE Immigration Assessment form and get a response within 24 hours to see if you’re eligible.

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