Executive Officer - First Nations - Wawa


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CAD85000.00-100000.00 per year

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Branch Information

Barrie, ON - (CAN) 132 Commerce Park Drive Suite Q ON Barrie , ON L4N 8W8 Phone : 705-728-1191



Job Description

Manpower partnered with the Michipicoten First Nation in Wawa, ON to help them secure their new Executive Officer. If settling down in beautiful northern Ontario to play an integral part in protecting the right and interests if these citizens, then look no further as this high-profile role was created for you!

The Perks:

* $85-100K

* Medical and dental (government) benefits

* 5% pension match

* Vacation + 15 Stat holidays + 7 days off at Christmas

* Relocation Assistance (can be negotiated)

* Flexibility to work remotely occasionally + utilize satellite office in Sault Ste.Marie

The Role:

* identify and establish new relationships and explore business and funding opportunities.

* oversee all operations of the Nation through the development and maintenance of policies and procedures and through the supervision of the Director of Operations who is charged with the day-to-day operations of the Nation.

* Research, analyze and assist in developing new and expanded business initiatives; Build and maintain partnerships with citizen entrepreneurs, government and industry; act as a Director for Michipicoten's economic development corporations.

* Ensure internal budgets and financial controls are in place and all operations are in compliance with Michipicoten, provincial and federal government financial legislation, policies and procedures; direct the management of the Nation's financial and business assets.

* Orientation of new Councillors, attend all Council meetings; prepare reports, agendas, motions, and Band Council Resolutions (BCR's), coordinate information and resources for Council and Citizens.

* May be delegated to represent the Nation at local, regional, territorial and national meetings from time to time; Ensure council directives/motions and BCR's are followed up in a timely, efficient and professional manner

* Responsible for ensuring the Vision and Strategic Plan approved by Council are implemented in an efficient and effective manner and through the Director of Operations that staff are current and up-to-date on the Direction of Council to carry out the appropriate elements of the Vision and Strategic Plan as designated and assigned.

* Leads the development, revisions, implementation and monitoring the effectiveness of all policies and procedures. Responsible for community and governance development plans.

* Develop positive relationships with Michipicoten First Nation citizens. Manage concerns surrounding the maintenance in the community and development of capital projects.

* Delegate and oversee By-Law enforcement. Monitor the effectiveness of emergency, crisis and dispute resolution services.

* Direct supervision of Consultants, Director of Operations, and Executive Assistant of Michipicoten First Nation

You Bring:

* Cultural awareness, sensitivity, understanding of Indigenous culture and Michipicoten history

* A Bachelor's degree in Business, Administration, Finance or an equivalent related field

* Minimum 5 years of Executive and business development experience

* Minimum 5 years of leadership and supervising in a senior management role

* Extensive experience working with/assisting Councils or Board of Directors

* Proficient knowledge in the areas of finance, human resources, First Nation governance and relevant legislation, northern culture, political environment and program management, delivery, and evaluation


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