22 Mar2022

NEWLY REVISEDExecutive Director, Operations

  • Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation
  • Golden Lake, Ontario, Canada
  • Job ID : 48589
  • Category : Executive
  • Job Type : Full-Time
  • Salary : $109,000 - 133,000 Annually
  • Anticipated Start Date : 2022-04-14
  • Posting Date : 22 Mar 2022
  • Expiry Date : 18 Sep 2022

Description

ALGONQUINS OF PIKWAKANAGAN FIRST NATION

NEWLY REVISED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OPERATIONS – ADJUSTED  SALARY, BENEFITS AND HYBRID REMOTE WORK!

 

Job Title

Executive Director of Operations

Department

Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation

Supervisor/Manager

Wendy Jocko, Chief with direction from Council

Salary Scale

$109,000. 00 to $133,000.00

Job Status

Permanent Full-Time

Contract Length

Start

Immediately

 

 

Hours Per Week

35 hours weekly

Benefits

AOPFN understands family needs take priority in one’s life and as part of our commitment to being a competitive employer this role is approved as a hybrid job with partial remote work schedule available. Immediate eligibility for and 100% Employer paid benefits, immediate eligibility to join and contribute to Employer match pension plan  We also promote a team-based working environment with a focus on learning and development to promote employee growth and opportunity. We offer a variety of incentives in our competitive compensation plan that meet today’s living needs. AOPFN is an equal opportunity employer located on the beautiful shores of Golden Lake, ON Canada.

Posting Status

Internal Only                         Internal/External     X

Start Date of Posting

March 31, 2022

Closing Date of Posting

April 14, 2022 at 12:00pm

Selection Process

Interview                    Rating           X       Selection      X

 

Summary

 

 

Reporting to the Chief and working under the direction of the Council of Algonquins of Pikwakanagan , the Executive Director of Operations (EDO)  is responsible for  leading all financial and fiscal management aspects of the operations and the administration and delivery of human resources programs, services and information/technology.  The EDO represents of the views, opinions and policies of the Council of the Algonquins of Pikwakanagan, in a true and unbiased manner and develops meaningful and collaborative relationships with counterparts throughout the organization and externally.

 

 

 

Basic Requirements and Qualifications

 

 

 

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of various government funding arrangements, programs, regulations, and practices relevant to the administration of Pikwakanagan public administration.
  • Sound knowledge of financial management and accounting principles, practices and systems
  • Strong knowledge of employment/labour laws and human resources best practices.
  • In-depth knowledge of the political structure of the Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation government and of First Nations governance policies.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of First Nations governance protocols, Chief and Council roles, responsibilities, reporting relationship of the Executive Director, Operations and role at Chief and Council meetings.  
  • Knowledge of Limited Partnerships legal framework, Board of Directors and the roles and responsibilities including reporting requirements and financial budgetary accountabilities.
  • General knowledge of Standing Committees of Council, working teams, roles and responsibilities of Council Portfolio holders, Executive Director, Operations role, terms of reference and assignment of members to such Committees.

 

Competencies – Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated agility, courage, strength and ability to effectively deal with organizational and political complexities and challenges in a continuously and quickly evolving organizational and community environment.
  • Demonstrated success leading and implementing significant organization wide change including flexibility and adaptability and the ability to influence an aligned management team.
  • Results driven and proven success in building capacity, identifying and creating economic development opportunities and partnerships that contribute to and advance profitability and self-sustainability.
  • Time-management and organization skills, to successfully and effectively manage and deliver on multiple and often conflicting priorities in a multi-programmed and multi-project environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including active listening, presentations to large and small audiences with various backgrounds and from diverse environments.
  • Proven success mediating conflict, recommending viable options and negotiating win/win solutions that are aligned with and that advance the organization’s strategic goals and plans and that contribute to a successful self-sustainable government and First Nation community.
  • Skilled at building meaningful networks and relationships with key influencers and decision makers including all levels of governments, business leaders and partners, investors, media, other First Nations and indigenous groups and entities, other under-represented groups nationally and internationally.
  • Demonstrated success in leading, influencing, building, motivating and growing a capable work force and a safe and healthy workplace with continuous learning and progressive career paths.
  • Demonstrates sound judgment, tact and discretion in all decision making, actions and activities.
  • Proven and demonstrated ability to successfully foster and maintain an unbiased and objective attitude and perspective with respect to political issues concerning Pikwakanagan First Nation.

 

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Post-Secondary degree in Business Administration, Economics or a similar business field and a diploma or certificate in Indigenous Governance and Administration with 5-10 years of related management experience in business or public administration/management with a minimum of 5 years in a First Nation or indigenous work environment.

 

Condition(s) of employment

  • Must possess valid driver’s license at the “G” level and must have access to a dependable vehicle; and
  • As a condition of employment, the incumbent must provide on an annual basis a clear criminal reference check

 

 

Submit Cover Letter and Resume To

Christine Nadeau, Human Resources Consultant for AOPFN

(613) 218-9165

Chris.nad@hotmail.com

 

 

How To Apply

  • Application Procedure: Interested persons must submit a resume demonstrating that they meet the requirements outlined and the names and contact information (telephone number(s),  e-mail address) of three current (3) references, which preferably include at least one recent work-related reference who can speak to your leadership, your work and work habits, such as a former direct manager or a colleague.

 

Screening Procedure: Applicants will be screened on the following: 1.) Conflict of Interest – the applicant must not be a member of the  Supervisor’s immediate family or a direct report; 2) Resume – the content will be reviewed to ensure the applicant meets the above qualifications requirements. Only those candidates who best meet the above qualifications will be contacted.

Interviews: Interviews may be conducted in-person or virtually by Zoom. AoPFN has the right to short list for interview/assessment       purposes to the five (5) most qualified persons and typically establishes an eligibility list.

 

We are committed to achieving employment equity and developing a highly capable workforce that is representative of Canadian Society. We therefore encourage women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minority groups to apply and declare themselves as part of one or more of the above mentioned Employment Equity Designated Groups.

AOPFN is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the recruitment representative in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

 

 

How to Apply

Application Procedure: Interested persons must submit a resume demonstrating that they meet the requirements outlined and the names and contact information (telephone number(s), e-mail address) of three (3) references, which preferably include at least one recent work-related reference who can speak to your leadership, your work and work habits, such as a direct manager/supervisor, a colleague or a direct report. Send cover letter and resume to: Christine Nadeau, Human Resources Consultant for AOPFN (613) 218-9165 Chris.nad@hotmail.com Screening Procedure: Applicants will be screened on the following: 1.) Conflict of Interest - the applicant must not be a member of the Supervisor’s immediate family or a direct report; 2) Resume – the content will be reviewed to ensure the applicant meets the above qualifications requirements. Only those candidates who best meet the qualifications as outlined will be contacted.

Job Categories: Executive. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 80 days.

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