Carry the Kettle First Nation Indian Head, SK, Canada
JOB POSTING: DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS Employer: Carry the Kettle Band Administration # Of Position : One (1) Employment Terms: Full-time Length of Employment: Permanent Wage/Salary: To be determined based on qualifications RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Chief and Council, the Director of Operations plays play a vital role in the organization by overseeing the management, administration and delivery of all the Nation’s programs and services in order to ensure that the needs of Community Members are met in a reasonable, effective and efficient manner. The Director of Operations will ensure that all operations are conducted in a respectful and responsible way, ensuring that all decisions and actions meet the relevant legislation, policies and procedures. This includes responsibility for all financial transactions, programs and services created and implemented by the Chief & Council, and all staff. This position will also act as the liaison between Chief and Council and staff to ensure effective management and oversight of all departments and initiatives. The Director of Operations is responsible for managing up to 140 staff members directly and indirectly in the delivery of programs in the areas of Day Care, Education, Maintenance, Social Development, Lands, Membership, Justice, Housing, Health, Recreation, Post-Secondary, Prevention, Finance, Lands Management, Employment & Training. The Director of Operations also acts as liaison between other government agencies and departments, private industry business and any other individuals, groups or agencies operating in the community. The Director of Operations provides accurate records and reporting to Chief & Council, relevant governments and agencies, when requested. The position must also ensure that all business and operations are conducted in a responsible, confidential and ethical way. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE A degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in Business Administration, Public Policy or a related field along with related training and experience. Seven (7) + years’ experience that demonstrates progressively increasing responsibility in management roles within an organization. Experience in strategic planning, financial management, human resource management, program management, delivery and evaluation. Experience with policy development/maintenance, financial reporting to Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) and managing committees. Experience working within a first nations governance structure/organization is an asset. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES, PERSONAL SUITABILITY Knowledge of First Nation governance and related financial/funding requirements (eg. 10 year funding agreements) and relevant legislation, policies and procedures including the Indian Act. Knowledge of Nakoda culture and traditions. Proven leadership ability with capability to influence others using a professional approach Strong time management and project coordination skills Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills Strong analytical and negotiation skills Strong ability to exercise sound judgment Ability to engage staff at all levels of the organization Ability to work with and manage confidential information and use independent judgment Organizational, attention to detail and ability to multi-task Demonstrates strong integrity, work ethic, confidentiality, initiative and follow-through. PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO QUALIFIED CTK FIRST NATION MEMBERS. If interested, submit resume; cover letter; copies of certification; recent Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Check; three reference letters; copy of valid driver’s abstract in confidence to the Attention of Fayth Runns, Human Resource Manager via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 306-695-2084 by Sunday, March 8, 2020 closing date or until filled. Selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.
Feb 28, 2020