Chief Executive Officer

Job Information
Author kellylmaracle
Date March 14, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation
Salary 57000 - Per Hour
Location Pikwakanagan, ON
Category Business / Management
Contact Information

Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation Limited Partnership

Closing Date:     April 11, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.


Position Title:     Chief Executive Officer

Type:                   Full-Time Permanent

Location:             Administration Office

Salary Range:     $57,000-$67,000 per annum (based on experience)



The AoPFN Limited Partnership is a professional proactive and diverse business with the mandate to secure Economic Development, Business, and Investment opportunities designed to support AoPFN Members, Businesses and to establish AoPFN as viable partners in businesses and operations in construction and energy projects, services, and other projects aligned to current trends, future needs and economic growth opportunities for AoPFN.


The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) performs a critical and important role in managing the business activities of AoPFN Limited Partnership, its subsidiary businesses and key business partnerships. The CEO will seek and identify business ventures and investments aligned and responsive to the investment policy, strategic plans, and other guiding documents established for AoPFN Limited Partnership.  The CEO is responsible for the successful leadership and motivation of the AoPFN LP management team and is fully and directly accountable to the Board of Directors to pursue and manage business ventures and partnerships to maximize profits in alignment with the defined values and objectives of the AoPFN Limited Partnership.  The CEO is held to high standards related to ethical behaviours, the success of the organization, the completion of deliverables, and successful profitable outcomes in support of AoPFN. The CEO will have direct reporting employees to lead and supervise.  In light of these direct reports, as well as relationship management with the AoPFN Limited Partnership and businesses in the region, it is highly preferred to recruit a CEO who is located in the vicinity of Pikwakanagan or is willing to relocate.  The CEO is primarily responsible for:


–       Exercising sound judgement and taking high-level decisions when exercising all duties and representing the interests of AoPFN LP

–       Being accountable to the Board of Directors and keeping them informed of all key results areas and operations and financials

–       Developing and implementing operational policies and sound strategic planning

–       Establishing evaluations, performance indicators and measures for effective monitoring and reporting

–       Applying sound principles and practices related to: contracts; contract law; partnerships; negotiations and follow-ups; applications; records and information management approaches; communication and public relations; AoPFN representation and presentations; and media relations from time to time.

–       Acting as the primary spokesperson for the Limited Partnership

–       Developing the Limited Partnership’s culture and overall vision

–       Leading, recruiting and retaining a strong capable AoPFN LP workforce

–       Creating an environment that promotes performance excellence and positive morale

–       Overseeing and accountability of all Limited Partnership’s fiscal activity, including budgeting, reporting, and auditing

–       Ensuring that appropriate steps are taken to keep business operations in compliance with relevant legislation and regulations (employment standards, environmental, accounting, etc)

–       Working with the Board of Directors to determine values and mission, and plan for short and long-term goals

–       Identifying and addressing opportunities and areas for improvement for the Limited Partnership

–       Fostering and maintaining alliances and partnerships with other organizations

–       Overseeing day-to-day operation of the Limited Partnerships

–       Implementing the overall, long–term business plan approved by the Board of Directors

–       Developing operational plans and budgets for existing business units for Board of Directors approval

–       Developing business cases for proposed investments and business ventures for Board of Directors approval

–       Maintaining professional relationships with major clients, suppliers and other stakeholders

–       Representing the Limited Partnership at various conferences, meetings and other public events, including quarterly/annual shareholder meetings

–       Preparing and using financial information and other reports as part of managing the ongoing operations of the Limited Partnership

–       Chairing meetings of the Board of Directors




o   Post-secondary diploma in Business Administration or related field; or

o   Bachelor of Business Administration, Commerce or related field preferred



o   Extensive experience working in management/leadership position, with a minimum of 3-5 years in the field

o   Experience working for an Indigenous organization is preferred

o   Negotiating contracts, partnerships, interests of and organization or community

o   Significant experiences in financial Management, budget cycles, and financial management

o   Significant experience managing teams and applying human resources management practices and applied policies

o   Experience dealing with professionals in the fields of law, business administration, human resources management, information management, and economic development


Or a combination of education, training or work experience which AoPFN deems to be equivalent may be considered

Personal Suitability:


–       Knowledge:

o   Approaches to effective management of an organization

o   Profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow management and general finance and budgeting

o   Understanding of human resources and personnel management

o   High-level understanding of relevant legislation and regulations that apply to businesses which the Limited Partnership is involved

–       Competencies:

o   Leadership

§  Inspire confident and create an environment of trust with all clients, partners, staff and community

§  Work effectively under pressure

§  Create and management a strong work force, delegate effectively, manage workload

o   Communication

§  Excellent and proven oral, listening and written skills

§  Clear confident and effective public speaking skills

§  Effective management of non-verbal cues, manners, and professionalism required of the role of a CEO

o   Reliability

§  Completion of deliverables on time and on target

§  Readily available to lead and represent the AoPFN LP

§  Consistency in approaches, management, messaging and conduct

§  Available and willing to respond to needs, changes and circumstances

o   Judgement

§  Exercises clear sound judgement in all aspects of the role

§  Take responsibility for actions and outcomes

§  Applies thought, sound principles, and assesses impacts of decisions and actions


o   Team work

§  Recognizes and leads in a team environment, demonstrates inclusiveness, and encourages team efforts over individual behaviours

o   Innovation and Initiative

§  Applies creative approaches, seeks to learn and introduces ideas and networks to find opportunities

§  Takes initiative to manage all aspects of the role of a CEO from managing operations, employees, client needs, partnerships, internal and external touch points and reporting to the Board of Director on the professional and innovation and efforts underway



The CEO’s compensation will be determined based on experience and will then be performance based, including a competitive annual salary, plus bonuses or incentives for completion and achievement of performance targets approved by the AoPFN LP Board of Directors

Application Procedure:


Resumes, Cover Letters and 3 professional references must be submitted by email to Kelly Maracle at






*minimum Job Requirements must be proven/demonstrated and will be fully assessed based on submission

*AoPFN references Canada’s Aboriginal Employment Preferences Policy

*Late applications will not be considered

*AoPFN thanks all that show interest, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted

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