Economic Project Coordinator
Union of Ontario Indians Head Office
Nipissing First Nation, North Bay, ON
Reports to and works under the direction of the Lands & Economic Director.
SUMMARY OF FUNCTION:
The Economic Project Coordinator is responsible for researching, coordinating, developing and implementing economic projects for the Anishinabek Nation and for seeking out innovative economic development opportunities. The Economic Project Coordinator will also be responsible for liaising with Anishinabek First Nations and other stakeholders.
RESPONSIBILITIES (include, but are not limited to):
- Implementation of the economic project work plans;
- Support the review, development and implementation of the Anishinabek Nation’s Economic Blueprint and its communications plan;
- Conduct research, prepare background reports, technical summaries, briefing notes, and other related documents as required;
- Liaising with Anishinabek First Nations, government agencies, and business and industry Leads;
- Working with relevant partners to identify, plan, support and implement regional activities that will promote economic development;
- Communicating with Anishinabek First Nations, Chief and Councils, or public in a one-to-one setting;
- Ensure all reporting is completed to external organizations as required;
- Participate in activities aimed at promoting First Nations economic development by partner organizations such as Tribal Councils, Chiefs of Ontario, the Assembly of First Nations, and relevant government agencies;
- Research and explore opportunities that will facilitate revenue generation for the Anishinabek Nation by following a strict due diligence and risk management framework;
- Assist in the coordination of the Chiefs Council on the Economy meetings;
- Examine and secure financial resources that will provide necessary capacity to carry out activities related to economy building for the Anishinabek Nation;
- Provide management support of fiscal operations including budget development, tracking and monitoring of expenditures, and budget amendments as necessary; and
- Performing all other duties as assigned.
- Must have a University Degree or College Diploma related to one of the following: Business Administration, Economics, Economic Development or any other concentration related to Business Administration
- Knowledge and experience in the areas of: Economic Development, Business Administration, Website Development, Statistics, Project Management
- Good working knowledge of Microsoft computer software programs and Internet capability
- Demonstrated verbal, written communications, liaison and facilitation skills
- Demonstrated and working knowledge of Union of Ontario Indians First Nations
- Must be able to travel
- Ability to work independently, handle peak workloads and meet deadlines
- Good planning and organizational skills
- Ability to speak a First Nation language is an asset
- Must possess valid Ontario Drivers license and be insurable
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and education
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 @ 4:30 p.m.
(Applications received after this date and time will not be considered.)
Please forward your resume with a cover letter and three employment references to:
Glenda St. Amour
Director of Corporate Services
Union of Ontario Indians
P.O. Box 711, North Bay, ON P1B 8J8
Phone: 1-877-702-5200 / (705) 497-9127 Fax: (705) 497-9135 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
For inquiries regarding this position, please contact Jason Laronde, Lands & Economic Director at (705) 497-9127 / 1-877-702-5200 or by email at email@example.com
Individuals of First Nation ancestry are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to Anishinabek Nation member First Nation applicants.
Miigwetch to all who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.