Infrastructure Manager

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Infrastructure Manager

Job Information
Anishinabek Nation-sm
Author pmnationtalk
Date November 23, 2022
Deadline December 02, 2022
Type Full Time
Company Anishinabek Nation
Salary $71,123 to $80,606 - Annual
Location Negotiable
Category Manager
Client Anishinabek Nation
Contact Information

Infrastructure Manager

LOCATION: Negotiable

Full Time Position with Benefits
(after successfully completing 3 months of employment)
Salary Range: $71,123 to $80,606

The Infrastructure Manager is responsible for providing analysis on a wide range of infrastructure related policies (i.e., Housing, water, wastewater, etc.), monitoring issues of concern and providing technical support and advocacy as required through the annual work planning process.

The Infrastructure Manager is responsible for providing technical advice, policy analysis, liaison, and advocacy support on a wide range of infrastructure related policies and issues of concern with Anishinabek First Nations, Tribal Councils, government agencies and Political Territorial Organizations (PTO’s).

The Infrastructure Manager will provide support and work closely with the “Infrastructure Technical Committee”, while providing technical advice, options, recommendations, and support to the “Anishinabek Nation Chiefs Committee on Infrastructure”.

The Infrastructure Manager will receive guidance and support from Anishinabek Nation Leadership, technical working groups and committees. The Infrastructure Manager will provide the necessary support required to ensure the working groups, and the committees are effectively communicating and collaborating on various infrastructure related projects.

The key functions are to collaborate and facilitate a common understanding with the exchange of knowledge, principles, relevant government policy and technical information related to each infrastructure initiative.


  • University, college diploma and/or equivalent experience with First Nations in areas relating to infrastructure, housing, water, and wastewater;
  • Minimum two years’ experience working with First Nations in the areas of infrastructure, housing, water, and wastewater;
  • Minimum two years’ experience in supervising and managing staff and project teams;
  • Experience with federal and provincial government policies, processes, agencies, and funding opportunities relating to infrastructure;
  • Ability to work remotely with reliable internet access;
  • Ability to understand and speak Anishinaabemowin or willingness to learn is an asset; and
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license and be insurable.


  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership and problem-solving skills;
  • Exhibit professional attitudes and behavior;
  • Exceptional computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Office, databases);
  • Possess the skill to develop briefing notes, technical summaries, strategies, and identify implementation measures;
  • Possess research and analytical skills;
  • Demonstrated verbal, written communications, liaison and facilitation skills;
  • Demonstrated planning and organizational skills; and
  • Demonstrated and working knowledge of Anishinabek First Nations.


  • Conducting research, preparing background reports, technical summaries, briefing notes, proposal writing, and other related documents as required;
  • Following up on direction and recommendations provided by the “Infrastructure Technical Committee” and the “Anishinabek Nation Chiefs Committee on Infrastructure”;
  • Coordinating meetings of the “Infrastructure Technical Committee” and the “Anishinabek Nation Chiefs Committee on Infrastructure”;
  • Reviewing policies to provide technical analysis, options, advocacy strategies and recommendations to the “Infrastructure Technical Committee”, the “Anishinabek Nation Chiefs Committee on Infrastructure”, Anishinabek First Nations, and Anishinabek Nation Chiefs In-Assembly;
  • Providing technical and administrative advice to the Director of Strategic Initiatives, and the Director of Lands and Resources;
  • In collaboration with the Director of Strategic Initiatives, and the Director of Lands and Resources, undertake a process to formally establish a standalone “Infrastructure Department” within a 12– 18-month timeframe from the starting date of this position;
  • Liaising with Anishinabek First Nations, Tribal Councils, PTO’s, government agencies and businesses;
  • Communicating with Anishinabek First Nations, Chief and Councils, or public in a one-to-one setting;
  • Ensuring that all funding related reporting is completed to external organizations as required;
  • Providing 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.


  • Cover Letter;
  • Resume;
  • Three employment references;
  • Identify whether the applicant has been previously employed by the Anishinabek Nation (formerly Union of Ontario Indians). Note that the organization will conduct a reference check with the previous employee’s immediate supervisor;
  • Identify whether the applicant is a member of one of the 39 Anishinabek First Nations. Qualified applicants of Indigenous ancestry will be given preference in accordance with s. 16(1) of the Canadian Human Rights Act“; and
  • The Anishinabek Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the hiring process.

Applications must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, December 2, 2022.

Applications are to be submitted to:

Human Resources Department
Fax: (705) 497-9135 | Email:

For inquiries regarding this position, please contact:
Allan Dokis, Director of Strategic Initiatives

Miigwech to all applicants for their interest, however, only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

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