GFN Band Manager Job Posting
Gambler First Nation is hiring a Band Manager to join our community.
Reporting directly to the Chief and Council, the Gambler First Nation Band Manager will be responsible for the administering and overseeing of all band programs and will ensure programs are within budget. The Band Manager 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.
The Band Manager will be responsible for the management of all staff and departments, for overall planning, conflict resolution, while acting as a liaison between the community, staff, and Chief and Council. The Band Manager will also act as a liaison between other government agencies and departments, private industry business, and any other individuals, groups, or agencies operating in the community.
More specifically your responsibilities will include:
- Providing overall leadership to manage the Band in the best interests of the Council and members.
- Working with Department Managers in administering the Band's day-to-day program delivery and services in accordance with the annual plan and budget approved by the Band.
- Overseeing the financial controls including the budgeting process, budget administration, financial reporting, audit, and funding agreement administration.
- Maintaining and implementing all policies and procedures with operational guidelines in order to ensure accountability, transparency, and integrity.
- Developing and maintaining a positive working relationship with all governmental departments, other First Nation communities, and any other agencies whose activities may have an impact on the Alexis Creek First Nation or its programs and services.
- Attending community meetings to address any concerns, issues and requests of the Chief and Council.
- Ensuring the effective procurement and allocation of the financial, human, and other resources required by the Band to implement and achieve its strategic plan.
- Performing other duties as requested by the Gambler First Nation Council.
In order to qualify for this role, you will need a Bachelor's degree in Business, Public Administration, Operations Management, or another related field. A different combination of education and experience may also be considered.
Our ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of and respect for Indigenous culture, customs, traditions, and issues. In addition, it is essential that you have strong Human Resource skills with the ability to manage, supervise, and provide support to staff in determining programs/services. Equally the ability to write funding proposals is also required.
In this high-profile position, you will have strategic and long-range planning skills, coupled with experience in organizational development/governance as well as public affairs. Sound decision-making skills and the ability to motivate your staff will also be crucial to your success in the role. Since you will be interacting with a variety of stakeholders, you will join us with outstanding communication skills, both in verbal and written situations.
As a disciplined and direct individual, you are also flexible enough to adapt in our dynamic work environment. You will need proven organizational, management, and interpersonal skills to excel with us. Lastly, you must have the ability to effectively multitask when dealing with competing priorities.
Do you want to make a lasting difference to a vibrant First Nation community? Here’s your chance. Please read on to see what we have to offer you!
About the Benefits
As recognition for all your hard work and determination, you can look forward to a competitive annual salary, plus the following:
- Extended health and dental benefits package.
- Pension plan.
This is your chance to make a change in a dynamic and growing work environment where you will have the opportunity to implement processes in order to streamline the organization as a whole.
Please forward all resumes and cover letters to:
Councillor Kellie LeDoux
***Deadline for application March 15th, 2023***