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Economic Project Coordinator

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ANISHINABEK NATION

“To give a voice to the vision of the Anishinabek Nation and to preserve

 Anishinaabe Bimaadziwin while advancing our goal of Nationhood.”

Employment Opportunity

Economic Project Coordinator

LOCATION: Anishinabek Nation Head Office, Nipissing First Nation OR Munsee-Delaware Nation Satellite Office OR Curve Lake First Nation Satellite Office OR Fort William First Nation Satellite Office OR Thunder Bay Satellite Office OR Garden River First Nation Satellite Office OR Sudbury Satellite Office

Full-Time Position with Benefits

 (after successfully completing 3 months of employment)

Salary Range: $60,032 TO $68,036

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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Combined minimum two years’ experience in community, economic, or business development; working with First Nations; and project coordination;
Thorough understanding of program research, development, and implementation techniques;
Working knowledge of the Anishinabek Nation’s 39 member First Nations’ economic and community profiles;
Degree or Diploma in Business Administration, Marketing & Communications, or a related program;
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and relevant computer systems, programs and software) and able to learn new technologies and tools; and
Valid Ontario driver’s license and be insurable.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

Ability to understand and speak Anishinaabemowin or willingness to learn;
Excellent interpersonal, leadership and problem-solving skills; and
Exhibit professional attitudes and

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Implementing economic project work plans;
Supporting the implementation of the Anishinabek Nation’s Economic Development Action Plan;
Supporting the implementation of the Anishinabek Nation’s Economic Blueprint and its work plan;
Conducting research, preparing 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;
Ensuring all reporting is completed to external organizations as required;
Participating in activities aimed at promoting First Nations economic development by partnering organizations such as Tribal Councils, Chiefs of Ontario, the Assembly of First Nations, and relevant government agencies;
Researching and exploring opportunities that will facilitate revenue generation for the Anishinabek Nation by following a strict due diligence and risk management framework;
Assisting in the coordination of the Chiefs Council on the Economy meetings;
Supporting the examination and securing of financial resources that will provide necessary capacity to carry out activities related to economy building for the Anishinabek Nation;
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.

APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

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; 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 4:30pm on Friday, November 10, 2023

Applications are to be submitted to:

Human Resources Department

Fax: (705) 497-9135 | Email: human.resources@anishinabek.ca

For inquiries regarding this position, please contact:

Jason Laronde, Director of Economic Development

Email:  jason.laronde@anishinabek.ca

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

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