Employment Opportunities

Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Term Position

Position Overview:

Sagkeeng First Nation is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to oversee and manage the administrative operations of the community. As the CAO, you will play a pivotal role in supporting the Chief and Council in implementing their vision, strategies, and initiatives to enhance the overall well-being and development of Sagkeeng First Nation.

Key Responsibilities:

Leadership and Management:

  • Provide strong leadership and guidance to the administrative staff, ensuring a cohesive and efficient work environment.
  • Collaborate with the Chief and Council to develop strategic plans, policies, and objectives for the community’s administration.
  • Oversee and monitor the implementation of approved plans and policies, ensuring compliance and effectiveness.

Financial Management:

  • Develop and manage the annual budget, working closely with the Finance department to ensure fiscal responsibility and transparency.
  • Provide financial reports and updates to the Chief and Council, assisting in making informed decisions related to financial matters.
  • Oversee financial controls, procurement processes, and grant management to optimize resource allocation.

Human Resources and Personnel Management:

  • Oversee the recruitment, selection, and retention of qualified staff members, ensuring compliance with employment laws and regulations.
  • Develop and implement effective performance management systems, promoting professional growth and development within the organization.
  • Foster a positive work culture that values diversity, inclusivity, and teamwork.

Community Relations and Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including community members, government agencies, and organizations.
  • Act as a liaison between the Chief and Council, community members, and various external entities, representing the interests of Sagkeeng First Nation.
  • Promote effective communication and engagement strategies to enhance community involvement and participation in decision-making processes.

Governance and Policy Development:

  • Provide advice and support to the Chief and Council on governance matters, ensuring compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and policies.
  • Review and recommend updates to existing policies and procedures, ensuring they align with the needs and priorities of Sagkeeng First Nation.
  • Monitor and assess the impact of policy changes, identifying areas for improvement and implementing appropriate measures.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field (equivalent experience will be considered).
  • Proven experience in a senior management role, preferably within a First Nations or Indigenous organization.
  • Strong financial management skills, including budgeting, financial analysis, and reporting.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to engage and collaborate with diverse stakeholders.
  • Sound knowledge of governance principles, Indigenous rights, and relevant legislation.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, including team management, conflict resolution, and decision-making.
  • Proficiency in computer applications and technology relevant to administrative functions.

Resumes can be sent to jobs@sagkeeng.ca

We thank all interested applicants, however,

only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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