The Gespe’gewaq Mi’gmaq Resource Council is seeking an Executive Director to provide leadership in an organization tasked with bringing understanding of aquatic issues impacting its member communities of Eel River Bar, Pabineau First Nation, and Listuguj by harmonizing the strengths of Mi’gmaq knowledge with Western scientific approaches.
Bachelor’s degree in Administration, Commerce or Economics.
The incumbent must have a minimum of 10 years experience working at senior management level, preferably with experience managing funding agreements and personnel.
Candidate must have experience working with First Nation communities and be knowledgeable in First Nation aquatic resource and ocean management issues.
The incumbent must have proven experience working with multi-stakeholders groups, industry, and other resource users.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
Master’s degree in Administration, Commerce or Economics
Research background in aquatic sciences
Fluency in Mi’gmaq
Fluency in French
Sample of responsibilities
Plan, organize, direct and report the work of the organization to make measurable contributions to the fulfillment of the mission and vision of the GMRC
Setting organizations goals, objectives and priorities, making decisions and solving problems that impact on the organization’s goals, mission and vision
Responsible for the overall results of planning, execution and reporting of financial and operational activities and results of the GMRC
Responsible for the lawful execution of contribution agreements between GMRC and governments – an their representative agencies – to which GMRC is party
Serve as primary interface between the GMRC and key stakeholders, e.g. Chiefs, funders, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal resource management organizations, et al
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Deadline: Submissions must be received by noon AST, December 08, 2017.
We are an equal opportunity employer; however, qualified Aboriginal applicants will be given priority in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preference Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission. Only those applicants who qualify for an interviewwill be contacted.