New Job General Manager In Yukon

General Manager
General Manager

General Manager

Company : Trondek Hwechin Community Development Corporation
Salary : $90,000–$110,000 a year
Location : Yukon

Full Description

General Manager
Trondek Hwechin Community Development Corporation
Dawson City, YT
Full Time
Compensation: $90,000 to $110,000 Annually


Closing Date
July 8th, 2022
Job Level
Senior management
Intended job posting audience
Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Posting Date: June 28, 2022

Standard Hours Bi-Weekly: 80

Salary Range: $90,000 to $110,000

Closing Date: July 8, 2022

Reporting to the Tr’ondek Hwech’in Community Development Corporation

(CDC) Board Chair, the General Manager is responsible for planning, leading,

managing, implementing and evaluating the strategic and operational

direction of the newly-created Corporation.

The CDC was established with the mandate to support citizens and citizen

owned businesses, in addition to developing community projects and

opportunities. Its role is to develop and deliver programs and services that

help the First Nation and its citizens take advantage of and be full

participants in the opportunities in the Traditional Territory. The General

Manager, operating from Dawson City, Yukon is the leader and project

manager delivering on the operational mandate.

The responsibilities of this position include economic and business

development; planning, accountability and evaluation; project development

and implementation; contract management; financial management; general

management and administration; human resource management; health and

safety; and regulatory compliance.

The General Manager is also responsible for effective liaison with its

shareholder, Citizens, government agencies and departments, the private

sector, and other organizations.

A full job description is available upon request.



  • Degree in Business Administration/Economics/Community Development


  • Minimum of 5 years work experience in a leadership role, relating to

economic/business/community development

  • Experience developing and managing projects
  • Experience in financial management, including budget development,

expenditure management, revenue generation, reporting and financial

statement review.

  • Experience working with a Board of Directors
  • Experience working with a First Nation community


  • Knowledge of TH and its Citizens
  • Knowledge of the TH Land Claim and Self-Government agreements
  • Knowledge of the economic opportunities and challenges in the TH

Traditional Territory


  • Project Management skills including the ability to plan, execute, and

re-prioritize tasks and functions in a diverse and evolving environment

  • Ability to manage complex multi-faceted projects and operations.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and facilitation skills, including;

report-writing, briefings, presentations, conducting meetings and

developing good relationships with staff, business partners, Board of

Directors, TH Government Departments, contractors, suppliers,

government officials, as well as community citizens / residents.

  • Technical skills and experience relating to economic / business

development, project assessments, as well as knowledge of

construction-related projects.

  • Leadership, problem solving and strategic thinking skills.
  • Management and administrative skills, including; office management,

information / records management, procurement & inventory

management, contract management, work-plan development &

management, and computer and technology proficiency.

  • Ability to motivate and manage staff, contractors and consultants.
  • Negotiation skills.


  • Respectful / Positive attitude.
  • Integrity, discretion and sound judgement.
  • Highly motivated with a strong work ethic.
  • Punctual, reliable and dependable.
  • Ability to work well with others (team player).
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Highly organized and ability to multi-task.
  • Flexible and adaptive to changing needs and priorities.
  • Ability to manage stress


  • Criminal Records Check.
  • Valid Yukon Driver’s License.
  • Confidentiality Agreement.
  • Acknowledgement and compliance with Corporate Policies.
  • Physically fit to perform the physical requirements of the position.
  • Willingness to work flexible shifts, such as evenings and / or weekends

to accommodate special meetings or unexpected operational


For more information, contact Vice Chair, Pat Titus at: (867) 336-

6282 or Email: [email protected]

Additional Application Instructions

For job description please e-mail [email protected]