New Job General Manager In Yukon
Company : Trondek Hwechin Community Development Corporation
Salary : $90,000–$110,000 a year
Location : Yukon
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
- Experience developing and managing projects
- Experience in financial management, including budget development,
expenditure management, revenue generation, reporting and financial
- 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
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- 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
- 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
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
- 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]
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