We currently have a Band Administrator position available to join our team on a full-time basis. The Band Administrator will build, sustain and be responsible for the capacity of the Band operations through the establishment, monitoring, improvement of controls, policies, and procedures.  The role focuses on establishing effective working relationships with Program Managers, Directors, Chief and Council and ensuring the efficient management of all programs and departments, while providing direction and support. The Band Administrator will be responsible for achieving objectives by leading the Piapot First Nation’s governing body as a skilled administrator who is a positive role model.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Must have a combination of hands on practical skills as well as management and leadership experience
  • Monitor, review, implement and update control policies, procedures, and processes
  • Ensure effective management on the delivery of PFN programs and services within budget
  • Ability to interact with a variety of stakeholders including band members, while responding with courtesy, tact, and diplomacy
  • Work in conjunction with the Finance Manager to manage Piapot First Nations resources
  • Preparing materials and reports in support of band operations
  • Personnel management
  • Managing agreements and relationships with industry, provincial/territorial organizations, non-government organizations, and other levels of government
  • Maintaining an open, equitable and service-oriented relationship between the community and the administration
  • Assisting the Chief and Council with the design and implementation of community development and strategic operations plans
  • Managing the community’s infrastructure and assets
  • Other duties as assigned

About the Ideal Candidate

To qualify for this role, you will have a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or equivalent; The Band Administrator must have five years’ related work experience and three to five years’ management experience

  • Advanced proficiency with MS Excel, Word, ACCPAC modules
  • Knowledge and experience in financial management, human resource, governance procedures
  • Significant and proven leadership skills developed in a senior management role
  • Maintains strict confidentiality in performing their duties and demonstrates the following personal attributes: integrity, respect, trust, honesty, compassion, and accountability
  • Experience managing, directing, and leading employees, and liaising with various regulatory agencies
  • Ability to analyse problems systematically, organize information, identify key factors and underlying causes and general solutions
  • Superior leadership skills, including the ability to motivate managers and staff and the ability to inspire confidence in councillors, staff, and band members
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Satisfactory Criminal records check
  • Experience working with First Nations organizations and Funding Agreements is a definite asset
  • Ability to speak/understand Cree and/or knowledge of Neyihawpwat culture is an asset
  • Above all, you must be a self-motivated professional who shows initiative.

DEADLINE:     October 21, 2020 @ 4:30 PM

Please submit resume, cover letter, degree, certificates, and three references to:

ATTENTION: Jayleen Poitras Email: jayleen.poitras@piapotfirstnation.com   or Fax:  306-781-1710