Chief Executive Officer

Noozhoo Nokiiyan Limited Partnership - Port Perry, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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Noozhoo Nokiiyan Limited Partnership is the economic development arm of The Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation (MSIFN). The MSIFN is located in the Township of Scugog, and forms part of the Region of Durham. MSIFN cares about the community and has worked closely with regional and municipal partners on education, health and cultural programs and services through the charitable arm of the Great Blue Heron Casino. Since the inception of the Great Blue Heron Casino (GBH), MSIFN has donated more than $32M to the local community and causes in and around the Durham Region, contributing to healthy, prosperous, and thriving partnerships. NNLP is looking to expand the horizons of the MSIFN into areas beyond the gaming sector, all with a view to securing a healthy, wealthy, and bright future for the MSIFN community.

The CEOs responsibilities will be diverse and in support of NNLP as a start-up. The CEO will have direct oversight over staff for operations, finance, and administration, and is responsible for the oversight of management agreements for retail operations at our local Tim Hortons and commercial plaza, as well as commercial leasing of NNLP-held properties. The CEO shall implement company strategy, secure approved project financing as may be needed, implement a strong and transparent company culture, oversee Human Resources and compliance with all related legislation, ensure compliance with safety regulations, drive sales, and manage public relations alongside of the Board and elected Council. Working closely with the elected Council and reporting to the Board, the CEO of NNLP will support the elected officials in pursuing a balance of both short- and long-term financial goals for the community of MSIFN.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Collaborate with the NNLP Board of Directors and the elected Chief and Council of Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation to create, implement, and refine an ongoing clear and unified strategy for the Company.

1. Relationship with MSIFN Elected Council and Community

  • cultivate a strong and transparent working relationship with Chief and Council of Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation and ensure open communication regarding financial performance and program delivery results against stated milestones/goals.
  • work collaboratively with the Chief and Council, particularly and more closely for business relating to the on-reserve territory and within the local surrounding Township of Scugog & Durham Region community.
  • work collaboratively with the Chief and Council, particularly on issues that are connected to consultation, accommodation, and the advancement of claims concerning Treaty and Aboriginal Rights within the First Nation’s Treaty and traditional territories.
  • provide informational reporting to the Chief and Council on a monthly basis, providing updated budget forecasts, income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, labour costs, and operational reviews & strategies.
  • report to the elected Chief and Council and MSIFN membership at the NNLP AGM.

2. Relationship to the NNLP Board of Directors (BOD):

  • Report and take direction from the NNLP BOD on business proposals and investment opportunities to the benefit of the MSIFN community as sole shareholder
  • cultivate a strong and transparent working relationship with The NNLP BOD and ensure open communication regarding financial performance and program delivery results against stated milestones/goals.
  • report to the NNLP BOD on a monthly basis, providing updated budget forecasts, income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, labour costs, and operational reviews.
  • prepare and analyze business plans, financial forecasts and feasibility studies, for presentation to the Company's Board of Directors, Chief and Council of Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation, potential business partners, government officials and/or lending institutions.
  • negotiate corporate agreements and other contracts.
  • ensure a well-defined investment strategy that focuses on the Company's principal objective of profitability.
  • establish effective decision-making processes that will enable the Company to achieve its long-term and short-term goals and objectives.
  • hire and/or retain and manage a team who will support the building of the Company and its future operations, including outside consultants or professional advisors as necessary and approved.
  • ensure necessary policies, processes and procedures are implemented as the Company grows, and ensure that budgets, performance measures, and regular reporting are in place.
  • articulate the vision and direction of the Company with a broad variety of stakeholders, including the Company's Board of Directors, Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation leadership and membership, public sector stakeholders, and potential business partners.
  • control costs and allocate funds and resources properly to reflect the Company’s present and future needs.
  • formulate and execute comprehensive marketing, branding, and development strategies.
  • enhance revenue from major donors, government agencies, joint ventures and corporations.
  • incorporate the values, traditions and culture of Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation in the Company’s operations and management strategies.
  • such other duties as may be assigned by the Company's Board of Directors from time to time.

Qualification:

Post-secondary degree and/or graduate degree in Business, Accounting, Law or similar relevance.

At least 10-15 years of professional experience with an emphasis on planning, management, leadership and negotiation skills.

Willingness to continue personal and professional development, including educational and training opportunities relevant to the position.

Background in working with First Nations and understanding unique political, legal and business position of First Nations.

Excellent analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills which support and enable sound decision-making.

Outstanding communication and presentation skills.

Outstanding coalition-building skills with an ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

Persuasive negotiator able to achieve consensus between a variety of divergent opinions; and,

Self-motivated and driven to identify and act upon economic development opportunities that show not only financial promise but also opportunities to improve the lives of Mississaugas of Scugog First Nation members.

Compensation:

Competitive remuneration package commensurate with education, skills, & experience.

Deadline for applications:

Please submit a CV with covering letter and references no later than Friday, March 6th at 1:00pm.

Late applications will not be considered. Only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • negotiation: 10 years (Required)
  • professional management: 10 years (Required)
  • planning: 10 years (Required)
  • First Nations political, legal and business: 3 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Required)