Fort Saint James, British Columbia
Nak'azdli Whut'en
Career Opportunities
P. O. Box 1329 1 Fort St. James 1 B.C., V0J 1P0
Position Purpose:
Nak'azdli Whut'en
is looking for an experienced, Chief Operating Officer. We require a positive, team-oriented individual to set and meet goals and to ensure that every member of the team is delivering in accordance with the high standards of the Nak'azdli Whut'en's strategic plan.
Job Results and Responsibilities: The Chief Operating Officer will be responsible for directing and overseeing the daily operations of Nak'azdli Whut'en. He/she will be responsible for enhancing the internal organization processes and infrastructure that will allow Nak'azdli Whut'en to continue to grow and fulfill its mission. The incumbent must provide leadership and direction for staff members that continuously promote First Nations' philosophy and the company's mission and values. This individual will serve as a bridge between Nak'azdli Whut'en department heads and the Chief and Council. The incumbent must be technologically adept and must make every effort to achieve maximum levels of operating efficiency and accountability.
- Minimum of a BA, ideally with an MBA.- 7 years of Management or Senior Management with experience in operational and administrative management.- Strong knowledge of accounting procedures involving procurement, travel, and budget management. Knowledge of the Finance Administration Law (FAL).- Strong knowledge of business and management principles gained through experience in running different business units. - Strong knowledge of software systems, as well as Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.- Knowledge of local and federal and INAC regulations and policies, excellent analytical and problem solving skills.- Excellent interpersonal skills; meticulous records maintenance skills.- Knowledge and experience in dealing with HR issues and employment procedures.- Good financial and business awareness and reporting experience. Strong written and verbal skills to communicate with all levels of the organization and its stakeholders. - Knowledge of Dakelh History and Language considered an asset.
Nak'azdli Band offers competitive salary/wages packages and an incredible benefit package.
CLOSING DATE: July 17, 2017
Interested applicants may forward Resume and Cover Letter to the above address or email their resumes to
Attention: Aileen Prince
NOTE: Only those applicants who meet the minimum requirements will be invited to interview.

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