Director - Manitoba Metis Federation

Closing Date: October 24, 2021 12:00 AM

Posting #21-002-04

The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) is the official democratic and self-governing representative for the Metis Nation's Manitoba Metis Community. The Manitoba Metis are Canada's Negotiating Partners in Confederation and the Founders of the Province of Manitoba.

The MMF seeks to fill one full-time Director position within our Central Registry Office Department located at 150 Henry Ave in Winnipeg, MB. Reporting to the Senior Director, the Director assists with planning, directing, coordinating, and overseeing the department to ensure that established goals and objectives are accomplished in accordance with prescribed priorities, budgetary guidelines, and work plan activities.

Job Duties/Competencies:

  • Overall administrative, financial and program management of the department;
  • Create regular briefing notes on the progress of the department;
  • Ensure regular monitoring and reporting as per contract/contribution agreements;
  • Implement and monitor a consistent procedure for office administration and records management;
  • Direct and ensure proper coordination of all administrative affairs;
  • Assist with the development of a costed work plan that will be evaluated and adjusted yearly, and in identifying possible funding sources for the department;
  • Assist with preparing and presenting an annual budget and monthly forecast for the operation of the department for approval;

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or a related field of study;
  • Previous experience in a leadership role with emphasis in management and financial practices;
  • Demonstrated organizational, financial, administrative management skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise staff;
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare budgets and read, financial statements;
  • Proficient in proposal preparation;
  • Experience working with boards and/or committees is preferred;
  • Knowledge of Metis culture, MMF programs and services is a definite asset; and,
  • Ability to travel, valid Manitoba Driver's license with access to a reliable vehicle.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including; health, dental, vision, pension and vacation. Access to an on-site fitness facility as well as an in-house restaurant is available.

Please submit your resume and cover letter, referencing the job posting number by Sunday, October 24, 2021.

The MMF requires a satisfactory criminal record check prior to commencement of employment. The MMF will accept existing criminal record checks if dated within 3 months of your start date. Obtaining this document is not a guarantee of employment.

Preference will be given to qualified Metis applicants and they are encouraged to self-identify on their cover letter. The MMF encourages internal applicants to apply for career opportunities within our Government.

MMF Human Resources Department
300-150 Henry Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0J7
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Fax to (204) 947-1816

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