Métis Economic Development Officer - Economic Development Department

Closing Date: September 28, 2023 11:59 PM

September 14, 2023
Posting #22-00-018 (REPOSTED)

The Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF) is the National Government of the Red River Métis - also known as the Manitoba Métis. The Red River Métis are Canada's Negotiating Partners in Confederation and the Founders of the Province of Manitoba.

The MMF seeks to fill one full-time Métis Economic Development Officer position within our Economic Development Department. This position will be covering the Thompson and The Pas Regions, and travel will be expected to the various communities within both Regions. The Métis Economic Development Officer is responsible for implementing Red River Métis distinct economic and community development initiatives. The salary range for this position is $55,000-$65,000.

Job Duties/Competencies:

  • Advance the economic and community development interests of the MMF and Red River Métis Citizens, businesses, and entrepreneurs through implementing economic & community development action plans;
  • Support key economic development initiatives that are aligned to MMF priorities and directives and that contribute to the MMF's overall economic development portfolio;
  • Conduct sector-specific data analysis including assessing the current state of the sector, upcoming changes & initiatives, and identifying how to promote Red River Métis inclusion & participation within these sectors;
  • Serve as a point of contact for community partners seeking to connect with the MMF and its citizens for economic & community development initiatives and projects;
  • Be an active community member through building, fostering, and maintaining relationships with Red River Métis Citizens and entrepreneurs;
  • Support MMF Ministers with an economic development mandate through the delivery of initiatives and activities.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • College or university education related to Commerce, Business Administration or a combination of relevant experience and education;
  • Experience working in economic and community development and/or in a private sector context with experience in advancing collective or company interests;
  • Experience, formal or informal, with conducting data analysis or research;
  • Demonstration of strong interpersonal skills with experience interacting with a diverse group of team members, partners, and clients;
  • Experience working for a not-for-profit organization and/or Indigenous Government is an asset;
  • Knowledge of Red River Métis 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.

Please submit your resume and cover letter, referencing the job posting number by Thursday, September 28, 2023.

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 Red River Métis 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
Email to: jobs@mmf.mb.ca
Fax to (204) 947-1816


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