Squamish Nation is looking for an Executive Operating Officer


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Squamish Nation is looking for an Executive Operating Officer

  1. 1. EXECUTIVE OPERATING OFFICER SERVICE DELIVERYThe Squamish Nation, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia, has existedand prospered within their traditional territory since time immemorial. As one of Canada’s mostprosperous and progressive First Nations, we are seeking a dynamic, forward thinkingExecutive Operating Officer – Service Delivery (EOO), to join our executive management team.As one of the two senior executive positions within the Nation, the EOO must be prepared toprovide expert knowledge and direction in a highly complex service delivery environment.OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE:We are looking for a professional executive that thoroughly understands strategies, processesand issues relating to overseeing the administration and operations of 12 Service Deliverydepartments providing programs and services to 3,600 Squamish members consistent with theSquamish Nation Mission Statement. We are seeking an experienced manager with exceptionalinterpersonal and problem solving skills in a complex working environment. If you are a leaderwith exceptional vision, able to maintain a high level of professional integrity, and an ability tothrive in a fast-paced First Nations service delivery and operational management environment,then the Squamish Nation wants you to be part of our team!What we are looking for: Post Secondary or Graduate degree in Business, First Nations Studies, Law or Public Administration, or relevant/related degree; A minimum of ten years of significant senior management experience, preferably in a First Nations organization or community (or an equivalent combination of education and experience); Demonstrated innovative senior management skills including: strategic planning, financial management, project management and leadership skills to develop, empower and inspire a diverse team of administrative, operational, technical and service delivery staff; Demonstrated experience reporting directly to a Board or Council; Demonstrated success with large budget management ($40 million minimum); Ideally, you possess knowledge and understanding of the Squamish Nation culture, protocols, history and political structures; Demonstrated sound judgment, tact, diplomacy, and decision making abilities; Superb verbal and written communication skills combined with strong negotiation skills, and Ability and willingness to travel, and to relocate to Vancouver area.An attractive comprehensive compensation package with excellent benefits is provided. If you arequalified and interested in this exciting challenge with one of Canada’s most progressive anddynamic First Nations, please provide your resume in complete confidence by November 1, 2012by mail or in person, to: Stephanie Nahanee, Chen Chen Stway Human Resources, 336 West 4 thStreet, North Vancouver, B.C. V7M 1J1 OR or by email to hr@squamish.netTo view the full posting, go to http://www.squamish.net/community/jobopportunities.htm www.squamish.net