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Interim Operations Manager (6-month+ contract)

3 days ago
10,000 to 11,666 per month
  • Make a lasting difference to the Ulkatcho First Nation
  • Gain valuable experience working directly with Chief & Council
  • Be rewarded with a competitive salary, plus excellent benefits
About Ulkatcho First Nation

The Ulkatcho First Nation is one of four communities making up the Dakelh or Southern Carrier tribal nation in central British Columbia. The Ulkatcho community and offices are located in scenic Anahim Lake, with access to an unparalleled natural beauty at the western edge of the Chilcotin District. 

The Ulkatcho government is responsible for 22 reserves with a population of 729 members living on-reserve, and another 200 living off reserve. Our expansive traditional territory includes the waters flowing west on the Chilcotin Plateau and includes Tweedsmuir Park.

To learn more about Ulkatcho First Nation, please visit our website.

About the Opportunity

Ulkatcho First Nation has an exciting opportunity for an Interim Operations Manager (6 months contract) to join our team in Anahim Lake, BC. The successful candidate may negotiate an extension for this role.

Reporting directly to the Chief and Council, you will be responsible for directing and overseeing the daily operations of Ulkatcho First Nation. You will serve as a bridge between department directors and Chief and Council, provide leadership to the team, and continuously promote First Nations' philosophy and the company's mission and values. 

Your key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Participating in the creation of strategic goals in conjunction with the management team, and communicating these goals across the organization
  • Working with the Finance Director to create the annual budget, and upkeep accurate financial management and reporting
  • Directing and establishing policies, procedures, and programs for Ulkatcho First Nation (KPIs, Performance Management Systems, Expense Management, Safety Training, Technology, etc)
  • Maintaining open and transparent communication with, and providing valuable feedback and advice to Chief and Council
  • Ensuring that the payroll processes are compliant with applicable laws
  • Liaising with all inside and outside stakeholders, including heads of departments, government officials, agencies, and the public, to promote a positive and engaging public image for the organization
  • Monitoring staffing requirements, participating in hiring and developing new team members, and ensuring that performance reviews and career planning activities are completed
  • Making sure that the culture of the organization remains true to the mission and values of Ulkatcho First Nation
  • Coordinating departmental programs, such as meetings, seminars, workshops, special projects, and events
  • Scheduling, attending, and presenting at Board Meetings as necessary
  • Ensuing that the office facilities are in compliance with safety regulations, such as local fire codes, handicap access, etc
About You

To qualify for this position, you must have a Degree in Business Administration or a related field of study, as well as a minimum 5 years of experience as an Operations Manager or similar leadership role. You will join us with an exceptional business acumen and experience overseeing multiple departments within an organization.

As our ideal candidate, you will possess:

  • Valid BC driver's license and clean driving record
  • Successful completion of a Criminal Record Check
  • Understanding of First Nations culture and customs (First Nations heritage preferred)
  • Strong knowledge of accounting procedures involving procurement, travel, and budget management
  • Direct working knowledge of operations, warehouse, and transportation management
  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and services ordering, and inventory control
  • Proficiency in computer software, including Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of local and federal regulations and ordinances
  • First Aid skills and/or certificates (asset)
  • Experience working in a municipality or government office (asset)

To succeed in this role, you must possess exceptional organization and records maintenance skills, be able to prioritize tasks with competing deadlines, and have excellent analytical and critical thinking skills.

You are passionate about the organization's philosophy and have the communication and interpersonal skills to create relationships with diverse individuals at all levels of the organization. Above all, you are a community-oriented, approachable, and inspirational leader.

About the Benefits

In exchange for your hard work and dedication, the successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive $60,000 - $70,000 salary for a 6-month contract, based on your skills, experience, and qualifications. In addition, you will also have access to a variety of employee benefits after probation, including:

  • Ability to negotiate an extension to the contract 
  • Robust health, vision and dental benefits
  • Pension plan program
  • 3 weeks off (Spring Break, Rodeo Week, and Christmas) on top of annual vacation
  • Relocation assistance (inbound and outbound)
  • Live and work in stunning Anahim Lake, BC
  • Be immersed with our incredible community and assist in overseeing our historic territory!

Upon joining Ulkatcho First Nation, you will be welcomed into a friendly and supportive team, and have the opportunity to make a lasting impact in the community. 

Don't miss this unique opportunity. APPLY TODAY! 

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