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Project Coordinator

Career Posting : Project Coordinator

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Type: Full-Time
Term: Other
Closing Date: August 19, 2022 12:00 am

The Dene Tha’ First Nation (DTFN) is inviting applications from experienced members for the position of Project Coordinator. This (contract)
position is full-time and offers a competitive benefits package.

Position Summary
The coordinator is responsible for preparing, coordinating, and conducting all activities related to the development of a Dene Tha’ First
Nation child and family law pursuant to An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families, S.C. 2019, c. 24 (“Bill C92”).
• This is a contract for up to 4 years and is subject to performance reviews.
• There is potential for this position to be extended further upon project completion.

Duties and Responsibilities include:
The coordinator is expected to:
• Coordinates and leads all Bill C-92 meetings with the Working Group;
• Coordinates, and organizes, all Dene Tha’ First Nation community consultations for the development of the Bill C-92 law;
• Supports and at times, may lead community engagement meetings;
• Development of workplan and budget for Dene Tha’ First Nation over the next x years as we prepare to enter into a Coordination
Agreement with Indigenous Services Canada; and
• Performs other duties and responsibilities as necessary and as assigned by Working Group.
o liaise and work with the Working Group, stakeholders, Chief and Council, MNP and legal counsel;
o maintain confidentiality on all matters relating to the affairs of the NPTC and Dene Tha’ First Nation;
o perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with Dene Tha’ First Nation policies, standards and procedures; and
o Preparation of financial reports/deliverables as required in funding agreements.

• Certificate/Diploma in Business Administration and Project Management or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Must Have Experience, Knowledge and Skills:
• Managing, coordinating, and developing workplans and timelines;
• Preparing and presenting workplans, budgets, briefing notes and reports (both financial and work accomplished).
• Knowledge of Dene Tha’ First Nation protocols and policies;
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
• Ability to organize own work with minimal supervision under heavy workload (at times); and
• Strong organization, planning, coordinating of meetings and follow up

Nice to Have Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills:
• Ability to communicate and translate in Dene and English;
• Experience working with the federal, provincial and Child Welfare agencies;
• Experience and knowledge of Child Welfare;
• Experience negotiating with either or both the Provincial and Federal government; and
• Development of drafting instructions for legal counsel and instructing legal counsel.

The successful candidate must have a valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s License with reliable transportation, and willingness to travel. Must also
provide a clear criminal record check.
Remuneration dependent on qualifications and experience.

Interested parties should forward a detailed resume by Friday, August 19, 2022 @ 5:00 PM to:
Personnel Services Coordinator / HR
Dene Tha’ First Nation
P.O. Box 120 Chateh, AB T0H 0S0
Fax: (780) 321-3863 or (780) 321-3886