Full-Time ASSISTANT, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
KIVALLIQ INUIT ASSOCIATION
Under the supervision of the Chief Operating Officer, the Assistant COO will provide support in strategic planning and plays an integral role in human resource management and allocation. This position plays a key role in overall KIA resource allocation, community engagement, information management, decision processes; and directly drives organizational development, organizational efficiencies and advancing the overall vision of KIA. The Assistant, Chief Operating Officer will lead files as assigned, to ensure applicable policies, procedures, guidelines, and practices are in place and followed to facilitate operational success. The incumbent will be tasked to develop and/or oversee new or amendments to policies, procedures, guidelines, and practices as prioritized and directed by the Chief Operating Officer. The Assistant, Chief Operating Officer will support KIA department heads with problem solving, coordination and day-to-day activity implementation on behalf of senior management.
Key duties and responsibilities:
The Assistant, Chief Operating Officer provides expertise and leadership in the execution of their role and supports the Chief Operating Officer through file leadership to achieve key result areas. These areas include providing research and advice to the Chief Operating Officer or other KIA leaders to help outline options, develop recommendations, or implement solutions on a wide range of topics ranging from operational to political in nature. Additional key result areas include: Organizational Efficiency; Excellence in Internal and External Communications; Management; and Operational Planning.
Knowledge, skills, and abilities
The ideal candidate should have knowledge and understanding of the vision and principles that guide Kivalliq Inuit Association, with an understanding of Inuit culture, social and economic situations. Knowledge and understanding of the Nunavut Agreement as it pertains to KIA obligations. Demonstrated managerial experience working with Nunavut communities, Inuit, Federal and Territorial governments, and agencies. Knowledge of operational, budgeting, and fiscal planning. Demonstrates team leadership, consensus building and conflict resolution techniques. Understands the nature of project management. Demonstrated ability to execute strategic plans and
successfully implement change. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multitask in a demanding environment. Strong written and verbal communication, facilitation, and presentation skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. Creativity in developing new or unique ways to improve operations and/or mobilize
resources and assets, as well strong relationship building skills are required when interacting with internal and external stakeholders or audiences. English is essential. Fluency in Inuktitut is a strong asset. Highly Sensitive position: Clear VSC/CRC is required.
The successful candidate should have a Post-Secondary Degree from a recognized University in Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Sciences, or a related discipline with a minimum of five years (5) progressive leadership or management experience. Experience in Nunavut and working with Inuit is preferred and
experience with Inuit cultural activities, social values is an asset. A suitable combination of relevant education and experience may also be considered.
Starting Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience with an additional $24,000 per annum, of Northern/Housing Allowance. Kivalliq Inuit Association offers a comprehensive benefits package including an employee pension plan, group insurance and vacation travel assistance. This position is located in Rankin Inlet, NU and Housing is not available.
Beneficiaries of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement will receive full consideration and priority.
Closing date is December 18, 2020 AT 5:00 PM CST
How to Apply
Please submit your résumé to department of human resources:
Phone: 867-645-5765, Toll free: 1-800-220-6581
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