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2nd CEO President Employment Opportunity (1)
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Position Summary: The President & CEO serves, as the chief executive of Neyaskweyahk Group of Companies Inc. and in partnership with the Board, is responsible for the success of the Neyaskweyahk Group of Companies Inc. Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, the CEO is responsible for creating and implementing a clear sense of direction for the Neyaskweyahk Group of Companies Inc. and its related businesses by defining, communicating and overseeing the Corporation’s mission, goals, operating principles and strategic actions. Together the CEO and the Board of Directors assure the corporation’s relevance to the community, the accomplishment of the vision and mission, and the accountability to its shareholders. Actions and decisions in this position are far-reaching, complex and have high impact on the success of the Nation’s economic development, business operations, revenue, and opportunities for the future of the community and its member. This position is the senior management position in the Corporation, with responsibility for: • The overall management of the business including its overall strategic direction, preparation of agendas and background information for Board meeting and Executive Committee meetings. • Keeps the Board fully informed of the conditions of the Corporation and on all important factors influencing it. • The development of annual works plans and related capital and operating budgets, development of operational policies and procedures. • The day-to-day operations management, human resources recruitment and management and budget and financial oversight and monitoring. • Conducts market analysis and opportunity identification in relation to the mission of the Corporation. • Overall management of staff and management of the Corporation. • Overall planning, design and implementation of projects and programs within the mandate for the Corporation; and • Communications and marketing for the purpose of business development • Must actively participate in the compliance of the ISO 9001;2015 Quality Assurance System Governance, Strategy Development, Planning and Reporting • Formulates and updates annual business plan and strategies, policies and procedures for the Corporation and brings these to the Board for input, consideration and decision as to ratification. • Ensures strong strategic and annual planning processes and procedures are undertaken and effective budget and plans are prepared for Board approval. • Seeks out and develops business opportunities and presents such opportunities to the Board for consideration and decision. • Oversees fiscal activities, ensuring that all financial and non-financial reporting requirements are met on a timely and accurate basis, and • Ensures that reports to the Board are always transparent and timely basis. Community and Relationship Management • Initiates, develops and maintains effective strategic relationships and networks with key stakeholders including the Ermineskin Cree Nation Community, government agencies, business owners, contractors, customers, potential customers, partners, suppliers, residents and the business community in relation to their interests in the Corporation. • Examines and recommends partnerships with private and public entities in support of projects that will assist the Corporation in fulfilling its mission and objectives; and • Promotes and advocates the profile of the Neyaskweyahk Group of Companies Inc. Operational Management • Schedules Board meetings, prepares agendas, information and reports for consideration and decision by the Board, and ensures the completion of minutes of all Board meetings. • Ensures the operation of the Corporation is in compliance with all appropriate legal, regulatory and internal policies as approved by the Board, and are not contrary to Nation policies, bylaws, and relevant government legislation and regulation. • Prepares an annual performance management plan for approval by the Board. • Analyzes, prepares reports, presents information and recommendations and ensures timely completion of all activities. • Implements the decisions of the Board in an efficient and effective manner, • Ensures the day-to-day operations of the Corporation are effectively and efficiently coordinated, implemented and conducted within the policy and procedure framework approved by the Board. • Implements stringent project management processes to ensure the timely, cost effective and profitable development and completion of projects. • Determines limitations of authority for employees of the Corporation covering expenditures, contracts personnel actions, etc.; and • Establishes policies and procedures for Board approval in relation to consultants and contractors being retained by the Corporation and exercises appropriate controls to ensure their use is managed cost effectively. Staff and Contractor Management and Leadership • Builds and maintains a high-performance culture through effective performance management, communication and coaching of staff, • Recruits appropriately skilled staff to all positions and establish appropriate remuneration levels and performance-based conditions for each employee. • Establishes performance management plans with employee and undertakes performance reviews, recommends salary and benefit changes, promotions and dismissals as appropriate within the authority of the position; and • Recruits and appoints with the approval of the Board, where necessary. Financial Management • Prepares and presents an annual budget to the Board for approval complete with all supporting background information and documentation; and • Establishes financial controls in relation to undertaking and monitoring the activities of the Corporation against the approved budget and provides monthly (or more frequently, as necessary) reports to the Board on the performance of the Corporation against the approved budget. Job Knowledge: The work requires the following knowledge, skill and/or abilities: • Significant and proven leadership skills developed through at least 10 years in a senior management role and experience related to economic and business development activity such as oil and gas, minerals and mining, industrial, and/or commercial management. • Expert knowledge of business operations, asset management, marketing, finance and business processes related to economic and business development activities. • Proven ability to build effective relationships with external stakeholders and collaboration, inspire and motivate high performance and effectively resolve conflict. • University Degree in a related field such as a degree in Engineering, Business, Economics, or Finance; and • Must possess excellent communication and presentation skills. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: • Post Secondary MBA in Business Management, Commerce or Finance • 5 – 10 years of experience in Business Development • 3 – 5 years business experience in Marketing and Accounting • A combination of education and/or experience will be considered SKILLS/ATTRIBUTES: • Excellent communication and presentation skills • Excellent computer and written (reports / briefing notes) skills • Excellent Interpersonal Skills – Developing and building positive relationships with professionalism • Documented track record of success in prospecting and closing skills. • Personal Attributes: Aggressive, Motivated, and energetic self-starter • Proven ability to establish and maintain relationships with stakeholders and prospects • Goal and results driven and meeting target goals • Able to follow through and complete tasks on time • Proven track record to manage projects effectively and market knowledge • Territory Management experienced IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Board of Directors SALARIED POSITION: Dependent Upon Education and Experience DEADLINE DATE: April 22, 2024 NGCI respectfully requests that interested candidates to submit the following: A LETTER OF INTEREST, CURRENT RESUME, THREE (3) LETTERS OF REFERENCE, and a CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK. SUBMIT TO: Melody Littlechild Financial Controller In Person – NGCI’s Innovation and Professional Building By Email –

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