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Employment Opportunity – Human Resource Strategist

December 21, 2018

Treaty 2 Territory – The Human Resource Strategist will lead and support a comprehensive human resources development strategy in education, health and social services in First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory (FNiT2T).

  • Job Title:                     Human Resource Strategist
  • Proposed start date: 14 January 2019 (Term)
  • Job/Office location:   Treaty 2 Territory
  • Wage:                          Discussed at interview process


The Human Resource Strategist will report to the Senior Management of Anishinaabe Agowidiiwinan Secretariat in any and all aspects of his/her duties.


  • Facilitates and draws upon information integration from diverse sources and provides regular updates;
  • Builds an inventory data base of human resources currently available by persons currently practicing;
  • Assess current and future human resources needs and identifies actions needed by governments, educational institutions, and others to address those needs;
  • Assesses requirements for both direct service personnel as well as planners, researchers and administrators;
  • Assesses current and future policy requirements to support strategic aims in conjunction with senior management;
  • Researches best practices to enable the best design of Anishinaabe Agowidiiwinan policies;
  • Evaluates Human Capital needs and trends and identifies and communicates findings and best practices;
  • Explores recruitment, training and retention issues;
  • Examines the personal and professional supports required to encourage Treaty 2 professionals to practice in Treaty 2 Territory;
  • Develops and implements proposals for a system to monitor the status of Treaty 2 human resources;
  • Develops and analysis of how, to the maximum extent possible, First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory human resource development can be implemented under Treaty 2 control;
  • Consults on best practices to ensure organizational effectiveness, structure, and effective financial management of labor;
  • Travel as required;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Candidates must possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Post‐secondary degree in Human Resources, Business or related field with a minimum 5 years experience;
  • Demonstrate expertise in leading policy and program development projects;
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and compelling way to different audiences and foster a culture of trust and openness;
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical skills;
  • Knowledge of local, regional, national current events and politics;
  • Proven exceptional verbal and written communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to work as a team player to effectively interact with elected officials, staff, media, service providers, and government agencies;
  • Highly motivated and ability to work in demanding and fast‐paced work environment.
  • Exceptional organizational and time‐management skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks to meet strict deadlines;
  • Self‐motivated and ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Knowledge of Anishinaabe language and understanding of culture and tradition an asset;
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s licence and own vehicle;
  • Maintain confidentiality with a high level of accuracy regarding information.

 Please Apply by Friday 4 January 2019 (Letter and resume):

Anishinaabe Agowidiiwinan –Treaty 2:

Human Resources

Box 1254, Lake Manitoba First Nation

Phone: 204.648.6268


Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Those selected for an interview will be required to provide a “presentation” on the HR Strategy, in reference to the job description as outlined, at the time of the interview.

Human Resource Strategist Description – PDF

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