POSITION TITLE: Economic Development Policy Analyst

REPORTS TO: Chief of Staff
TERMS: Full-Time (35 hours per week)
LOCATION: BCAFN – Vancouver Office (#1020-1200 West 73rd Ave)
HOURS OF WORK: Monday to Friday 9:00AM – 4:30PM (May need to work evenings and weekends)
DEADLINE: Friday August 9th, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

 

Key Job Functions include:
Assisting the Regional Chief, the Chief of Staff and working with BCAFN staff and contractors in carrying out the BCAFN sustainable economic development and fiscal relations strategy, in accordance with BCAFN’s mission and vision statements, and with direction provided by BCAFN Chiefs-in-Assembly and the BCAFN Board of Directors.

Specific Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for coordinating the BCAFN economic workplan deliverables;
  • Assist with facilitating BCAFN economic development planning and initiatives;
  • Identifying and fostering community economic development opportunities;
  • Assist with securing funding for BCAFN economic development initiatives;
  • Assist BCAFN membership with establishing community economic development investment profiles; and promote the community’s initiatives in order to expand economic development opportunities;
  • Assist with the planning and coordination of BCAFN economic development events;
  • Assist the Regional Chief, Chief of Staff and BCAFN staff with preparing correspondence,as required as it relates to economic development or other issues as requested;
  • Conduct and provide research, analysis, advice and recommendations on assigned economic-related policy, program, legislative or other key issues as requested;
  • Where possible, assist the Regional Chief, Chief of Staff, BCAFN staff and contractors with program and policy planning, development and implementation.
  • Ensure reporting requirements under financial contributions are adhered to and completed
    as per agreements related to economic development.
  • Prepare speaking notes, briefing notes, reports, communications materials and other
    assignments as requested.
  • Assist the Regional Chief, Chief of Staff and other BCAFN staff with expeditiously
    responding to requests from BCAFN members.
  • Assist the Regional Chief, Chief of Staff and BCAFN staff in implementing resolutions
    passed by BCAFN members.
  • Perform other duties as reasonably required.

Education, Experience and other requirements:

  • University Degree from a recognized post-secondary institution, preferably in a related discipline, such as public administration, law or economics, however a combination of relevant skills and experience will be considered.
  • Strong organizational skills, excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and produce
    results within deadlines.
  • Knowledge of First Nations historical, political and legal issues.
  • Able to work independently and as a member of a diverse team, where productive
    relationships are developed and maintained.
  • Excellent analytical, judgement, persuasion and consensus abilities.
  • Flexible schedule may include evenings and weekends.
  • Travel as required.

Remuneration: Salary/Wage based upon experience. Competitive benefit plan available upon conclusion of probationary period.

To Apply: If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your cover letter and resume with references as one PDF file to vanessa.west@bcafn.ca in the following format:

  • Subject heading: BCAFN Economic Development Policy Analyst
  • Attached file name: YYYMMDD_lastname_firstname_EDPA.pdf

Application deadline is Friday August 9th, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

We want to thank everyone who applies for this position in advance. Applicants with Aboriginal ancestry preferred. Only successful applicants will be contacted for interviews.

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POSITION TITLE: Administrative Project Support

REPORTS TO: Chief of Staff
TERMS: Full-Time (35 hours per week)
LOCATION: BCAFN – Vancouver Office (#1020-1200 West 73rd Ave)
HOURS OF WORK: Monday to Friday 9:00AM – 4:30PM (May need to work evenings and weekends)
DEADLINE: Friday August 9th, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

 

Key Job Functions include:
Assisting the Chief of Staff and Senior Policy Advisor in carrying out the BCAFN’s mission statement in accordance with direction provided by BCAFN members and the BCAFN Board of Directors. Providing administrative support and event planning on specific portfolio/projects.

Specific Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning, coordination and delivery of project/portfolio events. This will include committee engagement, as well as other related BCAFN Regional or Provincial level meetings
  • Compile material for meetings and assist in preparation of meeting packages
  • Providing high level technical support to the Chief of Staff and Senior Policy Advisor with
    program and policy research and planning
  • Conduct and provide research into various policy, program and legislative issues
  • Communications planning, implementation and management, including providing briefing notes, meeting summaries, and draft correspondence as needed and directed by Policy Staff
  • Supporting Policy Staff with managing and disseminating information to BCAFN members
  • Provide general administrative support in order to ensure effective and efficient office operations and assist the Chief of Staff and Senior Policy Advisor with duties related to the BCAFN mandate
  • Perform other duties as reasonably required

Education, Experience and other requirements:

  • University Degree from a recognized post-secondary institution, preferably in a related discipline, such as administration, communications, event planning etc.
  • Relevant work experience will be accepted
  • 1 to 2 years of experience in administration and/or event planning, preferably in the nonprofit sector
  • Proven experience planning large-scale events with successful results
  • Strong organizational skills, excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe
  • Good computer literacy skills
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive in dealing with issues that may arise
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and work under pressure
  • Knowledge of First Nations historical, political and legal issues
  • Flexible schedule may include evenings and weekends
  • Travel as required.

Remuneration: Salary/Wage based upon experience. Competitive benefit plan available upon conclusion of probationary period.

To Apply: If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your cover letter and resume with references as one PDF file to vanessa.west@bcafn.ca in the following format:

  • Subject heading: BCAFN Administrative Project Support
  • Attached file name: YYYMMDD_lastname_firstname_APS.pdf

Application deadline is Friday August 9th, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

We want to thank everyone who applies for this position in advance. Applicants with Aboriginal ancestry preferred. Only successful applicants will be contacted for interviews.

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