Employment Central - Implementation Projects Coordinator

Implementation Projects Coordinator

Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in

Reporting to the Implementation Manager, this position is responsible for overseeing and coordinating various special projects for the Implementation Department including, but not limited to, the Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas project and the Dënezhu Law Revitalization project. Primary duties include: coordinating all aspects of these multi-year externally funded projects by supporting TH staff and contractors, maintaining budgets and project reports, tracking all forms of progress, ensuring accountability from team members, overseeing community engagement and formal consultations, developing and implementing a communications plan, and other related tasks. The position will be guided by the Projects Steering Committee. All aspects of the work will be conducted in accordance with Dënezhu ways and project outputs must clearly reflect the values and voices of TH citizens, past and present, and consider the future aspirations of the community. 
  • Post-Secondary Degree in First Nations Governance, Public Administration, Heritage and Culture or a related field of study combined with demonstrated experience designing, developing, implementing and managing multiyear complex projects. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered.  
  • Demonstrated project management experience coordinating staff, overseeing contractors, working with project partners, maintaining budgets, fulfilling funding requirements, and meeting deadlines.  
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating community engagement and moderating public consultation sessions.  
  • Experience working within a First Nation Government and/or an Indigenous organization.  
  • Experience establishing and maintaining partnerships with multiple organizations, stakeholders, departments and other levels of governments.  
  • Proficient computer skills and records management typically required in an office setting (i.e., Microsoft Office), including word processing, spreadsheets, email, and using Internet search engines.   
  • Knowledge of the Umbrella Final Agreement, Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Final and Self Government Agreements and of modern land claims and treaties.  
  • Strong communication skills including technical writing skills, verbal skills, presentation development and delivery, and the ability to bridge communication gaps. 

Employment Central is operated by Judy L Corley Consulting Inc. and is funded by Government of Yukon, Economic Development and Service Canada