• Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Anywhere

DIRECTOR OF PLANNING, PERFORMANCE AND EVALUATION 058-22-2

ADMINISTRATION, CENTRAL ADMINISTRATION

Full-Time

Applications will be received by Six Nations of the Grand River and Grand River Employment & Training (GREAT) up until 4:00 p.m. EST, Wednesday, March 30, 2022, for the Director of Planning, Performance and Evaluation with Administration, Central Administration Department.  The Six Nations of the Grand River Application for Employment Form, Job Posting and Job Description are available for printing from the www.greatsn.com website.  Online applications accepted through https://www.vscyberhosting.com/sixnations/. NO LATE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED.

Applicants from Six Nations and other First Nations will be given preference to deliver programs and services in a First Nations community.

JOB SUMMARY: The Director of Planning, Performance and Evaluation (DPPE) reports to and works under the direction and supervision of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and works collaboratively with Directors of Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council (SNGR).

The Director of Planning, Performance and Evaluation (DPPE) is accountable for developing and leading a new functional area that ensures the organization has improved capacity for planning and evaluation.

This portfolio will support the need of the organization to be more strategic: improve capacity to evaluate and understand the needs of the population, improved program planning and advocacy for service funding, and to ensure that services being delivered are achieving the intended outcomes/impacts.

The DPPE leads this functional area in a way that supports the organizational strategies and priorities, and ensures the department has the resources, policies and processes needed to service the organization effectively.

Type Full Time
Closing Date  March 30, 2022
Term: Permanent
Hours of Work  35 hours weekly
Wage $120,000-$150,000

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters or Bachelors degree in community planning, engineering, business administration or related field;
  • 5+ years experience in leadership positions;
  • Leadership skills, with steadfast resolve and personal integrity;
  • Understanding of advanced organizational planning and the integration of human, capital and financial planning;
  • A solid grasp of data analysis and performance metrics;
  • Be able to diagnose problems quickly and have foresight into potential issues.

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: (Choose one method ONLY):

Method #1:  Online

  1. Please visit: https://www.vscyberhosting.com/sixnations/ to access our job board and follow the directions to apply.
  2. Please ensure all required documents are provided/uploaded with your application package, which include:
    1. Cover letter including your band name and number (if applicable). Please indicate in your letter how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.
    2. Recent resume clearly identifying that you meet the Basic Qualifications of this position as stipulated above.
    3. Copy of your education diploma/degree/certificate and transcript.
  3. If you have any questions or need assistance please reach out to Lesleigh Rusnak, Staffing Officer at 519-445-2223 ext 4343 or via email at StaffHR@sixnations.ca.

Method #2: GREAT – Applications must include all of the following:

  1. Printed, filled in and authorized Six Nations of the Grand River Application for Employment Form.
  2. Cover letter including your band name and number (if applicable). Please indicate in your letter how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.
  3. Recent resume clearly identifying that you meet the Basic Qualifications of this position as stipulated above.
  4. Photocopy of your education diploma/degree/certificate and transcript.
  5. Place all documents listed above in a sealed envelope and mail to or drop off at:

Director of Planning, Performance and Evaluation – Full Time – 058-22-2

c/o Reception Desk

Grand River Employment & Training (GREAT)

P.O. Box 69, 16 Sunrise Court

Ohsweken, Ontario  N0A 1M0

POSITION DESCRIPTION

POSITION TITLE:         Director of Planning, Performance & Evaluation

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

Reports to and works under the direction and supervision of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and works collaboratively with Directors of Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council (SNGR).

PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF THE POSITION:

The Director of Planning, Performance and Evaluation (DPPE) is accountable for developing and leading a new functional area that ensures the organization has improved capacity for planning and evaluation.

This portfolio will support the need of the organization to be more strategic: improve capacity to evaluate and understand the needs of the population, improved program planning and advocacy for service funding, and to ensure that services being delivered are achieving the intended outcomes/impacts.

The DPPE leads this functional area in a way that supports the organizational strategies and priorities, and ensures the department has the resources, policies and processes needed to service the organization effectively.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

TECHNICAL FUNCTIONS

  • Sets priorities/annual plan for the Department and ensures the right resources are in place to deliver on those priorities, ensuring the department is adding value and managing to budget; reports on department outcomes;
  • Ensures Managers and technical staff have established good operational processes and working effectively with stakeholders in the organization to deliver the mandate;
  • Accountable for increasing the capacity within the organization to use data and information to support decision making by ensuring that leaders are supported to identify, collect, monitor and use data.

ADMINISTRATIVE AND LIASION FUNCTIONS

  • Ensures efficient and standardized organizational approaches to proposal development, reporting and organizational policies and procedures are in place;
  • Represent SNGR and community in a positive, courteous, cooperative and professional manner;
  • Accountable for ensuring high quality, efficient and standardized approaches to proposal development, business cases, reporting and organizational policies and procedures are in place.

COMMUNICATIONS FUNCTIONS

  • Provides advice and adds key insights as part of the Senior Leadership Team for planning, data tracking and dashboards for the organization, specifically around community needs and program/organizational performance;
  • Creates a supportive learning environment for staff, which maximizes opportunities for professional development and capacity building that will promote a healthy and safe working environment;
  • Compose briefing notes, memos, correspondence, and updates as may be required.

OTHER FUNCTIONS

  • Other duties as assigned or deemed necessary as relates to the position;
  • Attend meetings of appropriate committees;
  • Attend meetings with Council and/or workshops as directed;
  • Schedule and attend monthly departmental meetings.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • The work environment of this position is subject to high stress of interruptions, intense work related problems of employees, degree of interaction with the public who may be aggressive.
  • There are many deadlines, which at times require unscheduled hours.
  • Must have the ability to take direction, prioritize and work independently, coping with many demands and work within time restraints.
  • Must maintain confidentiality.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

Primary Relationships:

  • Reports directly to CEO;
  • Shares accountabilities as part of Senior Leadership Team;
  • Services/supports and provides advice to operational leaders (directors and managers);
  • Relies on functional areas for data and information;
  • Leads Manager of Strategy & Planning, Manager of Analytics, Insight & Reporting, Specialist in Policy & Procedures and Office of Special (strategic) Projects.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Masters or Bachelors degree in community planning, engineering, business administration or related field;
  • 5+ years experience in leadership positions;
  • Leadership skills, with steadfast resolve and personal integrity;
  • Understanding of advanced organizational planning and the integration of human, capital and financial planning;
  • A solid grasp of data analysis and performance metrics;
  • Be able to diagnose problems quickly and have foresight into potential issues.

OTHER EXPERTISE REQUIRED:

  • Experience with departmental/organizational strategic level performance monitoring, evaluation and reporting, strategy and planning and leading change;
  • Attention to detail is critical;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Commitment to SNGR values & culture;
  • Understands population based planning, program evaluation, service funding, analytics
  • Vision and ability to establish and lead a central department with a new mandate;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Understanding of service funding.

KEY PERFORMANCE MEASURES:

  • Year one staffing, annual plan, budget and department processes established

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • The work environment of this position is subject to high stress of interruptions, intense work related problems of employees, degree of interaction with the public who may be aggressive.
  • There are many deadlines, which at times require unscheduled hours.
  • Must have the ability to take direction, prioritize and work independently, coping with many demands and work within time restraints.
  • Attention to detail is critical.
  • Must maintain confidentiality.

IMPACT OF ERROR:

Errors in judgment and in the conduct of duties could lead to loss of credibility, poor relations, confusion and misinformation resulting in negative impacts to the leadership team.

Errors in judgment and in the conduct of duties could lead to embarrassment to SNGR, community and administration; loss of public confidence and unnecessary conflict leading to lack of trust; and legal liability.

CONTROLS:

Guiding principles as set by Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council.

Works within the administrative policies and procedures established by SNGR and other legislation provided by various government agencies.