Strategic Management Coordinator

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  • Post Date: February 25, 2020
Job Description

Department: Justice and Correctional Services
Location: To Be Determined
Salary Grade 6: (Min. $57,754.00 – Max. $72,193.00)
Status: Permanent

Core Functions

The Strategic Management Coordinator (SMC) is responsible for assisting the Department with the development of policy and procedures related to programs and services such as a pluralistic justice system, integrative processes and diversion programming that respects Cree values, ways and realities. The SMC is responsible for communicating current and future reporting on programs and services, creating tools related to implementation plans, and working strategically with the Director on the realization of a uniquely Cree system of justice and corrections.

Functional Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the Resource Administrator and Director in the review, preparation and implementation of department policies.
  • Review data from program/services evaluations and provide details to the Coordinator of Knowledge Mobilization for reporting services.
  • Assist the Director in the preparation of agendas for coordination meetings and trainings for coordinators.
  • Assist the Department in the further development of employee learning plans and trainings for staff, to be done annually.
  • Provide support to Coordinators in setting project management timelines, budgets and achieving milestones, and eventual reporting.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Assist the Department with the review and creation of internal policies and create communications related to the Department’s implementation plans and objectives.
  • Work with the Director and consultant on the further development of conflict resolution services in the Cree Nation.
  • Review and evaluate the implementation of current initiatives and policies.
  • Provide the director with a comprehensive report with recommendations and actions needed to successfully complete the implementation of Department objectives and initiatives.
  • Perform research relevant to the department key objectives to be used for future decision making and provide recommendations, and those identified by the Judicial Advisory Committee.
  • Assist in the review of any internal or external reporting documents before the final review of the Director.
  • Compile an inventory for all supplier or partner mockups (i.e. promotional items, posters, pamphlets) and review with Director to ensure employer branding is consistent.

Interaction and Communication

  • Participate in Coordination Committee meetings overseeing official minutes and creating directives for actions for Coordinators following meetings with agreed upon timelines for completion.
  • Work with Fund Administrator to determine action items regarding fund applications and prepare a report for the Sub-Committee during Coordination Committee meeting.
  • Compile an inventory for all supplier or partner mockups (i.e. promotional items, posters, pamphlets) and review with Director to ensure Department branding is consistent and no items contrary to internal policies are placed.
  • Screen all requests from media or requests for donations by non-Cree Nation Government organizations, and present requests related to Department’s objectives to the Director.
  • Assist in the review of reporting documents before final review of the Director.
  • Review and development of standards for departmental research protocols and Intellectual Property provisions related to contractual relationships.
  • Participate with regional working group on the development of future Cree courts.
  • Collaborate with the Department and courts on appropriate court rules for use in Eeyou Istchee.

Other Responsibilities

  • Complete and archive all reports and presentation documents as prescribed by the Director.
  • Perform other related tasks as requested by the Director.

Education and Certification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Law, Communications or a related field.
  • Certification in Project/Program Management an asset.


  • Five to eight years of relevant work experience.


  • Fluency of English.
  • Fluency in French and Cree is an asset.

Knowledge and Abilities

  • Proven ability to communicate effectively including good presentation and report writing skills
  • Strong program planning, research and implementation skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as fund criteria, proposals, legal and judicial publications
  • Knowledge of Cree communities and programming experience in frontline work with Cree children, youth or adults.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

Additional Requirements

  • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.
  • Willingness to travel occasionally.
  • Must agree to undergo a background check.

The Cree Nation Government may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned requirements if a suitable candidate who is a JBNQA beneficiary accepts to follow a training plan determined by the Cree Nation Government as a condition of employment.

Application Period

From February 24, 2020 to March 10, 2020


Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: JCSD-201001-1

Valerie Mianscum

Recruitment Officer


Tel.: 819-673-2600