Job Posting – WLRC: Manager – Operations

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Due to growth and changes in our staffing, the White Lake Limited Partnership, as represented by its general partner, White Lake Resources Corp., is looking for a highly motivated and competent individual to fill the full-time position of Manager of Operations.

The White Lake Limited Partnership is owned by the Pic Mobert First Nation and has been mandated to develop, implement and manage business opportunities for the benefit of the Pic Mobert First Nation and its members. The Partnership has a diverse range of business lines and capabilities which are expanding and diversifying, in part due to new mining and energy developments within the region.

This position reports to the CEO, and is generally responsible for the day to day operations of the organization including policy development and enforcement, job planning, procurement, human resources, health and safety, asset management, customer liaison and job monitoring, quality control and issues management.


  • Develop and/or continuously monitor and improve the organization’s operational systems, processes and policies;
  • To develop and maintain current, relevant and timely reporting to management and the board on operational activities, needs, issues and results;
  • Participate in annual and long-term planning;
  • Participate, from an operational perspective, on the development of business proposals and tenders;
  • Act as the principal interface between the organization and clients on operational matters related to contracts;
  • Monitor and manage business contracts;
  • Develop and implement human resource policies and procedures;
  • Develop and maintain filing systems including personnel files in compliance with applicable legislation;
  • Develop and deliver recruitment, orientation and other training for staff;
  • Develop and implement an occupational health and safety policy and program;
  • Manage labour supply agreements with industrial customers;
  • Development and management of budgets in coordination with the CEO;
  • Provide direction to the financial staff on invoicing to funding sources, including calculation of completed units of service.
  • Payroll management;
  • Supervise and coach office and field staff as required;
  • Keep the CEO regularly informed of activities, results and issues and participate in planning and problem solving as required;
  • Other misc. duties.


  • Post-secondary education in business, finance, human resources and/or a related technical discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience;
  • 3-5 years of supervisory and/or management experience;
  • Working knowledge of project management principles and techniques;
  • Experience in research and project/program development and management, including proposal writing, policy writing and reporting.
  • Experience working with Aboriginal communities, organizations and governments across Canada.
  • Working knowledge of the principles and practices of negotiations of sensitive issues related to economic development.
  • Working knowledge of office procedures, methods, and computer equipment (word processing, spreadsheets and database management, etc.
  • Working knowledge of pertinent federal, provincial and local laws, codes and regulations.
  • Working knowledge of principles and practices of economic policy, administration and implementation.
  • Ability to analyze and assess economic development programs, policies and operational needs and make appropriate adjustments.
  • Ability to use good judgment in respecting confidentially.
  • Ability to identify and respond to sensitive community and organizational issues, concern and needs to prospects.
  • Ability to communicate and prepare clear concise administrative and financial reports, both orally and in writing.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.


Interested persons should submit a resume along with a cover letter explaining how  your qualifications meet or exceed the needs of the position; please also provide three employment-related references.

Deadline for applications is 4:00 p.m., Friday May 5, 2017 – applications should either be sent by email or off to the Band Administration office, but must be received by the deadline to be considered.Interviews for persons shortlisted will be held at the Pic Mobert First Nation on May 11, 2017.

For further information, and to submit your application, please contact:

Norman Jaehrling, CEO
White Lake Resources Corporation
General Partner for the White Lake Limited Partnership
Mobert, Ontario P0M 2J0


Tel: (807) 822-2134

Fax: (807) 822-2850

Applications must be clearly marked: Competition/ Manager – Operations

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