Expression of Interest: Chief of Staff
NunatuKavut means “our ancient land” and refers to the territory of Inuit who belong to south and central Labrador. NCC is a rights-based governing body that represents NunatuKavut Inuit. We are a dynamic, fast-paced and growing team that strives to meet the priorities, interests and needs of our people. Our governing vision demonstrates commitment to community and culture as we seek “to govern ourselves, provide and care for one another, our families and our communities while nurturing our relationship with our lands and waters.” We foster an open and transparent working environment which incorporates Inuit values of caring, fairness, respect, accountability and teamwork.
We are looking for a collaborative, strategic and committed Chief of Staff (COS) to join the President’s Office in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador.
As COS, you are responsible for directing, managing and overseeing all daily operations and strategic political direction for the President. This includes responsibilities like:
- Researching, prioritizing, and following up on high level issues and concerns that arise within NCC and impact NunatuKavut Inuit and communities;
- Providing advice to the President and Governing Council on appropriate courses of action, referral and response to issues that arise;
- Coordinating all activities within the President’s Office, including providing leadership to staff, overseeing the budget and ensuring priorities and requests are addressed efficiently and in a reasonable time;
- Drafting, reviewing or editing briefing materials and correspondence for the President and Governing Council;
- Serving as liaison between the President’s Office and NCC’s leadership offices and departments; and
- Liaising with and maintaining relationships with political bodies, consultants, legal counsel.
Additionally, you will seek to build strong and positive intergovernmental relationships. You will participate with the President and senior leadership team in strategic planning, policy development, and decision-making.
Salary Range is $90,000 to $106,000 per annum.
- A University Degree in public administration, political science or relevant discipline combined with significant political experience or an acceptable combination of education and experience;
- Significant experience in providing strategic advice, recommendations, and briefings senior leadership on complex matters;
- An ability to establish and manage multiple priorities, meet strict deadlines and work independently to efficiently manage multiple and concurrent projects in a fast-paced environment;
- Significant experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships and collaborating with various levels of government and community stakeholders; and
- Knowledge of NunatuKavut Inuit communities and the issues and opportunities they face.
- Comprehensive group benefits plan: extended health and dental care; and disability and life insurance.
- RRSP contribution plan.
- Employee and Family Assistance Program.
- Flexible schedule.
- Supportive and forward-thinking leadership team that values employee input and ideas.
- Family-friendly work environment where diversity and inclusion are valued.
The Application Process
Submit cover letter, resume and three references to:
Deadline to express your interest is March 27, 2023.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.