Partnership Agreement Lead

Full time

Applications Close: April 12, 2024

About the position

The Partnership Agreement Lead is responsible for ensuring the partnership agreements are adhered to as per the West Moberly First Nations Chief and Councils direction on the Caribou negotiated agreements.

Agreement Administration

  • Be fully aware of the Caribou Partnership Agreement between the Provincial and Federal government, Saulteau First Nations and West Moberly First Nations.
  • Review agreements, reporting requirements and relationships with internal and external stakeholders including government agencies, business partners and others.
  • Attend all meetings to ensure WMFN’s input is provided and that timelines are adhered to as per the agreement.
  • This position may have direct reports the lead will be responsible for.

Protected Land and Reporting

  • Be familiar with background materials and historical information relating to WMFN’s history and the Caribou Partnership Agreement.
  • Understand the park geography and its boundaries.
  • Work with member, Chief and Council to understand protected lands, watershed management, maternal pen planning boundaries and prepare recommendations for review.
  • Communicate and foster relationships with Elders and community members and government.
  • Prepare materials and reports to explain Caribou Partnership Agreements and all updates to Land Use Manger, Chief and Council.

What We Offer
Full time employment, 70 hours bi-weekly, (hours may vary and overtime may be required depending upon the study), a comprehensive salary, RSP program and benefits package.



The Successful Candidate

Your toolkit will bring:

  • Self motivation with strong interpersonal skills and confidence with the ability to speak to and report back to members, Chief and Council.
  • A positive outlook on work and life balance and can put a plan together that ensures objectives are met.
  • Knowledge of WMFN traditions, hunting, fishing and trapping practices.
  • Able to provide a clean criminal record.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Post-secondary education or formal training in Biology, Ecology, First Nations Studies, and Land Agreements – would be an asset.
  • 1 years’ administrative processes and legislative understanding within a first nations community preferred.
  • 2 years’ experience working within a First Nations community preferred.
  • Understanding of interpreting and applying natural resource management as per First Nations culture and western science.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of key issues, legislation, policies and procedures related to first nations administration.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and administer financial documents.
  • Strong team leadership and management skills including ability to establish good working relationships, both internally and with external stakeholders and to mitigate and manage conflict using sound judgement.
  • Ability to confidentially speak to community members, partners and Chief and Council to make them aware of partnership agreements.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills to effectively prioritize workload and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with tact and discretion.
  • Intermediate skills using a variety of computerized software packages such as Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint), related databases and Internet.

How to Apply

How to Apply

Interested candidates can email their resume and a cover letter outlining previous related experiences, by no later than 12PM April12,2024. Please send the application to

Salary Range
$65,000 to $80,000 per year, based on experience and qualifications.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those shortlisted will be contacted.