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Senior Program Developer, Indigenous Economic Opportunity

Job ID3B-D2-96-42-6F-E6
CompanyMinistry of Jobs, Trade & Technology
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2019-08-14
Posted Until2019-09-10
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryOffice
Ministry of Jobs, Trade & Technology

Senior Program Developer, Indigenous Economic Opportunity

$69,900.80 - $79,791.25 annually

The Senior Program Developer, Indigenous Economic Opportunity will contribute to the work of the Regional Programs and Engagement (RPE) Branch supporting and facilitating Indigenous peoples and First Nation communities’ participation in the economy. This contribution will include RPE’s role in hosting the Indigenous Business and Investment Council (IBIC) secretariat, the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Working Group on Innovation and Economic Development's (IED) Indigenous Economic Development Sub-Committee, and other indigenous economic and business development initiatives. The position’s primary duties shall include:

• Supports IBIC Secretariat’s activities, including leading the coordination of Council operations and its good governance.
• Leading the implementation of the IBIC strategic plan’s outreach activities including partnership engagements, industry trade show and Indigenous events outreach, and supervision of IBIC’s online presence and assets.
• Implementation of the Federal-Provincial-Territorial IED Working Group’s Indigenous Economic Development subcommittee’s agenda and work plans.
• Provides support for the Ministry’s ongoing policy work and activities for Indigenous economic development.
• Significant public engagement with Indigenous business and community leaders, and Indigenous peoples, and business and industry leaders across the province.

Qualifications for this role include:
• Bachelor’s Degree or higher in economics, First Nation studies, Indigenous governance, business administration, political science, public administration or a liberal arts field of study. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
• Minimum 2 years of experience in research, policy development, performance review and/or financial/economic analysis.
• Minimum 2 years of experience negotiating agreements and working collaboratively in partnership arrangements.
• Minimum 1 year of experience managing projects and/or project components.
• Significant cultural and social experience in a land-based indigenous community context.
• Experience with protocols and practices for successful engagement with Indigenous peoples and communities.
• Preference may be given to qualified applicants who self-identify as having Indigenous Ancestry (status, non-status, Metis or Inuit).
• Further preference may be given to those with more years of experience in any of the areas above
Salary$69,900.80 - $79,791.25 Annually
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