RECENT OR POTENTIAL GRADS: Project Fund Coordinator

  • Location: Sydney, NS
  • Deadline: October 15, 2021

Mi’kmaq-Nova Scotia-Canada Tripartite Forum

Project Fund Coordinator

The Mi’kmaq-Nova Scotia-Canada Tripartite Forum is seeking the services of a full-time Tripartite Project Fund Coordinator. Dependent on the location of the successful candidate, the position will be housed at either The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq or the Union of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq office locations.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the administrative, regulatory, and financial support to the Project Fund of the Tripartite Forum such as:

  • Providing support to Working Committee Co-chairs on the development of project proposals.
  • Liaising with project leads to support them in the monitoring of milestones.
  • Liaising with UNSM and CMM’s Communications Officers with respect to the development of communications activities for committee projects.
  • Organizing training for Project Fund Committee on policies, procedures, and guidelines within the Forum.
  • Facilitating and coordinating the distribution of project fund proposals and advise Project Review Committee on compliance with the fund guidelines.
  • Participating in Project Fund Committee planning sessions.
  • Meeting with co-chairs to advise on project proposals.
  • Using Project Fund Guidelines to advise co-chairs on effective management of the Project Fund.
  • Reviewing and recommending changes of the Project Fund Guidelines to the Project fund Committee.
  • Providing project leadswith budget updates to support them in the monitoring of project funds.
  • Under the direction of the Project Fund Committee, develop andimplement a detailed work plan for each fiscal year.
  • Developing and implementing a professional development and training plan.
  • Submitting a monthly report including a summation of travel expenses reconciled against annual budget.

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of a university degree, diploma or certificate program in business administration or related field.
  • Minimum of one to five years or progressively responsible experience in project or program administration, regulation, and financial coordination.
  • Experience in project management is a benefit.
  • Experience working in a complex dynamic multi-stakeholder governmental, quasi-governmental or non-governmental environment.
  • Experience working for a First Nations community or organization (an asset).
  • Knowledge of government & private industry programs with respect to funding is considered a benefit.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.•Experience using computer programs such as Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills. The person must be able to manage multiple competing needs, goals, and priorities of the committees, communities, and programs within their responsibilities.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment.•Strong initiative, motivation, conscientiousness, and dedication. This person must be able to work unsupervised with a high level of productivity, but also be able to seek and take direction.•Strong intrapersonal, team and professional skills.
  • Must have a valid drivers license, reliable vehicle and ability to travel frequently (day and overnight trips).

Salary/Employment Term:$47,750.00 -$51,500.00/Year. This is a Permanent Full-Time Position.

Application Deadline: October 15th,2021

Submit Cover Letter and resume to:

Human Resourcesc/o The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaqPO Box 1590, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 5V3


We are an equal opportunity employer; however, qualified Aboriginal applicants will be given priority in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preference Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission. Only those applicants who provide an up-to-date CV along with Cover Letter and qualify for an interview will be contacted the successful candidate may be required to submit a current criminal record check. Non-Canadian applicants must be able to provide proof of current entitlement or eligibility to work in Canada.