Project Manager

In by Mustafa Eric


Job Title:         Project Manager – Ne’nagwa’nakwala (formally the St Michaels Residential School Project)

Date:               May 30, 2022

Reporting:      Reports to the Health Director

Term:              Two Year Term Position, with possibility of extension

Position Summary: The Project Manager will oversee project activities and the project team, including the coordination of community supports, engagement, research, land scanning, and managing contracts with service providers.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Work in conjunction and under the direction of the ‘Namgis Director of Health
  • Provides supervision of the project assistant and contractors
  • Collaborate with the Health Director to develop proposals and to implement project objectives, including the maintenance of budgets and ensure the proper accounting and reporting needs are met.
  • Develop and implements a project engagement strategy and project workplan
  • Ensure compliance with all ‘Namgis First Nation policy and procedures
Education, Training & Experience
  • University degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Minimum 2 years experience with team supervision and project management
  • Project development experience, including proposal writing, project administration, and work plan implementation
  • Proficiency with MS office software and other project management tools
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Knowledge of the Kwakwa̱ka̱’wakw culture and traditions
  • Knowledge and ability to work comfortably of BC First Nations values, culture and history
  • Ability to work comfortably in a cross-cultural environment
  • Knowledge of Indian Residential Schools and their impact on First Nations
  • Ability to travel to remote First Nations communities by boat and/or plane
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to develop rapport with membership and personnel at all levels
  • Proven abilities to maintain confidentiality of information and materials; and able to always display sound judgement and exercise discretion
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics and commitment to achieving objectives


  • Ability to work in a complex work environment that will include evening and weekends, including travel, from time to time
  • Valid BC Drivers Licence
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check

If interested, please submit your covering letter and resume (open until filled) to:

‘Namgis First Nation, PO Box 210, Alert Bay, BC V0N 1A0, or by email to:

(We thank you for your interest, however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted)

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