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Position Title: Chief Operations Officer
Job Type: Full-Time
Compensation: Dependent on experience
Application Deadline: June 1, 2018
Start Date: June 18, 2018


The Heiltsuk Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of various businesses owned by the Heiltsuk First Nation located in beautiful Bella Bella, B.C. The businesses range across a variety of industries; they include Bella Bella Airport Authority, Heiltsuk Coastal Forest Products LP, Lama Pass Fuel Company LP, Waglisla Band Store LP, Waglisla Cablevision LP, Waglsila Freight LP, Heiltsuk Fisheries Management LP, and HEDC.

HEDC is looking for an individual with a strong business acumen to become the new Chief Operating Officer of these businesses.

Main duties

  • Oversee the day to day operations of the operating businesses;
  • Recruit, train and supervise business managers;
  • Work with business managers to develop necessary operational infrastructure, policies
    and procedures;
  • Oversee budgets and approve expenditures of each business;
  • Work with HEDC Accounting Manager to ensure financial records are accurate and kept
    up-to-date for each business as required by our contract with First Nations Business
    Advisory Services (FNBAS);
  • Prepare annual plans for each business for recommendation by the operating boards
    and approval by the holdings board;
  • Work with operating boards and managers to develop work plans and budgets to
    implement the strategic priorities of each business;
  • Report to each operating board on the financial and operational circumstances of each
  • As required, report to the holdings board, a general assembly of Heiltsuk First Nation
    members, Council or the economic development committee on the financial and operational circumstances of each business.

Reports to: Management Services Operating Board

Employment Preferences

  • MBA or BBA/BCom with 5+ years of related work experience;
  • Minimum 5 years of business management experience;
  • Experience working in First Nations communities;
  • Effective interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;

Working Place and Hours

Location: HEDC Office, Bella Bella
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday

HEDC offers a competitive salary, a benefits package. If you have the skills and qualifications required for this position please reply in confidence with resume and cover letter to:

Medric Reid, Director
Fax: 250-957-2522
E-mail: mreid@heiltsukdevco.com
PO Box 950 Bella Bella, BC V0T 1Z0

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, HEDC thanks you in advance for your interest in our company, no phone calls, please.