Strategic Consultant

Apr 06, 2023

The Mikisew Cree First Nation (Mikisew) has lived on the ancestral lands of the Athabasca Delta and Wood Buffalo National Park in northeastern Alberta since time immemorial. The lives of our members are linked to the land and to a close understanding of traditions, history, and a natural way of life. Many of our members live in the hamlet of Fort Chipewyan, and our traditional lands range over a large portion of Athabasca oil sands deposits. For nearly 30 years, our wholly owned business arm, has worked toward the long-term, sustainable economic progress of our Nation and its members through employment and significant investments in education, training, social programs, and infrastructure.

The Strategic Consultant goal is to undertake and overcome challenges by seeking opportunities in specific areas the organization is strategically aiming toward. Having the capacity to undertake strategic research and development of funding opportunities for increased programming to deliver community-driven projects to support community and individual health & wellness. Knowing both federal and provincial government process and planning is to identifying horizon funding and key connections to press for increased opportunities to deliver to community and individuals.

The successful candidate will have a strong background in management and operations to focus on providing sound management of current projects, programs, and services.

The strategic management approach here is to identify a forecasting approach to remain on the forefront of trends and community needs to identify challenges and opportunities while allowing current staff to focus on existing programs, projects, and services. Current & newly Identified new programs and services should be triaged into a structured project management framework.

This job posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Please submit your resume and cover letter, by email, in confidence to