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Manager Economic Development

Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund
Thunder Bay (Region), Ontario
$89,806 - $127,321
Closing date
Jun 2, 2024

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The Manager, Economic Development will play a pivotal role in developing, implementing, and maintaining economic development programs. They will serve as a liaison with FedNor, multiple funders, First Nations, and stakeholders. Additionally, the Manager will collaborate with the Loans Manager to support economic development initiatives and facilitate access to funding opportunities for community members and businesses. The Manager is responsible for engaging with First Nations and community members to develop and support approaches and strategies for economic development, community planning, and capacity development. The Manager will provide direct supervision to assigned Economic Development staff. Key Responsibilities:
1.Supervision and Leadership:
a.Directly supervise all assigned economic development staff.
b.Provide leadership and direction, including conducting evaluations, performance assessments, and workplanning.
c.Ensure job-related training is provided, as necessary.
d.Offer support and guidance to staff.
2.Community Engagement and Program Management:
a.Engage First Nations and community members to develop and support approaches and strategies foreconomic development, community planning, and capacity development.
b.Establish and measure results, including the number of events, workshops, and surveys conducted.
c.Act as a communication liaison between multiple funders, First Nations, and stakeholders.
d.Manage key activities outlined in funding agreements to ensure deliverables are met.
Qualifications and Experience:
•Post-secondary degree in Business Administration, Economics, Community Development, or a related field. Adegree in Accounting with a designation would be considered an asset.
•Minimum of five (5) years of senior experience in business-related management.
•Minimum of five (5) years of experience in managing staff.
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Job Type: Salary: Location: Schedule: Travel: Closing Date:
Contract to May 31, 2025
$89,806 - $127,321
Note: This position must be at NADF’s Fort William First Nation office.
Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week.
The ability to travel will be required.
May 13, 2024 @ 1:00 p.m.
NADF encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, men, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and visible minorities. NADF is committed to an inclusive and barrier-free work environment. Workplace accommodation is available. If contacted regarding this opportunity, please advise the Human Resources representative of the accommodation measures, which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. While we appreciate all applications for this position, only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted. For full job description, visit Please forward a detailed resume in confidence, along with 3 current work related references with a cover letter to

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