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Operations/Human Resources Manager


Future Generations Foundation’s mission is to provide resourcing to create meaningful opportunities that improve the quality of life for First Nations and Métis peoples.

The Operations/Human Resources Manager ‘s primary focus is the coordination and administration of the day-to-day operations and human resources of the Future Generations Foundation, ensuring the smooth functioning of the organization.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Operations/Human Resources Manager will collaborate and support the Executive Director to ensure the consistent and appropriate interpretation and administration of all operational and human resources facets of the organization including planning, organizing, staffing, leading, program activities, finance, communications and relations with beneficiaries, partners, stakeholders and donors.

As an exceptionally organized individual, the Operations/Human Resources Manager will create systems, processes and policies designed to improve operational effectiveness and companywide efficiency.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Accountable for the overall management and execution of FG Foundation’s operations and human resources.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate FG Foundation’s operational and human resources strategies and plans in support of Board of Trustee directives and as directed by the Executive Director.
  • Support the Executive Director to ensure the FG Foundation program and activities are conducted in accordance with legislation, the by-laws, FGF’s mission, vision and strategic plan, and all applicable organizational policies and procedures.
  • Proactively support management with tools and guidance to effectively manage their staff to ensure a harmonious and healthy workplace.
  • Keep up to date with employment legislation ensuring HR policies and processes are current and compliant.
  • Research, recommend, develop, and maintain operational and human resources policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Act as the first point of contact for employee matters or issues.
  • Lead the full-cycle recruitment, selection and onboarding of FGF’s human resources.
  • Maintain, promote, and support HR platforms such as BambooHR and HRdownloads
  • Administer FG Foundation’s health benefits and pension plan.
  • Research, recommend, and coordinate internal and external training for all staff and management, track, and report on progress.
  • Plan and prepare annual operations and human resources budget.
  • Assess risk and make recommendations to the Executive Director.
  • Prepare and present reports to the Board of Trustees on behalf of the ED as required.
  • Lead the coordination and administration of FGF’s Health and Safety requirements and ensure compliance.
  • Ensure appropriate technology systems and controls are implemented throughout the organization.
  • Coordinate IT requirements enabling staff to have current and up to date technology and software so they can do their job effectively.
  • Support the Executive Director ensuring the workplace is safe and well maintained.


  • Good financial literacy with knowledge of budgets, reporting and accountability.
  • Strong computer skills in Adobe, Word, Power Point and Excel and data base management.
  • Strong planning, organizing and interpersonal skills to support management and staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to speak, listen and write in a clear and concise manner is essential.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Solid research, analysis and decision-making abilities.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, human resources or other appropriate discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience in operations and human resources
  • 3+ years experience managing operations/human resources, ideally within a not-for profit.
  • Knowledge of employment law
  • Work experience serving First Nations and Métis community is a strong asset.
  • Work experience in the not-for-profit sector is an asset.

Who Can Apply: Persons of Indigenous ancestry will be given preference (s. 16(1) CHRA)


  • The Future Generations offers a competitive salary commensurate with job requirements, experience, and education (within range of the salary grid)
  • The Future Generations Foundation is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits package and a solid orientation for new employees.

Location: Akwesasne or Ottawa

Duration: Permanent Full-time

Closing Date: June 25, 2024, or until filled

Individuals who feel they are qualified are invited to submit a cover letter demonstrating how they meet the criteria along with a current resume to:

or Email:

Future Generations Foundation is an equal opportunities employer committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. Applicants selected for an interview who require accommodation are asked to advise Human Resources of their specialized needs. All information received in relation to accommodation will be treated as confidential.

Interviews will be held in a virtual environment. While we appreciate all applications, only those candidates short-listed for an interview will be contacted. The FG Foundation may cancel, postpone, or revise employment opportunities at any time.

Future Generations Foundation Staff

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