TPU Regulatory Manager

Full Time
Posted 3 months ago

Job Overview:

Working in the Territorial Planning Unit (TPU) of Grand Council Treaty #3 the TPU Regulatory Manager will provide leadership and support in the implementation and compliance to Manito Aki Inaakonigewin. This position will provide recommendations, expertise, and implementation support to Grand Council Treaty #3, Treaty #3 communities, and leadership as it relates to the implementation and respect of Anishinaabe Inakonigaawin specifically Manito Aki Inaakonigewin. The position will also work with proponents, governments, and other organizations alongside the other teams in the TPU to educate and ensure respect and compliance of Treaty #3 laws and processes in relation to any development in the Treaty #3 Territory. The TPU Regulatory Manager will manage the day to day administration of the TPU compliance team and work alongside other TPU managers to support the ongoing strategic direction of the TPU. The TPU Policy Manager will also guide the compliance team in planning, delivery and evaluation of team activities and objectives to move forward the strategic plan of the TPU including engagement and adherence to a Treaty #3 Manito Aki Inaakonigewin authorization process.


  • Facilitates Treaty #3 Community engagement processes in relation to compliance in Treaty #3
  • Research, recommend and implement mechanisms of treaty governance, decision making, and harmonization
  • Lead and support Manito Aki Inaakonigewin education stemming from the Manito Aki Inaakonigewin toolkit
  • Working with the Treaty #3 Leadership, Political Office, and TPU Director, continue development on consultation and governance protocols, decision making, and policy framework guided by Manito Aki Inaakonigewin, including development of an authorization processes
  • Accomplishes team objectives by managing staff; planning and evaluating team activities
  • Ensures a safe, secure, and productive work environment for the compliance team and supports personal and team growth
  • Manages the day to day administration of the compliance team including hiring, orientation, training, supervision, and evaluation of staff, budget planning, and reporting
  • Provide expertise and advice to the Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty #3 and TPU
  • Support the TPU compliance team in moving forward and accomplishing goals align with the TPU strategic plan and vision of Grand Council Treaty #3
  • Builds and maintains relationships with Treaty 3 communities, Federal and Provincial Ministries, and other organizations in Treaty #3 to stimulate information sharing and collaboration.
  • Collaborate alongside TPU management for the ongoing administration and growth of the TPU
  • Prepares briefing notes, presentations and reports on policy initiatives and develops tools to assist Grand Council Treaty #3 leadership with decision-making
  • Works alongside Grand Council Treaty #3 Environmental Chiefs on environmental issues in the Treaty #3 Territory
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Post-secondary education in a discipline related to environment, Indigenous Governance, public administration, natural resources, political or social sciences, western law, or communication will be considered an asset
  • Experience implementing indigenous laws related to land use, resource management, water, climate change, and social or economic development issues will be considered an asset
  • Experience managing a diverse team of individuals
  • Preference may be given to applicants with significant experience working with Indigenous communities and working in the Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty #3 and with Treaty #3 Communities
  • Preference may be given to applicants whom demonstrate significant knowledge, language and understanding of Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty #3 worldview and values
  • Preference may be given to applicants with demonstrated experience in facilitation, mediation, negotiation, and conflict resolution
  • Must possess or obtain a valid Ontario drivers license (Equivalent to Class G)


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills that take into consideration the complexity of information and intended audience
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective, respectful working relationships with Grand Council Treaty #3 staff, Treaty #3 First Nations, Federal or Provincial ministerial staff, and the general public
  • Ability to work independently and manage workloads, set priorities, meet deadlines, work under pressure, and adjust to constant change
  • Ability to manage team workloads and demonstrate teamwork and collaborative decision making


Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for (3) references to the attention of:

Human Resources Manager
Grand Council Treaty #3
P.O. Box 1720, Kenora, Ontario P9N 3X7


We would like to thank all candidates in advance for their interest in this position, however only those being considered will be contacted.

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Job Features

Job CategoryTerritorial Planning Unit
LocationKenora, ON
Closing DateOpen until filled

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