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Business Counsellor II – Saskatoon

Location Type Posting Date Closing Date
Saskatoon Full Time May 30, 2023 Jun 16, 2023

The GDI Training & Employment, a division of Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied Research invites applications for the following position:

Competition Code: 2303 102S Jun 16

Responsibilities: Reporting to the program Employment Services Manager, the Business Counsellor II will be responsible for: providing guidance and services to Pathways to Entrepreneurship clients; providing advice relating to business plans, market research, financial analysis and reporting; providing services to Métis Economic Development groups; liaising with other service providers to ensure relentless support to clients; fostering a culturally affirming environment; performing follow-up and file maintenance activities; and facilitating workshops. Travel is a requirement of the position.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in a discipline related to business or demonstrated entrepreneurial experience plus two years of experience in finance, management, marketing, business development, or related discipline; knowledge of Aboriginal Financial Institutions/Capital Corporations is essential; bondable; highly organized with excellent problem-solving skills; preference will be given to a candidate with proven knowledge of business registration, licensing, and permitting processes in Saskatchewan. A valid Saskatchewan driver’s license will be required to facilitate travel within the province. The successful candidate will be required to complete Case Manager’s Training within 6 months of hire.

Term: July 1, 2023 to March 31, 2024 (subject to renewal)
Remuneration: GDI Counsellor 2 wage grid
Location: Saskatoon
Deadline for applications: June 16, 2023

Please submit resume and cover letter to:

Robbie Walliser
917 22nd Street West
Saskatoon, SK S7M 0R9
Telephone (306) 657-2264 Fax (306) 975-0903
Email: jobs@gdins.org

The Gabriel Dumont Institute has the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission to hire affirmatively.
Please indicate in your cover letter if you are of Métis ancestry.
Only those short listed will be contacted.

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