Job Title:

Human Resources Director


Sioux Valley Dakota Nation


Brandon , MB

Job Reference:


Closing Date:

June 30, 2021

Sioux Valley Dakota Nation is seeking a Human Resources Director to join their team!

Sioux Valley Dakota Nation (SVDN) is located on the banks of the Assiniboine River in Southwestern Manitoba, about 50 km west of Brandon.  SVDN is the only self-governing Dakota Nation in Canada recognized by both the Federal and Provincial governments, and the only self-governing First Nation in the Prairie Provinces.  SVDN is also the largest Dakota Nation in Canada with a membership of approximately 2,500. 

This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced HR professional who is known for their objective approach, their strong HR skills, and who inspires a team environment.  As an empowering leader able to inspire top performance at all levels of the organization, the HR Director will make use of the key resource of HR On Call with Legacy Bowes and help drive the organization to new heights and growth. 

Responsibilities of the HR Director will include:

  • Development and implementation of policies and procedures
  • Build and maintain professional networks
  • Work in conjunction with Program Managers to ensure that employees who require training receive the necessary training in a cost-effective and efficient manner
  • Assist Mangers with interviewing potential staff and make hiring recommendations to Chief and Council
  • Make recommendations for changes required for the SVDN Human Resource policy manual
  • Manage all employee relations and personnel issues at various levels


  • Academic requirement in Post Secondary Education with specialization in Human Resources
  • 5+ years related experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Outstanding knowledge and understanding of provincial labour standards and legislation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team
  • Valid Manitoba drivers license, reliable vehicle


If you believe you can make a strong contribution as the HR Director, submit your resume in confidence to Lisa Cefali – Partner, Executive Search & Strategic development at quoting #213156.

If you would like more information about this role, please visit or contact Lisa at 204-934-8833.

Quote Job Reference: 213156

Posted 2021-06-04

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