Funding Arrangements Advisor (Term until June 30, 2022) [FIC-449]

Funding Arrangements Advisor (Term until June 30, 2022) [FIC-449]

17 Nov
First Nations Health Authority
Metro Vancouver

17 Nov

First Nations Health Authority

Metro Vancouver

The First Nations Health Authority is a diverse and transformational health organization of professional, innovative and dedicated team members and leaders.

The first of its kind in Canada, FNHA works as a health-and-wellness partner with BC First Nations to support self-determination and decision-making to improve health outcomes.


At FNHA, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute to BC’s history. With a unique governing structure and mandate, our fluid work environment means you can play an active role in real change.

Our talented teams value respect and foster lateral kindness in their working relationships. Our holistic approach to wellness, based on First Nations teachings,

is incorporated into all aspects of work culture. Where else will you get to create a personal wellness plan as part of your performance goals?

Please note: As a health and wellness organization, the First Nations Health Authority has aligned with the Provincial Public Health Order released on October 14, 2021. We have a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees at First Nations Health Authority. This policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If selected for employment, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination by providing a copy of your BC Vaccination Card Passport with the QR code.

Position Summary

- Do you consider yourself to be a relationship builder?

- Are you a tech savvy individual with a strong understanding of contracts and agreements?

- Are you a strong communicator and problem solver?

If you've anwered yes to all these questions, we may have an opportunity for you to join the FNHA family Funding Arrangements Advisor in our Funding Arrangements team.

In this crucial role, you will use your knowlege and interpersonal skills to manage health service funding arrangements and provide outreach and consultation to a range of First Nations organizations on behalf of the FNHA. Working with our First Nations communities and organizations, you will use your knowledge of contracts and agreements to support the development of community health and wellness programs.

If you are looking for a new opportunity to support the delivery of health services and programs of our communities across BC, apply and we would love to hear from you!

Union: Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC)

Hours of Work: 37.5


As a Funding Arrangements Advisor, you will:

- Work collaboratively with First Nation organizations and internal FNHA partners to provide a coordination function with community, regional engagement staff and FNHA program areas to support First Nation organizations in developing capacity and capabilities including governance structure, accountability systems, risk assessment and management, program and service mandates, and health care delivery mechanisms

- Manage health service funding arrangement development and implementation processes, and conducts on-going Funding Arrangement monitoring and assessing to ensure that program deliverables are met, expenditures are in line with deliverables, and that funding is being appropriately administered by First Nations communities and organizations

- Develop and recommend action plans to address observations and findings of audit reviews and reconciliations

- Manage and maintain Funding Arrangement reporting, specifically providing information and advice concerning reporting requirements, scheduling, forms and ensuring all needed information is submitted as per funding arrangement requirements

- Develop and maintain knowledge of health programs, service delivery systems and service providers in order to provide advisory and consultative services to First Nations communities and key strategic partnerships, both internally and external, including review of funding proposals and work plans.

- Consult and collaborat with First Nation communities to enable them to assess options and make informed decisions regarding community health planning options, processes and next steps with the goal of being community driven and Nation based

- Producing briefings and provides recommendations to Manager and to serve as a consultative and collaborative member of Regions, internal committees and working groups


To be successful in this role, you will need:

- A Diploma in Business Administration or relevant field, plus three (3) years of related experience working with First Nations communities, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

- Awareness of the importance of First Nations cultural identity as part of a healthy, balanced lifestyle for individuals within a community.

- Knowledge of data entry, manipulation and retrieval techniques, and database management.

- Interpersonal skills.

- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

- Ability to handle conflict and problem solve.

- Physical ability to perform the duties of the position

Closing Statement


The First Nations Health Authority is committed to respecting diversity within our workforce; preference will be given to individuals with Indigenous ancestry (First Nations, Inuit, Métis).

What You Can Expect From Us

Joining our family means joining an organization that supports personal growth, in-house training, a paid volunteer day and a unique full-day orientation program.

Leading with culture, all FNHA employees complete San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training. We support our family to be leaders in wellness and all staff members develop a yearly wellness plan as part of their performance partnership and goal-setting.


Please note that only those applicants shortlisted will be contacted. If you do not hear from us about this position, please accept our sincere appreciation for your interest in FNHA!

For more information about us, please visit:

If you have any inquiries or issues please contact FNHA Recruitment at [email protected] or 1-(phone hidden).

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