Director – Infrastructure Division (PRE10042022)

Job Description:


Makivik is the land claims organization mandated to manage the heritage funds of the Inuit of Nunavik provided for under the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement.

Makivik’s role includes the administration and investment of these funds and the promotion of economic growth by providing assistance for the creation of Inuit-operated businesses in Nunavik. Makivik promotes the preservation of Inuit culture and language as well as the health, welfare, relief of poverty, and education of Inuit in the communities.

In 2021, The Makivik Infrastructure Division was created within the President’s Department to manage the implementation of projects flowing from the Indigenous Community Infrastructure Fund (ICIF), a federal fiscal envelope which targets the closure of the “infrastructure gap” in Inuit Nunangat compared to the general Canadian population. Nunavik’s allocation of ICIF is $129M over 4 years.

The Makivik Infrastructure Division is looking for motivated individuals who are resourceful, open minded and ready to work in a challenging environment. The position offers an opportunity to contribute to the development of the Inuit communities of Nunavik.


  • Responsible for the overall day-to-day operations and management of resources for the Infrastructure Department;
  • Develops/implements operational processes for the Infrastructure Department;
  • Works in collaboration with relevant Makivik departments; Human Resources, Finance, Legal and any other subsidiaries of the organization;
  • Elaborate and monitor production schedules, critical paths for projects, and cost control to ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget;
  • Collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the planning, organization, and implementation of construction and renovation projects;
  • Be prepared to travel to Nunavik for site visits;
  • Represent Makivik with other stakeholders, committee’s and government entities.



  • University education in business administration, or related field;
  • Understanding of Nunavik, and construction in arctic conditions is an asset;
  • 5 years relevant working experience required in relevant field;
  • Bilingual in two of the three official languages, Inuktitut, English & French (orally and in writing) Inuktitut is an asset;
  • Proficient with Microsoft programs (Word, Outlook, Excel, etc.) and Adobe;
  • Strong organizational/coordination skills, with a knowledge of project management.
  • Ability to anticipate issues and implications, enabling optimal decision-making;
  • Ability to work on various projects, and be result oriented;
  • Demonstrated skills in negotiation and conflict resolution;
  • Demonstrated ability for organizational and interpersonal communications.


All marginal benefits available to employees of the Corporation as outlined in the Makivik Corporation Human Resources Policy Manual

It is the Corporation’s objective to favor and promote the employment of Inuit beneficiaries of the JBNQA.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position.

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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