Fisheries Manager

Job Description:

The position, under the Vice President’s department, will manage the Fisheries file for Makivik Corporation. The position will work directly with the Director of Economic Development, Economic Development Departmental staff, as well as with staff from the Department of Energy, Wildlife, and Resources.

The individual will play an important role in the protection of Makivik’s and Makivik’s subsidiaries interests in the fisheries business (mainly shrimp) as well as in the development of new business strategies in the industry. Makivik Corporation is looking for a highly motivated, autonomous individual with knowledge of the fisheries industry and with good financial analytical skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and manage the fisheries file and including the annual royalties disbursed to Makivik and our quota allocations;
  • Collaborate with Makivik staff and Makivik subsidiaries to ensure proper links and knowledge of the fisheries industry and trends;
  • Maintain a strong relationship with our fishing partner
  • Liaise with government (mainly DFO), other northern regions, and business partners in the fisheries industry;
  • Attend meetings, events, trade Shows in the US, Europe and Asia to promote the fisheries products from Nunavik;
  • Keep up to date with research and scientific knowledge on northern fisheries;
  • Inform pertinent staff and executives on negotiations and other important development for the fisheries file;
  • Develop market tools to promote products from Nunavik;
  • Work on other files, as required.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years or more direct experience in fisheries sector, corporate sector, or other relevant experience;
  • Completed university education; education in link with fisheries is preferred
  • Strong communication and analytical skills;
  • Proven ability to liaise with business sector and government;
  • Fluency in English, both written and oral;
  • Fluency in Inuktitut is preferred;
  • Familiarity with social, environmental, and economic issues that impact business in the North is preferred;
  • Knowledge of corporate social responsibility and social purpose principles;
  • Knowledge of James Bay Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA) and the Nunavik Inuit Land Claims Agreement (NILCA) is preferred.

Benefits:

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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  • Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.