Legal Advisor

Job Description:

Makivik Corporation, created pursuant to the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement to represent the Nunavik Inuit of northern Québec (above the 55th parallel), is looking for a legal advisor with at least five (5) years of experience to be based at the corporation’s head office in Kuujjuaq, Québec.

Makivik Corporation is a non-profit organization with political, social, cultural and economic portfolios of regional and local nature.  The legal department of Makivik Corporation provides advice to the corporation, several trusts established for the benefit of Inuit, other regional and local Nunavik organizations, and acts as general counsel to the subsidiary companies of the Corporation.

The candidate must be a member in good standing of the Barreau du Québec and will act mostly in files related to social and community development issues as well as assisting Nunavik Inuit from time to time with matters of a non-contentious nature.

The candidate should be able to work fairly autonomously but also with the other lawyers as part of the Makivik Corporation legal department, be fluently bilingual, computer literate, cross-culturally oriented, and willing and able to travel in the northern communities of Nunavik.

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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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You can apply by visiting our website at www.makivik.org/jobs

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