Nanilavut Project Manager

Job Description:

Makivik Corporation is currently looking for a reliable and independent person to hire for the following new position in its actions for implementing a database program relating to the 1940-60’s tuberculosis epidemic in partnership with Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, combined with on-going needs experienced by it in managing the Inuit Beneficiaries Lists:

Responsibilities:

  • As the Nanilavut Project Manager, you will be responsible for conducting research using a genealogical database, responding to inquiries of a sensitive nature from the Nunavik Inuit beneficiaries, and sharing research findings;
  • You will also be responsible for planning and coordinating future events in cooperation with Inuit organizations, Inuit communities, federal, provincial and territorial governments, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector;
  • You will be expected to assist with facilitating health supports, attend various events and activities in your region;
  • You will also be working closely with other Inuit land claims organizations and associated staff to make sure that the projects are delivered on target, on time, and on budget.
  • As the Assistant to the NEO Registrar, you will be assisting the Registrar with the daily tasks aiming at maintaining and updating the Nunavik Inuit Beneficiary Lists.

Qualifications:

  • Speak and write in Inuttitut and English (French is an asset);
  • Have experience using word processing software (e.g. Microsoft Word) and electronic mail software (e.g. Outlook);
  • Have simple accounting and budgeting skills;
  • Have strong organizational skills;
  • Be available to travel upon request;
  • Be aware and sensitive of Inuit issues and history, notably regarding the TB era;
  • Having excellent interpersonal and relationship skills, including empathy, discretion and judgement;
  • Committing to respect confidentiality of files, requests and information;
  • Obtain security clearance – Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada’s reliability status (to be completed before hiring);
  • Education – Secondary school (high school) diploma; OR an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience

Benefits:

All marginal benefits available to full-time temporary contract employees of the Corporation as outlined in the Makivik Corporation Human Resources Policy Manual


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  • Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.