Project Manager – Justice Department (JUS01052023)

Job Description:

ABOUT US: The Makivvik Justice Department helps administer justice using culturally adapted approaches which focus primarily on healing individuals, families, and the community, while also dealing with the underlying causes of crime.  Para-judicial workers, local justice committees, correctional liaison agents and Gladue writers offer direct services to Nunavimmiut at various stages of the justice and correctional process. The Justice Department consists of six (6) separate programs all relating to alternative justice initiatives in Nunavik, which includes Justice Committees, Para-Judicial Workers, Corrections Program, Gladue Reports, Record Suspension Program and Qullik Healthy Relationships.

We are currently seeking a PROJECT MANAGER who will report to both Director and Assistant Director of the Justice Department.


  • To support the various Program Managers within their respective mandates and ensure the smooth running and continuous growth of their programs. Participates in meetings with partnering organizations and act as an advocate for the Justice Department.
  • will provide support and expertise to all programs under the Justice Department.

We strongly encourage Inuit beneficiaries to apply to this position. Extensive training and continuous support will be provided to employees that don’t have previous work experience in the justice system. Inuit and cultural knowledge in general will be valued.


  • Provide legal and procedural expertise to all Program Coordinators in relation to their daily duties;
  • Perform the responsibilities relating to all project’s assigned by managing the 5 project phases of a project life cycle (initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, and support);
  • Write Bail and Parole release plans in collaboration with Correctional Services Program staff;
  • Oversee and support initiatives which may include completing financial reports, budget forecasts, and annual written activity reports relating to specific projects assigned;
  • Complete written funding requests pertaining to particular projects or programs as required;
  • Provide or organize training on all topics throughout the Justice Department;
  • Participate in meetings with local organizations and Government partners;
  • Perform other administrative and professional duties required for the smooth running of the program as assigned by the Director.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent;
  • Understanding of the Inuit culture and traditions is an asset;
  • Extensive knowledge of the Justice system in Nunavik and Corrections pertaining to Inuit;
  • Strong leadership, motivation, and communication skills;
  • Strong prioritization and organizational skills with an eye for detail;
  • High level of integrity, autonomy, and accountability;
  • Problem solver and ability to adapt in certain situations;
  • Available to travel for trainings and meetings;
  • Languages: English. Inuktitut and French is an asset;
  • Excellent English writing skills;
  • Intermediate level competence with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point).


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 favour 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.

For more information please contact

Navarana Kleist at


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