New job Program Officer in Nunavut

Program Officer

Company : Nunavut Government
Salary : $92,196 a year
Location : Nunavut

Full Description

Reference number:
Type of employment:
Type of Employment 2:
restricted to residents of Kugluktuk only.
Union Status:
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Northern Allowance:
No staff housing available
Closing Date:
Friday, October 15, 2021 - 11:59pm

Indeterminate (If there is no successful Nunavut Inuit this position will be offered as a 2 year term)

This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.

As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to residents of Kugluktuk only.

As a member of the Community Economic Development Support Team, the Program Officer delivers initiatives to facilitate provision of resources, information and training necessary for Nunavummiut to make informed decisions about community development. The position is located in Kugluktuk and reports to the Manager, Community Economic Development – Kitikmeot.

The Program Officer will facilitate market, product and service research and feasibility studies for strategy, policy and program planning and delivery; participate in delivery of ED&T’s innovative community regional strategies and programs to promote community capacity building, business and tourism product development; participate to establish and implement meaningful Unit goals, objectives and priorities for the region; analyze community-based plans to identify and implement community priorities collaboration with advisors; review and evaluate community economic development initiatives for consistency with community plans and ED&T policies; deliver community-based assessment tools, profiles, inventories and directories for the program; implement initiatives consistent with legislation, public service processes and standards; build and maintain working, partnering and communications relationships with government, crown corporations, community governments and employees and industry to support effective and efficient program delivery; review operation of Program Partnership Agreements to ensure consistency with the provisions of the agreement; identify and facilitate use of Nunavut’s crown corporations, private investors, financial institutions and other sources of advice and funding to promote joint initiatives; and evaluate business operations identifies challenges and recommends corrective action.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized Degree in Business Administration, Economic Development, Commerce, Renewable Resource Management, Land Use Planning or a related field. A minimum of two (2) years’ of related experience. However, it may be acquired through a varied combination of education, training and recent experience.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French.

Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

If there is no successful Nunavut Inuit this position will be Term until October 2023. Current Indeterminate Government of Nunavut employees that apply and are successful on this term position may be offered an internal transfer assignment for the duration of the term.

If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit. Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy.
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.
  • Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
  • Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Department of Human Resources (Cambridge Bay)

Government of Nunavut
P.O. Box 2375
Cambridge Bay, Nunavut X0B 0C0
Phone: 867-983-4058
Toll free: 1-866-667-6624
Fax: 867-983-4061
Email: [email protected]

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