Project Manager – Construction Division (CON060624)

Job Description:

REPORTS TO:                                 The Assistant Director – Operations

ABOUT US:                                     The Makivik Construction Division  (a non-profit organization) is responsible for implementing the Inuit Housing Construction Program in Nunavik. Its main objective is to build quality housing units while maximizing employment opportunities for the Inuit of Nunavik by providing training and promoting the local economy of Nunavik as much as possible.

Responsibilities:

  • Work within Makivvik’s Construction Division – a non-profit organisation which is responsible for implementing the Inuit Housing Construction Program in Nunavik. Its main objective is to build quality housing while maximizing employment opportunities for Nunavik Inuit, providing training and promoting Nunavik’s local economy as much as possible;
  • Plan and manage the execution of Inuit housing construction projects in Nunavik (North of the 55th parallel); in collaboration with foremen, subcontractors, inspectors, suppliers, expert-advisors, regulatory bodies and representatives of the communities;
  • Establish the inventory, together with the foreman and the supply section, and supervise the purchase, the transport and the storage of equipment, tools and construction material;
  • Ensure the administrative and financial management of the projects together with the resources of the Division;
  • Assist the foremen in the execution of the following tasks:
    • In collaboration with the Human Resources Section, recruit the necessary employees (carpenters, operators, chefs and camp aides);
    • manage on-site construction workers;
    • prioritize the recruiting of local labor force and resources;
    • provide technical information pertaining to the interpretation of plans, of technical details and of specifications;
  • Proceed with regular visits of the construction sites;
  • Identify issues and, according to the available options and resources, implement solutions;
  • Provide support to the Division’s Construction Team Member to ensure a coherent and efficient development and application of project management processes;
  • Be available to travel, as requested;
  • Perform other related duties within the scope of the position or as requested by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, in building engineering or civil engineering;
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in project management;
  • Good communication skills in at least two (2) of the three (3) languages: Inuktitut, English and/or French;
  • Experience in remote regions is an asset;
  • Inuit traditions and cultural knowledge and understanding, is an asset.

Benefits:

All marginal benefits available to employees of the Corporation as outlined in the Makivvik 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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