Assistant to the Vice-President EDD (EDD022624)

Job Description:

Reports to:                                    The Vice-President, Economic Development Department


  • Assist and advise the VP and both Co-Directors of the Department in all their corporate duties;
  • Oversee all incoming and outgoing communication, including emails, phone calls and reports, and internal correspondences directed to the VP;
  • Maintain record of important documents, such as reports, meeting notes, emails, and letters;
  • Keep the Executive’s schedule up to date, organize and prepare including gathering documents and attending logistics for meetings and events;
  • Establish effective goals and objectives of the department’s role in providing administrative services;
  • Attend senior management, and executive meetings;
  • Work closely with the Vice President, Economic Development in both political and administrative functions of the Department;
  • Coordinate the activities of the Vice President and both Co-Directors with all relevant government departments, regional and local organizations and other Makivvik Departments;
  • Active Files Management and Coordination;
  • Oversee and provide support to the administrative and daily activities of the office of the Economic Development Department;
  • Draft and receive correspondence on behalf of the Vice President and Co-Directors;
  • Organize meetings and schedule conference calls;
  • Coordinate the administrative responsibilities with the staff with-in the Vice President’s department;
  • Prepare presentations requested by the Vice President in collaboration with the Co-Directors of the Department;
  • Create, update and review spreadsheets;
  • Coordinate special events logistics;
  • Following up on meeting action items with the Vice President and the Co-Directors of the department;
  • Assist on various projects with the staff of the Economic Development Department;
  • Participate or be open to being appointed to committees requested by the Vice President, Economic Development and/or the Corporation;
  • Be available to travel, as requested;
  • Perform other related duties within the scope of the position or as requested by supervisor.


  • University degree, Bachelor in a relevant field;
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a related field;
  • Good communication skills in at least two (2) of the three (3) languages: Inuktitut, English and/or French;
  • Great computer skills : Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.);
  • Strong leadership, communication, and analytical skills;
  • Strong managerial and inter-personal/diplomatic skills;
  • Reliable and autonomous;
  • High level of integrity, confidentiality, and accountability;
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude;
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills;
  • Knowledge of Nunavik’s Socioeconomic, Economic, and Community Development needs;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, sound judgement and excellent work ethic;
  • Knowledgeable in funding applications and report writing;
  • Ability to provide sound advice to the Vice President on Economic Development matters.

Training will be provided for Beneficiaries to meet competency

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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.


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