Business Support Program Manager (EDD022624)

Job Description:

Reports to:                                    The Co-Director in the Economic Development Department


  • To support and seek innovative ways to improve the economic well-being of Nunavik artists:
  • Lead the development of a coherent, integrated approach for Makivik to invest and explore potential investment opportunities based on the recommendations of the Executives and the Investment Review Committee;
  • Assist senior managers on updating and refining the internal subsidiary governance policy;
  • Coordinate the design and implementation of tools and frameworks to better guide the long-term strategic vision of the economic development department;
  • Seek, assess and develop business opportunities for Makivik Corporation;
  • Filter potential business opportunities by analyzing market strategies, deal requirements, economic and job creation potential, financials, evaluation of options, resolving internal priorities and recommending investments;
  • Study integration of new ventures with current subsidiary businesses, strategies and operations, examine risks and potential through due diligence process (compiling and analyzing all financial information, conducting business analysis including ROI, NPV, IRR and making recommendations of potential business ventures);
  • Research and prepare business plans in various sectors including (but not limited to): mining, energy, tourism, fisheries, and real estate;
  • Work with pertinent staff on structuring mergers/acquisitions, including negotiation of an equitable agreement, employee contracts, financing and future liabilities;
  • Be available to travel, as requested;
  • Perform other related duties within the scope of the position or as requested by supervisor.


  • University degree, MBA is an asset or similar industry experience will be considered;
  • Minimum of five (5) years direct experience in Corporate sector, strategic business planning and/or mergers and acquisitions;
  • Excellent communication skills in at least two (2) of the three (3) languages: Inuktitut, English and/or French;
  • Good computer skills : Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.);
  • Strong leadership, communication, and analytical skills;
  • Proven ability to liaise with the business sector and government;
  • Familiarity with social, environmental, and economic issues that impact business in the North is preferred;
  • Knowledge of corporate social responsibility and social purpose principles;
  • Knowledge of James Bay Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA) and the Nunavik Inuit Land Claims Agreement (NILCA) is preferred.


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 Corporation 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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