Director – Reaching Home and Urban Inuit (PR050223)

Job Description:

REPORTS TO:                                 The Director of the President’s Department


  • Managing the Reaching Home initiatives for Makivvik, Inuit in Montreal;
  • Develop a funding strategy for the proposed multi-purpose center in Montreal in collaboration with Partner organizations;
  • Prepare workplans, setting timelines and managing the flow of work to achieve the deliverables;
  • Supervise a team of urban Inuit liaison workers in Montreal;
  • Manage consultants with a range of expertise;
  • Prepare and monitor budgets and, prepare variance reports working closely with the Finance department;
  • Identify funding opportunities and prepare applications;
  • Responsible for the management of funding agreements;
  • Collaborating with partner organizations, taking their input into account in project planning;
  • Responsible for the preparation of reports as required , for the Makivvik Executives and Board of Directors;
  • Maintain good communications and collaboration with:
    • Organizations in Montreal assisting Urban Inuit, addressing homelessness and assisting vulnerable Inuit;
    • Organizations in Nunavik addressing homelessness and/or assisting vulnerable Inuit (shelters, soup kitchens, organizations offering training);
    • Experts working in the area of homelessness;
    • Governmental departments (municipal, provincial, federal);
  • Participation in working groups and committees related to urban Inuit and homelessness;
  • Any other duties requested by the supervisor.


  • College Diploma in Human Relations or Social Services or equivalent expertise in a related field will also be considered;
  • Minimum four (4) years of experience in a managing projects, budgets, and human resources;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, sound judgement and excellent work ethic;
  • Knowledge of urban Inuit priorities and understanding of the homelessness situation in Nunavik and Montreal;
  • Knowledge of project management and strong organizational skills;
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude;
  • High level of integrity, autonomy, and accountability;
  • Good communication skills in at least two (2) of the three (3) languages: Inuktitut, English and/or French;
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.


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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