Mining Development Manager

Job Description:

REPORTING TO:             The Co-Director in the Economic Development Department.


  • Develop action plans for Makivvik’s active role in the mining sector through the development or assistance of a group of companies working in the mining industry in Nunavik;
  • Development and maintain excellent working relationships with companies in the mining sector who are interested in the Nunavik Region, as well as public bodies and ministries or other groups;
  • Liaise with all parties to the Raglan Agreement and the Nunavik Nickel Agreement to ensure compliance working with Makivvik’s legal department;
  • Track all exploration work in the Nunavik Region;
  • Work with the various Liaisons, Agents, or Coordinators in the Nunavik industry with respect to new developments in the mining sector;
  • Seek out new business opportunities in the Mining sector;
  • Liaise with Plan Nord officials on a regular basis;
  • Prepare reports and project proposals and funding applications;
  • Be available to travel, as requested;
  • Any other related duties deemed necessary by the Supervisor.


  • College or University diploma in management, business or a field related to mining or geology. Relevant work experience would also be considered;
  • Good communication skills in at least two (2) of the three (3) languages: Inuktitut, English and/or French;
  • Excellent computer skills : Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.);
  • General knowledge of Inuit, Inuit traditions and cultural knowledge and understanding, is an asset;
  • Demonstrate political acuity and sensitivity along with exemplary presentation and analytical skills;
  • Working knowledge of the mining industry and activities;
  • Demonstrates the capacity to work autonomously, a great team player and takes initiative;
  • Knowledge of geographic and socio-economic characteristics of the Nunavik region would be an asset;
  • Must have an excellent understanding of municipal and Indigenous government structures and processes as well as the ability to interpret policies, regulations and legislation;
  • Knowledge of James Bay Northern Quebec Agreement considered an asset.


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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