Nunavik Fur Manager

Job Description:

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



  • Manage Nunavik Furs Tannery staff, materials and infrastructure;
  • Seasonal sealift orders, and development and managing an inventory system;
  • Produce monthly sales reports;
  • Develop fur processing sectors in Nunavik with a focus on job creation and facilitating economic activities;
  • Develop industry specific strategic plans, labor market development, feasibility and marketing studies in collaboration with senior staff and with other partners;
  • Work closely with each of the local Hunter Support Program staff;

With identified industry partners:

  • Export market research (develop and expand potential export markets);
  • Assist in identifying areas of innovation, applied research and development;
  • Help identify potential tanning agents as the company grows.
  • Work with hunter support programs and the local trappers to bring better quality skinned furs to market.
  • Promotion of the regions eco-friendly tanning methods and our traditional tanning and skinning.
  • Promoting our unique product and the only Indigenous owned tannery in Quebec.
  • Developing other partnership opportunities with other parts of the Arctic Regions in Canada as well as other Arctic countries
  • Be available to travel, as requested;
  • Any other duties requested by the supervisor.


  • Bachelor of Commerce or similar or relevant experience;
  • Two (2) to three (2) years of experience;
  • 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;
  • Demonstrates the capacity to manage a team;
  • Experience in sale report writing and of inventory systems;
  • Experience with preparing for sealift orders and shipment of dangerous good.


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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