Makivik Job Opportunity
Project Manager – Infrastructure Division (PRE10042022)
Makivvik is the land claims organization mandated to manage the heritage funds of the Inuit of Nunavik provided for under the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement.
Makivvik’s role includes the administration and investment of these funds and the promotion of economic growth by providing assistance for the creation of Inuit-operated businesses in Nunavik. Makivvik promotes the preservation of Inuit culture and language as well as the health, welfare, relief of poverty, and education of Inuit in the communities.
In 2021, The Makivvik Infrastructure Division was created within the President’s Department to manage the implementation of projects flowing from the Indigenous Community Infrastructure Fund (ICIF), a federal fiscal envelope which targets the closure of the “infrastructure gap” in Inuit Nunangat compared to the general Canadian population. Nunavik’s allocation of ICIF is $129M over 4 years.
The Makivvik Infrastructure Division is looking for motivated individuals who are resourceful, open minded and ready to work in a challenging environment. The position offers an opportunity to contribute to the development of the Inuit communities of Nunavik.
- Collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the planning, organization, and implementation of infrastructure projects;
- Liaise with Northern Village and/or Landholding Corporations, as well as their professionals and consultants (suppliers, regulatory bodies, community representatives, etc.);
- Review and analyze technical documents (drawing, specifications, invoices);
- Attends regular meetings with staff and senior management to facilitate the flow of information between all parties to ensure the timely completion of construction projects;
- Be willing/prepared to travel to Nunavik when needed.
- University education in business administration, or related field;
- Understanding of Nunavik, and construction in arctic conditions is an asset;
- 5 years relevant working experience required in relevant field;
- Bilingual in two of the three oﬃcial languages, Inuktitut, English & French (orally and in writing) Inuktitut is an asset;
- Proficient with Microsoft programs (Word, Outlook, Excel, etc.) and Adobe;
- Strong organizational/coordination skills, with a knowledge of project management.
- Ability to anticipate issues, relationships, and implications, enabling optimal decision-making;
- Ability to work on various projects, and be result oriented;
- Demonstrated skills in negotiation and conflict resolution;
- Demonstrated ability for organizational and interpersonal communications.
All marginal benefits available to employees of the Corporation 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.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position.
Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
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You can apply by visiting our website at www.makivik.org/jobs