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Program Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

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This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Start at $ 90,343.00 per annum, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$ 15,016.00 per annum
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
20 October 2017

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Manager, Planning & Evaluation, the Program Monitoring Coordinator and Evaluation Coordinator (Coordinator) supports the department strengthen service delivery and achieve its operational outcomes by mobilizing, driving the department’s evaluation / assessment frame work and actively contributing to the department’s strategic planning activities. More specifically, the incumbent puts in place the mechanisms which allow the Department to adopt a strategic approach to the measurement and articulation of performance and success. Furthermore to assess the impact / relevance, effectiveness, and efficiency of its programs, services, policies, approaches, projects. Ultimately, the Coordinator works to enhance transparency and accountability by ensuring that the Department’s programs are meeting the standards set out in the Education Act.

The Coordinator is pivotal to satisfying this need/requirement and does so by ensuring the routine and rigorous monitoring and evaluation of the Department’s programs, services, initiatives, activities, with a view to informing the Department’s strategic planning decisions. In their role, the incumbent will actively define evaluation frameworks for the Department’s programs, projects, initiatives. Also will undertake structured department-wide evaluations / assessments and will propose grounded recommendations to improve the Department’s programs, projects. Finally the Coordinator will contribute to the production of the Department’s Annual Plan, manages the Department’s.

The ideal candidate will be current with legislation, policies, procedures, agreements, directives guiding the activities of the Department (e.g., Education Act, Nunavut Land Claim Agreement, Inuit Language Protection Act, Nunavut Adult Learning Strategy, etc.); Knowledge of ‘best practices’ related to monitoring / evaluation tools and procedures in other jurisdictions. The incumbent will also have experience developing and delivering training programs; as well as producing annual and ad hoc reports.
In addition, the Coordinator should have the ability to analyze both qualitative and quantitative data using appropriate methods.

The set of knowledge, skills, experience, and abilities required to successfully respond to the requirements of this position would normally be acquired through a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Public Administration (a Master’s Degree or Graduate Certificate in a related field or an Evaluator Credential (CE) would be considered an asset). The ideal candidate has a background in at least one (ideally all) of the following: program monitoring and evaluation, strategic / business planning, and/or program development / implementation at the school / regional / territorial level.

Equivalencies consisting of a combination of education, knowledge, skills, and abilities equal to the formal education and experience requirements may be considered.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset and fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is also an asset.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. 
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Department of Finance (Iqaluit)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 1000, Station 430, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Phone: (867) 975-6222
Toll Free: 1-888-668-9993
Fax: (867) 975-6220