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Climate Change Mitigation Manager

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$99, 743.00
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Closing Date: 
Friday, April 23, 2021 - 11:59pm

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Director, Climate Change Secretariat, The Climate Change Mitigation Manager (Manager) is a subject matter expert on energy efficiency, Greenhouse Gas reporting and mitigation and/or carbon pricing mechanisms. The incumbent is responsible for leading the development of new policies and programs related to climate change mitigation in Nunavut. This includes energy efficiency and alternate energy in Nunavut, energy policy and legislation and Government of Nunavut (GN) climate change mitigation programs. The Manager plays a key role in leading the implementation of Ikummatiit, the GN’s Energy Strategy across GN entities and must have a strong understanding of the Territory, knowledge of its people, culture and appreciation of Inuit Societal Values.

Some of the responsibilities the Manager will be expected to do include: the evaluation and tracking of goals and outcomes of all Energy Strategy initiatives; preparing and delivering the annual energy strategy report to be tabled in the Legislative Assembly; managing, coordinating and providing research and analysis to the Director and other Senior Managers; developing and managing energy and climate change mitigation legislation and policy initiatives; maintaining partnerships and liaising with stakeholders established by the Secretariat; and participating in meetings and preparing submissions and briefing notes for the Director. You will be required to supervise program staff in addition to contractors and interns.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position are usually obtained through a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university in an appropriate field (field must include an energy specialization and include: social sciences, commerce, public administration, economics, planning, engineering and environmental sciences).  Three (3) years’ experience in a related field is required plus a minimum of one (1) year of managerial experience. Experience in the development and delivery of large funding programs (exceeding $500K) is also required.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. The ability to speak/write in Inuktitut is an asset. The ability to speak more than one of Nunavut’s official languages is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.

Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies


If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • 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 Inuit. 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.
  • Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
  • Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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