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Director, Corporate Services

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Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
$114,358 to $163,368 per annum
Northern Allowance: 
$15,016 per annum
Closing Date: 
Friday, November 6, 2020 - 11:59pm

This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

The Department of Finance helps lead the Government of Nunavut (GN)’s operations by offering fiscal and financial analysis and advice, providing centralized and client-focused operations, and ensuring strong accountability.

The Corporate Services division supports the efficient and effective day-to-day operations of the wider department by providing a range of financial, human resource and administrative services. Leading a team of 15 employees, the Director of Corporate Services significantly advances the department’s productivity by helping address the internal needs of other divisions.

The Director is responsible for leading the department’s financial management functions and team, including budgeting and planning, spending, and reporting. In particular, the Director ensures the department’s compliance with annual audit requirements, and maintains strong financial controls. The Director is also responsible for managing the department’s human resources functions and services, including development and oversight of the Inuit Employment Plan, staff training and development, leave and attendance, pay and benefits, and employee relations. This senior management position oversees the GN’s risk management program, including the purchase of insurance policies.   

The ideal candidate for this position will have a degree from a recognized university in Business Administration, Finance, Public Administration, or other related field.  In addition, you will have as a minimum five (5) years of progressive management experience in a related field. Having completed a professional designation related to accounting and/or human resources is an asset.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official languages would be considered an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit would also be considered an asset. 

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

An 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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