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Director, Project Management Office

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Type of employment: 
Type of Employment 2: 
Term until March 31, 2028
Union Status: 
$111,566 to $159,380
Northern Allowance: 
Closing Date: 
Friday, August 14, 2020

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

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

The Director, Project Management Office (Director) is accountable to the Vice President & Chief Operating Officer for the results and impact of all the Nunavut Housing Corporation (NHC) construction initiatives. The incumbent is directly responsible for supporting the NHCs capital planning process, especially as related to new construction, redevelopment, including land identification and acquisition. In addition, the Director is responsible for the delivery of selected projects through an appropriate project management process. The incumbent is a key contributor to NHC’s mandate to effectively increase Nunavut’s housing stock by developing a comprehensive capital plan that considers and prioritizes current and anticipated housing needs. The incumbent identifies and delivers projects to fulfill the plan and oversees the operational integration of projects with the Corporation’s current business lines.

The Director contributes to the development of NHC’s capital plan and oversees the effective and efficient implementation, evaluation and refinement of the associated projects, including all related components and activities, territory-wide. The incumbent will ascertain the key issues and concerns of all involved parties, formulate strategies to address these concerns, and at all times promote the government’s strategic position. In particular, the incumbent will be responsible for ensuring that proper monitoring, reporting and evaluation activities proceed in a coordinated, timely and effective manner and contribute to accountability and transparency. The Director will be expected to motivate teams of people and maintain positive links with stakeholders at all levels. The incumbent will assist in creating a corporate environment that values creativity and “made-in-Nunavut” solutions to problems that range from the simple to the complex. The incumbent will provide leadership in the areas of communication, conflict resolution, mentorship and change management.

These skills are normally obtained through completion of a post-secondary degree in a relevant discipline supplemented with a professional project management certification.  A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively challenging project management experience and direct experience managing the planning, development and construction of residential  or commercial infrastructure projects are required.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French. The ability to speak Inuktitut is considered 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.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies

Expiry Options: 
Has closing date