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Manager, Inuit Employment Planning

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If there is no successful Nunavut Inuit this position will be offered as a 3 year term
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Closing Date: 
Friday, August 21, 2020

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Under Article 23 of the Nunavut Agreement the Government of Nunavut (GN) is accountable for achieving representative levels of Nunavut Inuit in the Nunavut public service. This position is responsible for the monitoring, assessing and reporting of Inuit employment plans of the GN in order to achieve this goal. Reporting to the Director, Sivumuaqatigiit you will work with client departments, staff and departmental management to improve employment planning, succession planning and career and leadership development of Inuit. This includes researching other jurisdictions to support the planning process and contributing to an organization wide human resources planning process.

As the Manager, you will manage the Inuit Employment Planning unit to lead in the coordination of the framework that will allow client departments to develop plans that include strong Inuit employment strategies. This includes providing support to the Director on the development of the Master Inuit Employment Plan and the Pre-Employment Program Development. You will work with departments to identify systemic barriers to Inuit employment and promote the value of Inuit employment across the organization using a wide variety of media, print, and web-based applications. Managing financial resources as assigned is required as well as taking an active role in appropriate human resources working groups and committees.

As the successful candidate you will have a university degree from a recognized institution in Human Resources, Business Administration, Education, Social Sciences or a related field. You must have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in human resources with an emphasis in the areas of staffing/recruiting, career development, HR planning and reporting. In addition two (2) years of demonstrated experience of supervising staff and/or leading a team is required.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Fluency in one or more of these 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.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.

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