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Regional Manager, Staffing

Human Resources
Cambridge Bay, Igloolik
Reference number: 
Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Northern Allowance: 
$19,716.00 to $22,579.00
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
01 March 2019

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Positions are available in Cambridge Bay (1) and Igloolik (1), Nunavut. Please specify in your cover letter your location preference.

Reporting to the Regional Director of Staffing located in Iqaluit, the Regional Manager, Staffing is responsible for managing staff, developing and implementing strategies to help improve the staffing process while ensuring a high level of service delivery to the clients we serve in our offices located in Igloolik and Cambridge Bay.  These positions are responsible for the administration of a centralized staffing process in both the Kitikmeot and the Qikiqtaaluk Region in accordance with the Public Service Act, regulations and Article 23 of the Nunavut Agreement.   Effective delivery of this role will result in greater regional awareness of government staffing policies and procedures, and greater capacity of regional Government of Nunavut (GN) departments and agencies by reducing vacancies, and ensuring the hiring of competent and qualified staff. 

The Manager, Staffing will be responsible for managing a team of staffing practitioners to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of staffing services for GN departments within each respective region. The Manager will be responsible for ensuring human resources policies and procedures are clearly understood, precisely followed and properly documented, while ensuring the Priority Hiring Policy is consistently adhered to for all positions being staffed.  The Manager is also responsible for maintaining accurate and current statistics on hiring data.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are normally acquired through a Diploma in human resources, business administration or related field, along with four (4) years’ experience in a Human Resources discipline and two (2) years’ experience leading and/or providing advice, guidance and options to clients related to staffing. One (1) year of experience supervising a team is also required. Experience working in the public sector in a Northern environment is an asset.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language 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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Government of Nunavut
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