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Territorial Manager, Medical Affairs

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Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$99,743 per annum, 37.5 hours/week
Northern Allowance: 
$15,016 per annum
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
29 June 2018


This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Director of Medical Affairs, the Territorial Manager, Medical Affairs is responsible for the development and implementation of a structure to manage the day-to-day operations of the physician services program for the Territory of Nunavut.  The Territorial Manager ensures adequate physician services for the Territory, and manages the administrative, financial, and contractual aspects of the physician services program.  The Manager will collaborate with staff physicians and with providers of specialist services outside of the Territory on initiatives that impact the provision of physician services in Nunavut.  The Territorial Manager, Medical Affairs will perform long-term forecasting to identify gaps, needs and trends that will be used to develop long-term physician resource goals and strategies.

The incumbent will have knowledge of health and financial policy and legislation related to physician services in Nunavut and be familiar with the demands placed upon physician specialists and family practice physicians, considering unique circumstances surrounding the delivery of primary care in the NU and provide leadership and guidance to team members.

The successful candidate should possess a Degree in Business or Health Services, along with 3 years’ experience in health services. 

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


Department of Finance (Iqaluit)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 1000, Station 430, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Phone: (867) 975-6222
Toll Free: 1-888-668-9993
Fax: (867) 975-6220