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Qikiqtaaluk Training & Development Specialist

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This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Northern Allowance: 
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
03 March 2017

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

The incumbent will be reporting to the Manager, Regional Training and Development in Iqaluit. The purpose of this position is assisting in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of training, human resource planning and leadership programs for departments, boards and agencies in the Qikiqtaaluk Region. The position will facilitate and monitor Inuit employment initiatives and promote employment activities and programs within the region.

As per the Government of Nunavut’s (GN) Inuit Employment Plan (IEP), the incumbent will also provide information, technical knowledge and expertise in the human resource development to enable the obligations under Article 23 of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement.

The Qikiqtaaluk Training and Development Specialist responsibilities will include but aren’t limited to, providing training programs and initiatives to current employees offered in the Qikiqtaaluk region by providing advice and interpretation of training issues to regional staff, departments, boards and agencies, assisting the design of new learning opportunities for the region, provide career development opportunities to regional staff and implement and monitor decentralization actin plan for the public service training in the region.

The incumbent may have to travel irregularly within Nunavut to conduct orientations, meet with other departments, boards, agencies employers to set up training programs and to attend or deliver training workshops.

An in-depth knowledge of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement with emphasis on Article 23, current training practices, career development and fundamental financial management procedures is required to be successful in this position. The incumbent must be able to have computer skills (i.e., Microsoft Suite) along with policy interpretation. Strong English writing skills are required, as well as facilitation skills.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized Degree, Certificate or Diploma in Business Administration, Human Resources, Management Studies or Social Sciences along with three (3) years of related experience. Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, English and French.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

  • 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 Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • 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. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Department of Finance (Iqaluit)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 1000, Station 430, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
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