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Supply Chain Manager

Qulliq Energy Corporation
Baker Lake
Reference number: 
Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Range $100,425 to $128,349
Northern Allowance: 
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
25 August 2017

Entrusted with supplying safe, reliable and efficient energy to the citizens of Nunavut, through both traditional and alternative sources, Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) offers many opportunities for those seeking to convert their skills and expertise into professional success. Sounds like you? Join our team. Wide-open spaces, rewarding work in a variety of settings, and the chance to contribute to the well-being of all Nunavummiut will bring new energy to your career – now and in the future.

BAKER LAKE, NU – Ref. No. QEC-17-020

Handling the complex supply chain management logistics typical of procurement in the North calls for the expertise and leadership of a confident negotiator and decision-maker who can manage people, resources and supplier relationships. If you’re up to the challenges and opportunities such a role entails, read on.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, and using sound procurement practices, you will coordinate all entities involved in the planning, organization, management and execution of contracting and procurement of various commodities and services for QEC, in accordance with the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement (Article 24) and as set out in the Nunavummi Nangminiqaqtunik Ikajuuti (NNI) Policy.


Ensuring consistent application of QEC’s contracting and procurement procedures and guidelines, in accordance with sound financial administration practices and associated contracting regulations;

Managing the fuel re‑supply and sea lift process, partnering with Supply Chain staff in sourcing suppliers in the day-to-day operations of QEC, obtaining annual requirements from Operations and placing orders for approx. 40,000,000 litres of fuel;

Establishing and maintaining effective relationships with Engineering, Operations, HS&E, Property and other departments, and external professional relationships to determine needs and priorities;

Providing effective input to logistical and inventory planning projects to meet QEC needs;

Assisting the CFO in the planning and execution of Supply Chain goals and objectives;

Coordinating with regional staff to continuously improve systems technology to ensure data integrity for timely, accurate financial reporting; and

Working with the Accounts Payable Supervisor and Project Accountants, respectively, to ensure received and committed items are recorded in an accurate, timely manner, and properly allocated to capital, inventory or operating accounts.


At minimum, a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Law or a similar discipline from a recognized university, OR an equivalent combination of post-secondary education, professional training (SCMP) and extensive, related experience in procurement;

At least five (5) years’ direct Supply Chain Management experience at the management or senior level, with two (2) years or more supervising staff in a similar setting;

Experience in purchasing of electrical and construction materials, diesel engine spare parts, chemicals, lubrication, fuel products and utility materials (an asset);

Experience in the Transportation of Dangerous Goods and WHMIS regulations;

Thorough knowledge of the tendering and RFP process, types of contracts, issues and legalities, and of how the procurement process works in a corporate and government regulated environment;

An understanding of the power generation and fuel supply industries (a definite asset);

NNI Policy experience (an asset);

Knowledge of transportation in the Canadian North routing via air and marine transport (an asset);

Knowledge of Nunavut, the land, language and culture (an asset); and

The ability to speak Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun and/or French (an asset).

We offer a salary range of $100,425 to $128,349 per annum and a comprehensive benefits package, including a Northern Living Allowance of $24,381 per annum. This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union. Subsidized staff housing is available.

Preference will be given to Nunavut Inuit.

Apply in writing, by August 25th, 2017, to:

or by mail to: Human Resources, Qulliq Energy Corporation, P.O. Box 420, Baker Lake, NU X0C 0A0.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.                                                                                                                                    


  • 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.
Human Resources Manager (Qulliq Energy Corporation)

Human Resources
Qulliq Energy Corporation
P.O. Box 250
Iqaluit, NU
X0A 0H0.