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Inuit Employment Analyst

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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, January 31, 2020

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Manager, Inuit Employment Planning, the Inuit Employment Analyst is responsible for providing an objective and independent analysis of information and support for increasing Inuit employment with the public service that is representative of the population of Nunavut.The Inuit Employment Analyst provides analysis, information and advice covering a full range of Inuit employment activities in the GN and its agencies. The incumbent will also provide strategic support to the Manager in reviewing and analysing departmental Inuit Employment Plans and progress reports. The incumbent must exercise considerable initiative and work in conjunction with the Inuit Employment Initiatives Unit in analysing and compiling briefing notes, providing advice to senior management, maintaining awareness of local, national and international best practices and developments in the utilization of successful aboriginal training programs.

The incumbent is responsible and accountable for: providing client departments with a written copy of the approved planning processes to be used as a template for the departmental planning submissions; developing and holding workshops for client departments and agencies to ensure that human resource practitioners across government; providing one-on-one advice and support to individual departments to help them prepare a planning document; updating the Business Plan on an annual basis to include new initiatives aimed at increasing Inuit employment; preparing a document to summarize a GN wide Inuit Employment Plan; preparing answers for questions from the public and client departments on the plan and the methodology for implementation.

The successful candidate should have a diploma in social sciences, aboriginal studies, business administration, management studies and or human resource management or related field, accompanied with 4 years related work experience. In addition the incumbent must have experience in cross cultural sensitivity and awareness of current northern issues; experience in technical writing skills associated with government documents. The ability to speak and write Inuktitut is considered a strong 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.

Current Indeterminate Government of Nunavut employees that apply and are successful on this term position may be offered a transfer assignment for the duration of the term, pending managerial approval.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.


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