This employment opportunity is restricted to residents of Iqaluit only.
Reporting to the Manager, Travel Programs, the Logistics Supervisor is a centralized function within the Department of Health that supports travel programs and services. The position assists in the development, maintenance and evaluation of policies and procedures for travel programs and ensures that the administration of travel services align with all Government of Nunavut policies and benefits programs. The position is responsible for the supervision and development of travel specialist assigned to the Duty Travel, Dental, Long-Term-Care and Mental Health programs.
The Logistics Supervisor’s decisions and recommendations affect the way the travel programs are delivered which impact residents directly but can also impact various other parties such as health professional, families, health facility services, contractors, and vendors on a daily basis. The Logistics Supervisor is responsible for training and guidance of travel specialists in Iqaluit and travel programs stakeholders, including the interpretation of policies and benefits entitlements for each type of travel (i.e. Duty, Dental, Mental Health and Long-Term-Care). The position works with health care staff, regional case management, boarding homes, various travel insurance programs and the airlines to resolve travel issues and to ensure our clients and staff are receiving the highest standard of care possible during their travel process. The travel programs for the Department require robust information technology (IT) software interfaces that must work together in providing the referring, booking, and billing of all duty travel staff. The position is required to provide the oversight and ongoing evaluation of performance level requirements that support all travel programs. The Logistics Supervisor provides leadership and guidance on quality and improvement requirements to the financial and data management systems related to Health travel programs.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized diploma in health services administration, business administration, or similar along with two (2) years’ progressive experience in a related service delivery organization or equivalent environment. One (1) year of experience supervising staff, contractors and/or leading a team is also required. Experience working within an organization where travel programs are integral to the mandate and experience in travel booking software applications/database management will be considered assets.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktut, English and French. Applicants may submit their resume in any of the official languages of Nunavut. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official languages would be considered an asset. Knowledge of Inuit communities, culture, land, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit, Inuktut and experience working in a northern cross-cultural environment are also considered assets.
Acceptable combinations of education and experience may be considered for this position. We encourage you to apply if you have equivalent years of education and/or experience equal to the education and experience requirements listed above.
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.
- The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a representative workforce, therefore priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit who self-identify as being enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement in accordance with the Priority Hiring Policy.
- Government of Nunavut employees serving a probationary period must obtain and provide written authorization from the deputy head of their employing department. The authorization from the deputy head must accompany your application for your application to be considered.
- Possession of a criminal record may not disqualify candidates from being considered. An assessment of the criminal record will be measured against the scope and duties of the position. This is only a requirement for positions that require a satisfactory criminal record or vulnerable sector check.
- Applicants may submit their resume in any of the Official Languages of Nunavut.
- Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
- The onus is on candidates in receipt of foreign post-secondary education credentials to have their foreign credentials assessed through a recognized Canadian education institution. Failure to do so may result in the rejection of their application.