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Manager, Consumer Affairs - Intern
This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.
As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit only.
The Intern Manager, Consumer Affairs will learn the service provided through the Consumer Affairs section. This includes, but is not limited to departmental strategic planning, policy and legislative development, and corporate communications. The incumbent will assist with liaising with various staff within the department ensuring the dissemination of information to and from the Consumer Affairs Section.
The incumbent takes the lead in providing expert Consumer Affairs advice and support to assist Municipalities and residents in avoiding problem issues, and also serves as an advisory to the Deputy Minister and Minister on all territorial, intergovernmental and FPT consumer issues. You will also provide oversight specifically in the areas of consumer protection and consumer awareness, business licensing and lottery licensing issues. In addition, the Intern Manager, Consumer Affairs ensures compliance with the Financial Administration Act (FAA), Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), all applicable government and internal financial and administrative departmental policies and regulations in regards to the safeguard of monetary government assets.
The incumbent must have an understanding of consumer affairs issues across Canadian jurisdictions; northern government and regional concerns and conditions; acts, policies and legislation governing the actions of Nunavut community governments; and rules which guide the operation of the Legislative Assembly, Committees and Executive Council.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a post-secondary degree or diploma in public administration, political science or law, along with three (3) years’ experience dealing with public policy issues and/or developing and implementing policy for an organization.
The ability to speak Inuktitut is an asset.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.
Current Indeterminate Government of Nunavut employees that apply and are successful on this term position may be offered an internal transfer assignment for the duration of the term.