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Manager, Human Resources

Reference number: 
Type of employment: 
Restricted to GN employees
Union Status: 
This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Northern Allowance: 
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
25 January 2019


As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Government of Nunavut employees only.

Reporting to the Director, Finance and Administration, the Manager, Human Resources is accountable for the provision of expert human resources management advice, guidance, planning, management and delivery of operational human resource services for the Department of Economic Development and Transportation (EDT). This includes the resolution of complex, difficult and sensitive human resource management issues, topics, and cases. This position has three direct reports.

The Manager, Human Resources provides human resources expertise to headquarters staff of EDT and four regional offices to ensure the delivery of effective human resource policies and practices. This includes the internship programs, Inuit Employment Plan, staffing, employee relations, training and development, business and strategic planning and leadership programs. This position is the Division’s lead on Human Resource policy and procedures. The Manager will be called upon to offer guidance and advisory services to the Deputy Minister and other Executive staff on complex personnel issues in the Department. The Manager, Human Resources eads project teams and working groups and provides operational knowledge to project teams, colleagues and working groups engaged in the implementation of Government of Nunavut wide – HR strategies and initiatives.

The knowledge and experience required for this job is usually obtained through a

University degree in a field related to human resource management, plus three (3) years’ related experience in a Human Resources environment. Three (3) years’ experience managing and supervising staff is also required. Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation would be considered an asset

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Proficiency in Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, or French 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.

Department of Finance (Iqaluit)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 1000, Station 430, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Phone: (867) 975-6222
Toll Free: 1-888-668-9993
Fax: (867) 975-6220