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Manager, Job Evaluation

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Friday, March 12, 2021 - 11:59pm

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Located in the headquarters of the Department of Human Resources and reporting to the Director, Employee Relations and Job Evaluation, this position manages the job evaluation and recording of position information for all positions in the Government of Nunavut (GN), its boards and agencies. The Manager is responsible for ensuring that the relative pay among all public service positions reflects the relative value and contributions they make toward achieving government goals and objectives. This position provides authoritative subject expertise to departments on Requests for Decisions and Cabinet on organizational and human impact of decisions taken, ensuring they are consistent with Government Organizational Policy, ensuring all departments and the government in general is organized in a way that results in an effective and efficient utilization of resources.

As the Manager, you will oversee the work of the development, implementation and monitoring of the GN’s JE/OD program framework and infrastructure ultimately ensuring all positions are evaluated in a fair and equitable manner. You will manage the human and financial resources of a divisional team that ensures positions descriptions are evaluated against the job evaluation plan and compared to existing and previously rated positions for consistency and accuracy. The work varies from providing simple advice on the reporting relationship of two positions to the review of the functionality of the organizational structure of an entire department. Other duties include the continual assessment of the GN’s organizational and business needs, developing strategies to resolve anticipated problems and making recommendation for change to the Director, and responding to departmental requests or initiating a review of a group of related positions to assist in reconciling emerging issues.

As the successful candidate you will have a university degree from a recognized institution in social science, commerce, business administration or a related field. You must have a minimum of five (5) years’ related work experience, including two (2) years’ of progressive managerial experience. 

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Fluency in one or more of these languages 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.


If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • 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 Inuit. 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.
  • Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
  • Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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