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Manager, Project Management

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Friday, October 1, 2021 - 11:59pm

This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Director, Capital Projects, the Manager, Project Management is responsible for the leadership and management of projects assigned to the Capital Projects, Project Management section and to support the Director, Capital Projects to achieve the objectives of the Division as defined in the Project Management Policy (PM Policy). The incumbent is accountable for the application of the PM Policy and is accountable to lead a team of project management staff that is responsible to consistently deliver major and technically complex infrastructure projects within schedule and budget to meet agreed stakeholder needs. 

The Manager’s responsibilities are territorial in scope, interdepartmental in application through the provision of project management expertise to all Government of Nunavut departments/agencies and requires that project management is conducted in a political, social and cross-cultural setting, in accordance with government acts, policies and directives. The Manager, Project Management is ultimately accountable for the application of the PM Policy to the management of infrastructure projects to ensure that funding is spent in the most cost-effective manner, to achieve the objectives of the business case and to develop value through life-cycle analysis.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a completion of a Degree in a relevant discipline supplemented with Project Management training or certification, along with eight (8) years of progressively challenging Project Management experience on large or commercial and/or institutional buildings and/or civic works. Direct experience managing the development and construction of infrastructure projects. Experience successfully managing projects of a similar magnitude and complexity. One (1) year of progressive managerial experience.

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.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.


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