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Manager, Staffing

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This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$ 107,718 per annum, 37.5 hours/week
Northern Allowance: 
$15,016 per annum
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
23 February 2018

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Director of Recruiting & Staffing, the Manager is responsible for the administration of the centralized staffing process in Iqaluit in accordance with the Public Service Act, regulations and Article 23 of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement.  This position provides strategic advice and support to Government of Nunavut (GN) departments and provides direction and advice to staffing practitioners in headquarters, regional offices and departments with delegated hiring authority.

The Manager, Staffing will be responsible for managing a team of staffing practitioners to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of staffing services to GN departments. The Manager will be responsible for ensuring human resources policies and procedures are clearly understood, precisely followed and properly documented, while ensuring the Priority Hiring Policy is consistently adhered to for all positions being staffed.  The Manager will be responsible for developing and delivering training sessions and/or presentations related to staffing. 

The successful candidate should have a degree in human resources, business administration, or a related field plus four (4) years of experience in human resources with an emphasis on staffing/recruiting. In addition, two (2) years of demonstrated experience developing and leading a team.  Experience developing and delivering training sessions and/or presentations related to staffing.  The incumbent must be knowledgeable about various human resources policies and procedures, including Article 23 of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement.  

Equivalencies consisting of a combination of education, training and/or experience that is comparable to the formal education requirement will be considered. 

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

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.

  • 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 Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • 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. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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