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Program Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist

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This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Northern Allowance: 
$15, 016
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
18 January 2019

Term until March 31, 2023.

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Manager of Population Health Information, the main role of the Program Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist is to ensure the proper monitoring and evaluation of health promotion programs that are developed and implemented by the Population Health Division, especially those funded under the Health Canada/Government of Nunavut (GN) Funding Agreement.  These programs provide funding for the delivery of community-based health and wellness programs that are responsive to community needs, culturally sensitive, appropriate to community capacity and that support the achievement of federal and territorial health priorities.

The Program Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist will ensure that these activities are implemented in a timely manner using a mixed methods approach to monitoring programs. The incumbent will be responsible for the overall monitoring and evaluation capacity within the Division and will come up with findings based on data collected to show performance of programs. Territorial health promotion initiatives range from a variety of different health topics such as sexual health, maternal and child health, tobacco reduction, chronic disease and injury prevention, and mental health promotion.

The successful candidate in this position will have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in a health, social sciences, management or a related field plus (2) two years of related experience in program development, monitoring and evaluation of federal, provincial, territorial, or community government programs. Exceptional analytical written communication skills and excellent report writing skills are required along with proficiency in word processing and presentation software applications.  

A Master’s degree in a field related to program evaluation, public health, or administration is an asset.  Experience in community wellness programs and strategies, and knowledge of the determinants of health impacting Inuit communities are considered assets. Experience tracking and managing multiple sources of data and handling data using SPSS or other statistical software is also an asset. International development field experience is an asset.

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.

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 pending Manager approval.

An eligibility list will be created for this position.

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