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Regional Director, Infrastructure
This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
Positions are available in Rankin Inlet (1) and Cambridge Bay (1), Nunavut. Please specify in your cover letter your location preference.
Reporting to the Assistant Deputy Minister – Infrastructure, the Regional Director, Infrastructure plans and executes the department’s asset management and project management policies and procedures in support of an effective and efficient delivery of programs and services at the regional level. As a member of the Community Government and Services (CGS) Senior Management team, the Regional Director, Infrastructure provides leadership and management of all asset management and project management activities within the region. The Regional Director monitors and provides support of the CGS capital and asset management programs including facility planning, capital planning, project management and asset management services. The incumbent provides oversight to ensure client needs are well-managed and CGS program objectives are being met. The Regional Director may at times be requested to provide support in the resolution and/or asset related contract disputes. The Regional Director manages staff within the Infrastructure division by reviewing workloads and assigns tasks, goals, objectives to staff to support the Government of Nunavut (GN), Departmental and Divisional strategic objectives and performance plans; director program delivery and asset management consistent with legislation, policy and standards; participating in recruitment, employee retention initiatives, succession planning, vacancy management initiatives and grievance response for the Division consistent with the collective agreement.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized degree in Architecture or Engineering or a related discipline from a recognized post-secondary institution with a Project Management Professional (PMP) designation with a membership in an appropriate professional association (PMI or equivalent). Experience leading, managing and directing employees, experience in project delivery, experience managing project work in northern jurisdictions, experience in managing consultant and construction contracts and experience in conflict or dispute resolution process with ten (10) years of project management experience on medium to large commercial and/or institutional building projects with exposure and participation in all aspects of planning, designs, construction and delivery with at least five (5) years in the role of prime consultant or project lead responsible for coordinating the input and delivery of multi-disciplinary teams and seven (7) years of managerial experience.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Fluency in Inuktut and knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset. A professional Engineer or Architect designation with membership in an appropriate professional designation is an asset.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.