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Regional Project Manager

Community and Government Services
Pond Inlet
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Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$114,153-$129,558 annum, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$24,214 per anum
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
02 February 2018

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 Regional Director, Infrastructure, the Regional Project Manager is responsible for the leadership and management Office and to support the department to achieve the objectives of the Division as defined in the Project Management Policy. The incumbent is accountable for the application of the PM Policy and CGS Project Management Process (PM Process) and is accountable to lead a team of project management (PM) staff that is responsible for to consistently deliver major and technically complex infrastructure projects typically valued up to 50 million dollars within schedule and budget and to meet agreed stakeholder needs.

The Regional Project Manager has staff reporting directly and is responsible for assessing the performance of staff. Conducts job application interviews and hires. Determining training requirements of subordinates and identifying appropriate courses. Participates in the Capital Planning Process, by reviews existing policies and procedures and make any required changes to improve effectiveness. Manages financial resources and develop operational budgets for the Division, contributing to the overall departmental budget. Ensuring project teams remain on scope, budget and schedule. Direct projects and monitor ongoing activities.

An in-depth knowledge of modern project management practices, construction procurement strategies and knowledge of northern construction, economic, and cross-cultural conditions is a requirement for this role. Strong leadership, interpersonal and negotiating skills are essential. The ability to analyze and evaluate results against objectives, along with strong decision making skills is required. The incumbent must be able to estimate budget development and have financial skills to control and report on projects. The ability to operate various computer programs and software, spreadsheets, database and information systems is required. The incumbent must have excellent verbal and written communication skills to manage stakeholders and project communications.

The incumbent must have Secondary degree in a relevant discipline supplemented with a professional project management certification. A minimum ten years of progressively challenging project management experience on large commercial and/or institutional buildings and/or civic works. She or He must have direct experience managing the development and construction of infrastructure projects. Demonstrating experience successfully managing projects of a similar magnitude and complexity is essential.

The ability to speak Inuktitut/Inuinnaqtun is considered and asset.

  • 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 (Igloolik)

Government of Nunavut

PO Box 239, Igloolik, Nunavut X0A 0L0

Phone: (867) 934-2025

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