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Territorial Manager, Mental Health & Addictions (MHA) Facilities

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Until October 29, 2021
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Friday, January 29, 2021 - 12:00am

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 Territorial Director MHA, the Territorial Facilities Manager will provide vision, strategy, and collaborative leadership to ensure the facility supervisors, clinical staff and their teams continue to provide innovative, and high-quality patient care programs and services across all inpatient and outpatient services. The Territorial Facilities Manager will also play a key role, in partnership with the Territorial Director of Mental Health and Addictions and the Senior Leadership Team, in the areas of quality and risk management, financial and utilization management, planning, patient safety, and professional practice.

This position is responsible for the overall effective operation and administration of Government of Nunavut MHA Facilities in accordance with GN policies and procedures. This position is also responsible for developing operational plans to achieve the goals and objectives of each individual facility. The incumbent will also be responsible for ensuring that operations at each individual facility are keeping with the facility’s mission, vision, value, and strategic direction. Further, the incumbent may work closely with health care providers, social services, and other stakeholders to ensure future facilities are developed to meet the MHA needs of Nunavummiut. The Territorial Facilities Manager will oversee all budget and expenditures for MHA facilities.

The knowledge, skills, and experience required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized Undergraduate degree in a health-related field, along with five (5) years of professional experience in the field of mental health and addiction. A Master’s degree in health-related field is considered as 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.

Current Indeterminate Government of Nunavut employees that apply and are successful on this term position may be offered a transfer assignment for the duration of the term, pending managerial approval.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies


If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve
  • needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit. 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.
  • Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
  • Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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