• At: Government of Nunavut,  
  • Category: Pm Jobs  
  • Location: Iqaluit, NU  

Project Manager

Department of Community and Government Services

Are you an experienced project manager with expertise in Information Management and Information Technology? If so, here's your opportunity to join our Informatics and Planning Division (IPS) in delivering projects within scope, on time and on budget.

Based in Iqaluit, NU, and reporting to the Manager, Informatics Projects, you will be a key member of the IPS Division, which deals primarily with the development of new or enhanced computer systems for all departments within the Government of Nunavut. You will also be expected to provide liaison with the client department and outside contractors, as required.

Your responsibilities as Project Manager will include assisting the client department in identifying needs for specific projects, determining a budget and timeframe, developing, advertising and evaluating the Request for Proposals, drafting the Project Charter, establishing a communication plan, preparing a Project Plan and establishing a project team. This challenging role will also call for you to initiate and monitor any changes in the scope or time, coordinate required training for end users as well as final signoff for the projects, and ensure that post-implementation support is in place.

Your profile as a qualified Project Manager will include the following highlights:

  • A degree in Information Management or Information Technology, with three (3) years of related project management experience.
  • A certificate in project management, preferably from the Project Management Institute (PMI) in Canada.? ?
  • Excellent planning, organization and communication skills.
  • A demonstrated ability to work well within a team and as a project team leader.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.


  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations applicable to Information Management and Information Technology (Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, Consulting and Audit Canada standards and others) for systems integrity, reliability and security.
  • Experience working in rural, remote or northern communities.
  • Fluency in Inuktitut/Inuinnaqtun. The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French.
  • Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit.

NOTE: This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.

Compensation & benefits: This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union and offers a starting salary of $99,743 per annum (for 37.5 hours/week), plus a Northern Allowance of $15,016 per annum. Note: Subsidized staff housing is available.

Stepping forward together

With one of the fastest growing and youngest populations in Canada, Nunavut is a dynamic, vibrant territory, committed to becoming an even better place for future generations. As a government, we are strengthening our unique model of governance – one that integrates Inuit societal values, promotes use of the Inuit language, achieves a representative public service, engages with circumpolar neighbours, and collaborates with partners to achieve the promise of Nunavut. As an employer, we're enhancing local education and training initiatives while continuing to provide exciting career opportunities in a unique environment. Join us as we step forward together.

For more information and to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity as a Project Manager (Reference #14-503880), please contact us or send your resume, by midnight (EST), March 2, 2018, using one of the following methods: Department of Finance, Government of Nunavut, P.O. Box 1000, Station 430, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0. Tel: 867-975-6222. Toll Free: 1-888-668-9993. Fax: 867-975-6220. E-mail: ****@***.nu.ca. Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your e-mail. Job descriptions may be obtained by fax or e-mail, or online. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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 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.

For position details in French or Inuktitut, please visit the Government of Nunavut website at www.gov.nu.ca/public-jobs.