The purpose of the QTC Implementation Coordinator is to enable the implementation of recommendations defined through the work of the Qikiqtani Truth Commission (QTC) in a manner that is consistent with the principles and priorities of QIA. This position will serve as the lead point of contact as QIA works to engage with Baffin Inuit, the Government of Nunavut, the Government of Canada, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). These types of engagements may include the leadership of and participation in working groups and other forums concerned with the realization of recommendations flowing from the work of the Qikiqtani Truth Commission. Ensuring accountability and transparency to Beneficiaries in the administration of social programming and initiatives arising from the implementation of QTC recommendations is a priority consideration of the role and QIA. This will mean that the management, planning and reporting related to QIA’s role and undertakings associated with QTC implementation will be an important function of the position of QTC Implementation Coordinator. This also means that the development and maintenance of productive and positive relationships with QTC implementation partners (Beneficiaries, Government of Nunavut, Government of Canada, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and/or Community Organizations) is a critical function of the role. The execution of the responsibilities of this role involves working directly with QIA’s partners in the implementation of QTC recommendations. The position will also be responsible for the preparation of annual plans and reports associated with the implementation of QTC recommendations. Reports related to the implementation of QTC recommendations may be prepared for, or delivered to, an audience including the QIA Board of Directors, Government of Canada and/or Government of Nunavut.
The position requires a University Degree or College Diploma in: Social Sciences, Social work or a related discipline. A combination of relevant education and/or experience may also be deemed acceptable. Three (3) years of experience in social programming administration and delivery. Experience working in a business, social policy or a related field in Canada’s far North. Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks in a demanding environment. Demonstrated ability to serve as a knowledgeable and trusted resource to senior management. Ability to manage complex and potentially contentious issues in frontline service delivery. Highly developed written and verbal communication, and strong presentation skills. Creativity in developing new or unique ways to improve operations and/or mobilize resources and assets. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications. Fluency in Inuktitut and English is essential.
Applications can be delivered in person, email, facsimile, or by mail to:
Qikiqtani Inuit Association
Igluvut building, 2nd floor
PO Box 1340
Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0
Tel: (867) 975-8400
Fax: (867) 979-3238
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled