Kativik Regional Government

Project manager – Infrastructure

PERMANENT - FULL TIME POSITION

APPLY BEFORE:  May 1, 2018

Reporting to the Director of the Municipal Public Works Department and working closely with the other employees of the Department, the Project Manager – Infrastructure ensures the management and monitoring of infrastructure construction contracts under the Pivalliutiit Program for community infrastructure development (youth houses, sports and recreational facilities, community centres, etc.) and the Isurruutiit Program for municipal infrastructure improvements (municipal offices, repair garages and warehouses, drinking water treatment plants, etc.). The Project Manager also delivers technical assistance to the Northern Villages (NV) regarding the operation of municipal infrastructure.

 

The duties and responsibilities of the Project Manager – Infrastructure include:

• Plan and manage the implementation of municipal infrastructure projects;
• Evaluate the needs of the NV and assist with prioritizing projects;
• Implement preliminary project stages with the NV (pre-project): programs, budget estimates, financing packages, etc.;
• Coordinate the preparation of plans and specifications by external professionals;
• Coordinate the drafting of call for tender documentation;
• Liaise between professionals, contractors and NVs at all project stages;
• Ensure the overall monitoring of projects for project owners: compliance with deadlines, budgets, rules and standards, project modifications, project inspections by professionals, payments, financing, warrantees, etc.;
• Perform any other related duty requested by his supervisor.

 

Requirements:

• A university degree in Architecture or Civil Engineering. A technical background in those fields combined with work experience and relevant achievements could be considered as an equivalent;
• Possess at least three (3) years of relevant work experience;
• Municipal project management experience is an asset;
• Ability to process several files simultaneously in a structured and organized manner;
• Excellent ability to express concepts in plain language and actively listen to needs;
• Excellent adaptation skills;
• Initiative, independent and capacity for teamwork;
• Strong communication skills (oral and written) in two of the following languages: English, French or Inuktitut;
• Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office, as well as other specialized software (AutoCAD, etc.);
• Working knowledge of MS Project is an asset;
• Available to travel frequently in Nunavik;

 

Place of work:

Kuujjuaq.


Salary: Minimum $48 235 and maximum $82 763 annually (Class 10).


Benefits:

Cost-of-living differential: minimum $8 500 annually.
Food allowance: minimum $3 453 annually.
Annual leave allowance: minimum 3.
Simplified pension plan: 6% employer; 4% employee.
Group insurance.
Vacation: 20 days annually.
Statutory holidays: 19 days including 10 during the Christmas period.

 

Please send your résumé and cover letter in English and French before 5:00 p.m., on May 1, 2018, to:

Human Resources
Kativik Regional Government
P.O. Box 9
Kuujjuaq QC J0M 1C0
Fax: 819-964-2975
Email:

 

The KRG is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with this and with the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement, conditions may vary to promote the employment of Inuit candidates.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.