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Employment Opportunity – Project Manager

Job Summary

Pauktuutit has been advocating for the social, cultural, political and economic betterment of Inuit women, their families and communities since 1984. Pauktuutit is the national representative organization of Inuit women in Canada and is governed by a 14-member Board of Directors from across Canada. We foster greater awareness of the needs of Inuit women, advocate for equality and social improvements, and encourage participation in the community, regional and national life of Canada.

By working with governments, community leaders and Inuit organizations, we support Inuit women to reach their full potential in safe, happy communities. We are growing and are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join our team.

Responsibilities

  • Be a project lead: plan, coordinate, implement and evaluate project activities in accordance withcontribution agreement(s); establish timelines and outlines
  • Develop and maintain advisory groups/committees
  • Plan and facilitate in-person or remote workshops, teleconferences, community consultations,and/or meetings, including logistics
  • Relationship building and development of community-based networks through consultation andconsensus with stakeholders
  • Prepare and give presentations or training
  • Produce environmental scans and research, content analysis and interpretation
  • Develop and oversee production of materials (such as e-modules, graphics, videos, toolkits, training materials for adults including youth, etc.)
  • Write reports, summaries, correspondence, program content, etc.
  • Build and sustain partnerships and relationships with other Inuit organizations, communities andservice organizations as well as general outreach activities
  • Maintain an overview of community-based, regional and national developments that involve Inuitwomen’s priorities
  • Provide project updates and briefings to the Department Director
  • Assist Department Director in liaising with national and regional Inuit organizations and otherrelevant agencies
  • Provide internal and external consultation, as required
  • Occasional review of material for other staff and related projects
  • Other duties as directed by the Department Director

Competencies

  • Attention to detail: attends to details and pursues quality in an efficient manner
  • Communication: expresses and transmits information verbally and in writing with accuracy, efficiency and clarity; strong listening skills; uses plain-language; shares information with supervisor
  • Organization: ensures all relevant information is recorded and is easily accessible; follows protocols and procedures
  • Ownership: takes pride in work and understands their role; takes initiative to ensure deadlines are met and work is completed properly
  • Professionalism: always demonstrates professional standards of conduct
  • Resourcefulness: makes decisions and finds solutions within protocols and procedures
  • Time management: balances multiple tasks and large volume of duties; prioritizes; maintains a schedule/calendar effectively
  • Interpersonal: interest in collaboration with colleagues; ability to build consensus within groups with diverse needs; interest in advocacy and community-level needs; demonstrates a willingness to learn and ask for help; engages in growth and development activities

Position Requirements

  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience
  • A university or college degree in community development, sociology, gender studies, or other relevant subject or equivalent combination of education and recent relevant work experience
  • Experience with network building
  • Knowledge of Inuit culture and socio-economic conditions within Inuit Nunangat are highly desirable
  • Experience working with stakeholders, consultants, funders
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office is essential and experience with project management software is preferred
  • Knowledge of capacity building practices and concepts
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong skills in: project management; consultation; and budgeting
  • Use of GBA+ in all work
  • Ability to travel to remote communities is required
  • Fluency in Inuktitut is desirable

Work Conditions

  • Full-time (35 hours per week)
  • Reports to Department Director
  • Work conducted in a busy office environment with frequent interruptions
  • Extended periods of sitting
  • Working with sensitive subjects

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Testing may be required during an interview.

To apply, send a résumé and cover letter immediately to

Conor Rolland, crolland@businesssherpagroup.com.