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Position: IQ Planner
Tenure: Indeterminate
Location: Iqaluit
Open to: Inuit Applicants Only

The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is seeking for an IQ Planner that represents a key operational role within the Department of Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit & Engagement.  This role is responsible for ensuring full compliance with the Nunavut Agreement related to Inuit owned land use planning, environmental assessments, resource development projects and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit studies.  This position supports the Director with ongoing issues and specific files as assigned; and will represent Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) in working groups, stakeholder engagement and related committees.

Reporting to the Director, IQ and Engagement, The IQ Planner will provide support to the Director of IQ and Engagement on on-going issues as well as work on specific files as assigned. The IQ Planner will be responsible to conduct meetings, manage and coordinate QIA inter-departmental projects, work with other regional Inuit organizations and NTI, cooperative management bodies and institutions of public government as required.

The IQ Planner shall be responsible for ensuring full compliance with the Nunavut Agreement (NA) related to the Nunavut Planning Commissions (NPC) land use planning process, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit (IQ) studies, the Strategic Environmental Assessment process (SEA), resource development projects and protected areas and community-based management of Inuit owned land.   The IQ Planner shall ensure full compliance with the NA assisting with the development of policies and procedures related to QIA responsibilities from the NA.

Applicants should have knowledge in; project management principles and applications; a good understanding of the mandate, role, and responsibilities of the QIA; of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and record management systems for filing and retrieving information; good understanding of the Nunavut Agreement, specifically in relation to IIBA’s, protected area development and Inuit Owned Lands; strong application and knowledge of Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit of local and regional land use; good understanding of Inuit lifestyles, and be able to work with both Inuit and non-Inuit.

Applicants should have; minimum one year of directly related experience; experience working with Aboriginal communities, Inuit, Aboriginal associations, Federal and/or Territorial government agencies; experience working both independently and, in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.

Applicants should have a successful completion of a post-secondary, diploma, or degree in a relevant field. A combination of relevant education and related experience may also be deemed an acceptable equivalency.

An acceptable Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

Starting salary for this position is $71,483.35 per annum, plus a Northern Allowance of $24,000 per annum. Housing is not provided.

Applications can be delivered by fax, email, in person, or mail to:

Human Resources                               Tel: (867) 975-8400
Qikiqtani Inuit Association                 Fax: (867) 979-3238
Igluvut building, 2nd floor
P.O. Box 1340                                      Email:
Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0

CLOSING DATE:                 November 12, 2021 5:00pm EST                               

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