Internal/External Posting, Iqaluit, Nunavut, Indeterminate Position
Under the direction of the Director of Marine & Wildlife, the Inuit Stewardship Manager will be responsible for the Inuit Stewardship Program linked to Tallurutiup Imanga National Marine Conservation Area (TINMCA). The Inuit Stewardship Program will include the Tallurutiup Imanga Nauttiqsuqtiit Program, and supporting operations and management of TINMCA.
The Tallurutiup Imanga Nauttiqsuqtiit Program currently includes a pilot program in Arctic Bay. In the coming years, the program will be expanded to Pond Inlet, Resolute Bay, Grise Fiord, and Clyde River. The Nauttiqsuqtiit program are the eyes and ears of Tallurutiup Imanga – not only monitoring the region but also harvesting to the benefit of the community. As stewards of Tallurutiup Imanga, the Nauttiqsuqtiit monitor sea ice conditions for safe passage, conduct research, harvest, support elder and youth land-based activities, and contribute to search and rescue efforts in the community.
The Manager shall be involved in the strategic and co-ordinated delivery of all elements of the program. The Manager shall be expected to participate in a full and robust way on all aspects of the project, and any associated assignments. This includes assessing the community’s needs and requirements and then reporting to Director. This role is responsible to maintain co-ordination of the program elements to ensure the program commitments are met. This involves actively engaging with individuals, managing financial activities, working closely with community groups, Inuit organizations and governments.
This role will be the principle contact for on-site and third party stakeholders, as it related to the program. The Manager shall respond to and provide advice on issues related to all aspects of the program, from design to actual implementation and ongoing program management.
The ideal candidate will have:
- Combination of education and/or experience in a leadership role,
- Demonstrated ability to communicate with multiple stakeholders
- Experience in working with Nunavut communities
- Knowledge of land and waters surrounding Tallurutiup Imanga
- Knowledge of environmental monitoring and conservation issues
- Experience working with Federal Government, Nunavut Government, Hamlet Government, Community Organizations and Groups
Preference will be given to Inuit enrolled with Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. in the Qikiqtani Region.
Applications can be delivered by fax, email, in person, or mail to:
Qikiqtani Inuit Association
Igluvut building, 2nd floor
P.O. Box 1340
Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0
Tel: (867) 975-8400
Fax: (867) 979-3238
Internal: August 15, 2019 5:00 EST
External: August 21, 2019 5:00 EST