President/CEO of Kakivak Association

President/CEO of Kakivak Association

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Job Title: President/CEO of Kakivak Association
Type of employment: Term appointed by Board of Directors
Location of Employment: Iqaluit, Nunavut
Open to: Open to Nunavut Inuit applicants only

Kakivak Association is seeking a skilled and innovative leader to fill the role of President/CEO.  Kakivak Association is a community economic development association serving Inuit, by providing programs and services to enhance the strengths of communities in the Qikiqtani region.

The President/CEO position represents a key operational role and acts as the primary liaison between the Association’s staff and the Kakivak Board of Directors. This position is the most senior staff member and provides overall direction to the Association.

The President/CEO position provides strategic leadership, governance oversight and sound advice to support the Board of Directors and is fully accountable to the Board of Directors.

The ideal candidate will have sound judgment, a professional and optimistic attitude to motivate others and a willingness to work collaboratively with diplomacy and tact to meet the Association’s mission and objectives.

Candidates must have at least five (5) years of progressive senior management experience. Experience engaging political leaders, consulting and facilitating meetings is also required. Excellent verbal and written English and Inuktitut communication skills are required.  Experience with and understanding of Inuit, the social, economic and political environment of Nunavut communities and relevant government departments and agencies is also required.

The preferred education for this role is a degree in Business Administration or related discipline.  A combination of relevant education and related experience will be considered an acceptable equivalency.

Annual salary range for this position is $169,409 to $274,334 plus a Nunavut Northern Allowance of $24,000. No housing is available. A satisfactory criminal record check is required.

Closing date: June 10, 2022, by 5pm EST

Applications can be delivered by 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

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