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Project Manager - Sustainable Development

March 6 2021
Industries Public administration
Categories Project Management, Business Analysis, Environment, Engineering, Engineering, R&D, Scientific, Environmental, Energy, Urban Planning, Architecture, Real estate, Architecture, Urbanism, Environment, Geological, Geotechnical, Mining, Geomatics, Topography, Cartography, Project, Project management, Planning
Kuujjuaq, QC

The Kativik Regional Government (KRG), a supra municipal body with jurisdiction over the territory located north of the 55th parallel, is now looking for a self-motivated and dynamic individual interested in joining the KRG to work in the capacity of:


(Permanent, Full-time position)

The Environment and Lands Section of the KRG Renewable Resources, Environment, lands and Parks department is responsible for planning new expansions areas in the Northern Villages, which need to take into account issues related to the built environment, in particular, permafrost, rugged topography, snow accumulation, drainage, availability of granular material in order to assure the sustainable planning and the development of the communities.

Reporting to the Assistant Director Environment and Lands and working in close collaboration with other departments of KRG, the selected candidate will be responsible of collecting all relevant data and information on the development areas and coordinate the design of a comprehensive expansion development plan. The goal of this plan is to identify and design a future development area for the communities to insure the sustainability of all the infrastructures on a long-term period. The selected candidate will also be responsible of the following:

  • Coordinate consultants for the site investigations such as photo interpretation, geotechnical investigation, etc., and produce in-depth site analysis;
  • Coordinate and supervise the design of the expansion area with the northern villages, the KRG land use planners, the consultants and the stake holders and update documents and procedures for expansion projects;
  • Coordinate and carry out the preparation of tender documents if required;
  • Ensure deadlines are respected, budgets, project modifications, inspections, submission of follow-up reports to the authorities, etc. ;
  • Ensure that the comprehensive expansion development plan are carried out in compliance with laws, regulations, guidelines, standards and good practices;
  • In collaboration with the consultants involved, establish and compile in a document a set of best practices using the data collected throughout the project;
  • Perform any other duties as required.

Required qualifications:

  • Hold a post-secondary diploma in a related field (engineering, urban planning, geography, architecture, project management, etc.). Relevant work experience will also be considered;
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a related field (engineering, urban planning, geography, architecture, project management, etc.);
  • Experience or knowledge of construction standards in northern context is considered an asset;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently with limited supervision;
  • Strong team work competencies;
  • Written and oral working knowledge of at least two (2) of the following languages:  Inuktitut, English and French;
  • Working knowledge of computer software applications (Microsoft Office including MS project), Autocad and ArcGIS (an asset);
  • Must be available to travel frequently throughout Nunavik.

Principal place of work:           Kuujjuaq

Salary:                                     Min: $50 590 yearly – Max: $87 221 yearly (E9)

Other benefits:                        

  • Cost of living differential:  Minimum of $8 500/year
  • Food allowance: Minimum of $3 707/year
  • Annual leave trips: maximum of 3 per person annually;
  • Group benefits including Simplified Pension Plan;
  • Vacation: 20 days/year
  • Statutory Holidays: 19 days including 10 during Christmas holidays

Please submit your resume before 5 o'clock, on March 9, 2021 to:

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