Director of Qikiqtani Industry Limited

Closing date:  Open until suitable candidate found

Location: Iqaluit, Nunavut

Status: Full-Time, Employee
Compensation:  Competitive salary to be determined by experience and education; comprehensive benefit package

Start Date: Immediately

Qikiqtani Industry Ltd. (QIL) is a subsidiary of Qikiqtaaluk Corporation, the wholly Inuit owned birth right Development Corporation of the Baffin Region, and is currently seeking a Director of Projects to join our ever-growing company.

Key Responsibilities include: 

  • Manage the scope, schedule, and budget of complex projects related to site characterization, remediation, or optimization to meet client requirements and corporate procedures. 
  • Prepare work plans and cost proposals; schedule and supervise technical staff and subcontractors, and ensure deliverables are produced as scheduled and within budget.
  • Monitor contract delivery by maintaining daily communications with field management team to obtain and provide continuous updates on project progress; ensure safe operations, quality work and financial success. 
  • Prepare presentations for meetings with regulators and community groups.
  • Respond to performance and disciplinary issues with supervisors, determining necessary actions and implementing corrective or training responses.
  • Work in cooperation with site engineers and other technical professionals.
  • Prepare other projects related documents and draft project correspondence.
  • Ensure timely information flow and maintain accurate project records.
  • Travel to, and liaise with communities and other parties as required.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Degree/Diploma in Business Administration and or Project Management
  • Minimum of 4-6 years’ experience in field of study
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Knowledge of hazardous, industrial and solid waste management theories, practices and technical issues.
  • Knowledge of legislative, policy and decisions making processes in the area of hazardous, industrial and solid waste management
  • Knowledge of the Inuit culture and the relationship between Inuit people and the land and environment


Application Procedure
Please send your resume to:       

Qikiqtaaluk Corporation
P.O. Box 1228
Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0

Attention: Katie Hunt       -or-           E-mail to