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Project Manager, Operations

October 17 2019
Industries Public administration
Categories Project Management, Business Analysis, IT, Public Sector
Iqaluit, NU

An ambitious and talented IT operations and project management professional will welcome this exceptional opportunity to play a key role in supporting the Government of Nunavut's major network infrastructures. Including contributing to modernization projects improving the lives of thousands of citizens across the Territory.

Officially founded in 1999, Nunavut exists where tradition meets progress. Much of the Territory has inherited millennia of history and culture of Inuit. Rooted in this rich tradition, the Government of Nunavut (GN) prepares for a prosperous future by investing in high-quality education, health care, culture, environmental protection, and industry growth.

The Department of Community and Government Services (CGS) works with community governments to meet residents' needs, by providing programs and funding to support municipal operations as well as infrastructure and land development. CGS also serves the public directly, through services such as fire safety promotion, inspection and training, building inspections, search and rescue coordination, and training and fuel distribution, and promotes healthy living by supporting amateur sport and local recreational opportunities all over Nunavut. Within this department, the Informatics Planning and Services team offers IT and IM Call Center and specialized service desk services to support residents through the provision of advice, enhancements, training and support.

The Government of Nunavut is seeking a Project Manager, Operations, who will report to the Manager, Informatics Projects and will primarily handle enterprise-level operations project requirements involving major GN network infrastructures. Focusing mainly on data and voice networks, server room application systems, client department facility planning and all hardware/software related to such infrastructures, you'll work closely with each Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) Network Operations' section, Community and Government Services, client departments and outside contractors in managing initiatives involving these major infrastructures.

As Project Manager, Operations, you'll be responsible not only for project planning of all major internal Network Operations projects involving Telecommunications, Facilities, Data Centre Application Systems and all related equipment used in support of these functional areas, but also for working on some of the most important and modern IT projects available to the Territory at this time. Huge efforts are being made in Nunavut to improve communication between communities, but this role also touches upon efforts regarding essential services such as Healthcare. Therefore, allowing this position to have a direct impact on the lives of the people living in Nunavut. Furthermore, this role offers the chance for someone to prove themselves as a key IT leader, through motivating and developing teams in their delivering of important changes, upgrades and additions to IT systems throughout the Government.

This is an exciting and challenging role for a knowledgeable and skilled project manager with a Diploma in Information Technology, certification in Project Management, and six (6) years' experience in information technology. Your professional background will also include three (3) years' experience working with enterprise-level infrastructures and three (3) years working in project management (as a primary job function) related to information technology. Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.

ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) OR PMP (Project Management Professional) certification will be considered an asset, along with fluency in more than one of Nunavut's official languages (Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French), and knowledge of the Inuit language, communities, culture and land, and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit.

This leadership position is based in Iqaluit, NU, and offers the opportunity to support the success and vitality of a vast and growing territory and the quality of life of its communities, while enjoying a very attractive compensation and benefits package.

To apply for this exciting project management role, submit your application to Phelps, at *******************************@***********.***********@***********.**, specifying the job title in the subject line of your e-mail. Application deadline: November 1, 2019. Note: An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.

Phelps- 401 Bay Street, Suite 1400, Toronto, ON M5H 2Y4
Phone: 416 364 6229

The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit. Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. While all responses will be appreciated and handled in the strictest confidence, only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged. network