Nws Program Manager

May 6 2021
Industries Consulting services
Categories Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Engineering, Engineering, Information Technology, Project Management, Business Analysis
Ottawa, ON

Join Nasittuq for a unique and rewarding experience!

Nasittuq is currently bidding on the contract for the Operation & Maintenance of the North Warning System (NWS). The NWS is a joint Canada and United States early-warning radar system with 47 sites located in Northern Canada; a Control Centre and Support Centre located in North Bay, ON and a Contract Management Office located in Ottawa, ON.

This job posting is being advertised in advance of award of a contract. Employment is contingent upon Nasittuq being awarded the contract.

We are looking for someone who cares about their work, is motivated, works collaboratively and thrives in a fast-paced environment. If you are someone who approaches work with passion and the courage to innovate, then this role is for you.

Nasittuq currently provides exemplary technical services to the Department of National Defence (DND) in support of operations of Canadian Forces Station Alert (CFS Alert) in Alert Nunavut. For more information, visit www.nasittuq.com.


The Program Manager is responsible for providing the resources to execute the performance and have overall accountability for meeting the requirements of the North Warning Operations and Maintenance (O&M) contract.

  • The ideal candidate will have a sharp business mind and a proven ability to strategize and implement high-level program initiatives.
  • Strategize, implement, and maintain program initiatives that meet the organizational objectives and contract compliance.
  • Maintain program assessment processes for evaluation and continuous improvement
  • Maintain organizational standards of satisfaction, quality, performance, and corporate objectives
  • Maintain Inuit Benefits and relationships to achieve Corporate and Contract mandates on Inuit Employment, subcontracting and training and development.


  • University degree in Engineering or Science, or a technology diploma.
  • Possess a Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate or be eligible for PMP certification.
  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience in progressively senior management roles with large military or industrial operations and maintenance environments.
  • Five (5) years of experience in senior management with significant budget responsibility managing a complex program and responsibility for a unionized work force.
  • Knowledge of provision of large-scale, sophisticated technical services; Government of Canada Procurement Regulations and practices; Department of National Defence functions and structure; and, Inuit culture in Canada.
  • Advanced abilities in project and executive management, excellent interpersonal skills, and well-developed analytical and problem-solving ability.
  • Candidates must be Canadian citizens, be eligible and maintain Level (II) SECRET security clearance.

Qualified and interested candidates please apply!

Nasittuq is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified groups. Inuit Land Claim Beneficiary applicants are encouraged to apply and self-identify.

We thank you for your interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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