Manager – Program Implementation & Training – Pond Inlet, NU


Dovre Group is pleased to present the following opportunity: Manager – Program Implementation & Training located in Pond Inlet, NU.

Title: Manager, Program Implementation and Training

Salary range: $107,718 to $122,265 per year, 37.5 hours/week

Department: Education

Northern Allowance: $24,214.00 per year

Community: Pond Inlet

Union Status: Excluded

Reference Number: 09-507385

Housing: Subsidized Staff Housing is Available

Type of Employment: Indeterminate, if no NLCB, 3-year term

Closing date: February 3, 2023 @ 11:59 pm EST


This is open to all applicants.

The Government of Nunavut was selected as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People and recent graduates in 2021. With one of the fastest growing and youngest populations in Canada, Nunavut is a dynamic, vibrant territory, committed to becoming an even better place for future generations. As a government, we are strengthening our unique model of governance – one that integrates Inuit societal values, promotes use of the Inuktut language, achieves a representative public service, and collaborates with partners to achieve the promise of Nunavut. Successful applicants will enjoy a competitive salary, medical and dental benefits, a defined benefit pension plan, relocation privileges and opportunities for training and career advancement.

Reporting to the Director, Educator Development, the Manager, Program Implementation and Training plays a key role in ensuring that educators are best equipped to deliver the Education Program established by the Minister of Education. It is through the Manager, Program Implementation and Training that the Department demonstrates accountability to the Public for the quality of education offered to students in Nunavut Schools. As such, the Minister of Education relies on the incumbent to: (a) ensure educators continue to develop their teaching skills to meet current education standards, and (b) that student support staff receive the training they need to properly meet the specialized needs of the students.

In successfully carrying out this position’s responsibilities, the Manager, Program Implementation and Training must effectively function as the Department’s principal contact on matters relating to professional development and training needs and providing advice and guidance as needed. This responsibility involves managing a budget of $1.6 million and supervising seven (7) staff: Program Implementation and Training Coordinators (x5), and Student Support Program Training Coordinators (x2). As it relates to these direct reports, the incumbent performs supervisory duties including directly assigning work, assessing employee performance and dealing with performance issues which may arise.


The ideal candidate should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education (a master’s degree is considered an asset) or a bachelor’s degree in Adult Education plus 5 years’ experience in education
  • 3 years of experience with educator training and skills development programs
  • 1 year experience in program and project development and implementation at the school/regional/territorial level
  • Experience with a wide variety of teaching approaches and methodologies particularly those appropriate to bilingual context and have knowledge of adult learning and development
  • A strong working knowledge of the Department’s philosophy, educational principals, beliefs and pedagogy is required, as well as knowledge of the Nunavut school system / structure and knowledge of bilingual/bicultural education, models of instruction, and community /culture-based education
  • Experience facilitating with proven experience designing training and knowledge transfer workshops as well as being a skilled project manager capable of managing a program or project budget and balancing multiple competing priorities
  • Ability to work with tools (e.g., computers), IT systems (i.e., record tracking systems, communication tools/software applications) and software (e.g., MS Office Suite, Adobe Suite, Website, social media etc.) are required as part of this job.

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktut, English and French. Applicants may submit their resume in any of the official languages of Nunavut. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official languages would be considered an asset. Knowledge of Inuit communities, culture, land, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit, Inuktut and experience working in a northern cross-cultural environment are also considered assets.

Acceptable combinations of education and experience may be considered for this position. We encourage you to apply if you have equivalent years of education and/or experience equal to the education and experience requirements listed above.


Dovre Group is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from anyone meeting the requirements for this position.


Please apply online.



Job ID: #29053