Senior Director of Corporate Services

Title:                       Senior Director of Corporate Services
Department:      Corporate Services
Status:                   Full-time, Permanent
Salary:                   $153,018.91 per annum, 35 hour/week
Settlement
Allowance:           $22,378.25
Union Status:      Excluded
Closing Date:       Open Until Filled

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Senior Director of Corporate Services is the Chief Financial Officer for the City and is responsible for overseeing all facets of the City’s financial operations. The Senior Director of Corporate Services will direct the City of Iqaluit’s Finance, Procurement and Information Technology Divisions. Through regular consultation with senior staff, this position is responsible for the development, formulation and administration of policies and programs to ensure that the operational objectives of the divisions are met.

As a valued member of the senior management team, the Senior Director of Corporate Services will appear before Council on a regular basis and will work closely with key stakeholders throughout the organization to plan, develop, recommend and implement financial strategies, policies, systems and process to ensure the City acts in accordance with Council’s direction and external regulations. The Senior Director of Corporate Services provide leadership to all functions within the Finance Department including budgeting, financial reporting and monitoring, financial analysis, revenue, utility billing, collections, purchasing, inventory, taxation, payroll, revenue collection and community funding. The Senior Director of Corporate Services will be responsible for providing strategic direction and annual work plans for the department as well as the planning, coordination and supervision of department activities. The Senior Director of Corporate Services’ business and financial acumen provides them the ability to execute strategies that will secure the financial health and sustainability of the City. The Director ensures that these functions are able to respond to the present and future needs of the City. The diversity and autonomy of these functions requires the Director to establish practical and workable organizational and reporting structures, clear and effective policies and procedures.

The Director has ultimate responsibility for the budgets of these functions and is responsible for overall development and control of department capital and operating budgets to ensure the delivery to all users of accurate, timely and pertinent financial and management information.

The Director will assist the Chief Administrative Officer as needed and may be required to perform the duties of the Chief Administrative Officer in his/her absence from time to time.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • A University degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Economics or related field.
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in the financial management of a municipality and/or senior financial management position.

PREFFERED EXPERIENCE

  • This position requires a comprehensive knowledge of municipal government systems, particularly in the areas which are under the position’s direction (accounting, finance, procurement, and information technology) as well as personnel practices.
  • Operating knowledge of financial management, budgeting and reporting software (i.e. Central Square, Questica, Caseware)
  • Strong communication and managerial skills are required. Incumbent must be familiar with economic trends, the investment community, and the needs of the operating departments.
  • A broad financial background with emphasis on Government and Municipal Operations is required with the ability to account for and control a large and diverse budget.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook and analyzing complex financial data.

Equivalencies that include a combination of education, knowledge, skills and abilities to formal education may be considered.

Due to the nature of this position, the successful candidate must provide a clear Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check.

Please visit our website https://www.iqaluit.ca/careers to apply.

The City of Iqaluit embraces the intent and spirit of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement.  Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit; Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive consideration under this agreement.

Only those selected to interview will be contacted.

 

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ᑎᑎᖅᑲᒃᑯᕕᒃ 460
ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ, ᓄᓇᕗᑦ
X0A 0H0
City of Iqaluit
Box 460
Iqaluit, Nunavut
X0A 0H0
Ville d’Iqaluit
C.P. 460
Iqaluit, Nunavut
X0A 0H0
info@iqaluit.ca
www.iqaluit.ca

 

Manager of Engineering Projects

Title:                        Manager of Engineering Projects
Department:       Engineering and Capital Planning
Status:                    Full-time, Permanent, 35 hour/week
Salary:                    $108,308.90
Settlement
Allowance:           $22,378.25
Union Status:      Excluded
Closing Date:      Open Until Filled

The Manager of Engineering Projects is responsible for leading teams including a small team of staff and consultants to execute and deliver capital and engineering related projects.  The manager makes recommendations to the Director regarding budgets, project approaches, procurement methods and changes as required.   They will implement processes and systems to ensure  team members and consultants have a clear understanding of work flow processes, tendering/procurement and information management.  The manager is responsible for completing reviews and providing direction to staff and consultants  during planning, design and execution phases of project with the objective to ensure projects are completed within allocated resources meeting project schedules and budgets.

Preferred Education and Experience Qualifications

  • A bachelor degree in engineering or related field
  • Professional engineer and NPEG certified or eligibility for registration in Nunavut is required
  • Minimum -7 years experience of municipal or utility service experience;
  • Minimum 3 years of managing and mentoring technical staff;
  • Class 5 Driver’s License

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Municipal engineering design and construction experience is essential with specific experience related to water, sanitary, projects involving both renewal and replacement and new capital works projects including water resources in relation to a dam project and general civil works;
  • Design and construction experience in potable water, sewage and drainage pumping stations;
  • Municipal planning/modelling experience on potable water, sewage and drainage systems;
  • Strong communication (written and verbal), interpersonal and teamwork skills. Technical review skills needed to support evaluation of technical reports, tools, support documents, and training materials;
  • Previous success in customer service and client management;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Ability to mentor junior staff;

Assets:

  • PMP desgination
  • Basic knowledge of AutoCAD/Civil 3D
  • Training on confined space entry
  • WSCC Supervisor Familiarization Course

Equivalencies that include a combination of education, knowledge, skills and abilities to formal education may be considered.

Due to the nature of this position, a Criminal Record check and a clean driver’s abstract are required of this position. 

 Please visit our website https://www.iqaluit.ca/careers to apply.

  • The City of Iqaluit embraces the intent and spirit of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement.  Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit; Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive consideration under this agreement.
  • Only those selected to interview will be contacted
ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᐸᐅᔭᖓᑦ
ᑎᑎᖅᑲᒃᑯᕕᒃ 460
ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ, ᓄᓇᕗᑦ
X0A 0H0
City of Iqaluit
Box 460
Iqaluit, Nunavut
X0A 0H0
Ville d’Iqaluit
C.P. 460
Iqaluit, Nunavut
X0A 0H0
info@iqaluit.ca
www.iqaluit.ca