Program Director


Pauktuutit is seeking applications from qualified individuals to direct project writing and reporting activities on a range of health, socio-economic, cultural and abuse projects affecting Inuit women in Canada.


General Description

Working closely with project Managers and Coordinators, the Program Director oversees proposal development, negotiates and secures funding, assists in the hiring and training of project staff, through implementation, reporting, completion and follow-up stages.


The Program Director also builds and maintains files for unfunded priority issues for ongoing consideration and engages relevant consultants, translators and contractors. In addition the Program Director represents Pauktuutit at several policy and/or advisory tables and advises the President and Executive Director as required.



The successful candidate will have a relevant University degree and/or several years of related management experience, be well experienced in program development and implementation, have superlative writing skills and be highly recommended as a team leader. In addition, the winning candidate will be aware of the political and social conditions facing Inuit women and have knowledge of current health, socio-economic, and cultural issues. Exceptional team-building and project negotiation skills are critical to this position.

Excellent English writing and editing skills are essential. Fluency in oral and written Inuktitut is desirable.


Location: Ottawa

Reports to: Executive Director

Program Area: Directs management staff in health, socio-economic, cultural, abuse projects

Salary range: $58,000 - $75,000 per annum plus benefits, depending on qualifications and experience

Closing date: 5 PM Friday November 18th, 2005.


Please submit resume and cover letter to the Executive Director, Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada by e-mail to , or by fax 1-613-238-1787. NOTE: Pauktuutit retains the right to reopen the competition if a suitable applicant is not found.