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2020-079 Planning and Programming Officer – Professional development programs

Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services, Kuujjuaq
2021 January 27

Under the supervision of the Director and the Assistant to the Director of the Regional Human-Resources Development, the Planning and Programming Officer will be responsible for analyzing, planning and evaluating projects related to professional development programs for the health and social services workers of Nunavik, and particularly for workers of the psychosocial field. More specifically, the officer will be responsible for:

Defining training needs in collaboration with other departments and the two regional health establishments;

Identifying partners and negotiating potential agreements with them regarding the implementation of professional development programs;

Coordinating meetings with the NRBHSS’s partners; other departments; the two regional health establishments; and various teaching institutions and services suppliers;

Coordinating a schedule for training programs and activities;

Creating a development plan and a financial framework defining the needs in terms of human and physical resources;

Ensuring fiscal follow-up and rendering of accounts;

Planning and validating follow-up and assessment measures;

Ensuring that all proposed services are adapted to Nunavik’s culture and social realities;

Enforcing the necessary measures to ensure the best possible outcome for the department’s triennial plan;

Other tasks related to the development and delivery of training programs; and to other projects led by the department.


University degree in the social services sector; OR in the health sector; or in Administration; OR a combination of pertinent training and experience;

Two years experience in training management or project management;

Spoken and written skills in at least two of the three languages in use in the region: Inuktitut, English and French;

Sound knowledge of the MS Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and Outlook;

Experience in the health and social network of Nunavik is a strong asset;

Familiarity with northern regions will be considered an asset.


Candidates who are beneficiaries of the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement shall receive priority.

Essential skills and aptitudes

Temporary one year, full-time position (35h/week) with possibility of extension;

Position based in Kuujjuaq or on telework with frequent travel to the Nunavik;

Salary according to the norms in effect in the health and social services network (25.25$/h to 45.22$h)


Northern benefits (applicable to candidate from south moving to Kuujjuaq): retention premium ($6 000/year), isolation premium ($10,015/year), cost-of-living allowance ($3 085/year) and, if hired more than 50 km from Kuujjuaq, subsidized housing provided, moving and storage expenses reimbursed, annual personal trips from Kuujjuaq to point of hiring provided, etc.

Additional details

Interested candidates should send the English version of their résumé, no later than January 27th 2021, care of:


Human Resources

Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services

P.O. Box 900, Kuujjuaq, Québec J0M 1C0

E-mail: ressources_humaines.reg17@ssss.gouv.qc.ca




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