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2019-060 Project Manager, Infrastructure projects for health and social services facilities

Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services, South
2019 December 03

Under the authority of the director of Administrative Services, the project manager shall assume responsibility for preliminary analysis of projects for new construction projects and installation layout.


The project manager shall also organize all activities related to project planning such as collection of technical data, preparation of feasibility reports, preparation of technical files, cost estimates and establishment of schedules for the project design.


His or her responsibilities shall particularly include:

coordinating and checking preliminary designs in accordance with the ministry’s list of capital-planning guides, sound practices and laws in effect;

assuming the role of project manager for the various projects to be carried out on the Nunavik Territory;

ensuring rigorous follow-up to the activities under his or her responsibility;

ensuring coordination of communications between the professionals, building-operation services and other project stakeholders;

jointly with the professionals, ensuring integration and harmonization of architectural work with existing installations;

seeing to the aspect of security during the planning of the stages of construction work;

ensuring respect for the regional board’s and institutions’ objectives and priorities on the Nunavik Territory during the design of and participation in various studies;

participating in the preparation and drafting of functional and technical plans (FTPs), feasibility studies and summary studies;

checking budget estimates and provisional schedules and recommending adjustments as required;

ensuring vigorous quality control of the services provided by external professional firms under the authority of the Department of Administrative Services;

participating in the evaluation of the state of obsolescence of building infrastructure of the institutions and the NRBHSS on the Nunavik Territory;

cooperating in the design and follow-up to project risk-management plans (schedule, costs, content, quality);

assuming any other related tasks at the request of his or her immediate superior.


University degree in architecture or civil engineering; technical training in those fields along with professional experience and pertinent accomplishments may be considered as the equivalent

Professional certification in project management shall be considered an asset.

Minimum of three years’ relevant professional experience as project coordinator

Experience in project management for health institutions shall be considered an asset

Ability to assume and manage several portfolios simultaneously in a structured and organized manner

Excellent capacity for expressing concepts in simple language and for actively listening to needs

Excellent adaptation abilities

Initiative, autonomy and capacity for teamwork

Practical written and oral skills in at least two of the following three languages: Inuktitut, English and French

Solid practical skills with the Microsoft Office suite as well as other specialized software (AutoCAD, etc.)

Practical knowledge of MS Project shall be considered an asset

Experience in a northern region shall be considered an asset


Personal qualities and skills sought


Sense of responsibility

Sense of work organization

Spirit of initiative and creativity

Clear communicator (oral and written)

Capacity for analysis and synthesis

Sense of human relations

Capacity for teamwork


Capacity for dealing with ambiguity


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

Conditions and benefits

Permanent, full-time position

Position based on telework with regular travel to Nunavik and Montréal

Salary according to the rules set forth by the MSSS

During travel, the daily allowances stipulated under the working conditions shall be paid and lodging provided if the destination is more than 50 kilometres from the place of work.

Additional details


Interested candidates should send their résumé, in English and French, no later than December 3rd, 2019, at 5:00 p.m., care of:


Human Resources

Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services

PO. Box 900, Kuujjuaq, Québec J0M 1C0

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

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