Job Posting - Program Manager

Posted on Jan. 17, 2022

Permanent Position (0.8 FTE)
Competitive compensation and benefits
Position based in Whitehorse, Yukon
Closing date: February 13th, 2022

The Wildlife Management Advisory Council (North Slope) is seeking a qualified individual to join our small and
highly collaborative team, in the role of Program Manager. The Program Manager is responsible for
developing and managing programs and projects. This is a permanent 0.8 full time equivalent (30 hours per
week) position. Our organization is committed to an inclusive, people-centered workplace and to upholding
the principles of the Inuvialuit Final Agreement, including conserving and protecting wildlife, habitat and
traditional Inuvialuit Use throughout the Yukon North Slope. For more information on the Council and its
mandate, visit
Interested persons are invited to submit a resume with a cover letter clearly indicating how they meet the
following essential qualifications:

  • Diploma or degree from a recognized college or university in the fields of Natural Resource
  • Management, Biology or Social Sciences OR an acceptable combination of education, training,
  • traditional knowledge and/or experience;
  • Experience working within complex multi-party processes with Indigenous groups and government
  • in situations requiring sensitivity, self-awareness, and strong conflict resolution skills;
  • Experience working with the Inuvialuit Final Agreement or other Indigenous Comprehensive Land
  • Claim Agreements;
  • Experience working with Inuvialuit communities and organizations or other Indigenous
  • organizations and Governments;
  • Managing and participation in working groups, cooperative or consultative boards and/or
  • processes;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including engaged listening;
  • Strong presentation skills;
  • Experience managing budgets and contractors;
  • Experience in the development of policy, reports and presentation materials in cooperation with
  • Indigenous partners;
  • Experience reviewing, interpreting, and applying information from diverse knowledge systems;
  • Experience developing and managing programs and projects with multiple groups.

Who can apply: Persons eligible to work in Canada. In accordance with the WMAC (NS) Human Resources
Manual, preference will be given to persons who are beneficiaries of the IFA Agreement. We encourage
applicants to self-identify.

Candidates who meet the required qualifications will be invited to participate in a written assessment,
interview and reference process. During that process additional qualifications and skills will be assessed.
Please submit your application to with the subject line: APPLICATION: WMAC PROGRAM

For more information, and a copy of the job description and statement of qualifications, please contact Lee
Vincent, Human Resources Consultant to WMAC (NS) (867-332-1604 or

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