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Manager, Real Property

    Government of Nunavut





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    $117,746.00 to $133,647.00 per year, 37.5 hours/week

    Northern Allowance:

    $16,008.00 per year

    Closing Date:

    Friday, November 17, 2023 – 11:59am

    This employment opportunity is restricted to residents of Iqaluit only.

    The Government of Nunavut was selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, Top Employers for Young People, and recent graduates in 2023. Nunavut is a dynamic, vibrant territory, committed to becoming an even better place for future generations. As a government, we are strengthening our unique model of governance – one that integrates Inuit societal values, promotes use of the Inuktut language, achieves a representative public service, and collaborates with partners to achieve the promise of Nunavut. Successful applicants will enjoy a competitive salary, medical and dental benefits, a defined benefit pension plan, relocation privileges and opportunities for training and career advancement.

    The Nunavut Housing Corporation is an agency of the Government of Nunavut which serves the housing needs of one of the fastest growing and youngest populations in Canada. NHC’s mandate is to create, co-ordinate, and administer housing programs in order to provide fair access to a range of affordable housing options to families and individuals in Nunavut. NHC has recently launched The Nunavut 3000 Strategy, ( ) which is a collaboration between the government and its partners to deliver 3,000 new units across the housing continuum by 2030.

    Reporting to the Director, Real Property and Procurement, the Manager, Real Property provides property management services to NHC senior management, headquarters, and regional property management staff in the acquisition, disposal, and management of all real property, staff accommodations, condominium corporations, and other special use properties. The incumbent will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to develop policies and procedures for providing property management services and provide guidance and training to assist in the development of all headquarters and regional property management staff.

    Key responsibilities of the successful candidate will also include:

    • Reviewing and recommending the approval of leases and other related property documents related to both public housing and staff housing;
    • Managing and negotiating all new leases, lease renewals and inter-departmental agreements relating to residential properties managed by NHC;
    • Conducting periodic operational audits of property management activities throughout the Territory to ensure compliance with departmental policies, procedures, and any applicable legislation, and taking action to resolve problems; and
    • Assisting Property Management Officers in preparation for Rentals Officer hearings.

    The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through an undergraduate degree in business administration, commerce, or related field. Five (5) years of experience as a professional Property Manager, managing a large inventory of commercial and residential properties and/or office space, including two (2) years of supervisory experience is required. A Property Manager Certification is considered an asset.

    Acceptable combinations of education and experience may be considered for this position. We encourage you to apply if you have equivalent years of education and/or experience equal to the education and experience requirements listed above.

    This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Records Check is required.

    The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktut, English and French. Applicants may submit their resume in any of the official languages of Nunavut. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official languages would be considered an asset. Knowledge of Inuit communities, culture, land, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit, Inuktut and experience working in a northern cross-cultural environment are also considered assets.

    An eligibility list may be created to fill current and future vacancies across Nunavut Housing Corporation in all communities.


    If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to . Please include the reference # in the subject line of your email.

    • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a representative workforce; therefore, priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit who self-identify as being enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement in accordance with the Priority Hiring Policy.
    • Government of Nunavut employees serving a probationary period must obtain and provide written authorization from the deputy head of their employing department. The authorization from the deputy head must accompany your application for your application to be considered.
    • Possession of a criminal record may not disqualify candidates from being considered. An assessment of the criminal record will be measured against the scope and duties of the position. This is only a requirement for positions that require a satisfactory criminal record or vulnerable sector check.
    • Applicants may submit their resume in any of the Official Languages of Nunavut.
    • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
    • The onus is on candidates in receipt of foreign post-secondary education credentials to have their foreign credentials assessed

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