• Baffinland Community Liaison Officer BCLO - Igloolik

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(6/26/2018 4:40 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2098
    Job Category
    Sustainable Development
    Job Type
    Permanent
    Rotation
    No
  • Mission for this Position

    Baffinland Community Liaison Officer BCLO – Igloolik

     

    At Baffinland, we work and live beyond the Arctic Circle, mining iron ore at our Mary River Property, located in the Qikiqtani Region of Nunavut on Baffin Island;  one of the world’s most captivating and seldom seen destinations.

     

    We are a unique company with a strong management who have amassed specialty experience on northern mining projects through all phases of Inuit consultation, permitting, construction and operation. Our workforce brings together the modern practice of safe, sustainable mining and the enduring value of a traditional culture, which is rapidly advancing. The result is a work and community experience you won't find anywhere else.

     

    We are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company.

     

    The Baffinland Community Liaison Officer (BCLO) will serve as representative of the Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation (Baffinland or BIM) in Igloolik. Reporting to the Northern Affairs Manager in Iqaluit, you will assist in providing information to the community, conducting various community meetings, assist in developing and coordinating skills/training programs, supporting recruitment programs, assist in implementing commitments as outlined in the IIBA and Project Certificate and various other tasks and responsibilities as required.

     

    *This job is based in Igloolik, Nunavut*

    Main Accountabilities

    • Working closely with fly -in-fly-out (FIFO's) selected candidates.
    • BIM Representative in the community.
    • Supporting potential candidates to apply for training programs offered at Baffinland (Morrisburg,Apprenticeship and Work Readiness Program).
    • Participate in community meetings to provide updates on Baffinland activities.
    • Assist in the development of various presentations within the company.
    • Assist in the preparation of meetings in the community with Baffinland.
    • As required, translating and support-interpreting service to the Baffinland staff and management.
    • Communication with the citizens of the community, community groups, and businesses.
    • Must be able to take minutes at meetings and have them typed and formatted in a professional manner.
    • Providing support to Baffinland training initiatives .
    • Support recruitment initiatives conducted by both Baffinland and its Contractors.
    • Providing feedback to Management about issues/concerns that are raised in the community.
    • Prepare weekly reports to Northern Affairs Manager.
    • Provide support to employees of Baffinland and their contractors, at the community level.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Main Qualifications

    • Must know how to read and write Syllabics.
    • Must know how to work with MS Word, Excel,MS Outlook etc.
    • Proven ability to communicate with key stakeholders including community members, Inuit Associations and government agencies.
    • Must have good people skills.
    • Ability to meet deadlines and complete tasks on a timely basis.
    • Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiary, with a thorough knowledge of Inuit Culture is an asset.
    • Must be fluent in Inuktitut and English.
    • Proven ability to work independently and in a professional manner.

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