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Applications are now being accepted for a full-time position of Associate Director, Operations Shared Services
located in Yellowknife, NT.
The position requires a post-secondary diploma (preferably within the fields of Telecommunications or Infrastructure Technology Information Management) or an Engineering degree with a minimum 5 to 7 years of technical work experience
in the telecommunications industry, of which at least 2 years is in a managerial capacity. The incumbent must possess excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written), organizational/planning, and process evaluation/implementation skills. This individual
must be self-motivated with proven time management and organizational skills and must demonstrate the following skills:
1. Effective Public Speaking Ability
This position may be involved in speaking engagements and may occasionally conduct formal presentations to the public. More frequently, this position will be engaged in daily working group and team meetings. This will require the
effective communication of personal experience and opinion.
2. Politically Astute and Knowledge of Local and Indigenous Issues
Knowledge of Local, Northern and particularly Indigenous Issues within Northwestel’s operating area is mandatory. The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of the political climate and will assist in the identification
of mutually beneficial opportunities for both NorthwesTel and the First Nations market.
3. Knowledge of Northern Business Climate
Awareness of the northern business climate and current issues is mandatory. The successful candidate will have an understanding of developments within the Northern economy.
4. Marketing Awareness
The successful candidate should be aware of the value of effective marketing and will assist the Marketing group in this area.
5. Ability to Develop Effective Communications
The successful candidate will require effective communications skills in the performance of this position. Of particular importance is the possession of effective writing skills in the development of emails, reports, correspondence
As part of the recruitment process for this position, candidates may be required to take
pre-employment tests and/or complete work simulation exercise to assess job fit.
As a safety conscious COR™ Certified organization, we have an established and comprehensive safety program. We expect all employees to participate in our organizational health and safety programs, adhering to all safe work procedures
focused on continuous improvement.
Northwestel values diversity in the workplace and is committed to the goals of Employment Equity. We strive to achieve a skilled workforce that is representative of the population we serve, and as a Northern company, we are
committed to the employment and career development of our Indigenous peoples. Candidates must clearly indicate on their application if they are an Indigenous person, a woman, a person with a disability, or a visible minority if they wish to receive hiring