Human Resources Director
Air Inuit
11h ago

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Nunavik is home to approximately 13,000 Inuit, dispersed across fourteen (14) communities.

Stretching above the 55th parallel, Nunavik is the northernmost region of Quebec. Its pristine territory covers 507,000 km2 - bordered by Hudson Bay to the west, Hudson Strait to the north, Ungava Bay and Labrador to the east.

A territory so vast and rugged that air transportation is the only means by which to move people and goods efficiently.

Air Inuit has been providing vital passage (both scheduled and chartered), cargo and emergency air transport services to the region - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year - for over 41 years.

Collectively owned by the Inuit of Nunavik, through Makivik Corporation, the airline has logged more than 600,000 hours of air time and flown over 2.

0 million passengers in one of the world’s most challenging operational environment.

Air Inuit management and its team of more than 700 employees are committed to pursuing their tradition of providing safe, punctual and courteous air service for the growing number of people living and doing business in this enchanting region of Northern Quebec.

Air Inuit is currently seeking a Human Resources Director , based in Montreal, who will be responsible for leading all aspects of Human Resources, including strategic projects and administration.


This new position has been created in accordance with the company’s strategic plan to better support the overall business priorities.

Reporting to the Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer, the HR Director will be responsible for developing and structuring the HR function and the three (3) year HR strategic plan.

Other key responsibilities involve the development and implementation of a comprehensive Talent Management approach to ascertain the attraction and retention of the best talents for Air Inuit, a Performance management system, and a Labour Relations strategy.

The HR Director will act as the custodian of Air Inuit policies, as the Data Privacy Officer, manage the HR resources and innovate by proposing more modern benefits designed for employees while ensuring cost effectiveness.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field required
  • A minimum of seven (7) years of related Human Resources experience
  • Familiarity with airline (transport) operations is an asset
  • Possess a proven track record of HR strategic achievements in the area of business partnering, organizational development and talent management
  • Demonstrates the capacity to lead the HR function with a small number of direct reports and managing partners (consultants)
  • Has had exposure to HR system deployment
  • Excellent communication, leadership and planning skills
  • Shows passion, energy, accountability, organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of the Canadian Labour Code
  • Proficient in using MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) and accounting software
  • Fluently bilingual (French & English, spoken and written)
  • Ability to speak Inuktitut is an asset
  • Member in good standing with the Association of Human Resource (CRHA or CRIA)
  • Working conditions

    The schedule is Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week at the administration office located on the Montreal-Trudeau airport premises.

    Occasional overtime and travel on the network.

    Benefits and Salary

    Air Inuit Ltd provides a company contributed RRSP, a Group Insurance (life, dental, health care, short and long term disability), 6% vacation, a retirement allowance program, access to reduced airline travel rates and various other innovative benefits and recognition opportunities.

    The salary is determined in accordance with the company’s compensation policy.

    Additional information

    You have the required skills and experience and feel ready to take on this challenge?

    Please submit your application without further delay, we would like to know more about you!

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Air Inuit is an equal opportunity employer.

    Mr. Christian Busch

    Executive Vice-President & Chief Operating Officer

    By e-mail : cbusch

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