Position: Senior Lead, Community Resilience
Preferred Location: Calgary, AB
We are seeking a full-time Senior Lead, Community Resilience for a one-year contract (with the possibility of permanent, full-time employment post-contract being funding dependent) to provide operational support for QUEST’s Smart Energy market activities including the development and delivery of projects and advisory services.
You will be joining a dynamic, committed, and innovative team that is working together to transition all communities in Canada to become Smart Energy Communities.
Relocation may not be necessary as QUEST has adopted a cloud-based coordination and management approach that operates across Canada. We also encourage and support a flexible work environment.
Putting QUEST’s vision of Canada as a nation of Smart Energy Communities at the centre of everything we do, it is the role of the Senior Lead, Community Resilience to support the management and development of project and advisory service opportunities to accelerate the growth of Smart Energy Communities in Canada. Primary responsibilities include the development and delivery of project and advisory services, proposal development, and supporting business development.
Reporting to the Director, Projects & Advisory Services (the “Supervisor”), the Senior Lead, Community Resilience will be expected to work with and support all QUEST areas of practice to ensure the efficient delivery of projects, respond to the diverse needs of QUEST organizing bodies, and maintain a high level of professionalism towards funders, volunteers, clients, Subscribers and partners.
The ideal candidate is fully bilingual in French and English, has experience in climate risk and vulnerability assessment, climate adaptation and/or resilience planning, municipal and stakeholder engagement, and GIS - Geographic Information Systems (e.g. QGIS, ArcInfo, etc.).
Functions and Responsibilities
The Senior Lead, Community Resilience is expected to undertake the following functions and responsibilities, as well as other functions and responsibilities as requested by their Supervisor:
1. Project and Advisory Services Management and Delivery
Project management and delivery of single- and multi-year, cross-sectoral initiatives. Project management responsibilities and activities include:
2. Business Development and Implementation
3. Relationship Management
Ability to travel within Canada.
This is a full-time, one-year contract position. The salary range is $70,000 – $75,000. Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a comprehensive benefits package.
Job Contact Information
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Deadline for Application
The deadline for application is January 26, 2020 at 11:59 pm ET. Applicants are encouraged to apply earlier and up until the deadline. Initial interviews will take place the week of February 3, 2020. We thank all applicants in advance for their application, but be advised that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jan 14 2020 ID: 55501