The Pembina Institute is seeking a Program Director to join our B.C. team and lead our work on creating a climate legacy that British Columbians can all be proud of. We are seeking someone with strong relationships in Victoria and a record of influencing policy change with all levels of government. The successful candidate will be responsible for executing the current strategic direction for our climate legacy program with a focus on carbon pricing, and for setting our approach to achieve policy change that results in a thriving clean economy and reduced carbon pollution in B.C.
We are looking for a strategic thinker who understands the power of engaging and mobilizing, and who brings fresh ideas about how to create change. We are looking for someone who wants to drive to solutions and values rigour and solid research. We are looking for a relationship builder and someone who is equally comfortable talking to a clean tech entrepreneur in Vancouver, meeting with a cabinet minister in Victoria, or speaking to a room of 100 people in Prince George.
Why the Pembina Institute?
The Pembina Institute is a national non-partisan think tank that advocates for strong, effective policies to support Canada’s clean energy transition. Through research, consulting and convening, we employ multi-faceted and highly collaborative approaches to change to reduce the environmental impacts of energy production and use.
Our people are passionate about sustainability and dedicated to enabling positive social change. Our organizational culture encourages creativity and collaboration, and we offer a flexible and fast-paced work environment that rewards honest character, personal initiative and innovation. The successful candidate will join our dynamic team of nationally recognized professionals working on delivering clean energy solutions into the hands of Canada’s decision makers and key influencers.
Compensation and Benefits
The salary rate is competitive for a program director in the environmental in the non-profit sector and will be based on skills, experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.
Further terms of employment will be discussed with candidates during the interview process.
Roles and Responsibilities
Strategic planning and implementation
Budget management and fundraising
External spokesperson and relationship building
This position is located in our Vancouver office and reports to the B.C. Director. It is full time and may require some travel and occasional work on weekends and evenings. The successful applicant must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, or have a valid work permit.
Skills and Qualifications
Candidates must clearly reflect the following skills and experience in their application:
Policy development and engagement
Knowledge of climate policy
Administration and project management
Email your cover letter and resume to email@example.com . Please ensure the following:
Application deadline: The competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
The Pembina Institute is an equal opportunity employer.
We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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GoodWork ID: 40540 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: May 18 2017