Position: Director, Projects & Research
Preferred Location: Ottawa, ON or Calgary, AB
We are seeking a full-time Director, Projects & Research to provide operational support for QUEST’s Smart Energy market activities including the development and delivery of projects, research, 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.
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 Director, Projects & Research to support the management and development of project, research, and advisory service opportunities to accelerate the growth of Smart Energy Communities in Canada. Primary responsibilities include the development and assisting in delivery of projects, research, and advisory services; business and proposal development, and team management and development.
Reporting to the Managing Director (the “Supervisor”), the Director, Projects & Research will be expected to work with and support all QUEST areas of practice to ensure the efficient delivery of projects, research, and advisory services; 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 managing complex multi-year, multi-sectoral initiatives with budgets >$1,000,000, managing remote teams, and knowledge about the Canadian energy landscape.
Functions and Responsibilities
The Director, Projects & Research is expected to undertake the following functions and responsibilities, as well as other functions and responsibilities as requested by their Supervisor:
1. Business Development and Implementation
3. Relationship Management
Experience and Skills
Ability to travel within Canada.
This is a full-time position. The salary range is $75,000 – $85,000. Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a comprehensive benefits package.
Job Contact Information
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, résumé, three names of references with the contact information, and an indication of start date availability to firstname.lastname@example.org . The anticipated start date is March 2, 2020.
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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: 55500