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Communication Advisor

Job Title: Communication Advisor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Calgary, Canada
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-12-21
Reference: BH-96623
Contact Name: Malgorzata Stefan
Contact Email: Malgorzata.Stefan@nesgt.com
Job Published: December 21, 2018 17:05

Job Description

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry. Our client, a large Oil and Gas Operator, is seeking a Communication Advisor in Lloydminster, SK. 

Candidates MUST be local to Lloydminster.

Responsibilities 

• Provide support to the Sr. Advisor, including research, writing, providing input to regulatory applications, stakeholder engagement and relationship management.
• Support community investment initiatives and participates on relevant internal and external committees.
• Use stakeholder database to track engagement information and report on KPIs.
• Commitment management and tracking.
• Support other ICR team members on projects and activities, as required.
• Research, analyze and produce detailed community/Indigenous/stakeholder profiles, including internal contacts for each external group.
• Assist with document management and keeping detailed engagement records for submission to support regulatory applications.
• Support administration of engagement programs and economic development initiatives with stakeholders.
• Collect and assess feedback regarding community issues that could impact business strategies and/or operations.

 
Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Social Science, Indigenous studies, International relations or other relevant field (stakeholder/community relations, Environment/Science or Regulatory)
• Experience in community/public relations, communications, working with/for Indigenous communities, or related field (5-7+ years)
• Knowledge of municipal, provincial government and regulatory processes in both Alberta and Saskatchewan (5+ years
• Effective written and verbal communication skills (7+ years)
• Strong qualitative and quantitative research skills.
• Ability to build strong relationships with key personnel internally and externally (5+ years)
• Ability to work independently in a team environment and with minimal supervision (5+ years)
• Understanding of community relations / stakeholder engagement
• Understanding of the oil and gas industry, its stakeholders and working with Indigenous communities
• Strong computer skills in MS Office (Microsoft Word, Excel. Power Point).
•Public speaking/presentations
• Must possess a valid driver’s license with a clean driver’s abstract.
• Must be willing to travel up to 40% and work occasional evenings and weekends.