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|Location:||Kitimat, British Columbia, Canada|
The Senior Community Engagement Advisor is a critical member of the site team in Kitimat, responsible for building and maintaining local relationships and leading stakeholder engagement efforts including coordination of COMPANY's Social Management Roundtable (regulatory engagement process).
Reporting to the Social Performance and Local Content Lead, this role will play a key role in managing Project impacts, issues, and opportunities at the community level through interface management with the EPC contractor and integration across functions and other projects. This role also contributes meaningfully to supporting COMPANY Canada permit compliance and public consultation and engagement efforts, incorporating best practices.
Maintain COMPANY's long-term social license to operate through management of community-level impacts and opportunities
Maintain relationships with key external stakeholders and identify and resolve issues early
Ensures effective implementation of EAC required Community Local Infrastructure & Services Management Plan (CLISMP), including Project monitoring and reporting
Coordinates and supports key COMPANY stakeholder engagement platforms including the Social Management Roundtable and Environment Forum
Leads public engagement activities to build and maintain COMPANY reputation with community stakeholders (Presentations to Council, COMPANY's Open Houses; etc.)
Ensures effective management of project impacts, reputational risks, and issues at the community level, including regular interface with EPC Contractor and integration across functions
Contributes to COMPANY's social investment program, including developing and managing strategic partnerships and programs
Oversees public regulatory notifications and consultation requirements
Leads efforts to manage interfaces with other projects/operations alongside COMPANY Plant construction
Collaboration with Real Estate, Health & Safety, Environment, Commercial and Construction teams to enable streamlined engagements with local stakeholders in support of permitting and planning
Maintains Social Performance and Stakeholder Engagement Plans and processes including oversight of community feedback process and tracking of related KPIs
Acts as liaison for site Incident Management Team, with regular participation in training and drills
Regular internal collaboration with Indigenous Relations and Communications teams
Participates in community meetings, as appropriate
From time to time, may be asked to support local content and workforce development programs, site tours, and corporate public relations events
Minimum of 15-years professional experience with community engagement and impact management in multiple geographies, including in Project settings
Demonstrated leadership skills and experience, able to influence without direct responsibility
Ability to think strategically, excellent problem-solver, highly motivated, proactive, flexible, and results-oriented
Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with multiple internal and external stakeholders
Prior experience developing and implementing social performance plans, including effective mitigation of project impacts and familiarity with socio-economic monitoring.
Experienced with issues management. Articulate, precise, calm under pressure.
Ability to resolve conflict and drive alignment
Experience carrying out a range of community engagement, project interface, and integration efforts on a major construction project. Previous experience working with an EPC lumpsum contractor ideal.
Proven familiarity with regulatory permitting and the ability to design community consultation and engagement processes
Familiarity with stakeholder tracking software and risk management software
Familiarity with Incident Command System (ICS) with training and Incident Management Team experience