New Job Socio-Economic Lead In Alberta

Socio-Economic Lead
Socio-Economic Lead

Socio-Economic Lead

Company : Jacobs
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

When it comes to environmental consulting, we’re helping our clients secure our world’s natural resources. Our Jacobs socio-economic team is growing to ensure we meet new regulatory requirements and meet our client’s expectations. We are seeking a highly collaborative socio-economic lead who has knowledge and experience in leading socio-economic planning, programs and strategies. You will work with various discipline groups, such as planning, Indigenous engagement, and human and ecological health. If you’re up for the challenge, we’ve been looking for someone just like you. Join our team and help us lay the foundation for human progress.

Based throughout western Canada (Calgary, Vancouver, and Edmonton), you’ll provide senior technical oversight of socio-economic assessments, permit and regulatory filings, and social/community management plans. Monitor, analyze and communicate emerging issues, risks and opportunities. Lead implementation of project engagement plans and strategy and assist in the development and refinement of project execution plans. You’ll also ensure records of engagement are maintained and accurate to support regulatory filings and ongoing relationship building. Support and collaborate on engagement efforts with Indigenous communities, stakeholders and regulatory agencies. Support project teams to develop mitigation measures to support project development, as required. Provide leadership in advancing innovative technology and solutions for projects. Develop staff through on-the-job mentorship, training and development. Participate in industry forums, as required, to enhance the sharing of best practices and lessons learned. Contribute to the ongoing building of a high performing team of technical experts and professionals to provide timely, coordinated and comprehensive support to business client groups.

Here’s What You’ll Need:
  • Bachelor’s degree focus on environmental or social science from a recognized institution is required.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience in Social Impact Assessment, Indigenous Relations, Environment, Archaeology, Anthropology, Law, Community Development, Stakeholder Engagement, Land, or Government Relations.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Knowledge of the federal and provincial regulatory processes and consultation guidelines, particularly as they are related to the energy industry in Canada.
  • Experience engaging with representatives and community members to resolve complex and often contentious issues.
  • Superior communication skills, both verbally and in writing, with the ability to effectively present to a variety of audiences.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

  • High energy and ability to work in a dynamic and diverse team environment.
  • Strong business acumen within the energy industry is considered an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build strong respectful relationships with a variety of groups, from the grassroots to senior levels, both internally and externally.
  • Ability to be a team player and work independently to achieve project-driven deliverables in a continuously evolving context.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and the ability to find creative solutions to complex problems.
  • Proven facilitation and influencing abilities.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.