Indigenous Engagement Advisor

Indigenous Engagement Advisor

Job Information
Author snclavalin
Date July 28, 2022
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company SNC Lavalin Inc
Salary $75,000 - Annual
Location Calgary, AB
Category Miscellaneous
Contact Information
[email protected]

Why join us?

SNC-Lavalin provides cutting-edge engineering, procurement, construction and financing solutions to projects in more than 100 countries around the world. From the Canadian Arctic to the Southern African region and Australasia, our multicultural workforce is driven by a fierce pride in their work and a pioneering vision.

SNC-Lavalin is truly a global leader in its field and has been chosen to design and build some of the most prestigious projects in the world.

This position is based out of one of our offices across Canada and reports to the National Director, Indigenous Relations. You will be responsible for working alongside other members of our Engineering Services Canada team, which is a rapidly growing full-service consulting provider that is dedicated to responding to the changing needs of our clients. We are committed to providing solutions driven engineering services to assist clients in planning, managing and conducting their projects.

SNC-Lavalin offers consulting services in the following markets: Cities & Development, Energy, Environment & Geoscience, Industrial & Manufacturing, Mining& Metallurgy, Security, Aerospace &  Defence, Transportation and Water.

Our commitment to excellence extends to our workplace where we offer a flexible work environment, competitive compensation and benefits including a generous pension program and an Employee Share Ownership Plan, inhouse training programs, a strong emphasis on health and safety, support for continuing education and professional development, and the opportunity to work with and learn from senior technical experts and professionals.

How will you contribute to the team?

To perform this role successfully, the candidate will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Support Indigenous engagement associated across our markets.
  • Design and manage community engagement strategies.
  • Support SNC-Lavalin corporate initiatives that include local community development (including training), and local procurement associated with major capital projects.
  • Develop business opportunities, including possible partnerships, with Indigenous communities.
  • Manage Indigenous focused projects, completing tasks on schedule and on budget.
  • Mentor junior staff and contribute to the overall strategic development of SNC-Lavalin Indigenous Relations Department, including growth, profitability and supporting the development of new processes, services, geographies, and client sectors.

What will you contribute?

  • University degree or College diploma in social sciences with courses focusing on mediation or group facilitation considered an asset.
  • 5+ years of work experience related to both provincial and federal regulatory requirements supporting Indigenous training.
  • Experience with large or complex projects involving indigenous engagement, environmental assessments under the applicable Environmental Assessment Act and/or the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act.
  • Experience with stakeholder engagement and partnership development.
  • Proven experience in project management, especially related to the design and implementation of Indigenous training programs.
  • Solid understanding of Indigenous interests and working relationships with Canada’s Indigenous communities.
  • Strong written and verbal communications with the ability to adapt and respond to changing project demands in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
  • Valid Provincial Driver’s license in good standing.
  • Ability to travel when required.

What we offer at SNC-Lavalin:

At SNC-Lavalin, you will enjoy competitive compensation, a safe and healthy work environment, and a full range of benefits (ie.: group insurance, retirement savings plan, share purchase plan, continuing education program, etc.).

You think that a career in our team could match your profile, submit your application online now!


The masculine gender is used only to simplify the wording.

Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Successful applicants will be notified about SNC-Lavalin’s accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process.

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Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a fully integrated professional services and project management company with offices around the world dedicated to engineering a better future for our planet and its people. We create sustainable solutions that connect people, technology and data to design, deliver and operate the most complex projects. We deploy global capabilities locally to our clients and deliver unique end-to-end services across the whole life cycle of an asset including consulting, advisory & environmental services, intelligent networks & cybersecurity, design & engineering, procurement, project & construction management, operations & maintenance, decommissioning and capital – and delivered to clients in key strategic sectors such as Engineering Services, Nuclear, Operations & Maintenance and Capital. News and information are available at or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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