We are hiring a Senior Energy Advisor!
Competition number NCCSEA092922
The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC)
Translated from Inuttitut, NunatuKavut means “our ancient land” and refers to the territory of Inuit who belong to south and central Labrador. NCC is a rights-based governing body that represents NunatuKavut Inuit. We are a dynamic, fast-paced, and growing team that strives to meet the priorities, interests and needs of our people. Our governing vision demonstrates commitment to community and culture as we seek “to govern ourselves, providing and caring for one another, our families and our communities while nurturing our relationship with our lands and waters.” We foster an open and transparent working environment which incorporates Inuit values of caring, fairness, respect, accountability, and teamwork.
We are looking for a Senior Energy Advisor to join our team. As Senior Energy Advisor, your role will be to support NCC leadership on a range of energy policy issues and help meet clean energy needs in our territory. This includes energy resilience planning and funding; energy regulation; energy security; and energy planning and system modernization. This position is vital to support NCC leadership as we work to develop and improve energy security, resilience, environmental performance, efficiency, and affordability. This is a full-time position, reporting to the NCC Leadership Secretariat and Research Education and Culture (REC) Department.
- Provide analytical support to assist in long-term strategic planning and project assessment for innovative energy projects;
- Lead the development of presentations and virtual and in-person events, including workshops, seminars, meetings, strategy sessions, and other events with NCC and key stakeholders on program and policy issues areas;
- Advise on trends within the energy sector to NCC leadership, policy advisors/ policymakers, committees, task forces, and other workgroups;
- Establish and maintain relationships with key individuals and groups within and outside NCC to support relevant energy program and policy issues;
- Maintain up to date knowledge of innovative energy developments and technologies, market and economic trends and federal program and policy issues;
- Lead ongoing projects and new project development, including drafting grant proposals, engaging with partners and funders, working with sub-contracts and consultants, and ensuring the timely completion of deliverables;
- Gather information and produce reports, articles, briefing notes, case studies, guides, tools, and memoranda on program and policy issues and best practices of relevance to NCC’s leadership;
- Collaborate with internal teams and project stakeholders to identify issues and opportunities, providing in-depth analysis and suggestions and recommendations to leadership;
- Conduct industry diligence and primary research to evaluate industry trends;
- Demonstrate a commitment to NCC’s mission and goals to constructively serve the needs of all its members; and
- Other duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate should possess the following skills or competencies:
- Significant recent experience in research methods for policy analysis.
- Experience in managing multiple projects, working with senior-level policymakers in a variety of settings and responding effectively to their need for information.
- A demonstrated understanding of policy and the policy-making environment, as well as an understanding of climate and energy policy-making processes, particularly in Canada (federally, provincially and/or territorially).
- Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting and re-purposing research and best practices in a timely and effective manner.
Candidates should have a graduate degree in a field related to the renewable energy sector.
A minimum of five years of relevant work experience in one or more of the following areas: climate and energy policy, policy research, energy system security and resiliency, and markets, green economies, renewable energy sustainable development and working with Indigenous communities.
- Competitive compensation package
- Comprehensive group benefits plan: extended health and dental care; and disability and life insurance.
- RRSP contribution plan.
- Employee and Family Assistance Program.
- Flexible schedule.
- Supportive and forward-thinking leadership team that values employee input and ideas.
- Family-friendly work environment where diversity and inclusion are valued.
Please submit resume and cover letter with three references to:
Chelsea Dyson, HR Coordinator
NunatuKavut Community Council
F. 709- 896-0594
Application deadline is October 13, 2022
Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Preference may be given to members of the NunatuKavut Community Council.