Stakeholder Engagement Advisor – ENBJP00006661

Information Technology
Oil & Gas
North York, Ontario
Job ID:
Krishna Ganth

Our Oil and Gas client in North York, ON is looking to hire a Stakeholder Engagement Advisor for a 12-month contract role.

What you will be doing…

  • Lead or assist with development and implementation of project-specific municipal engagement plans, strategies, key messages and budgets that reflect company and stakeholder interests.
  • Support the project team by leveraging existing stakeholders for insight or referrals and building or identifying new relationships as appropriate.
  • Provide timely advice and council with respect to community and stakeholder engagement including cultural awareness, consultation, relationships and partnership opportunities, negotiations, issues management, and risk assessments.
  • Contribute regional knowledge and policies to various internal departments to ensure consideration of local and regional stakeholder risks and opportunities.
  • Participate in technical and non-technical (“advocacy”) project-specific stakeholder meetings to add continuity across stakeholders, including with municipalities, regions, agencies, conservation authorities, associations and the broader community.
  • Establish and maintain a well-organized record of contact in the relationship management database.
  • Contribute to the development of project-specific consultation materials to support advocacy outreach.
  • Provide input into community investment opportunities.
  • Attend internal project/stakeholder team meetings to solicit feedback and provide regular updates to the project team in order to maintain strong and cooperative working relationships across key parts of the organization.
  • Prepare/coordinate timely responses to incoming stakeholder inquiries from the website related to select major pipelines projects
  • Work alongside members of the project team to lead/support community events, information sessions, including project-specific website materials, newsletters, project updates and key messages.

What you will need to succeed…

Must Have Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant program from a recognized university
  • Minimum of 3 years of progressive experience in communications, public relations, community/government/municipal relations, or equivalent.
  • Strong communications skills
  • Familiar with municipal structure, policy, processes and culture
  • Values of integrity, safety and respect
  • Character that is reliable, open, considerate, accommodating, agreeable
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and high degree of flexibility to adapt to competing priorities.

Nice to Have

  • Experience in the natural gas/energy industry
  • Experience in indigenous relations
  • Experience in and understanding of a large, public company with operations in multiple regions

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