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HR Project Partners is currently accepting resumes for a Senior Energy Advisor on behalf of one of our clients, The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC). The ideal candidate would have a minimum of five years of relevant work experience in one or several 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. 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 position is located in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL. This is a full-time position, reporting to the NCC Leadership Secretariat and Research Education and Culture (REC) Department.
Essential Job Functions:
- 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 and write 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.
Education and Experience Requirements:
- A graduate degree in a field related to the renewable energy sector.
- A minimum of five years of relevant work experience in one or several 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.
- Ability to wear a full face / half mask respirator (if required);
- Ability to pass a drug and alcohol test (if necessary);
- Ability to meet the physical demands of the job (standing for long periods of time, lifting heavy loads up to 50 to 60 pounds, etc.);
Knowledge, Skills, & Attributes:
- 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 needs 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.
- Possess strong written and verbal communication skills;
- Ability to work independently with little direction and/or within a team environment;
- Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to forecast, analyze and work under pressure;
- Strong organizational and planning skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities; and
- Proficient in the use of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
How to Apply:
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HR Project Partners Inc. (HRPP) is a Human Resources consulting company offering various services in Human Resources, both to individuals and to companies. One of those services is recruitment for companies on a provincial and national basis.
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