Manager of Regulatory Affairs

  • Location: Vancouver
  • Posting Date: February 27, 2023
  • Job Order ID: 894480
  • Consultant: Eric Floyd
  • Industry: Engineering
MacDonald Search Group is proud to partner with a busy and fast-growing specialized consulting firm providing strategic regulatory and permitting advice and services to private - and public-sector clients engaged in resource, infrastructure, and community development projects in Canada and the United States.

What you will be doing:
  • Reviewing work implementation strategy and approach with Senior Management team to ensure consistency in delivering results
  • Assisting clients with permit compliance and related performance reporting, and coordination and oversight of integrated disciplines supporting permitting processes on behalf of clients;
  • Experience with Canadian federal and/or provincial regulatory permitting processes, including environmental assessment and Fisheries Act Authorization experience either as a project proponent, consultant or within a regulatory agency;
  • Implementing permitting strategies;
  • Developing permitting plans and related applications;
  • Assisting clients in navigating regulatory processes, holding regulators to account for a fair and timely process;
  • Indigenous engagement and ensuring implementation of agreement commitments in relation to regulatory/environmental matters;
  • Government relations and public affairs;
  • Stakeholder relations, and the provision of strategic services in support of public consultation and communication programs; and
  • Corporate reputation management, issues management and advocacy.
Who you are:
  • Post secondary degree in a relevant field
  • 5 -15 years of relevant experience working with regulatory aspects of resource/industrial development
  • experience with resource industries and infrastructure/community development in Canada
  • experience with Indigenous issues and engagement in Canada, including Canadian law and jurisprudence concerning First Nations rights, title, and related matters
  • proven strategic planning and project management capabilities
  • experience undertaking regulatory research, planning and preparing permit applications
  • excellent interpersonal, team-building, and client management skills
  • strong persuasion and negotiation skills
  • excellent written and oral communication skills
  • public affairs experience an asset
  • business development experience an asset.
  • strategic thinker
  • well organized, autonomous and efficient
  • inspires confidence
  • solutions-oriented and a team player
Interested candidates are asked to submit their resumes ASAP!