Our client, an emerging precious metals producer headquartered in Vancouver, is recruiting for a Manager, Community Relations for their signature project outside Thunder Bay, ON.
- Lead the planning and budgeting for all community relations and stakeholder engagement activities.
- Work with Indigenous community representatives to advance Traditional Knowledge and Land Use studies.
- Support and coordinate project‐specific consultation and engagement programs as well as local community events.
- Develop and maintain regular communications tools.
- Build and maintain Indigenous community and other stakeholder relationships to continuously improve relationships, develop outreach to facilitate community interaction and seek mutually beneficial solutions in community initiatives.
- Present information on relevant activities of the company to appropriate Indigenous organizations, communities, and other stakeholders as required.
- Track issues, concerns, and interests identified by Indigenous communities and other stakeholders for appropriate follow‐up.
- Provide support to any external consultants or other parties appointed to conduct specific community relations or stakeholder engagement related tasks for the Project.
Skills and Experience
- Bachelor’s Degree
- 10+ years’ experience in the Indigenous and/or community liaison field within the mining industry.
- Knowledge of local and Canadian Indigenous peoples and other communities, key contacts, and local issues including environmental aspects, heritage and cultural resources, land rights and traditional land use, community development, stakeholder engagement, and relevant government departments.
- Ability to work on eight to twelve (8‐12) hours per day as needed.
- Ability to travel up to 50 % to local Indigenous communities and other areas near the Project site.
- Experience planning and delivering events such as public open houses, large meetings, and local community events and tradeshows.
- Proven abilities engaging with Indigenous groups and working with representatives and community members to resolve complex issues.
Job reference : JOB-13020