Category: General Management
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Vice President, Indigenous Affairs
Job ID: 12904
Job Status: Full Time Regular
You are an experienced Indigenous Relations executive, who has demonstrated experience in developing and implementing strategic large-scale, phased and master-planned engagement strategies. You will utilize your superior communication, presentation, negotiation, influence and relationship building skills to enhance and refine Ledcor's Indigenous Relations strategy. As a Vice President, Indigenous Affairs, you will partner with Ledcor's business leaders across multiple divisions, client executives and Indigenous Relations community leaders to ensure community partnerships and goals are met. Play a pivotal role building Ledcor's Indigenous Relations strategy. Join our Corporate Development team in Edmonton, AB or Vancouver, BC!
Works with the Executive and Senior Leadership Team to develop and implement a comprehensive indigenous engagement strategy. This includes building and securing alignment among multiple business units to one over-arching strategy.
Develops and maintains relationships with Community Leaders and Client Executives, representing the Ledcor brand with the goal of advancing existing long-term relationships with communities
Identifies new strategic partners and indigenous business opportunities, ensures a smooth flow of information and communication to senior leaders
Keeps abreast of all aspects of government policy pertaining to indigenous rights and programming
Engages in industry associations and government discussion on policy development
Manages and participates in client, community and professional events in order to promote Ledcor
Participates in key indigenous events and organizations
Works with other Ledcor stakeholders to develop, implement and monitor recruitment, training and vendor development programs
Provides day-to-day guidance to the Indigenous Relations team. Assesses individual performance and provides developmental feedback and opportunities on an ongoing basis
Works collaboratively with Ledcor Corporate, Business Development and Governmental Relations teams to share knowledge and ideas
Develops and ensures tracking of relevant industry, employment, project-specific financial and budgetary information for the management team
Stays current with industry trends in order to identify new markets and opportunities
Completion of post-secondary education in Business, Law or another related field
10 years’ experience in Indigenous Business engagement and a deep understanding of Federal and Provincial Indigenous Policy
Substantial contacts with Aboriginal Communities, Provincial and Federal Ministries responsible for Indigenous affaires
Industry experience from the Construction and/or Oil & Gas sectors
Excellent interpersonal, communication and written skills, with highly refined presentation skills
Ability to influence senior leaders and executives and align strategy across multiple business units
Strategic thinker with excellent organizational and planning skills and the ability to establish clear priorities
Strong negotiating skills and able to draft partnering agreements
Ability to work within a complex organization, ensuring all internal and external stakeholder relationships are developed and maintained
Ability to lead, coach and manage a team of people
This is an office based position that will require regular travel to various project sites and office locations
Ledcor Civil builds and maintains infrastructure in various industries including oil and gas, transportation, and mining. We’re experts in public and private infrastructure construction and maintenance – from national highways to bridges, from airports to underground utilities and independent power projects. We also work on roads, earthworks, foundations, dams, power systems, and waterways.
But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!