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BC Hydro and Power Authority

Re-Bulletin Indigenous Relations Specialist - Project Manager 2

Posted 2 days ago

Job Description

NB 51130732 - NC 51132567

BCH-R-0732-220302E1Employment Posting ID:

Re-Bulletin Indigenous Relations Specialist - Project Manager 2 Positions Available: 2

Full-time (37.5 hrs/wk)Status: Edmonds 10Job Location: Permanent Flexible Work Role:

Lower MainlandRegion: We're BC Hydro and we have a big job to do.

Keeping the lights on for over 4 million people across the province takes a lot of talented people doing many different jobs. From working deep in a generating station, atop a power pole, or behind a desk, whatever it is that makes you tick we offer challenging careers to help you reach your potential.

We're investing more than $2 billion per year in major capital infrastructure projects to help meet the growing demand for safe, reliable power. We're upgrading transmission lines, building new substations, and investing in our hydroelectric generation facilities.

We aim to provide meaningful and challenging work, opportunities for growth and a healthy work/life balance. We've been recognized for excellence and been named one of B.C.'s Top Employers and one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers.

It's our vision to be the most trusted, innovative utility company in North America by being smart about power in all we do.


As a professional member of the Business Operations and Negotiations team in Indigenous Relations (IR), manages a number of large, diverse, complex and high risk projects and assumes responsibility for their successful completion. The projects will be diverse but they will typically involve addressing reconciliation related matters, and advancing departmental goals. The successful applicant will work with subject matter experts (SMEs) and the IR leadership team to develop and implement work plans and report on results that support BC Hydro's Indigenous Relations strategy.

* Develops project plans and strategies for various initiatives, including scope, budget, schedule and project team responsibilities in order to accomplish project objectives.

* Ensures that internal and external resources with appropriate skill sets are provided, assigns work and provides instructions, advice and leadership to project staff; reviews work in progress and assesses completed work for accuracy, required results and quality.

* Manages implementation of the project within agreed upon scope, timeline and budget. Provides regular progress update to the team and management.

* Coordinates the financial and administrative aspects of agreement implementation and provides guidance to regional teams.

* Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with senior management.


BCH-R-0732-220302E1 - Re-Bulletin Indigenous Relations Specialist - Project Manager 2

NB 51130732 - NC 51132567

* University undergraduate degree in a related discipline or combination of relatable experience and education.

* 8 to 10 years of relevant experience in a business environment including experience in managing multiple programs or projects that entail advancing reconciliation with Indigenous Nations within the natural resource/energy sector.

* Demonstrated proficiency in the following: knowledge and understanding of the importance in building and maintaining relationships with Indigenous Nations; cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity; communications; strategic and tactical planning; analysis and critical thinking; creativity and innovation in problem solving.

* The individual will possess a strong background in project management and negotiating, preferably involving Indigenous Nations.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION * This role may involve occasional travel within the province.

* A condition of employment for this job is that you maintain your Driver's License: Class 5 in good standing.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities in this role are as follows:

* Project Management/ Results orientation/ Persuasive Influence/ Resourcefulness/ Initiative/ Strategic Thinking.

* Communication skills/ Leadership/ Change Management/ Detail Orientation/ Conflict Resolution.

* Excellent written and presentation skills.

* Understanding of BCH Business and Ops or business and operations of the public utility sector.

* BC Hydro employees will be required to provide proof they are fully vaccinated.

We're always looking for exceptional people to bring new ideas, fresh thinking and the motivation to help shape the electricity system in B.C. It's an exciting time to be a part of our team as we invest in our system and prepare to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

Our values guide our work. Want to join us?

We are safe. We are here for our customers. We are one team. We include everyone. We act with integrity and respect. We are forward thinking.

BC Hydro is an equal opportunity employer.

We include everyone. We welcome applications from anyone, including members of visible minorities, women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

We are also happy to provide reasonable accommodations throughout the selection process and

BCH-R-0732-220302E1 - Re-Bulletin Indigenous Relations Specialist - Project Manager 2

NB 51130732 - NC 51132567

while working at BC Hydro. If you require support applying online because you are a person with a disability, please contact us at .

All BC Hydro employees will be required to show proof of full Covid-19 vaccination.

Flexible work model role definitions ===========================

Our four role types identify the degree of flexibility an employee could have to work from home based on the type of work they do. The flexibility for an individual job is up to the manager for each position and the operational requirements. Employees also have the right to work full-time from the office if they prefer. All of our roles require at least some in-person time.

IBEW/Field - No option to work from home Resident - Works primarily (4+ days per week) in the office. Hybrid - May be able to work from home up to 3 days per week. Remote - Works from home 4+ days per week

HOW TO APPLY Don't forget to update your Candidate Profile with your current resume and copies of your certifications. If applicable, include your Trades Qualification. This will ensure we have all the necessary information to assess your application without any delays.

Click on the Apply button in order to complete the steps to apply for this job.

Date Posted: 2022-03-02 Closing Date: 2022-03-18

About BC Hydro and Power Authority

BC Hydro is one of the largest energy suppliers in Canada. We generate and deliver electricity to 95% of the population of British Columbia and over four million people. It’s our vision is to be the most trusted, innovative utility company in North America by being smart about power in all we do. As an employer, we aim to provide meaningful and challenging work, opportunities for growth and a healthy work/life balance. We’ve been recognized for excellence and been named one of B.C.’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for four years in a row. Interested in joining our team? Visit to see current career and apprenticeship opportunities.



Company Size

1001-5000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-19

Current Openings

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