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Senior Regulatory Advisor - Indigenous Relations (BC or Alberta)

Vancouver, BC
Full Time

Join our team

Our Indigenous Lands Relations as part of the Customer Network Implementation team provides leadership, advice and innovative solutions to the TELUS group of companies. We partner with teams across the organization and collaborate with Indigenous governments and organizations to advance our strategic imperatives, support TELUS' corporate Reconciliation commitment and ultimately deliver better outcomes and experiences for TELUS' Indigenous customers.

Our service delivery model is built by talent who are authentic, adaptive and have the ability to connect details into the big picture. We enthusiastically embrace our opportunity to collaborate with and listen and learn from Indigenous peoples in Canada and to play a meaningful role in the processes of reconciliation and decolonization. Our team is ready for complex challenges because each of us are intrinsically passionate about our calling as strategic business partners who advance our corporate priorities, including our Customer First strategy.

Here's the impact you'll make and what we'll accomplish together

Your work as the Senior Advisor, Indigenous Lands Relations will ensure a strong collaboration is achieved between the Indigenous governments and TELUS. You will be specifically responsible for building and maintaining relationships, engaging and negotiating land, access and relationship agreements with Indigenous governments and organizations in a meaningful and respectful manner. You understand the regulatory, governance and cultural matters relating to Indigenous government and peoples and leverage your expertise to support TELUS Business Units in acting through cultural sensitivity and awareness in the facilitation of projects and initiatives on Indigenous lands.

Here's how
    •Respected for your knowledge and awareness of Indigenous history, governance and culture and admired for your leadership and passion in engaging TELUS Business Units to advance the goals of reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples in Canada
    •Sought out for your ability to respectfully negotiate land, access and relationship agreements with Indigenous governments
    •Known for your curious mind, and problem solving, you'll continually challenge the status quo by innovating new approaches to how TELUS can support and collaborate with indigenous governments
    •Known for the strategic planning to advance the business goals of TELUS in collaboration with Indigenous, federal and provincial governments
    •Noted for undertaking detailed research in relation to Indigenous Nations and understanding the impact of proposed TELUS projects on Indigenous lands
    •Valued for the ability to develop and implement policies in order to assist Business Units in the delivery of services and the construction, maintenance and operation of TELUS' infrastructure in adherence to Indigenous, federal and provincial legal and regulatory frameworks
    •Valued for maintaining good working relationships with internal TELUS teams and project management, working collaboratively to ensure respectful practices, meaningful engagement and a Customer First approach with Indigenous governments
    •Providing technical, administrative and analytic support to team


You're the missing piece of the puzzle
    •With a post-secondary degree
    •With a Minimum of five years' experience working in collaboration with Indigenous governments
    •Expert knowledge and respect of unique culture, history, governance and laws of Indigenous peoples
    •Recognized for strong negotiation and collaboration skills
    •With excellent written and oral skills, including ability to provide concise, and informative submissions, recommendations, proposals and presentations
    •Confident with contractual language, ideally in the context of land tenures
    •Applauded for your organization, project management and research skills
    •Respected for your ability to prioritize and manage multiple concurrent projects

    •Expertise and creative proficiency working with Microsoft Office and Google Suite applications
    •An understanding of telecommunications network infrastructure, deployment and operations
    •An understanding of Indigenous land and governance regimes in Canada and experience conducting land status research

A bit about us

Our business is connecting Canadians. Our social impact is using our world-leading technology to create meaningful change, give back to help communities thrive, and help those who need it most. When you join our team, you're helping us make the future friendly. We're committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability -your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here.