Senior Community Engagement Advisor


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About this role

We’re hiring a Senior Community Engagement Advisor for our client, a large Oil and Gas company, to join their team. This is a 4 year fixed term opportunity with potential for extension. This position will be a full time, 4 year term in Kitimat so FIFO is not an option. There will be accommodation provided.


The Senior Community Engagement Advisor is a critical member of the site team in Kitimat, responsible for building and maintaining local relationships and leading stakeholder engagement efforts including coordination of Social Management Roundtable (regulatory engagement process). Reporting to the Social Performance and Local Content Lead, this role will play a key role in managing Project impacts, issues, and opportunities at the community level through interface management with the EPC contractor and integration across functions and other projects. This role also contributes meaningfully to supporting permit compliance and public consultation and engagement efforts, incorporating best practices

  • Maintain long-term social license to operate through management of community-level impacts and opportunities
  • Maintain relationships with key external stakeholders and identify and resolve issues early
  • Ensures effective implementation of EAC required Community Local Infrastructure &
  • Services Management Plan (CLISMP), including Project monitoring and reporting
  • Coordinates and supports key stakeholder engagement platform including the Social Management Roundtable and Environment Forum
  • Leads public engagement activities to build and maintain client’s reputation with community stakeholders (Presentations to Council, Open Houses; etc.)
  • Ensures effective management of project impacts, reputational risks, and issues at the community level, including regular interface with EPC Contractor and integration across functions
  • Contributes to social investment program, including developing and managing strategic partnerships and programs
  • Oversees public regulatory notifications and consultation requirements
  • Leads efforts to manage interfaces with other projects/operations alongside LNG Plant construction
  • Collaboration with Real Estate, Health & Safety, Environment, Commercial and Construction teams to enable streamlined engagements with local stakeholders in support of permitting and planning
  • Maintains Social Performance and Stakeholder Engagement Plans and processes including oversight of community feedback process and tracking of related KPIs
  • Acts as liaison for site Incident Management Team, with regular participation in training and drills
  • Regular internal collaboration with Indigenous Relations and Communications teams
  • Participates in community meetings, as appropriate
  • From time to time, may be asked to support local content and workforce development programs, site tours, and corporate public relations events



  • Minimum of 15 years professional experience with community engagement and impact management in multiple geographies, including in Project settings
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience, able to influence without direct responsibility
  • Ability to think strategically, excellent problem-solver, highly motivated, proactive, flexible, and results-oriented
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Prior experience developing and implementing social performance plans, including effective mitigation of project impacts and familiarity with socio-economic monitoring.
  • Experienced with issues management. Articulate, precise, calm under pressure.
  • Ability to resolve conflict and drive alignment
  • Experience carrying out a range of community engagement, project interface, and
  • integration efforts on a major construction project. Previous experience working with an EPC lumpsum contractor ideal.
  • Proven familiarity with regulatory permitting and the ability to design community consultation and engagement processes
  • Familiarity with stakeholder tracking software and risk management software
  • Familiarity with Incident Command System (ICS) with training and Incident Management Team experience
  • Ability to prioritize work with internal stakeholders


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Application process


We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.


After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.


During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.


After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.


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Your consultant, Marieke Bravo is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

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Marieke Bravo
Brunel Canada - Calgary

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