Senior Manager

Website Rogers Communications

Job Description:

You are an innovative, customer service-oriented candidate who has a strong understanding of Indigenous culture as well as First Nations, Metis and/or Inuit community dynamics. You will proactively build a network and forge new connections through direct outreach and engagement. You will independently work with influential Indigenous leaders, industry groups and non-profit organizations to develop and nurture community partnerships to meet the objectives of Rogers’ Indigenous Collaboration mandate.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support Rogers’ brand, communications and media relations teams regarding Indigenous Collaboration inquiries, projects and issues.
  • You will work collaboratively with internal and external parties to develop Indigenous partnership models for Rogers service expansion projects.
  • You will participate in the development and execution of a Rogers Indigenous community engagement model and consultation plans, focusing on collaboration and open dialogue. You will play a key role in negotiations, supporting the project teams in obtaining mutually beneficial economic agreements (both short, and long-term) with Indigenous communities.
  • Lead negotiations with Indigenous communities in British Columbia for both project-specific and long-term relationship agreements to help build certainty for the company and the Communities.
  • These agreements may be purely economic in nature, or they may include a range of other mutually beneficial opportunities for shared collaboration.
  • Sustain Rogers’ status under the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) certification.
  • Support Rogers Indigenous Relations Commitment Statement, and alignment of our Indigenous policies, programs, and communications across the organization.
  • Maintain an awareness of national, regional and local Indigenous issues that could affect Rogers’ operations and growth opportunities.

Job Requirements:

  • Available to travel to various locations in British Columbia to attend community meetings/events.
  • Experience with issues management and risk mitigation
  • Strong analytical and professional judgment skills
  • Previous experience in a role working directly with Indigenous communities
  • Ability to manage issue related conflicts and issue resolution capacity (negotiation skills)
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Ability to plan, organize and execute work on time and on budget
  • Demonstrated ability to meet firm deadlines with minimal supervision; proven capacity to be a self-starter
  • 4 to 7 years of demonstrated leadership in the field of Indigenous/community/public relations, business development, or project management.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication/presentation skills
  • Demonstrated Indigenous peoples cultural and business awareness, with ability to collaborate effectively with community leaders to build lasting relationships
  • Ability to execute effective community engagement strategies
  • Project management skills with ability to manage key initiatives and budgets simultaneously

Job Details:

Company: Rogers Communications

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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