Manager, Indigenous Partnerships

StrongerBC - Engagement · Remote, British Columbia
Department StrongerBC - Engagement
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor
Compensation 60,000-72,500 / year

The Invasive Species Council of BC is a provincial non-profit organization working to protect and restore BC’s landscapes and habitats from the devastating impacts of invasive species. Over the past 17 years, the Council has developed and delivered outreach, training, and skill development programs while working closely with a network of partners, including the Indigenous Invasive Species Network, Local Government Invasive Species Network, and the Province of BC.


HERE’S WHY IT’S SO GREAT TO WORK WITH US


Do you have a desire to be one of the leaders of an organization dedicated to protecting BC’s environment and communities? Interested in having a real-world impact on your local community? It’s time to make a difference in our society and your career.


Join our close-knit team at ISCBC! Most of our team works remotely around BC – Imagine not having a daily commute! The Council offers an attractive benefits package for eligible employees, along with an open and flexible working environment to accommodate a healthy work-life balance.

 


SUMMARY


As a Manager, Indigenous Partnerships, you will be responsible for growing and strengthening relationships and effectively delivering programs specifically designed with and for Indigenous communities. This position requires a passionate individual committed to Indigenous cultural practices and values and nature conservation. 

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Strengthening and growing relationships with Indigenous communities
  • Providing and growth for the provincial Indigenous Invasive Species Network.
  • With ISCBC team, facilitate support with Indigenous communities for training, resources, operational planning, and local education
  • Support growing knowledge on impacts and solutions of invasive species to Indigenous communities and integrate learnings into key resources.
  • Sharing learnings from Indigenous communities with the ISCBC staff and partners.
  • With ISCBC Learning team, update and refresh existing assets and learning content such as facilitator guides, presentation materials, training modules, Quick Reference Guides, and Best Practices for Invasive Species Management.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

What skills and strengths you will bring as a Manager, Indigenous Partnerships:

 

  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills, through various mediums (i.e., email, phone, video conference calls, and in-person)
  • Budget management
  • Ability to successfully work in an active dynamic environment with excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong team player (virtual and in-person)– willing to share, listen, take responsibility
  • MS Office –especially MS Word and Powerpoint
  • Ability to successfully work in an active dynamic environment with excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Willingness to learn about and liaise in stewardship and impact of invasive species.

 


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • 5+ years of experience working in a leadership role, building strong relationships and delivering initiatives with and for Indigenous communities and partners
  • Experience working and leading the development and implementation of indigenous initiatives aimed at building strong relationships, knowledge, resources, and collaboration.
  • Knowledge of nature conservation and restoration principles will be considered an asset.


APPLICATION PROCESS


Please visit our website at https://bcinvasives.ca/about/careers/ for more information.


ISCBC is committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, and age. We encourage those who self-identify as Indigenous, BIPOC, and LGBTQIA+ to apply.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest in the Invasive Species Council of BC. Applicants based in British Columbia are preferred. Only those who are short-listed will be contacted. 

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  • Location
    Remote, British Columbia
  • Department
    StrongerBC - Engagement
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Manager/Supervisor
  • Compensation
    60,000-72,500 / year