The Projects Analyst works with the Secretariat and serves as an integral part of the Intergovernmental Affairs department team. The Projects Analyst will act as the primary contact person for external project proponents and facilitates productive working relationships. The Projects Analyst will be responsible for reviewing referrals and identifying impacts on Musqueam interests, including Aboriginal title and rights. The position will require coordinating review and communication between Musqueam departments and integrating comments into correspondence with government and non-government organizations. The Projects Analyst will also provide advice and recommendations to decision-makers, including the Secretariat, Title and Rights Committee and Chief and Council, and will take on other duties as required.
- Serve as the primary contact between Musqueam and project proponents
- Facilitate an effective working relationship between Musqueam and project proponents
- Review and analyze incoming referrals and identify priorities related to Musqueam interests
- Identify key team members within Musqueam and ensure all information is received and disseminated and that timelines are clearly indicated
- Organiz meetings, agendas, and meeting minutes
- Integrate identified impacts and concerns into correspondence with proponents and regulators
- Analyze and provide feedback on project description, environmental management plans, impact mitigation strategies and related materials
- Establish and coordinate communications and logistics between parties with respect to activities related to implementing agreements
- Establish and maintain positive communication and relationships within Musqueam, other departments, and First Nation partners to ensure interests are identified and responded to
- Participate in projects as required and help manage projects which include, but not limited to, coordinating resources, ensuring appropriate consultation, and ongoing and final reporting
- Lead or participate in project sub-meetings in order to coordinate information for multiple departments across the organization; follow up, develop responses, collect, and disseminate information
- At the request of management or at own discretion, prepare and/or coordinate the preparation of:
- Correspondence for management, the IGA Committee, and/or Chief and Council
- Briefing materials for management, Chief and Council, Committees of Council (Intergovernmental Affairs Committee), working groups, and senior management; this material may include researching issues and ensuring prepared responses are consistent with Musqueam policy and direction
- Manage timelines and deliverables
- Maintain records in accordance with MIB’s file plan.
- Other related duties as required
- Post-secondary degree in planning, business, environmental studies or other related natural resources program; Master’s degree or minimum of three years’ experience in a closely related field or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
- Strong understanding of Indigenous law
- Cultural competency and knowledge of Musqueam culture and interests
- Successful criminal record check
Skills and Abilities
- Strategic thinker with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
- Ability to work in a dynamic environment with limited supervision
- Understanding of project management methods and skills
- Exceptional communicator with excellent writing skills
- Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and use tact and good judgment
- Ability to handle multiple priorities and complete tasks/projects in accordance with stated deadlines
- The work is performed in an office environment
- Some evenings may be required
Please email cover letter and resume to [email protected] and include “Projects Analyst” on the subject line.
Applicants of Musqueam and/or Aboriginal ancestry are encouraged to apply.
Position will remain open until filled.
* We thank all those who apply, however, only those short-listed will be contacted.