Nova Scotia Government seeks “Corporate Strategist” to join Clean Growth Division of Energy & Mines for one year 1May2021

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Competition # : 30112
Department: Energy and Mines
Location: HALIFAX
Type of Employment: Term
Union Status: Exclusion – Non Union – NSPG

Closing Date: 5/12/2021

About Us

The Department of Energy and Mines manages and promotes energy and mineral resources to achieve optimum economic, social, and environmental value from these sectors. The Clean Growth Division of the Department of Energy and Mines provides departmental support and works to better understand the relevance of new and emerging technologies in relation to the Province’s transition to carbon neutrality. The Division has four main areas of focus: developing the clean technology sector; promoting energy and resource efficiency as enablers of economic growth; accelerating the greening of companies, products and services; and promoting the value of regulatory certainty for innovation and cost predictability. The Division also has responsibility for policy and program development for the Province’s Marine Renewable Energy Strategy.

About Our Opportunity

We are seeking a Corporate Strategist to join our team. As member of the Clean Growth Division, the Corporate Strategist supports the provincial government’s efforts to develop clean energy resources, reduce Nova Scotia’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, create jobs and transition to a low carbon economy. The Corporate Strategist develops and advises on complex strategies, regulatory development, policies, programs and major initiatives related to Clean Growth.

This position plays the lead role in managing stakeholder relations and is responsible for establishing and maintaining collaborative dialogue with government, first nations, industry and stakeholders to advance clean growth and marine renewable energy initiatives and partnerships on a provincial, national, and international stage. The Corporate Strategist negotiates and manages the competing interests of various departmental, governmental and non-governmental interests, consulting with industry, academia, first nations and communities. This position also provides substantive support in broader areas of research and development.

…To be successful in this role, attention to detail, the capacity to initiate and manage projects with minimal supervision and exceptional analytical, writing, presentation, and organizational skills are required.

…This position works under tight time constraints, therefore the ability to handle pressure when meeting deadlines and juggling a diverse number of projects that require ongoing planning/revising will be key.

….Please note, this is expected to be a Term status position with an end date of April 15, 2022


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