Job Title: Social Investment and CLO (Community Liaison Officer)

Location: Kitimat

There’s never been a better time to be working with LNG Canada.

Why? Because we’re building Canada’s first large-scale LNG facility underpinned by safety, continuous improvement, quality execution, and ethics and compliance. Our industry-leading liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility will provide the world’s cleanest LNG, with the lowest carbon intensity.

This is your opportunity to be part of history, in an environment that will challenge you to apply all your skills, and where you can learn with a diverse team of highly experienced industry professionals and mentors. LNG Canada maintains a healthy, respectful, and safe environment for all our employees, contractors, partners, and communities.

Protecting our people, community and our operations is our top priority. Our project has committed to meeting some of the strictest regulatory standards in the world.

With gratitude and respect, LNG Canada acknowledges our facility is under construction and will be operated on the traditional territory of the Haisla Nation. We also gratefully acknowledge the First Nations in our project area and along our shipping route.

Our Vision: To be the leading LNG export company in British Columbia and the world.

Our Mission: To be seen by our stakeholders as the Company of Choice.

Our Values: Respect, collaboration, integrity, and safety.

Come join the team making Canadian history!

About the Role

The Social Investment and Community Liaison Officer is a critical member of the Indigenous and Stakeholder engagement team. The role is the interface for the management of local project impacts, issues, and opportunities working closely with the EPC contractor and integrating across functions and businesses.

Reporting to the Indigenous and Stakeholder Engagement Manager, this role builds and maintains local relationships and leads the implementation and coordination of LNG Canada’s Indigenous and non-Indigenous local Social Investment initiatives. This role also contributes meaningfully to local engagement efforts and events including but not limited to community open houses, municipal meetings, and other public consultation measures.

To succeed with us in Corporate Relations, we need your enthusiasm to:

  • Demonstrate personal commitment to Goal Zero, HSSE, and social performance
  • Advocate for LNG Canada’s Code and Conduct and Anti-Bribery and Corruption Manual, ensuring 100% compliance
  • Display a strong positive attitude to manage change and improvement in our processes, ways of working, and our overall performance.
  • Develop strong working relationships with your team, stakeholders to boost cooperation and a One Team approach, while at the same time being able to deliver independently
  • Use your ability to utilize flexible thinking with a well-developed problem-solving skills
  • Courage to hold strong views when challenged or challenging others.
  • Be resilient and thrive in a fast-paced, externally driven organization. You are expected to be flexible in meeting project needs across tight timelines while managing multiple and changing priorities.

You will use your expertise to:

  • To support your Corporate Relations colleagues and maintain LNG
    Canada’s long-term social license to operate through the management of
    community-level impacts and opportunities
  • To maintain relationships with key external stakeholders, and identify and
    resolve issues
  • Deliver LNG Canada’s local (Indigenous and non-Indigenous) social
    investment strategy, including managing internal social investment steering
    committee
  • Working closely with the Social Performance team on EAC requirements
    such as SMR and Community Local Infrastructure & Services Management
    Plan (CLISMP)
  • Works with Indigenous and Stakeholder Engagement leads to ensure
    project impacts, reputational risks, and issues at the community level are
    effectively managed, including regular interface with EPC Contractor
  • Supports public engagement activities to build and maintain LNG Canada’s
    reputation with community stakeholders (Presentations to Council, LNG
    Canada Open Houses; etc.)
  • Supports both Social Performance and Stakeholder Engagement Plans and
    processes including community feedback process and tracking of related
    KPIs
  • Acts as liaison for site Incident Management Team, with regular participation
    in training and drills
  • Working with Social Performance contributes to LNG Canada’s social
    investment strategy, monitoring, and measurement including developing and
    managing key local partnerships and contributions
  • Regular internal collaboration across Corporate Relations with Social
    Performance, Asset, and Communications teams
  • From time to time, may be asked to support local content and workforce
    development programs, site tours, and corporate public relations events
  • Identify and follow up on our Social Investment implementation partners’
    ensuring that they deliver as expected in terms both of budget and quality.

To be successful, you will have:

  • 5+ years of professional experience with community engagement in multiple geographies
  • Experience community engagement capital project settings a definite asset
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to influence without direct responsibility
  • Ability to solve problems and is highly motivated, proactive, flexible, and results-oriented
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Prior experience implementing social performance plans, including effective mitigation of project impacts and familiarity with socio-economic monitoring.
  • Experience with issues management.
  • Articulate, precise, calm under pressure.
  • Experience managing projects with competing priorities
  • Familiarity with stakeholder tracking software and Easy Risk as an asset
  • Familiarity with Incident Command System (ICS) with training and IMT /UC experience

This role requires that you:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada (i.e., by way of Canadian citizenship, permanent residency, or valid work permit)
  • Know that as part of LNG Canada’s commitment to protecting the health and safety of its personnel and the communities in which it operates, LNG Canada requires all Canada-based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-LNG Canada will consider accommodation requests from individuals in accordance with applicable human rights legislation.
  • Are willing to comply with LNGC’s drug-free and harassment-free work environment and comply with all safety policies and procedures.
  • Undergo a pre-placement medical assessment of your fitness for duty, a background check, and Pre-Site Access testing for alcohol and specified drugs.
  • The role is based in Kitimat, B.C. with occasional travel to Vancouver and Calgary
  • While this role will work a Monday to Friday, 40hr work week, occasional evening/weekend work may be required as part of this role. This is not a traditional 8-5 position.
  • Valid Driver’s license

We offer

  • A Comprehensive LNG Canada relocation package
  • A full suite of benefits including a flexible Medical and Health plan
  • A Defined Contribution Pension plan with a matching program
  • A competitive vacation offering to ensure a work-life balance

About Us
LNG Canada is a joint venture comprised of Shell Canada Energy (40%) and affiliates of Petronas (25%) PetroChina (15%), Mitsubishi Corporation (15%), and Korea Gas Corporation (5%). The joint venture is building a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility in Kitimat, British Columbia. LNG Canada sets out to be a project of choice for British Columbia and Canada.

Safety, shared economic value, environmental performance and social performance are our highest priorities. We have partnered with governments, local communities, and First Nations to maximize shared value.