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Manager, Environment and Community Relations

Boralex Inc

Ontario Remote

Full time

Jan 24

Boralex is a major player in renewable energy specializing in four sectors of activity: wind, solar, hydroelectricity, and storage.

We have been based in Kingsey Falls, Quebec, Canada, for 30 years and have since expanded our horizons and established our business in the United States, France, and the United Kingdom.

OUR PURPOSE

On our planet where electricity is central to fighting climate change, we have a responsibility to produce it sustainably for future generations.


OUR MISSION


At Boralex, we provide renewable and affordable energy for all, creating value to share with our partners.


OUR VISION


To achieve our missions, we rely on the best of our strengths.


Thanks to our fearlessness, our discipline, our expertise, and our diversity, we continue to be an industry leader.


And we do it with pleasure.


YOUR PROFILE


You are recognized for your initiative, efficiency and working knowledge of environmental regulations and regulatory review processes. You are someone who is passionate about environmental management and thrives on working in a dynamic and multidisciplinary workplace. You would like to join a dedicated and pioneering team of experienced professionals in the renewable energy field.


YOUR CHALLENGE


Reporting to the Team Leader, Environment and Community Relations, you will primarily be responsible for managing the regulatory and environmental processes of renewable energy projects in Ontario. In addition to leading the impact assessment process, you will be responsible for applying for permits from departments and municipalities, liaising with stakeholders, and managing environmental monitoring and compliance during construction. You will also be responsible for the public consultation process to achieve the project’s social acceptability. You are someone who stands out for your interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and adaptability. As part of Boralex’s renewable energy development team, you will have the following responsibilities:


  • Lead the process of obtaining authorizations and permits, including maintaining timelines and documentation;
  • Manage consultants responsible for environmental assessments and authorizations;
  • Integrate environmental and regulatory aspects in the design and delivery of projects;
  • Prepare and hold public consultation sessions;
  • Meet with regulatory authorities and stakeholders from our projects’ host communities;
  • Support the development team in responding to Requests for Proposals;
  • Support the acquisition team in reviewing projects and portfolios;
  • Take part in pan-North American review and analysis of advancements in environmental regulations.


Your Skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in science, environmental studies or other relevant fields;
  • Master’s degree in environmental science, an asset;
  • Three to 5 years of relevant experience in the environmental field;
  • Knowledge of provincial and federal authorization processes;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and similar programs;
  • Ability to review and summarize technical reports;
  • Autonomy, initiative and organizational skills;
  • Leadership, strong communication, negotiation and teamwork skills;
  • Experience in major project development, an asset;
  • Knowledge of French, an asset.


AT BORALEX WE OFFER


Boralex fosters a culture of sustainable performance in its day-to-day activities.


We are committed to operating in a manner that is consistent with our business objectives. We are taking action for growth and long-term profitability by making our stakeholders’ satisfaction a priority. Therefore, continuous improvement is at the core of our practices and drives us to set clear, ambitious and quantifiable goals.


Our strength lies in our team’s synergy and diversity. Through autonomy, trial and error and our collaborators’ empowerment, our teams embody a culture of sustainable performance. Our human relationships are based on transparency, inclusion and caring. That work environment enables us to enjoy working together every day. Each and every day, we make sure everyone can grow and contribute to Boralex’s mission.


  • Contribute to the growth of a company that’s actively involved in energy transition.
  • Add your talent to an agile work team.
  • Expand your knowledge through continuous learning.
  • Keep fit with a membership allowance at a sports centre of your choice.Spend more time with your family thanks to a flexible and independent schedule.
  • Plan your life beyond your career thanks to a pension plan to which Boralex contributes.


Boralex, beyond renewable energy! Be the source of our energy!

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