At Nexen, it's not just what we do that makes us a leader in our industry it's how we do it. Nexen is a Canadian-based energy company with international assets. We're building a sustainable future with our unconventional resource developments and world-class operations. From oil sands, coalbed methane and shale gas in North America to the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico, the North Sea, offshore West Africa and the Middle East, Nexen is at the forefront of industry innovation and development.
We've earned a global reputation for doing the right thing, giving us the edge in many challenging locations around the world. Our company cares. That means we build relationships with stakeholders based on integrity and open dialogue. And, we strive to minimize the impact of our activities on communities and the natural environment. We do all we can to ensure our employees and contractors go home safely at the end of every work day. Our workplace is exciting, challenging and fun. We encourage initiative and welcome innovative ideas from everyone at any level. We're a company you can believe in.
Nexen has over 3,800 employees worldwide and is listed on both the New York and Toronto stock exchanges.
This position, reporting to the Manager, Regulatory Affairs, is responsible for leading a team of environment and regulatory professionals to identify and complete applications for the Long Lake Project and future facilities.
- Interface with members of the resource development, major projects and operations teams; provide support and recommendations regarding regulatory process and timing;
- Interface with existing resources in Nexen (e.g. Human Resources, Supply Chain), securing their participation and complying with corporate policies and procedures, as needed;
- Provide support to government affairs, communications, community consultation and aboriginal affairs groups to facilitate stakeholder consultation;
- Participate in meetings with and presentations to internal and external stakeholders;
- Assist with the interface with local media, government, regulatory and NGO groups;
- Oversee completion of regulatory submissions and amendments (including environmental baseline studies, sustaining pad amendments, EIAs for future phases, etc.), as well as communication materials and other supporting materials;
- Liaise, in coordination with the Regulatory Affairs Manager, with Regulatory agencies such as ERCB, AENV, ASRD, DFO and Transport Canada;
- Coordinate responses to information requests from various government branches and coordinate with the assistance of the appropriate Long Lake Project personnel;
- Actively participate, where appropriate, in industry and regional associations and their related committees (e.g. CEMA, OSDG, RAMP, OSLI).
- 10-15 years in Oil and Gas exploration/operations;
- Preference will be given to candidates with In Situ Oil Sands/Upgrader experience;
- Knowledge of government and regulatory approval processes including current legislation at Municipal, Provincial and Federal levels;
- Proven ability to work with a culturally diverse group of people;
- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills;
- Strong organization skills, ability to manage multiple tasks and a heavy workload;
- Strong analytical, problem-solving, and negotiation skills;
- Experience in communications/public relations would be an asset;
- Expertise with a variety of computer programs (e.g. MS Office);
- Demonstrated history of professionalism and exceptional ethical behaviour.
Nexen Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and excellent opportunities for growth and advancement.
No agency or telephone inquiries please.
Only resumes of candidates being considered will be acknowledged.