A global energy leader with an exciting future
Nexen Inc. is an upstream oil and gas company responsibly developing energy resources in some of the world's most significant basins, including the UK North Sea, offshore West Africa, the Gulf of Mexico and Western Canada. We're strategically focused on three businesses: conventional oil and gas, oil sands, and shale gas.
Nexen is big enough to provide you with boundless career opportunities, and small enough so you get recognized for your work. Our high standards of integrity and governance have earned us a global reputation for valuing the big picture: people, safety and the environment. Your contributions are rewarded with a highly competitive compensation package and a healthy work-life balance, and training that will open doors to your future.
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.
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