Kinectrics takes pride in being consistently ranked as one of the best places to work in the energy and utility industry, where purpose and people mean as much as innovation and growth. That’s why we choose only the best and brightest to join us. To keep pace with Canada’s expanding energy and utility sector, Kinectrics has grown from a company of 300 to over 1,000 in only the last few years - and we aren’t looking to slow down. Join our diverse, supportive workplace for a rewarding career in the electricity industry.


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The Opportunity


Position: Manager – Strategy, Communications, & Community Engagement

Location: TBD (Canada)

Department: Nuclear Safety and Licensing (NSL)

Reports to: Senior Director, Licensing and Advanced Reactors

Number Required: 1


What We Offer


At Kinectrics, employees are recognized for their knowledge, experience, and contributions while working in a highly technical and challenging environment. Kinectrics puts you in the driver’s seat of your own career, setting you up alongside industry experts who will help you develop the skills essential to your professional growth in a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and rewarding work culture.

  • Purpose: The work we do each day helps communities around the world. Find satisfaction in work that really matters, working alongside and as part of the best and brightest in the industry.
  • Growth: To keep pace with Canada’s expanding energy and utility sector, we are growing more each day, which means more opportunities for you. We encourage our employees to grow alongside our company thanks to a number of significant training and personal development opportunities.
  • Innovation: Our staff proudly develop innovations that push the industry forward.
  • Diversity: The company is dedicated to promoting diversity in its workforce, up to and including the senior management level. Our diversity committee ensures we stay up to date on leading trends and best practices, creating a desirable workspace for each and every one of our employees.
  • Competitive Compensation: We offer a competitive total compensation package unmatched by most industries throughout North America.


We are looking for a self-motivated individual who is excited about becoming a key contributor within a dynamic team


Accountabilities: How You Will Make an Impact


This role is to lead a new team focused on communications, engagement, and stakeholder relations as it relates to energy projects in Canada and internationally. You will be responsible for growing and leading a team of specialists focused on socio-economic studies, communications strategy, community and indigenous consultation, public engagement, government relations, and environmental sustainability. This section in Kinectrics will work closely with existing teams in the areas of licensing, nuclear new build, and major energy projects to provide fully integrated services to our customers.


The role will require highly effective communication skills and strong leadership acumen. A successful candidate will be recognized in their field of expertise and carry a reputation as a thought leader in the industry and communities of interest.


The manager will be responsible for establishing a growth plan and executing on that plan to achieve business targets. Success will be measured upon meeting targets while developing and maintaining positive

client relationships and supervising the technical execution of projects to ensure the delivery of high quality, high value services.


You will bring to this position deep knowledge of government policy, best practices associated with environmental sustainability programs, Reconciliation Action Plans, Indigenous consultation and engagement, and technical knowledge of key Acts and Regulations including the Impact Assessment Act.


The position will be located at one of Kinectrics’ existing facilities in Canada (SK, ON, or NB) depending on the selected candidate and best business fit.


Accountability Objective:


Working closely with the Director, Licensing & New Technology, you will be responsible for the following key aspects:


  • Manage complex and unique relationships with existing and new clients to bring in orders that meet or exceed targets.
  • Oversee a diverse portfolio of projects. Projects are to be completed in a timely manner and profitably ensuring excellent customer service and quality.
  • Lead and motivate team members, achieving effective utilization of resources.
  • Support technical mentoring and development of employees.
  • Seek to grow the scope of services provided by the section.
  • Work closely with other business units across Kinectrics to maximize opportunities.
  • Ensure that the business strategy is well developed and based on good market and competitor knowledge. The agreed strategy is to be clearly articulated and communicated.
  • Attend and participate in industry forums and represent Kinectrics business interests in a positive manner that encourages growth of services and revenue streams.


Major Responsibilities: (This is not intended to be a complete list and other duties may be assigned by management)


Customer Relationships and Orders

  • Lead contact with customers and other external stakeholders. Manage complex relationships and conflicts/issues.
  • Ensure effective routes to market, including personal sales, and develop new business opportunities in line with orders target
  • Build relationships with and influence current and potential customers for continued and new work
  • Provide feedback and client intelligence (i.e., quality, customer satisfaction, safety, technical problems, and competitive intelligence)
  • Identify sales leads and work with sales team in sales planning, follow through and close
  • Provide technical sales support through proposals and presentations
  • Identify and support service and market development priorities


 Delivery and Profitability

  • Ensure personal and section project commitments and related technical work are completed on time, within budget, and meet standards for quality and value
  • Ensure effective project management within section
  • Ensure client satisfaction



  • Facilitate internal relationships and effective use of resources
  • Responsible for staffing and resourcing decisions, including scheduling and assigning work
  • Performs or support managerial functions such as hiring, promotion, performance reviews, pay increases, staff development and disciplinary actions in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • Identify growth and development opportunities for team members


What You Need to Succeed


Educational & Technical Competencies:



  • Requires completion of post-secondary education in a relevant field of study such as sociology, economics, political science (others will be considered). Post-graduate or other relevant vocational training is considered an asset.


Selection Criteria:

  • Able to gain the confidence of others, persuasive and comfortable working at all levels and across all functional areas in the organization.
  • Embodiment and demonstration of leadership competencies including:
  • Business/Financial Savvy
  • Customer Focus
  • Results Driven
  • Decision Making
  • Managing Relationships
  • Driving Innovation
  • Resilience
  • Adaptability
  • Leading Change
  • Learning and Growth
  • Influencing Others


Professional Experience:

  • Public communications, stakeholder engagement, or similar experience – 5 years (+/-)
  • Community engagement, indigenous consultation and engagement - 3 years (+/-)
  • Leadership of multidisciplinary teams - 3 years (+/-)
  • Customer relationship management or Marketing/Business Development - 3 years (+/-)
  • Supervisory Experience – 2-5 years (+/-)


Travel to other Kinectrics’ locations, client sites, and key industry events will be required (10-20%, or in accordance with business planning).


Kinectrics welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.