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Lafarge Canada Inc. is Canada’s largest provider of solutions to the construction and development industry. With more than 6000 employees across Canada, our mission is to provide construction solutions that build better cities and communities. The cities where Canadians live, work, and raise their families along with the infrastructure that supports their communities such as roads, bridges, transportation links, water, and waste management benefit from the solutions provided by Lafarge.
We are actively looking for a Manager: Communications and Public Affairs (Quebec) based out of our office in Montreal. Reporting to the Director, Communications and Public Affairs, the successful candidate will be accountable for raising public and regulatory awareness of Lafarge Canada Inc., and providing strategic communications and brand development support to our business and functional units, with a specific focus on our operations in Quebec.
For more information, please visit www.lafarge-na.com/careers
The University of Calgary is seeking a Director, Government Relations to lead the university's government relations activities. The ideal candidate is an innovative and experienced individual with a proven track record of advocacy success. Reporting to the Associate Vice-President (Government and Community Engagement), the Director, Government Relations is a key member of the Government and Community Engagement team (GCE). S/he leads the university's Government Relations Office and manages the institution's day-to-day government relations activities. The position is suited for an experienced individual who can provide solid leadership and effective management in all areas of advocacy, project management and administration.
As part of the broader GCE team, the Government Relations Office is mandated to position the university as a key partner with governments by developing and furthering the university's relationships with the three levels of government, and to promote to governments the university's perspectives, positions and priorities. It fosters and supports the university's overall engagement with government.
The GCE is led by the Associate Vice-President (Government and Community Engagement) and has strong working relationships with other university units, including other units within the University Relations Division (Alumni, Strategic Communications, and Marketing), the Office of the President and the Senior Leadership Team.
The University of Calgary is a leading Canadian university located in the nation's most enterprising city. The university has a clear strategic direction to become one of Canada's top five research universities by 2016, where research and innovative teaching go hand in hand, and where we fully engage the communities we both serve and lead. This strategy is called Eyes High, inspired by the university's Gaelic motto, which translates as 'I will lift up my eyes'. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.
Qualifications / Requirements:
Application Deadline: January 31, 2014
To apply please visit our Careers Page and view Job ID #5574 or follow this link Director, Government Relations.
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