Apply with Indeed here with cover letter and resume by Jun 4, 2023.
Join us! We’re passionate about making progress on climate action and committed to making a positive difference in communities. Keen to join a caring, capable, and committed team doing great work on the path to Net Zero? Please apply with a cover letter and resume.
About the Metro Vancouver Zero Emissions Innovation Centre
Seeded by a $21.7 million federal endowment, the Zero Emission Innovation Centre (ZEIC) is a purpose-built charitable organization dedicated to market transformation and enabling zero carbon communities and economies across the region and province. ZEIC is part of the Low Carbon Cities Canada (LC3) Network established by the Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.
ZEIC’s vision is that, together, we enable a new era of climate action and innovation for an inclusive, prosperous, and healthy zero carbon future in our region by 2050. We advance urban climate solutions in the green building, transportation, and renewable energy sectors through (1) partnerships and collaborations, (2) impact investment, (3) granting, and (4) education, training, and capacity-building.
Working with governments, Indigenous partners, industry, and others, we support ambitious climate policy, address barriers, and catalyze, accelerate, and scale innovation to strengthen equitable and resilient communities for current and future generations. To deliver impact, we:
ZEIC’s strategic directions align with provincial, regional, and local climate action plans. Our programs help communities make progress towards their 2030 emissions reduction targets. Equity, long-term affordability, community health and well-being, environmental protection, and economic development are integral to how we develop and deliver our climate action programs.
About ZEIC’s Zero Emissions Building Exchange Program Area
The Zero Emissions Building Exchange (ZEBx) is a program of ZEIC that specializes in the decarbonization of new and existing buildings. It serves as an industry Centre of Excellence that strengthens the public, private, and civic capacities for zero-emissions buildings in Vancouver and throughout British Columbia. Working closely with industry and governments, ZEBx facilitates knowledge exchange between a variety of practitioners in the building industry and maintains a community of practice through events, resource development and communications. It acts as a hub, interconnecting industry silos, and collaborates with industry associations, governments, utilities, researchers, educational institutions, suppliers and global experts.
Working within the broader ZEIC building sector team, the ZEBx Program Manager will be part of a cross-functional, inter-disciplinary team striving to accelerate adoption of high-performance building targets by local governments through industry capacity-building initiatives, outreach, engagement and collaborative projects.
The Manager will contribute thought leadership, program planning, implementation expertise, a spirit of innovation, creativity, teamwork, and collaboration to a growing team of highly motivated professionals.
The position will report to the Director of ZEBx and building programs and will lead initiatives involving cross-functional project teams that may include other staff from within ZEIC and/or external partners and contributors. The position may have supervisory responsibilities and will manage external consultants and/or contractors.
This is a temporary full-time position for a 3 year term, with a possibility for extension subject to availability of funding for ongoing program activities. The position requires a hybrid work arrangement involving both work from home and office. Occasional evening and/or weekend work may be required as part of program-related events.
Duties and responsibilities:
Education and Experience
A degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in planning, engineering, architecture or related field;
A minimum of:
Or a combination of the above-noted education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Please apply on Indeed with cover letter and resume by Jun 4, 2023.