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Senior Social Scientist Bc Canada

Experience: 0-0 yrs. | Salary: As per Company Norms Posted on: Sep 5, 2018

Job Description

Senior Social Scientist
Required for a young social science research firm in Canada with an indigenous focus. Much of our work involves aboriginal rights and title, land use and occupancy studies, socio economic studies and land use planning. We are seeking a full-time senior social scientist to join our fast-growing team in downtown Victoria. Our organization promotes a strong team environment and is looking for leaders to help our team continue to grow and develop. Applicants must be enthusiastic about motivating, guiding, and encouraging junior team members.
Job Description
As a senior member of the team, the successful candidate will be responsible for project management, working with clients and overseeing junior members. Duties will include gathering and analyzing primary data sets.
This position will require travel as necessary.
Minimum Requirements
• MA in anthropology, history or related social science
• 10+ years of experience working with Indigenous communities
• Experience working on site or in the field with Indigenous community members in Canada
• 5+ years of experience liaising with Indigenous governments and clients
• 5+ years of experience mentoring junior staff
• Report writing
• Primary research and analysis Skills and Knowledge
• Excellent oral and written communication skills (e.g., interviewing, note-taking, and letter and report writing)
• Able to conduct senior review of reports and figures
• Strong research skills
• Able to conduct oneself in a professional manner, and demonstrate confidentiality, diplomacy, and tact in a wide variety of situations
• Cultural sensitivity and awareness
• Informed about Indigenous issues in Canada (historical and contemporary)
• Able to establish and maintain productive and positive relationships with Indigenous governments and community members
• Able to work within a multi-disciplinary project team environment in the field
• Highly motivated to adapt to a rapidly changing environment, and to plan and organize numerous projects
• Promotes a safety culture and possesses strong safety management skills
• Able to operate all-terrain equipment is an asset
• Environmental assessment knowledge or experience is an asset
Please apply by September 21, 2018.
Employment: Full time.
Compensation: Dependent on experience.
Salary: As per Company Norms
Industry: Overseas

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