CAREERS

At B&A, we are constantly seeking innovative, collaborative, and dynamic people to help us continue to deliver outstanding results and positive impacts for the clients and communities we serve.


JOIN CANADA’S PREMIER PLANNING, DESIGN, AND ENGAGEMENT FIRM.

B&A’s Energy & Resources team is designing strategic planning solutions fuelled by collaboration and innovation to meet the emergent and evolving needs of the energy sector. We are leaders in providing approval, assessment and monitoring services to Canada’s largest energy companies, supporting due diligence, project entitlements, safe planning and development in proximity to energy infrastructure, regulatory compliance, and foresight to support operational and capital planning decisions. This position is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a fast-growing team willing to push boundaries and conventional thinking to achieve exceptional results for our clients.



ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

As a Senior Project Manager, Energy & Resources, you will oversee a diverse portfolio of strategic planning solutions, projects, and programs developed for the Energy and Resources sector and lead a skilled, diverse and growing interdisciplinary team to achieve new heights.  You’ll strategically and tactfully manage key initiatives, represent B&A with industry, and help further grow our presence through relationship management, successful and consistent project and program delivery. Reporting to a Partner Advisor, you will support the B&A way, focusing on teamwork, collaboration, problem solving, and innovation to meet and exceed all client needs and expectations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide superior project management expertise to lead and manage a portfolio of complex projects and programs across Canada.
  • Maintain and improve our program management platforms, systems, tools and processes through continuous assessment and team collaboration.
  • Lead and empower diverse inter-disciplinary teams of Urban Planners, GIS analysts, Data Scientists and Communications to support collaboration and achieve project delivery excellence.
  • Collaborate and communicate regularly with our energy sector clients ensuring attentiveness to needs and risk identification to support superior project / program delivery.
  • Engage with local government, industry and program stakeholders across Canada.
  • Support superior records management, quality control and assurance processes.
  • Foster team innovation and the advancement of our energy and resources area of expertise.
  • Support sector specific digital / print media production for broad and targeted marking initiatives
  • Support sector specific events and conferences, promotions and business development initiatives
  • Explore opportunities for providing and developing innovative solutions unique to the energy sector.


ABOUT YOU

You’re an experienced leader in the energy or resource sector, known for steering complex projects with a strategic and thoughtful approach. Your background reflects a strong blend of technical knowledge and practical experience, enabling you to navigate the intricate landscape of energy infrastructure with ease. You excel in collaborative environments, drawing on your excellent communication skills to unite teams and stakeholders toward common goals. Adaptable and forward-thinking, you’re prepared to meet the challenges of this dynamic field head-on, driven by a commitment to innovation and sustainable development.

  • A minimum of 5-8 years’ experience in project management within the energy or resource sector or equivalent, with a proven track record of managing large-scale projects.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Urban Planning, Environmental Studies, or a related field. A Master’s degree or professional certification in project management (e.g., PMP) would be considered an asset.
  • Deep understanding of the energy sector in Canada, including regulatory frameworks, damage and integrity management initiatives, operational challenges, and emerging trends.
  • Strong leadership skills, with experience managing and motivating a team of professionals.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to engage effectively with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Strategic thinker, with the ability to oversee multiple projects and make informed decisions that align with the company’s objectives and client needs.
  • Familiarity with GIS, database systems, and proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 Suite, Adobe Suite, and Microsoft SharePoint.
  • Willingness to travel as required and possession of a Class 5 license.
  • A forward-thinking and adaptable mind set for helping shape the delivery of a unique area of expertise.


ABOUT B&A

We are a dynamic, future-focused, multi-disciplinary team that believes in creating great places and spaces. We have a thirty-five year track record in helping our clients successfully achieve project approvals through conceptualization and design, strategic advice, and forward-thinking urban planning solutions. We work with a broad range of clients including land developers, landowners, governments, institutions, and energy and natural resource companies.

Our planning, design, and engagement focus is supported by expertise in visualization and analytics, sustainable and environmentally conscious practices, and strategic oversight and communications. Our core values are centered on relationships, integrity, collaboration, diversity, and our future. We offer an exciting and engaging employee-owned culture that supports your career ambitions and respects your lifestyle. Our team promotes a workplace where your contributions are recognized, and our successes are celebrated together. We love our work and our families.

We work hard, but we also have fun! As an equal-opportunity employer, our success comes from a place where collaboration, diversity and inclusion drive innovative and successful outcomes. We believe that by staying true to our values, our place can be anyone’s place.


Are you ready to grow your career? Apply Today.

Please submit your cover letter and resume via email to careers@bastudios.ca

All requested documentation is required to be considered for this opportunity.
The application deadline is March 8, 2024

Unfortunately, there are currently no positions available in our Studios at this time but we are always on the look out for awesome talent. So, if you have a sharp skill set and a passion for creating great spaces and places, please don’t hesitate to send your resume to careers@bastudios.ca. We look forward to hearing from you.

We are proud to provide

Comprehensive services to ensure the best outcome.

Our Planning Studio develops effective strategies to drive forward projects that are supportable, implementable, and award-winning.

Our Design Studio is founded on functional, sustainable, modern urban design that creates memorable and functional places and spaces.

Our Engagement Studio focuses on the design and implementation of accessible and transparent engagement strategies that help broaden project understanding.

We understand the importance of sustainability and the environment as a critical aspect of modern design.

Our team of technical experts uses data, tools, and compelling visuals to strengthen project materials.

We collaborate with clients to develop strategies and communications tools and techniques to connect with audiences.

We offer comprehensive support by analysing growth strategy trends  and how policy impacts our clients and communities.

With more than 30 years of experience, our award-winning team delivers

A customized approach across diverse areas of expertise.