Social & Environmental Impact Specialist

Back to Blogs Posted: October 21, 2021
BC Liquor Distribution Branch
Published
October 21, 2021
Location
Burnaby, Canada
Job Type
Level of Experience
Established professional

Description

At the Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) our vision of ‘Service. Relationships. Results.’ is all about providing a valued service, building strong relationships with our stakeholders, and achieving greater results for the province.

The LDB is one of two branches of government responsible for the cannabis and liquor industry of B.C. We operate the wholesale distribution of beverage alcohol and non-medical cannabis within the province, as well as the household retail brands of BC Liquor Stores and BC Cannabis Stores.

We employ nearly 5,000 people in over 200 communities and have hundreds of career opportunities spanning our entire wholesale, retail and corporate operations – from supply chain logistics, to high-tech solutions, and everything in between. The LDB has been named one of BC’s Top Employers 12 times over for offering exceptional places to work, flexible work hours and earned days off, extended health and dental benefits, maternity and parental leave top-up payments, a pension program, in-house professional and leadership development, and subsidies for professional accreditation.

Corporate Strategic Services (CSS) plays a critical role in supporting the entire organization. Comprised of Corporate Communications and Stakeholder Relations, Policy and Information, Privacy and Access Services, Sourcing and Vendor Performance, Strategy & Business Transformation and the Project Management Office, CSS is driven by customer-service and taking action to advise, consult and support each business area throughout the LDB.

The CSS team is comprised of approximately 50 staff. What brings CSS together as a team is the ability to work together to support both the operational areas of the business and other support areas (e.g. Corporate Operations, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology). The group has a strategic lens with a focus on ensuring the organization aligns and complies with corporate priorities, policies, legislation, best practices, and government mandate.

The Environmental & Social Impact Specialist (ESIS) is responsible for managing and coordinating activities related to the LDB’s social impact program. This position conducts research and analysis of business, operations and other requirements, prepares business cases, and provides options and recommendations related to environmental sustainability & social impact initiatives, programs and processes.

The ESIS collaborates with colleagues, internal and external clients, and IT professionals to design, fine-tune, implement and trouble-shoot projects, initiatives and process improvement implementations related to social impact and environmental initiatives.

The ESIS applies social responsibility and environmental expertise and experience in the operation of business processes to contribute to business improvement projects.

A criminal record check is required.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job description, also located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

An eligibility list for permanent or temporary future opportunities may be established.

Position Requirements:

Education and Experience:

Degree or diploma in business administration, environmental sustainability, or related discipline and significant related experience* in business operations.

* Significant related experience must have occurred in the last 8 years and must include the following:

  • Five years of experience conducting projects/initiatives to improve operational processes.
  • Two years of experience with sustainability initiatives.
  • Guiding the development of new sustainability, business, or technology processes/solutions.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Reading, interpreting and applying documented information and seeking clarification where required.
  • Experience with Visio or flow-charting software.
  • Volunteer experience with sustainability initiatives/programs/organizations.
  • Experience delivering corporate communications.

How to Apply & Application Requirements:

In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined in the Position Requirements section above. Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies as outlined in the attached Job Description.

A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

For specific position-related enquiries, please contact Bryan Taylor, HR Advisor, Human Resource Services at 604 252 6386.

Only applications submitted using the BC Public Service Recruitment System on this website will be accepted. For more information about how to create or update your profile, please refer to the attached Application Instructions or refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca before the stated closing time, and they will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:00pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.

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