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Sustainability Government Indigenous Affairs Manager Job

Date: Apr 15, 2018

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: BASF

Sustainability Government Indigenous Affairs Manager-1801012

You can be part of an inclusive team of diverse talent and character. In this diversity lies our greatest strength.

At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF Canada has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2018, as well as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2018.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

The Sustainability Government Indigenous Affairs Specialist position holds responsibility for championing and implementing BASF Canada’s Sustainability, Government Relations and Indigenous Community within the overall framework of the organization’s Communications and Community Relations strategy.

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Develop, implement and manage strategy for the Sustainability and Government/Indigenous Affairs folder for BASF Canada, prioritize roll out and activities based on short, medium and long term goals
- Key contact and national champion on Indigenous Affairs and engagement for BASF Canada, manage BASF Canada's PAR applications at CCAB and ensure we achieve milestone certifications and cultural transformation
- Active engagement with key national stakeholders from business associations, government officials and sustainability advocates aimed at promoting BASF's corporate messages, brand and interests and influence relevant public policies in Canada
- Deeply understand the customers' views on sustainability topics and regulatory affairs; facilitate platform for dialogue geared towards supporting them and providing customers with relevant services and information on sustainability
- Manage regular dialogues with internal BASF businesses to prioritize and cater BASF Canada's external messaging to the business needs
- Deeply understand the customers' views on sustainability topics and regulatory affairs
- Spearhead yearly Sustainability reporting/presentation for BASF Canada in alignment with global and regional teams
- Actively position Sustainability as a source of innovation and competitive advantage, fully integrated into BASF business strategy to internal and external stakeholders
- Develop key government stakeholder listing and engagement strategy with relevant officials on the federal and provincial level
- Active engagement in CIAC as an advocate of Responsible Care practices from BASF Canada
- Support communication colleagues with sustainability and government/indigenous relations stories and content. Overall active contributor to the corporate communications team

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.


Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…
- BA or BSc with a focus on Sustainability; MBA preferred
- Minimum 10 years work experience in related areas with a minimum of 4 years in Government Relations
- Active professional social media presence
- High degree of computer and digital literacy
- Must be willing & able to constantly challenge the status quo & encourage improvement
- Bilingual French & English - written and verbal is preferred

We welcome and encourage applications from all persons. BASF has a robust policy of accommodating employees who are able to perform the essential duties of the job upon accommodation. In particular, applicants with disabilities are entitled to a recruitment process and accessible materials.

Primary Location: CA-ON-Mississauga
Function: PRCO - Public Relations, Communication & Government Affairs
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: NT/M-Communications

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