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Schedule : 37.5 hours/week

Remote work

Location: Laurentians and surrounding areas

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is the country’s unifying force for nature. We seek solutions to the twin crises of rapid biodiversity loss and climate change through large-scale, permanent land conservation. As a trusted partner, we work with people, communities, businesses and government to protect and care for our most important natural areas. Since 1962, we have brought Canadians together to conserve and restore more than 15 million hectares. NCC is a registered charity. With nature, we build a thriving world. To learn more, visit natureconservancy.ca

Why do we need you?

Under the supervision of the director for western Quebec, the project manager will be responsible for planning and carrying out priority activities for conservation in the natural area of the Laurentians corridors. Thus, you will become a project manager for the protection and management of natural environments by playing a proactive role within a solid work team.


Main TASKS (90% office, 10% field)

  • Develop and carry out conservation projects based on regional priorities in order to protect key habitats, ensure connectivity and promote the recovery of species in precarious situations.
  • Negotiate with landowners to establish the structure of real estate transactions and complete them (acquisition, discount sale, donation, ecological donation, conservation easement, etc.).
  • Supervise the field work of project coordinators, interns and volunteers to ensure the maintenance of the ecological integrity of protected properties.
  • Manage budgets and monitor the progress of Laurentian corridor projects in order to comply with internal rules and donor requirements.
  • Mandate external consultants and professionals according to the expertise necessary for the success of the activities under his supervision (e.g. assessors, notaries, ornithologists, botanists, wildlife experts, building demolition experts, etc.).
  • Represent NCC in external relations and with the public in order to promote projects taking place in its region and to support partner initiatives.
  • Raise funds from donors and funding programs to support the activities of his team.


SKILLS Sought

  • Experience in project management related to the environmental field.
  • Experience in managing employees.
  • Ease of speaking in public and popularizing scientific information.
  • Mastery of Excel spreadsheet and dynamic cross tables.
  • Proactivity, sense of organization and ability to identify priorities.
  • Ability to monitor several projects happening at the same time and adapt to unforeseen circumstances.
  • Valid driving license for travel in the Laurentians and Eastern Outaouais.

Professional qualities which constitute an ASSET

  • Excellent understanding of French, both written and spoken.
  • Knowledge of legal conservation tools.
  • Knowledge related to the forestry sector.
  • Knowledge of species in precarious situations and their habitats.
  • Ability to use geomatics tools and find your way around the Laurentians and Eastern Outaouais territory.

What NCC offers you:

  • Group insurance, medical and dental expenses, virtual health care, employee assistance program
  • Collective RRSP (NCC pays a contribution equivalent to that of employees up to 5-6% of their gross income)
  • Three weeks off, plus one week during the holiday season, 12 public holidays, 10 sick days, and two nature days to enjoy the great outdoors!
  • Flexibility in the way of working
  • Office and field equipment provided
  • Continuing training
  • Inclusive workplace
  • Participate in the promotion of a great cause : the conservation of natural environments!

To apply

NCC subscribes to the principle of employment equity. If you are interested in joining our team, send us a cover letter, your resume and your salary expectations through the Work with Us section of our website by July 12th, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

NCC encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations will be provided upon request to all individuals taking part in the various aspects of the recruitment process.

We value and integrate diverse heritages, traditions, knowledge and experiences in our mission and in our workplaces. We celebrate the full participation of people from all backgrounds in achieving our shared goals. We strive to create a conservation movement in which equity, diversity, and inclusion are the norm. This is our commitment: to promote the good health of people and communities, as well as that of the planet, for the good of