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Business Analyst, Indigneous Relations

Date: Feb 4, 2019

Location: Calgary, AB, CA

Company: TransCanada

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Business Analyst, Indigneous Relations

Reference Code: 57233

Location: Canada (CA)  - Calgary, AB  
Job Category: Community/Land/Aboriginal Relations
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is not eligible for our relocation program


General Information

Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Governance, Indigenous Relations, the Team Lead, Governance, will provide day-to-day direction to the IR Governance Team.  The successful candidate will assume a key role in the implementation, continuous improvement and ongoing management of business processes, procedures, tools, and performance metrics to support the effective and efficient delivery of the Indigenous Relations Program.  The successful candidate will work closely with the Indigenous Relations Management team to support business planning and cost management, and with subject matter experts through continuous improvement.  The successful candidate will also work with the Environment and Land governance teams on key initiatives, as well as key internal stakeholder groups.  The candidate will have a keen understanding of the legal landscapes and regulatory frameworks that inform TransCanada’s approach to Indigenous Relations.  The candidate should also bring knowledge of Indigenous cultures and histories.



  • Work with Indigenous Relations Manager(s) to implement and continuously improve the Indigenous Relations Program;
  • Consult with subject matter experts to develop and /or enhance processes, practices and tactics;
  • Engage with internal stakeholders to optimize processes and procedures to provide consistency and alignment in the delivery of Indigenous Relations across Business Units;
  • Design and manage Indigenous Relations scorecard, metrics and reporting;
  • Support implementation of risk assessment and management tools;
  • Manage training matrices for Indigenous Relations Program and assist in delivering training;
  • Identify opportunities, provide recommendations, and implement process improvements to enhance effective delivery of the Indigenous Relations Program;
  • Lead commitment tracking for Indigenous Relations; and
  • Assist Indigenous Relations Engagement and Regulatory team members, with project delivery and cost management, as required; and
  • Support development of assurance protocols and processes for Indigenous Relations Program;
  • Coordinate the Indigenous Relations Program Review Committee;
  • Other business related duties as required.



  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills;
  • Strong understanding of strategy development, risk assessment, systems, business planning and implementation;
  • Demonstrated decision-making, leadership, planning and organizational skills;
  • Sound knowledge of project management concepts and principles;
  • Clear understanding of Indigenous community engagement across the lifecycle of pipeline and power business activities, an asset;
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, written and presentation skills;
  • Ability to work independently and take a pro-active approach to problem identification and resolution;
  • Ability to work in a team environment and collaboratively with internal stakeholders and business units;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic work environment; and
  • Innovative and self-motivated.


Education /Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree, at minimum, from an accredited university in a relevant area of study;
  • Six to eight years of progressive experience in process and system development, business planning, and project management;
  • Working knowledge of Indigenous cultures, histories, and rights across jurisdictions coupled with experience working directly with Indigenous communities; 
  • Knowledge and experience working with diverse cultures an asset; and
  • Experience with SAP modules BPC, PPM, Power BI, Sharepoint, Visio, and Microsoft Projects preferred.

*Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.

Applicants must have legal authorization to work in the country in which the position is based with no restrictions.

TransCanada is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to provide employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or disability. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available on request during the recruitment process. Applicants with disabilities can request accessible formats or communication supports by contacting

All positions require background screening. Some include criminal and/or credit checks in order to comply with regulations.

Please apply to this posting by 02/18/2019. To apply, please visit through your desktop or laptop. Use reference code 57233. Only applications submitted through the TransCanada Careers website will be acknowledged.

TransCanada is an equal opportunity employer.

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