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Manager, Social Research Projects

Landmark Resource Management Ltd.
Victoria, British Columbia (CA)
$100,000-$120,000 per year + benefits
Closing date
Oct 29, 2022

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Position Type
Cultural Resource Management
General Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology
Full Time
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Landmark Resource Management Ltd. is currently accepting applications for a Manager, Social Research Projects, to join our growing team in downtown Victoria.

About Us

Landmark Resource Management Ltd. (“Landmark”) is a boutique professional services and research firm that works with Indigenous communities, industry, and government to address environmental, social, and governance (“ESG”) subject matters. Much of our work supports the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (“UNDRIP”) with a focus on Aboriginal rights and title, land use and occupancy studies, socio-economic studies, land use planning, stakeholder engagement, and industry and community relations.

We are seeking a Manager, Social Research Projects, to mentor our junior researchers/project coordinators to build on the nuances of looking at the big picture, developing the thought processes and providing defendable recommendations. Landmark promotes a strong team environment and looks for leaders to help our organization grow and develop.

This position will require travel as directed by Landmark’s clients.

Ideal Candidate:

  • MA in anthropology, history or related social science
  • 10+ years of experience working with Indigenous communities, government, or industry
  • Experience working on-site or in the field with Indigenous and remote communities
  • 5+ years of experience mentoring junior staff
  • Report writing
  • Primary research and analysis

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Able to conduct oneself professionally and demonstrate confidentiality, diplomacy, and tact in a wide variety of situations
  • Understand quality assurance & quality control elements
  • Able to conduct senior review of reports and figures
  • Able to establish and maintain productive and positive relationships with Indigenous governments and community members
  • Able to operate all-terrain equipment is an asset
  • Able to work within a multi-disciplinary project team environment
  • Cultural sensitivity and awareness
  • Environmental assessment knowledge or experience is an asset
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (e.g., interviewing, note-taking, and letter and report writing)
  • Highly motivated to adapt to a rapidly changing environment and to plan and organize numerous projects
  • Informed about Indigenous issues in Canada (historical and contemporary)
  • Promotes a safety culture and possesses strong safety management skills

Working for Landmark:

Landmark strives to build diverse teams that reflect the communities we work in. We encourage applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups, including women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, people identifying as LGBTQ2+, veterans, and people with disabilities.

  • Work a flexible work week from home and in our dog-friendly office located in Bastion Square.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Healthcare coverage with flexible personal and sick days.
  • Annual budget for you to spend on education.
  • Living-out allowance when in the field.
  • Corporate social events and functions to foster team connection.
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