Senior Advisor, Communications - Projects & Assets
Rene-Levesque Ouest, 455 boul, Montreal, QC, CA
6d ago

Job Description

Our Projects & Assets Communications Team provides communications expertise and counsel to SNC-Lavalin throughout a project’s lifecycle.

We are looking for a fluently-bilingual (English and French) communications professional to join us in overseeing the end-

to-end communications function for new bids, awarded projects and assets under our management. Our ideal candidate is someone who has experience in public-

facing communications roles and can draw on their community engagement, stakeholder relations and issues management experience to develop proposal content and communications plans that are clear, actionable and measurable.


  • Acting as the communications representative on a multi-disciplinary bid team, responsible for interpreting and understanding our clients’ requirements and advocating for them throughout the proposal phase.
  • Write proposal content that is clear, compelling and conveys to our potential clients the communications expertise our team can offer on large, complex infrastructure projects.
  • Create detailed budgets for projects that have communications requirements.
  • Research the demographics, media landscape, political environments and socio-economic conditions in the jurisdictions where we work to inform proposal writing and communications strategy.
  • Provide communications support and counsel to project teams during the start-up phase of awarded projects. Liaise with corporate communications colleagues to promote project announcements and milestones as well as innovations, human-
  • interest stories and successes that can be shared.

  • When necessary, collaborate with corporate communications colleagues to manage media requests.

    Strategic Planning : Demonstrated ability to create, implement and evaluate strategic communications plans that are compliant and respond to our clients’ needs.

    Community and Stakeholder Relations : Strong background in community and stakeholder relations with experience planning and executing public awareness campaigns, hosting public meetings and dealing with questions and concerns from members of the public, to name a few.

    Research & Writing : Outstanding writer and editor who can use their command of both the English and French languages to create content that is succinct and clear as well as persuasive and engaging.

    Media : Experience providing media relations expertise and counsel to senior leaders and technical professionals.

    Event Planning : Planning, budgeting and executing large media events.

    Issues Management : Experience identifying, mitigating and managing issues, particularly those with high public profile.

    Essential Skills / Competencies :

  • Fluent (written and verbal) in French and English;
  • University degree in Communications or Public Relations (or other relevant education);
  • Minimum of 7 years of communications experience leading communications;
  • Previous work on large or high public profile projects and / or relatable experience in a role that had direct interaction with or impact on stakeholders and the public is essential.
  • Focus on proactively developing and proposing solutions and results;
  • Collaborative, flexible and able to manage workload in an environment where priorities and deadlines can change;
  • Ability to work effectively in a self-directed manner, as well as part of a team;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work in an often virtual’ environment where colleagues and partners are located in other provinces and countries;
  • Exceptional planning and writing skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • We kindly request that all CVs be submitted in French and English.


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    class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

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