Indigenous Relations Manager
Colliers International
Calgary , AB, CA
6d ago


Be Community-Minded. BE Enterprising. BE Authentic . Be all that and more at Colliers Project Leaders. Join our team as a Indigenous Relations Manager in Alberta.

As Colliers Project Leaders continues to grow and attract exciting projects, we help our clients succeed by helping them build and improve communities.

We do this by collaborating with partners, sharing innovative ideas and understanding the communities we work in.

We’re looking for a leader that can build relationships and collaborate with Indigenous organizations to improve infrastructure and buildings in a variety of communities across Alberta.

Identify opportunities and lead your team while guiding clients through project goals.

Be a part of the solution to help improve and bring communities together.

In this role, you’ll join our team of experts who lead major capital building and infrastructure projects. Working with Indigenous communities in Alberta our team gets to be part of bringing meaningful change by providing access to housing, education and healthcare where people live, delivering clean drinking water, and fostering opportunities for economic participation and environmental stewardship.


  • Consult directly with community leaders and stakeholders, funding partners, design and construction professionals to plan and implement capital building and infrastructure projects.
  • Use your technical expertise in project planning, design and construction to resolve complex project challenges.
  • Your clients will trust you and rely on your knowledge, skills and expertise to achieve their community or organizational goals and objectives.
  • Understand and represent your clients’ best interests regarding project outcomes.
  • Lead your project teams with your ability to manage change, communicate and coordinate between multiple stakeholders, resolve issues, and deliver projects on time and on budget.
  • Maintain strong relationships with existing and prospective clients and respond to new business opportunities with support from the Business Development Team, Principal or Regional Vice President.
  • Strive to develop, supportive, respectful, and positive working and learning environments for Indigenous Peoples.
  • Qualifications

  • 15 years of experience as a Project Manager, representing owners to multiple stakeholders in the delivery of projects of varying size and scope in municipal or provincial infrastructure projects.
  • An equivalent combination of academic and practical experience.
  • A university degree or diploma in engineering considered an asset.
  • Professional industry credentials such as PMP, P.Eng., CET or similar industry recognized designation is considered a strong asset.
  • Effective leadership and organizational skills with the ability to influence others and successfully provide solutions to a variety of client, project and technical requests.
  • Previous experience working with a variety of client groups in both the public and private sectors, including First Nations, Tribal Councils and Indigenous community groups and organizations, will be considered an asset.
  • A strong desire to grow the business presence in the local market and expand the team to meet company growth targets.
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