JOB OFFER

Nouveau Monde Graphite strives to power the energy revolution with its green advanced graphite materials for electric vehicles and clean technologies. From its mine to its battery materials plant, NMG drives sustainability, innovation, and collaboration into every part of its business. An all-electric mine. Carbon-neutral operations. Responsibly extracted and transformed materials. A partnership approach with communities. A greener future. sustainability and supply chain traceability.

To support its future growth and development, Nouveau Monde Graphite is looking for a Manager, Indigenous Relations to support the development of engagement strategies and partnerships with Indigenous communities.

MANAGER, INDIGENOUS RELATIONS

Role & Responsibilities

Your mandate will be to: Develop relationships and facilitate the participation of the Indigenous workforce, businesses and communities in NMG’s activities; Identify and coordinate flagship partnerships and sponsorships with organizations and other stakeholders that support Indigenous community priorities; Support diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts and initiatives within the Company and its communities.

  • Ensure that the interests of Indigenous communities are understood and incorporated into all NMG activities.

  • Build strong relationships with various Indigenous community development organizations.

  • Review internal processes related to the awarding of business contracts so that Indigenous businesses are better informed of new business opportunities and tenders.

  • Update and maintain a list of Indigenous businesses in our communities and help pair Indigenous businesses with our project managers and contractors.

  • Update and maintain a list of Indigenous businesses in our communities and help pair Indigenous businesses with our project managers and contractors.

  • Maintain relationships with municipalities and regional governments to develop housing, daycares and other services for Indigenous workers.

  • Systematically communicate all job postings to Indigenous employment networks.
  • Propose and implement engagement activities with Indigenous organizations and communities to identify new opportunities for collaboration and development.

  • Establish and coordinate a bursary program for Indigenous students.

  • Manage the planning and execution phases of IT projects and requests, including needs analysis, statements of work (SOW), and the approval and tracking of project plans.
  • Support the creation of internships for all job profiles.

  • Support equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) efforts and initiatives within the Company and its communities.

Skills Profile

  • Excellent knowledge of Indigenous community issues and interests.

  • Experience with community and economic development.

  • Ability to create networks and maintain fulfilling relationships with different stakeholders.

  • Demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

  • Planning, collaboration and coordination skills.

  • Fluency in spoken and written French; English is an asset.

Working conditions

At Nouveau Monde Graphite, we are committed to build a culture where everyone feels welcome, valued, heard and has the ability to work in a respectful and inclusive environment that cares about their well-being and mental health.

As NMG strives to build a diverse and inclusive team, note that Indigenous applicants will be given preference in this recruitment process.

NMG offers a competitive compensation package. These details will be discussed with the selected applicants.

Workplace: Montréal, Saint-Michel-des-Saints, Québec and/or remote work. Occasional travel to operational sites as well as to Indigenous communities.