Junior Consultant, Forestry Services (Forestry, Logging & Mill Operations)

Full Time

  MNP

  Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

DIFFERENT BY DESIGN
At MNP we pride ourselves on being different – it’s our entrepreneurial drive that sets us apart. It’s the same drive that’s helped us become Canada’s fastest growing national firm. We foster collaboration, value your ideas, promote based on talent, live balanced lifestyles and make time for FUN. We are one firm, one team, collaborating to support you wherever you want to take your career. 
Join the momentum. We are seeking a Consultant for our growing Forestry team. Driving business excellence, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm, our extensive experience with public sector departments and agencies, energy companies and other industry stakeholders ensures we provide the strategies these companies need to stay competitive and prosper.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Performance Expectations

  • Direct participation in program management related to forestry programs delivered by FRIAA;
  • Supporting government, industry, academic and contractor stakeholders in the delivery of forestry funding programs;
  • Tracking forestry related project activities such as reforestation, forestry improvment and other spceialized projects;
  • Collaborate and coordinate with team to align project resources and activities to project work plans; ensure projects are completed on time and on budget
  • Complete client management support activities including project status updates and project reporting
  • Communicate external findings and make recommendations to senior executives and Boards
  • Support the growth and evolution of the consulting practice with an emphasis on the forestry industry

Credentials

  • Minimum of 2 years of forestry or natural resource experience; relevant work experience would include at least one forestry discipline such as silviculture, operations, forest management, integrated resource management, wildfire management or other
  • RPF or RPFT designation is preferred
  • Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated, innovative and able to work effectively in a team environment
  • Work at client locations and periodic travel may be required

Core Competencies and Personal Characteristics

  • Integrity – professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationships
  • Energy – displays enthusiasm, optimism, drive and passion while maintaining a high level of productivity and a balanced lifestyle
  • Diversity – understands the importance of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and is respectful of individual differences
  • Communication – effectively expresses ideas and conveys information in business writing, conversations and interactions with others
  • Client Service Excellence – understands the importance of quality client service by being courteous, responding to client requests in a timely manner and monitoring satisfaction
  • Teamwork & Relationship Development – works collaboratively with team members in order to achieve a common goal and develops, maintains and strengthens relationships with others, both inside and outside the Firm
  • Accountability – takes responsibility for one’s own performance by setting clear goals and tracking progress against those goals; is highly organized and uses personal judgement and decision making
  • Flexibility – effectively manages multiple assignments, adapts to changing priorities and is able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Strategic Thinking – analyzes the Firm’s competitive position by considering market and industry trends, existing and potential clients, and strengths and weaknesses of competitors
  • Entrepreneurial – looks for and seizes profitable business opportunities and is willing to take calculated risks in order to achieve business goals
  • Fostering Innovation – develops, sponsors, and/or supports the introduction of new and improved methods, products, procedures and technologies

MYREWARDS@MNP

MNP encourages a balanced lifestyle and offers benefits that suit the way our team members work and play! In addition to a competitive salary, our MyRewards@MNP package includes paid personal days, wellness program initiatives, health and dental benefits, a group pension plan with matching contribution, firm sponsored social events and professional development assistance.

 

MNP proudly serves and responds to the needs of our clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Through partner-led engagements, we provide a collaborative, cost-effective approach to doing business, with innovative strategies to help organizations succeed across the country and around the world.


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