Posted: 30 May 2018
Since the Fisheries Council of Canada was established in 1915, the Council has been the national voice for Canada’s commercial fisheries. Member companies are processors who process the majority of Canada’s fish and seafood production. Members include small, medium and larger-sized companies along with Indigenous enterprises that harvest fish in Canada’s three oceans and inland waters. FCC members take pride in being key employers in their communities, providing jobs and creating an economic base for other local businesses.
FCC promotes a healthy resource and works to develop an economically sound, market-driven, competitively-structured industry that offers harvesters, employees, and processors secure and stable opportunities and a sustainable future.
The Council is under new leadership with a growth mandate to increase the Ottawa presence and profile of the Council and its members. It is a small but energetic organization.
About the role:
This position supports the Council’s work on a variety of policy and regulatory issues relevant to the Canadian fisheries sector.
Reporting to the President, the Manager, Policy & Regulatory Affairs, conducts analyses and assists with policy development relating to issues, including but not limited to, fisheries management, trade, market access, food regulation, marine conservation, climate change, competitiveness, labour, and more.
The Manager, Policy & Regulatory Affairs, will gather information, conduct analysis, produce summaries and support the FCC President in the Council’s advocacy and policy work. The Manager, Policy & Regulatory Affairs, will also liaise with government stakeholders and industry experts to support the development and delivery of FCC advocacy.
This role is of primary importance in ensuring that Council policy positions are based on relevant analysis, sound policy and member direction and are consistent with the Council’s strategic priorities.
About the Job:
Information gathering and analysis
Supporting Policy Development
What you Bring:
Fluency in both French and English would be an asset
Please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com
Deadline: 22 June 2018
Any questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
FCC is committed to ensuring fair and inclusive employment practices. On request, we provide accommodation for applicants with disabilities in accordance with the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. If you require accommodation, please advise us. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.