Positions Vacant

Asset Management Trainer and Technical Advisor

NAMS Canada is a not-for-profit association working collaboratively with municipalities, associations & communities of practice across Canada to provide training in asset management, access to asset management tools, publications & other resources.

NAMS Canada is seeking an Asset Management Trainer and Technical Advisor  to support municipalities across Canada.

Asset management is a rapidly growing sector in Canada which draws from a wide variety of skills and experience to support informed decision making for both the public and private sectors. Asset management links together a diverse range of skills from infrastructure engineers and operators, data management, risk management, community consultation, financial management and more.

NAMS Canada is looking for a motivated individual to join our team commencing September 2020. As this role is grant funded tenure will initially only be guaranteed until June 30, 2021.

The successful applicant will be working remotely so there is no defined workplace location. Most training and technical support would be provided remotely by email, phone or via web forum access. Some travel may be required. There may be an option for the successful candidate to work flexible, or non-full time, working hours based on the project requirements.

As a NAMS Canada team member you will have the opportunity to develop your project management, asset management, presentation, and technical support skills. Your role will include training and support for users of the NAMS+ tools and templates as well as fielding technical questions from subscribers.

The successful candidate will desirably have a degree or designation in a technical or business management discipline as well as experience in some or all key asset management practices, including: asset management governance, local government governance, data management, maintenance management, long term financial planning, asset reporting, risk analysis and management, and / or community consultation related to service levels.

The successful candidate must be a skilled user of technology and have excellent written and spoken English and presentation skills. Previous asset management expertise and / or successful completion of the IPWEA NAMS Canada Professional Certificate in Asset Management is essential.

Experience in delivery of training is a bonus, as is French speaking and writing skills.  Candidates must have a valid Canadian work permit.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Nicole.Allen@namscanada.org before September 30th, 2020.