NAMS Canada is seeking an Asset Management 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 sector. 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 full time commencing September 2018. As this role is grant funded tenure will initially only be guaranteed until Dec 31, 2019.
The successful applicant will be working remotely so there is no defined workplace location. Most technical support would be provided remotely by email, phone or via web forum access. 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.PLUS 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 August 7, 2018.
The position is offered with funding support provided under the Municipal Asset Management Program, delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and funded by the Government of Canada.