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3544 – Business Lead (Calgary, Alberta)

Position: 3544 - Business Lead (Calgary, Alberta)
Term: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: March 7, 2020
Job Start Date: Open Until Filled
Job Location: Calgary

SLR is a leading global consulting firm providing environmental and advisory solutions.  We provide our clients with advice and support from a network of dynamic, responsive and growing offices in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Australia and Africa.  SLR teams provide consulting and advisory services to various sectors including oil & gas, industry, built environment, federal government infrastructure, mining & minerals, power, and infrastructure.

Our “One Team” culture is the foundation on which our company is built. Our culture has been cherished and nurtured through almost 30 years of growth, more than 20 mergers and acquisitions, and expansion to five operating regions. The health and safety of our staff, clients, business partners and communities where we operate is central to that culture

SLR offers rewarding careers to all of its staff and values and rewards customer care and commitment as well as technical expertise. SLR provides a healthy and dynamic work environment, challenging career opportunities and competitive compensation and benefit packages. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunities for personal and professional growth, come shape your ambitions with SLR.

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About SLR Calgary:

SLR in Canada has been actively growing through both strategic hires and acquisitions. The Calgary office represents a focus area for growth and as a result we have reached capacity in our current location and are moving to a new location in the beltline in February 2020. This new location will support our continued growth and diversification of both our service lines and our sectors.


With SLR’s continued growth in Calgary, we have an opportunity for a highly motivated senior professional with excellent business development, management, technical, client service and people skills to lead the growth of our operations. A consulting background in biophysical sciences, hydrogeology, hydrology, risk assessment or liability management is preferred as these represent focused areas for future growth.

The right candidate will demonstrate an aptitude and interest in providing leadership, coaching and mentoring staff. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent technical, client service and people skills to join our team. The ideal candidate will be located at our Calgary office and should have strong ties to the environmental community.


  • Business Development – Collaborate with SLR’s leadership to lead the growth strategy for the Calgary office. Marketing of established and developing technical services to clients
  • Operations Management – Financial performance, strategic hire recruitment and retention, coaching, health and safety leadership
  • Technical Delivery – Preparation and review of technical correspondence, reports, work plans and project specifications
  • Communication – Collaboration with colleagues across the firm including senior managers, technical discipline and business sector leaders, and operations managers in a one-team approach

Technical Skills / Abilities / Experience:

  • Minimum 15 years of experience in environmental consulting with a strong technical background
  • Business planning and Client/Account Management experience
  • Staff management, time management, project planning and written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to quality, detail and accuracy

Education / Qualifications / Memberships:

  • Engineering, geoscientist or environmental science degree, technological diploma (R.P.Bio, P.Eng., P.Geo, P.Ag.)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Professional status or eligibility for professional status in AB, additional credentials in other provinces is an asset

Personal Attributes:

  • Self-motivated and able to work autonomously
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Optimistic and positive attitude
  • Cooperative spirit with colleagues and management
  • Reliable, flexible and adaptable

Job Benefits  & Perks:

SLR values our staff and we look to provide a supportive and collaborative working culture. Joining SLR, you will get the chance to work with a large number of well-respected industry leaders throughout the company. Successful candidates will be offered an attractive salary package, global interaction with SLR staff and an innovative benefits program with a strong focus on targeted professional development. You will be a part of a large growing team with a strong focus on flexible working conditions.

Cultural fit and shared vision is very important to SLR. We want to grow our team around the right people. If you are creative yet still detail focused, enthusiastic and love what you do we’d love to hear from you.

How to Apply Details:
To apply for this position, please submit your resume (with job title and office location in the subject line) to Human Resources at or online at SLR Careers:

We thank all those who apply, however, only selected candidates will be contacted for interviews.

SLR Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. For details of our equal opportunities policy please contact a member of our HR team.

How To Apply: Online, Email

SLR Consulting (Canada) Ltd.


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