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Senior Manager, Innovation and Sustainability


Forestry Innovation Investment

Vancouver, BC, CA

5 months ago
bachelors degree

Job Description


Forestry Innovation Investment Ltd. (FII) is a B.C. Crown agency with a mandate to develop and diversify markets for B.C. forest products around the world as well as promote provincial forest practices and the environmental merits of wood products. FII is pleased to offer an exciting career opportunity as the Senior Manager, Innovation and Sustainability within the Wood First team based in our Vancouver office. The Wood First program focuses on improving wood use in innovative construction technologies, decarbonizing the built environment and supporting healthy living, work and community spaces here in B.C. to help position B.C. as a world leader in advanced wood construction and design. The Senior Manager is responsible for market intelligence and analyses, research and business development initiatives for new products, building systems and domestic markets. Working with industry, government, academic and professional organizations, the Senior Manager manages a collective knowledge bank of innovative building, carbon mitigation and wellness solutions. As an excellent communicator with strong relationship building and project management capabilities, the Senior Manager works cross-functionally to communicate tangible analyses and results in a clear and compelling way. We are looking for someone with demonstrated experience in sustainability topics such as operating and embodied carbon, biophilia, high performance buildings, prefabrication, resilience, Life Cycle Assessment tools, as well as the role of different green building rating systems. This position requires eight plus years of recent, comprehensive related experience supplemented by a post-secondary degree in Business Administration, Architecture, Construction and the Environment, Urban Planning, Sustainability Planning, Climate Change Science, Environmental Sciences, or related field. Excellent research, analytical, report writing, and project management skills are required along with the ability to synthesize and summarize large amounts of information into concise summary materials and reports. If you are passionate about wood innovation and sustainability in the built environment, are committed to a collaborative team approach, have the demonstrated skills and experience along with initiative and great interpersonal communication skills, we would like to hear from you. We offer a hybrid work environment, competitive salary, and comprehensive benefits package. Please view the job description and qualifications at, prior to submitting your resume and cover letter electronically, in confidence, along with salary expectations, to FII is committed to providing a healthy, safe and inclusive workplace where respect and diversity are recognized assets. FII encourages and welcomes applications from qualified; women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, individuals with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference.