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Husky Energy Sr Communications Advisor in AB, Canada

/One of Husky’s advantages is that we are an integrated oil and gas company. From exploration to development, production, refining and marketing, we’ve got it all! Combine this with a range of learning and development tools and an inclusive work environment, and you are well-positioned for a successful career at Husky.

We have training, mentoring and career development programs and resources to help you develop both personally and professionally – as an employee or a leader. We offer many internal leadership and business skills courses along with tuition reimbursement programs for qualified employees. Every year, a significant number of our employees are able to take on new roles within the company thanks to our strong focus on hands-on learning and development./

Husky is currently looking for aSr. Communications Advisorto join their Corporate Affairs department at their Calgary, AB location.

The Senior Communications Advisor reports into the Senior Manager, Corporate Communications and provides strategic counsel and support to allocated client groups, playing a key role in the development and execution of communication plans and activities that ensure alignment with Husky’s strategy and values.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Provides strategic communications counsel to HR and EPPM leaders that helps to further advance each BU’s goals and objectives.

  • Develop and coordinate annual communication plans including core messages, tools, and roll out recommendations.

  • Consult with internal clients to determine communication needs and determine best practices.

  • Support various HR initiatives including Diversity and Inclusion, Health & Benefits, Total Rewards, Organizational Effectiveness, Leadership Development, Onboarding and support of the new SAP SuccessFactors program.

  • Develop and/or lead the creation of internal content for HuskyNet and various Sharepoint Community sites, as well as any BU specific collateral.

  • Support the Engineering, Procurement and Project Management group on essential communications, such as Town Hall meetings.

Our ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations or Journalism is required

  • Master’s Degree in Communications or Business Administration is an asset

  • Change Management/Organizational Effectiveness certification

  • Membership/Accreditation with Canadian Public Relations Society or International Association of Business Communicators

  • Minimum of 8-10 years working as a trusted communications advisor with senior stakeholders in corporate client groups.

  • Proven experience in developing and implementing strategic communications plans.

  • Knowledge of emerging technologies

  • Knowledge of oil and gas industry

  • Ability to build strong relationships with key client groups and work collaboratively with broader communications team.

  • Proven expertise in managing multiple client groups, priorities and projects at the same time.

  • Strong analytical, writing and verbal communication skills along with strong public speaking/presentations skills is required

  • Strong proficiency in the following software systems is required:

o Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

o SharePoint

Please note that you will need to submit a recent resume and cover letter along with written samples of recent projects or communication you have managed.

Examples could include:

  • Design or communication pertaining to

o the roll out of training programs

o the launch of pension / benefit models

o M&A and cultural transformation

o Knowledge of emerging technologies

o Best practices in the field (provide examples of implementation, if any)

  • Communication of company wide plans (design and rollout)

Please note that pre-employment background checks are pre-conditions to Husky employment offers and must be completed successfully before you are confirmed to start with Husky.

At Husky, we respect diversity and embrace an inclusive culture. We value uniqueness and different perspectives as they play a critical role in our success. To achieve this, individuals are selected based on qualifications, merit, and abilities and we encourage applications from everyone including visible minorities, Aboriginal people, women, and persons with disabilities.

Husky Energy is an integrated Canadian energy company. It is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, and is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol HSE. The Company operates Upstream and Downstream business segments, with operations in Canada, the United States, China and Indonesia.

Husky's balanced growth strategy focuses on consistent execution, disciplined financial management and safe and reliable operations.

Interested candidates must apply online at: Only those candidates who apply via Husky's online application process can be considered. We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.


Job: *Communications

Title: Sr Communications Advisor

Location: CAN-AB-Calgary

Requisition ID: 00139229-20190508