Foresight Canada is a growing organization with an exciting mission: accelerating the growth and impact of cleantech ecosystems across Canada. We bring together industry, government, academia, investors, and innovators together to address today’s most urgent climate issues. Join us!
We’re looking for an Innovation Project Manager for BC’s Mining Sector Net Zero Initiatives to help build Foresight’s BC Cleantech Ecosystem.
The BC Cleantech Ecosystem is a hub and node network focused on scaling specific cleantech sectors and regions to break down silos, scale technologies, and increase local economic development. We’re looking for a project manager with experience in the mining sector, and excellent communication and research skills to help with the deployment of our cleantech ecosystem development program in British Columbia.
As a member of our team, you will report to the Director, British Columbia. This role will include working within the broader mining ecosystem to build partnerships, identify innovative opportunities, host ecosystem events, and coordinate cross functional projects and team activities with the broader Foresight team on accelerator programs, innovation challenges, and research projects. Your ultimate goal is to help make BC a leader in sustainable mining for the world.
The successful applicant will be a true community builder that is passionate about the potential for British Columbia to continue to develop a globally recognized cleantech ecosystem. This means that you are a great writer and communicator, a team player, an entrepreneurial self-starter, are comfortable working remotely, and have strong time and project management skills.
Foresight is Canada’s cleantech accelerator. In collaboration with our Helix 5 partners – innovators, industry, investors, government, and academia – Foresight is relentlessly driving cleantech innovation in Canada. Our audacious goal is that Canada be the first G7 country to reach net zero. Our mission is to accelerate the growth and impact of cleantech ecosystems across Canada to achieve deep decarbonization and net-zero climate targets through problem-driven innovation.
Since inception in 2013, Foresight has made a meaningful impact in the cleantech innovation ecosystem. We have supported 890+ ventures in our accelerator programs, 150+ industry partners through our industry programs, and 300+ investor firms through our various access to capital programs. Foresight’s leadership has helped secure $1.31 billion in capital, $390 million revenues, and 7,150+ high-paying jobs for our ventures with an economic impact of over $2+ billion. Our domestic and international engagement includes collaboration with 2,000+ stakeholders and partners. We have a strong history of strategy, ecosystem mapping, and partnership building that positions Canada as a global leader in cleantech innovation.
Foresight recognizes that the best teams include diverse voices. We welcome all applicants with the requisite experience and skills for the position to apply, and invite interested individuals to reach out with any questions or requests for accommodation through the application or interview process.
The team at Foresight is passionate about solving pressing environmental problems and bringing transformative technologies to market. Apply online today to join this dynamic team.
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