Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) was established to accelerate the development of innovative technologies that reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and secure Alberta’s success in a lower carbon economy. ERA delivers its mandate by investing revenues from the carbon price paid by large emitters in Alberta into innovative technologies that reduce GHG emissions and increase economic competitiveness.
ERA is a key partner of the Government of Alberta in addressing climate innovation priorities, and actively engages with industry and other organizations to identify opportunities to accelerate technology scale up and demonstration where there is an identified market need.
More information about ERA’s mandate, vision, and strategic priorities can be found at https://eralberta.ca/about-era/.
ERA is supported by a managed information technology service provider (MSP) that provides day-to-day helpdesk services. In addition, the MSP works closely with ERA to develop an IT roadmap that meets ERA’s business needs and carries out requested IT projects for ERA.
The part-time IT Consultant will report to the Chief Operating Officer (COO) on the IT function and work closely with the ERA team and the MSP to ensure ERA’s IT environment is secure. The IT consultant will play a key role in overseeing the IT operations and risks at ERA, improving the organization’s internal IT controls, liaising with ERA’s MSP, and facilitating ERA’s annual external audit.
To excel in this role, the successful candidate must have expertise on IT knowledge and can provide thorough analysis and provide recommendations on IT related matters. The candidate should be solution oriented with a strong drive for delivering results. The candidate will have exceptional verbal and written communication skills, the ability to work independently, and be committed to operational excellence.
ERA offers competitive compensation. The compensation for this position will be determined based on the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate. This is a part-time contract position estimated to be 20-40 hours per month. The successful candidate has a flexibility to work remotely.
Emissions Reduction Alberta is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessible Canada Act, 2019 and all applicable provincial accessibility standards, upon request, accommodation will be provided by Emissions Reduction Alberta throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process.
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to ERA at email@example.com no later than August 31, 2022.