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Engineers Canada

Governance Administrator



Company Information

Engineers Canada fosters a work environment that challenges and empowers employees, promotes learning, teamwork, and innovation, and recognizes achievement. Employees aspire to a high-performance culture that is focused on results and combines collaboration and clear direction with scope for autonomy. 

Engineers Canada invites applications for the position of Governance Administrator. The Governance Administrator provides a high level of support to the Board, Board Committees and the Officers of the Board  and manages all aspects of policy governance. In addition, the Governance Administrator ensures readiness for Board meetings and acts as recording secretary.

Job Description

Key Accountabilities


  • Provides support and serves as administrative liaison to the President, other Board Officers and Board members, including ensuring that the President is properly prepared to represent Engineers Canada at stakeholder meetings.

  • Manages all aspects of policy governance, including processing and tracking policy amendments, ensuring the Board Policy Manual is up-to-date, and providing guidance to staff regarding policy changes and implementation.

  • In collaboration with others, plans and organizes Board and Board committee meetings, assembles agenda books and acts as recording secretary. Assists in the preparation of documentation and follow up of action items.



Qualifications and Experience


Education:                 Relevant post-secondary education in governance, or equivalent experience.


Experience:                  Minimum of 5 years' experience working with a Board of Directors and/or board appointed committees, preferably in an association environment.

                                    Knowledge of policy governance.

                                    Proficiency in the MS Office suite of products; knowledge of Sharepoint.


Language:                  Proficiency in English and French is required.



Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by email, no later than May 5th, 2017 to

Contact Information

Engineers Canada
Vicki Kelly
Posting Date: 21-Apr-2017Other Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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