Canada nationals: Manager, Environmental Policy And Corporate Social Responsibility

Canada Post
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
Experience Level: 
Junior (3-4 Years)
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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Job Description

The Advisor, Environment Policy and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) plays a key role in fulfilling Canada Post’s mandate as a leader in corporate social and environmental responsibility. Provides advice and contributes to establishing corporate policy, strategy, objectives, targets, plans and identification of risks and opportunities in support of a socially responsible and environmentally sustainable organization. Ensures corporate business functions are up to date on legislative changes, monitors activity and coordinates corporate reporting on Corporate Social and Environmental responsibility.

Job Responsibilities

Below are the main job requirements and responsibilities for the Advisor, Environmental Policy and CSR:

  • Conducts research, analysis, assessment and reporting of Canada Post’s impact on the environment. Provides input and advice in the development of an environmental sustainability and CSR strategy and action plan. Develops, coordinates and manages the cross-functional implementation of the corporate environmental risk management program.
  • As Subject Matter Expert, provides research and guidance on environmental and CSR matters to support sound decision-making that meets both the business and social components of the corporate mandate. Contributes to the decision making matrix ensuring representation of environmental and CSR issues. 
  • Acts as program spokesperson and advocate to raise awareness and consistency in interpreting environmental and CSR processes, policies and procedures and promote the adoption of best practices.
  • Monitors corporate performance of sustainability and CSR programs and ensures the corporation complies with legislative and regulatory requirements. 

Job Responsibilities (continued)

  • Facilitates cross-functional working groups with top influencers and ensures alignment and consistency in the delivery of Canada Post’s strategy for environmental sustainability and CSR. Identifies challenges and facilitates the development of innovative solutions. Facilitates consultations with bargaining units, employees and other stakeholders to seek ideas and implement initiatives to meet environment and CSR goals.
  • Develops a framework for corporate reporting, including identification of key metrics that allow field staff, executives and Board of Directors to maintain a pulse on Canada Post’s sustainability and CSR performance, including performance breakdowns and performance trends.
  • Coordinates input to corporate reports from key business units. Prepares reports, presentations and business cases regarding organizational progress, challenges, and opportunities for senior management and the Board of Directors. Coordinates the comprehensive and effective communications and change management plans to support the successful implementation of all new initiatives.
  • Fields requests from external stakeholders including supplier sustainability assessments and inquiries from customers and governments.
  • Keeps abreast of all sustainability and CSR best practices and innovations. Researches and investigates market and regulatory trends; identifies and analyses risks and opportunities and recommends on process, policy or programs.
  • Conducts business in a manner that reflects Corporate Values and Leadership Behaviours and Habits.  Fosters meaningful relationships, founded in trust, respect and mutual understanding aligned with the mandate that the government, the Minister and the Chair of the Board have articulated to the Corporation.



  • Completed post-secondary degree, preferably in a related field such as Business Administration or Environmental Studies OR a combination of equivalent professional experience and training


  • 3 to 5 years of experience developing and implementing environmental and CSR strategies and policies
  • Proven experience managing major projects
  • Experience with sustainability/CSR reporting frameworks, i.e. GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) and SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals)
  • Experience with Lifecycle Assessment (LCA) tools, Green Building Standards and carbon footprinting  an asset
  • One or more years of experience in a large and complex organization

Other Candidate Requirements

  • Recognized as a skilled communicator, presenter and influencer who is able to build bridges between people with differing opinions
  • Able to design data analytics frameworks that provide insight and enable data-backed policy and decision making
  • Creative systems thinker with proven abilities in problem solving and innovation
  • Excellent leadership, collaboration and team building skills and experience
  • Ability to produce results working with a broad range of stakeholders
  • Knowledge of sustainability trends in the transport, parcel logistics, and/or retail sectors an asset
  • Familiarity with management systems and auditing practices an asset
  • Proficient computer skills and competent with Microsoft Office programs, in particular Excel

Other Information

Bilingualism is an asset

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Employment Equity
Canada Post is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.

Conflict of Interest
The Conflict of Interest Policy prohibits employees from hiring, supervising or reporting to, directly or indirectly via the reporting hierarchy, their immediate family or close personal relations. Should you feel that you may be in an actual or potential Conflict of Interest in regard to this job opportunity, you must communicate with the designated Human Resources representative.

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Important Message
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements as Canada Post cannot make assumptions about your education and experience. We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Our Leadership Behaviours 
Decision Making – A champion of the organization who takes calculated risks and makes prudent, common sense decisions about current issues, future opportunities and resource requirements in a timely, well thought out manner that aligns with the corporation's best interests.
Accountability – An individual who strives for performance excellence and who holds him/herself and direct reports accountable for decisions and actions and for learning from mistakes when intended results are not achieved.
Business Orientation – A proactive individual who understands the competitive nature of the business, and is committed to sustaining the business through excellent customer service and new business opportunities.
Execution – A focused and self-motivated individual who acts with a sense of urgency and delivers on time and within budget, by dealing effectively with challenges and ambiguous situations.
Leading People – A compelling communicator and leader who engages, motivates and inspires others to achieve results and who encourages personal growth and finding better ways of doing things.

Our Values
Canada Post’s corporate values reflect the principles, beliefs and aspirations that guide our behaviour and shape our culture.
Transformation – We will innovate and transform to win in the marketplace.
Customer – We serve Canadians with pride and passion.
Integrity – We act responsibly and with integrity.
Respect – We treat each other with fairness and respect.
Safety – We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for all our stakeholders.