Regional Contribution Agreement Officer
Industrial Research Assistance Program
Halifax - Nova Scotia
Help bring research to life and drive your career forward with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Canada’s premier research and technology organization.
We are looking for a vibrant and dynamic Regional Contribution Agreement Officer (RCAO) to support the Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP). The RCAO would be someone who shares our core values of impact, accountability, leadership, integrity and collaboration.
This position would appeal to someone who has a high attention to detail and a passion for providing high quality customer service and solutions. You would demonstrate good judgment in the analysis of problems and enjoy managing a variety of tasks in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
If you’re that person, then this is the perfect role for you!
As an RCAO, you would be using your business and financial acumen, supporting both internal and external clients in the delivery of the IRAP programs, You could be working independently and/or as part of a team.
Duties may include but are not limited to: responding to client inquiries, producing financial and other statistical reports, administering contribution agreements to firms and organizations, including preparing and reviewing agreements and amendments, reviewing claims and processing payments in accordance with the terms of the contribution agreement, and advising Industrial Technology Advisors (ITAs), signing authorities and clients on appropriate modifications to agreement clauses and undertaking special projects or assignments.
Travel may also be required from time to time, for training purposes and regional meetings within the Atlantic region.
The NRC offers a wide range of benefits including Public Service Dental Care Plan (PSDCP), Public Service Health Care Plan, disability insurance, as well as generous leave entitlements.
To know more about the NRC and the advantage, please click on the following link: http://www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/eng/careers/nrc_advantage.html.
Applicants must demonstrate within the content of their application that they meet the following screening criteria in order to be given further consideration as candidates:
Post-secondary degree or diploma in business administration or a related field.
Formal training in accounting or financial management or in legal or an equivalent combination of experience and training in related functions would be considered an asset.
Significant experience in contractual work or in accounting functions such as processing of invoices for accounts payable or receivable.
Significant experience in providing service to clients, researching information and producing financial and other statistical reports.
Experience using Microsoft Office, specifically with the use of Excel, Word and Outlook at an advanced level.
Experience in the drafting, reviewing, processing, proofreading, formatting and/or editing of contracts or other documents would be considered an asset.
Experience with developing, amending and reviewing contribution agreement would be considered an asset.
For alternate qualifications please refer to equivalency heading below.
Candidates who have successfully completed their secondary school education according to provincial/territorial standards and have significant experience may also be considered.
Condition of employment
Candidates will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria:
Good knowledge of NRC-IRAP’s programs and partners.
Solid knowledge of contract processes and procedures.
Ability to plan and coordinate multiple activities and maintain appropriate records.
Knowledgeable and proficient in Microsoft Office including word processing and advanced level of Excel for maintaining spreadsheets and generating reports, as well as web-based and internet tools.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Knowledge of common business tools and practices such as financial statements, payroll ledgers, invoicing and/or record keeping.
Ability to apply high level of attention to detail when reviewing and/or preparing documents.
Ability to apply deductive reasoning skills to apply appropriate judgment.
Familiarity with ERP software (i.e. SAP) would be considered an asset.
Knowledge of the contribution agreement procedures pertaining to IRAP clients would be considered an asset.
Knowledge of federal and NRC financial policies and procedures would be considered an asset.
Client Focus (Level 2)
Communication (Level 2)
Conceptual & Analytical Ability (Level 2)
Teamwork (Level 2)
Initiative (Level 2)
Results Orientation (Level 2)
For this position, NRC will evaluate candidates using the following competency profile(s): | Management Services
Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with NRC's directives.
08/25/2017 (8 days)
Applications will be accepted until 23:59 Eastern Time
To obtain a copy of the job description
Please direct your questions, with the hiring number (10-17-0316) to:
Telephone: (613) 991-1017
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