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Senior Coverage Advisor, Clear Transportation

SEEKING a strategic thinker and energetic chief to hitch our coverage group’s efforts to advance clear transportation priorities in Canada.


The Senior Coverage Advisor is liable for growing, advocating for and implementing methods to advance insurance policies and applications that assist Canada’s transition to a clear transportation future. A typical work day may embrace enterprise distinctive analysis and presenting it in a dynamic, accessible method; growing coverage positions and advancing them by authorities relations and communications actions; constructing alliances; and supporting stakeholder convening. 

To reach this position, the Senior Coverage Advisor should have the next qualities:

  • A strategic thinker who can discover the “acupuncture factors” for advancing clear transportation priorities in Canada.
  • An entrepreneurial and energetic chief who can construct trusted relationships with key authorities, enterprise, and business leaders to search out areas of frequent floor. 
  • A self-motivated venture supervisor who can thrive working alone or as a part of a group. 
  • A detail-oriented advisor who delivers high-quality work merchandise with analysis we are able to belief.
  • A powerful communicator with glorious writing and interesting presentation expertise.
  • A passionate advocate who is devoted to decreasing emissions in Canada’s transportation sector, transitioning to cleaner autos, and positioning Canada to be a pacesetter on electrical automobile and battery know-how improvement. 


Develop Technique 

  • Help technique improvement  to advance insurance policies in areas corresponding to: rising the uptake of zero emission vehicles, buses and vans; selling Canada’s aggressive benefit in manufacturing EVs and their batteries, and making certain Canada maintains stringent emissions requirements for all sizes of autos.
  • Present recommendation and contribute to coverage discussions federally and, the place acceptable, at provincial ranges of presidency. 

Create Coverage

  • Monitor the clear transportation coverage panorama and keep updated on new developments in Canada and related jurisdictions.
  • Conduct analysis and supply coverage evaluation on clear transportation points corresponding to local weather and zero-emission automobile insurance policies, automobile emission requirements, automotive sector tendencies, lithium-ion battery know-how and provide chains.
  • Develop clear transportation coverage positions based mostly on world greatest practices and tailor-made to Canada’s political and financial context.
  • Draft reviews, coverage briefs, authorities submissions and slide decks. 

Lead Advocacy

  • Work with governments and politicians of all stripes to advance coverage asks.
  • Take part in authorities briefings, consultations and legislative committee hearings on behalf of Clear Vitality Canada in consultations and stakeholder conferences.
  • Passionately current Clear Vitality Canada’s work and positions on points within the media, on panel discussions, at conferences and at different occasions.

Help Communications

  • Draft media supplies corresponding to blogs, key messages and op-eds. 
  • Help different communications initiatives corresponding to growing media statements in response to actions taken by a authorities.

Construct Alliances

  • Collaborate with governments, business, civil society teams and different stakeholders to search out areas of frequent floor on clear transportation insurance policies.
  • Leverage partnerships by the creation of occasions that showcase a depth and breadth of stakeholder assist for a coverage or challenge, corresponding to designing a webinar panel dialogue or convening a roundtable dialogue to assist present recommendation on easy methods to implement a coverage or program.

Analysis and Reporting

  • Lead or take part in common analysis of applications, campaigns, tasks and different actions. 
  • Draft quarterly reviews, develop and measure towards outlined metrics of success (outcomes and actions), and assist employees conducting fundraising.


  • The Senior Coverage Advisor reviews to the Clear Transportation Program Supervisor. 


  • College diploma in a related self-discipline corresponding to public coverage, environmental sciences, political science and many others.
  • Favor a minimal of three years work-related expertise in a associated discipline.
  • Favor expertise growing, implementing and analysing the effectiveness of applications and insurance policies.
  • Favor expertise in authorities relations and communications. 
  • Favor expertise in strategic or enterprise planning.
  • Favor expertise in facilitating / convening.


  • This place is ideally based mostly in Toronto, Ottawa, Victoria or Vancouver though different areas might be thought-about.
  • Some journey is required for presidency relations, stakeholder conferences and occasions, and should embrace as much as three journeys a yr for employees conferences. 


Clear Vitality Canada provides a aggressive wage, trip, and well being advantages package deal.  


Should you assume this place feels like an amazing match for you, please submit a cowl letter and resume to following these directions: 

  • Format your cowl letter and resume as a single PDF file named utilizing this conference: LastName-FirstInitial_SenioPolicyAdvisor_Application_2022.pdf 
  • Restrict your cowl letter to not more than two pages and deal with it to Joanna Kyriazis, Clear Transportation Program Supervisor. Please point out the way you realized of this chance.


Functions might be accepted till Wednesday, March 16, 2022.

Clear Vitality Canada is an equal-opportunity employer. Whereas we respect all expressions of curiosity, solely these candidates chosen for an interview might be contacted.

About Clear Vitality Canada 

Clear Vitality Canada is a local weather and clear power program inside the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue at Simon Fraser College. We work to speed up Canada’s clear power transition by sharing the story of the worldwide shift to renewable power sources and clear know-how. We conduct unique analysis, convene influential dialogues, inform coverage management, and construct citizen engagement.

We attempt to be progressive, collaborative, data-driven, and aware of shifts within the political and coverage panorama. We work in a fast-paced atmosphere the place clear and interesting communications issues and the place every particular person’s contribution counts. 



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