Recognition Officer

Website National Research Council Canada

Job Description:

Reporting to the Research Excellence and Recognition Advisor and working closely with the Director, Corporate Secretariat, the Research Excellence and Recognition Officer will be responsible for the development and delivery of complex and high-profile events and processes, including internal and external client engagement events, outreach events, and major award events. The incumbent will administer a complete internal awards program, providing clear and consistent guidelines, developing and advising on criteria and submission requirements, convening review panels, and operationalizing decisions regarding award recipients and recognition events. The incumbent will also coordinate the development and submission of applications by NRC researchers to high-profile national and international awards opportunities and, in so doing, support the Departmental Science Advisor, the President’s Science Advisor and the President’s Research Excellence Advisory Committee Advisor in their championing of NRC research excellence on a global scale.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in event coordination and/or delivery of promotional initiatives, ideally in a research or scientific environment;
  • Experience in coordinating and supporting committees or groups of executive-level decision-makers.
  • Experience in program coordination and/or delivery;
  • A post-secondary degree or college diploma in a field relevant to the position.
  • Experience in project management;

Job Details:

Company: National Research Council Canada

Job Category: Government Job

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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