Job Posting 99258

Senior Analyst, Business Renewables Centre Canada
Pembina Institute
Calgary area, Edmonton area, Toronto Metro area
Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, AB, Canada
closed 12 days ago (Tue, 13 Feb)
full time

Why Pembina?

It's all about our purpose, people, and perks.


Purpose. This is an opportunity to meaningfully and tangibly effect change on one of the most important issues of a generation: Canada’s clean energy transition. Our 40-year track record demonstrates our commitment to responsible development, and our “tough, but fair” approach gives us credibility with decision makers whose actions today are setting the future direction for communities and the economy.

People. Our 50+ team, distributed across the country, are passionate and dedicated, but we don't sweat the small stuff. We help and support each other, gathering annually for our Assembly in the Canadian Rockies, as we pursue solutions to Canada’s greatest energy challenges.

Perks. You’ll enjoy a competitive salary, four weeks of vacation and time off between Christmas and New Years, RRSP matching, flex work and an enhanced benefits plan. To be your best personally and professionally, we’ll have your back in supporting work-life balance and professional development.


The Opportunity

The Pembina Institute is a non-partisan think tank that advocates for strong, effective policies to support Canada’s clean energy transition. This position is located in Calgary, Edmonton, or Toronto.


We’re searching for a Senior Analyst to join our team within our Business Renewables Centre-Canada (BRCC) program group. Reporting to the Manager, you'll work cross functionally by leading various projects to ensure the Pembina Institute meets its goals and maximizes its impact within two key sub-programs: business renewables and carbon dioxide removal. We will rely on you to provide research, strategic advice, qualitative and quantitative analysis, writing, government relations and media support as a key member of our BRCC program group at the Pembina Institute.


The Candidate Profile

You’re passionate about driving real-world impact in the energy transition, and you’ll leverage your analytical skills, detail orientation and keen business sense to advance BRCC’s mandate. You’ll act as an expert at researching, reviewing and synthesizing information, contributing to accessible reports and communications. You’re positive and consultative, with a record of building rapport and solving problems. You bring a thoughtful, creative, and dynamic attitude to your work. In short, you’re a lot like us.


Key Responsibilities

Research, Analysis and Communication

  • Lead multiple, concurrent projects at their inception by applying appropriate leadership and project management skills.
  • Quantify the impact and outcome for different policy options – in particular, economic impacts, jobs numbers, and environmental impacts.
  • Synthesize research into easily digestible technical reports, briefing notes, and blog posts.
  • Conduct research in the renewables area, including analyzing market design and opportunities — in particular, in Alberta, Ontario, and Saskatchewan.
  • Act as a lead researcher in the carbon dioxide removal (CDR) area, working with CDR partners to mobilize knowledge and kick-start educational resources and content.
  • Support policy, technical research, and fundraising incentives related to the renewable energy industry.

Government and Stakeholder Relations

  • Collaborate with leadership to support government advocacy and stakeholder activities, representing the Pembina Institute’s priority areas to government stakeholders when required.
  • Own and develop internal relationships across multiple departments and external relationships with stakeholder group including government, other ENGOs/think tanks, First Nations, and the private sector.
  • Represent the Pembina Institute at stakeholder consultations and workshops.

Strategic Planning

  • Provide input to strategic planning, participate in meetings, and implement tactics to support the effective design and execution of BRC-Canada and CDR Centre programs
  • Over the longer term, become the research and analysis advisor for BRC-Canada and CDR initiatives, particularly advising on strategic objectives and direction based on sound research and analysis.


Key Qualifications

  • Minimum of an undergraduate degree in engineering, sciences, business, economics, law, public policy, or a related field. A master's degree is an asset.
  • Minimum of three years of related work experience in a professional environment, such as industry, government or the not-for-profit sector. A combination of work experience and education may be considered.
  • Prior experience with carbon dioxide removal or carbon capture is highly valuable.
  • Prior experience within the renewables area, particularly in Alberta, Ontario, or Saskatchewan, is an asset.
  • Prior experience with external media and communications is beneficial to this role.
  • Prior experience in corporate sustainability, climate tech or energy development considered an asset.



  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail with a high degree of research and analytical accuracy.
  • Ability to understand engineering processes and climate-related technologies.
  • Ability to analyze different streams of quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to organize and monitor deadlines and resources.
  • Proficiency with software tools for data management and communication, including Microsoft Office, with advanced skills required in Excel.
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented, with the ability to take initiative and be responsive to manager supervision.
  • Commitment to sustainability and social change through educational, professional, and volunteer experiences.



Salary is commensurate with experience. The hiring range for the position is $70,000 to $80,000 annually, with a range maximum of $90,000, acquired with increased skill and experience in the role.

To Apply

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. (MST) on Tuesday, February 13, 2024.


The Pembina Institute is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome applications from Indigenous People and other racially visible people, persons with disabilities and women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of these equity seeking groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your application form, covering letter or resume. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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