Responsible Care Program Coordinator

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Responsible Care Program Coordinator

Responsible Care Program Coordinator

The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) represents the interests of Canada’s leading chemistry companies – from petrochemical, inorganic and specialty chemical producers, to bio-based manufacturers. Recognized, through Responsible Care® as a world leader in the sustainable stewardship of chemistry products, CIAC works with federal and provincial governments to foster a competitive business climate for Canada’s chemistry industry.

The Responsible Care® Program Coordinator position is a term contract (non-permanent, up to 12 months).  The successful candidate will provide administrative, policy and program support for the Association's Responsible Care and Transportation (TRANSCAER, TEAP) initiatives.  Responsibilities include:

Program and policy work:

  • Research and information gathering to support advocacy work.
  • Support development of program related communications tools, and content for industry magazines and newsletters.
  • Coordinate a web-based training program.
  • Work with TRANSCAER members and partners to explore opportunities for government funding, and participation in related events and activities.  
  • Event planning support.

Administrative program support and coordination:

  • Participate in and manage meeting logistics, agendas, minutes, and follow-up tracking for multiple committees.
  • Maintain websites, committee lists, and project tracking; organize webinars.
  • Respond and provide guidance related to general program enquiries.
  • Process and track orders, invoices, receipts.


  • Diploma or Undergraduate Degree in Science, Economics, Business Administration, Public Administration or an equivalent combination of experience and training in a related field.
  • Experience working in an office environment or non-profit association.
  • Interest in understanding the chemistry industry, Responsible Care®,  the Transportation of Dangerous Goods regulatory regime in Canada.
  • Ability to travel and work outside regular hours, as required.
  • Experience in event management and planning an asset.


  • Strong administrative and organizational skills.
  • Advanced research, writing and communication skills.
  • Energetic, proactive self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision, results oriented.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and evidence of teamwork.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and deliver on multiple demands under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work with multiple web-based platforms, maintain and manage websites.
  • Knowledge of social media platforms.
  • Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications with advanced knowledge of spreadsheets, database, presentation and word-processing software.
  • Fluency in English is essential, French is an asset.

Application deadline: January 22nd, 2018.  

Please send your resume and cover letter to

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. 


The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.