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Manager, Environmental Affairs Data Systems - 26921

Location: DORVAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Oct 6, 2021
Posting End Date: Oct 20, 2021


Job Description


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The purpose of this position is to provide support to the environmental affairs branch for its environmental management system and data management in the areas of BI and reporting.  Under the direction of the Manager, Environmental Management System and Programs, this position will lead the development of new and/or modified reports and dashboards based on specifications and will ensure they are available to the user community. They will also be responsible for continuous improvement of the EMS and the BI environment including user schedules to ensure the system is available and reports are generated.  

Functional Accountabilities 
  • Lead the development of new and improve existing Environmental Affairs metrics, reports and dashboards to better measure and monitor progress of key environmental KPIs using BI tools
  • In collaboration with the Environmental Manager - System/Projects, develop and implement strategies to technically enhance the environmental management system on the front end (User Interface, Reports) and back end (Database, OLAP, Automation process)
  • Modify existing BI reports during application upgrade.
  • In collaboration with IT, act as lead for Environmental Affairs in all cycles of EMS enhancement strategies including planning, architecture, and implementation. 
  • Work with IT to define tactical solutions for product delivery, as required. 
  • Promote technical standards for quality, maintainability, scalability, availability, and security.
  • Innovate, improve, optimize, and identify opportunities for improved and automated business processes
  • Lead in the collection and documentation of user requirements
  • In collaboration with IT and the Environmental Affairs team, develop scalable, high performance, and robust Web and Mobile applications, as required. 
  • Analyze and resolve technical applications issues.
  • Implement new features and optimize existing ones to drive maximum performance. 
  • Provide production support for existing reports including schedule monitoring
  • Responsible for supporting and developing training for users in the usage of the BI applications and reports Ensure daily execution of various scripts required to produce reports
  • Develop scripts to prepare data for reporting purposes
  • Optimize processes to ensure early data availability
  • Perform other administrative work as required by the branch
  • Research, interface, and work with external vendors as required in support of project or daily work
  • Manage internal platforms in collaboration with Environmental Affairs team including updates and improvements to external and internal websites
  • Analyse return on investment for enhancements of existing data system tools and purchasing of new tools 


  • B.Sc. in Computer Science or Managing Information Systems and/or relevant experience commensurate to the role
  • Environmental Affairs knowledge and interest a definite asset.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Advanced computer skills particularly in BI, databases, and statistics 
  • Advanced skills in such products as PowerBI, MS-Excel, SQL Server, Visual Basic
  • Sound knowledge of HTML, XML, ASP 
  • Knowledge of Essbase, Oracle, CGI, and Teradata an asset
  • Good writing and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and in rapidly changing environments or uncertain conditions
  • Ability to effectively manage complex projects, clearly communicate status of projects to executive teams, and manage and triage many competing demands and priorities
  • Ability to notice, interpret, and anticipate others’ concerns and feelings, and to communicate this awareness empathetically to others.
  • Demonstrates openness and willingness to adapt to different and new ways of doing things 
  • Takes responsibility for the results and actively participates in the future direction of the organization
  • Demonstrates concern for satisfying one’s external and/or internal customers.
  • Exceptional analytical, organizational and communication skills
  • Self-motivated and independent worker
  • Results oriented with proactive and methodical approach to problem solving
  • Able to multi-task and work under pressure against tight deadlines and changing priorities
  • Must be a team player with ability to work closely with diverse groups and working styles
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective business relationships
  • Flexibility and willingness to work extended hours, when required
  • Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination Required as of October 31st 2021
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the country of interest, at the time any offer of employment is made and seeking any required work permits/visas or other authorizations which may be required is the sole responsibly of the candidates applying for this position.
Linguistic Requirements

Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates. 

Diversity and Inclusion
Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.
As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.

Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.