Supervisor, Stakeholder Engagement & Indigenous Relations

  • Contract
  • Full Time
  • Canada

Conoco Phillips

Welcome to ConocoPhillips, where innovation and excellence create a platform for opportunity and growth. Come realize your full potential here.

Who We Are

We are one of the world’s largest independent exploration and production companies, based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. With operations and activities in 13 countries, we explore for, develop, and produce crude oil and natural gas globally. We are challenged with an important job to safely find and deliver energy to the world. Our employees are critical to our success, and with them we power civilization.

We’re grounded by our SPIRIT Values – safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation, and teamwork. These values position us to deliver strong performance in a dynamic business – but not at all costs. We believe it’s not just what we do – it’s how we do it – that sets us apart.

We strive to make a significant difference in the communities where we live and operate. We create an inclusive environment that values all voices and opinions. Together, the different backgrounds, experiences, ideas, and perspectives of our employees drive our success.

Job Summary

Job Description

About ConocoPhillips:

ConocoPhillips is one of the world’s leading exploration and production companies based on both production and reserves, with a globally diversified asset portfolio. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips has approximately 9,600 employees supporting operations and activities in 13 countries. In 2022, production averaged 1,738 MBOED, and proved reserves were 6.6 BBOE.

In Canada, we can trace our history back over 110 years. Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, our current investment programs are focused on the operated Surmont oil sands development in the Athabasca region of northeast Alberta and the liquids rich Montney unconventional play in northeast British Columbia. Our production averaged 85 MBOED in 2022 and proved reserves were 0.2 BBOE.

Our story demonstrates our commitment to the community, our innovative approach to technology and our adaptability during the changes faced by our industry. Within our Calgary office, we have implemented a Hybrid Office Work program, which offers eligible employees flexibility with the option of working remotely on Wednesdays and Fridays. We believe that diverse opinions, ideas, and perspectives are what fuels innovation, and we reinforce this belief through a DEI Council of employees, a culture of psychological safety and an Engagement Network, to name a few. Our workforce represents the international communities in which we live and work, bringing together talented people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Consistent with our focus on excellence, ConocoPhillips continues to discover and develop best practices in diversity, equity, and inclusion – for the good of our enterprise, our employees, our vendors, and our communities. 


The focus of this position is to provide leadership, mentorship, and guidance to the Stakeholder Engagement & Indigenous team while building mutually beneficial relationships with Indigenous communities. This position will also be responsible for working with both internal stakeholders and Indigenous communities to advance relationship building, local contracting opportunities, and advancing cultural learning for ConocoPhillips employees. This role will partner and engage with a wide cross section of ConocoPhillips workgroups and leaders to ensure ongoing communication and broad understanding of business and community values.

This role will report to Manager Surface Land and Stakeholder Engagement and has 4 individual contributors reporting to this role.


  • Provide leadership, mentorship, and guidance to the team.
  • Build positive relationships with communities and be a community ambassador for ConocoPhillips.
  • Attend and participate in community events.
  • Support the career development of team members and look for opportunities for their career growth.
  • Champion DEI culture efforts at CPC and model SPIRIT values.
  • Support negotiations for relationship agreements with Indigenous communities.
  • Work with corporate Sustainable Development team on advancing corporate goals and initiatives.
  • Build External Relations annual budget for approval for both Surmont and Montney assets.
  • Provide guidance and strategies for ConocoPhillips’ External Relations engagements with communities in both Surmont and Montney asset areas.
  • Participate in CAPP and Pathways Alliance committees.
  • Represent ConocoPhillips and attend various community meetings, events, field visits, etc.
  • Participate in annual goal setting process and set goals for the Stakeholder Engagement & Indigenous team.
  • Build positive relationships and work collaboratively within Low Carbon-SD-External Affairs, Supply Chain, Development,  Operations, Capital Projects, and Wells groups.
  • Facilitate relationship building opportunities for other ConocoPhillips leadership with community members.
  • Advance organizational learning and development about Indigenous culture
  • Participate in strategic initiatives.
  • Emergency Response support
  • Ensure robust local contracting strategy is being implemented.
  • Understand evolving regulatory and legislative policy changes and ensure ConocoPhillips is responding to those expectations.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 10+ years of experience in an external relations related field
  • 5 years of experience working in the oil and gas sector
  • Demonstrated ability to build positive relationships and navigate challenging relationship dynamics.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Negotiation experience
  • Demonstrated ability to influence change and partner collaboratively.
  • Demonstrated personal integrity and self-discipline, and ability to build trust and confidence.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • Ability to travel 15% of the time.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Experience working with all levels of an organization.

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date.

Current employees: Please ensure you have discussed your intent to apply with your current supervisor prior to applying for any internal position.

For information on our Sustainable Development performance in Canada, visit

ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply Before: June 13, 2024


ConocoPhillips’ sponsorship for employment authorization in the country where this job is located is NOT available for this position.


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