Industrial Technology Advisor – Information and Communications Technology

National Research Council Canada

Precedence will probably be given to the next designated employment fairness teams: Girls, Indigenous peoples* (First Nations, Inuit and Métis), individuals with disabilities and racialized individuals*.


* The Employment Fairness Act, which is underneath overview, makes use of the terminology Aboriginal peoples and visual minorities. 


Metropolis: Edmonton 

Organizational Unit: Industrial Analysis Help Program 

Classification: RCO 

Tenure: Persevering with 

Language Necessities: English 


Work Preparations: Because of the nature of the work and operational necessities, this place would require some bodily presence on the NRC work location recognized, within the type of a hybrid work association (a mixture of working onsite and offsite). 



The NRC Benefit

Nice Minds. One Objective. Canada’s Success.


The Nationwide Analysis Council of Canada (NRC) is the Authorities of Canada’s largest analysis group supporting industrial innovation, the development of data and know-how growth. We collaborate with over 70 faculties, universities and hospitals yearly, work with 800 firms on their initiatives, and supply recommendation or funding to over 8000 Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) every year.


We deliver collectively the brightest minds to ship tangible impacts on the lives of Canadians and folks world wide. And now, we wish to accomplice with you.  Let your experience and inspirations make an affect by becoming a member of the NRC.


On the NRC, we all know that range permits excellence in analysis and innovation. We’re dedicated to a various and consultant workforce, a protected and respectful work setting, and contributing to a extra inclusive Canadian innovation system.  We welcome all certified candidates and encourage you to finish the employment fairness self-declaration questions in the course of the job software course of.

Please tell us of any lodging measures required that can assist you to be assessed in a good and equitable method. Please observe that the knowledge you present will probably be handled confidentially. 

Your Problem

Assist deliver analysis to life and drive your profession ahead with the Nationwide Analysis Council of Canada (NRC), Canada’s largest analysis and know-how group.


We’re on the lookout for a senior-career Industrial Expertise Advisor (ITA) to help the NRC Industrial Analysis Help Program (NRC IRAP). The ITA can be somebody who shares our core values of Integrity, Excellence, Respect and Creativity.


Regarded worldwide as top-of-the-line applications of its variety, IRAP is Canada’s premier innovation help program for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).


We’re on the lookout for a seasoned business skilled who is totally passionate about serving to progressive Canadian firms develop and prosper.  We want individuals who see the potential in a enterprise and are pushed to nurture it to the following stage.  We’re rising our workers throughout the nation and our shoppers want engaged professionals to supply progressive advisory companies to assist them develop. We’re targeted on outcomes and we aren’t afraid of danger all in an effort so as to add constructive affect to the Canadian economic system.  

Why Work With Us?

ITAs are self-directed and work in groups with firm leaders serving to their corporations develop via the commercialization of innovation. They discover the work very rewarding with a variety of advantages , skilled growth and be taught from shoppers and colleagues on daily basis in a well-balanced work-life setting. 


ITAs function trusted advisors and mentors to those SMEs, serving to them navigate technical or enterprise hurdles, offering essential linkages and figuring out new alternatives and thereby enjoying a component of their evolution, progress and success. That is what actually units NRC IRAP aside – it’s a part of what we name the ITA benefit. It’s a profitable mannequin we now have been utilizing to speed up enterprise progress and thereby creating wealth for Canadians.


As well as, we provide: 

  • Flexibility: work/life steadiness.
  • A collaborative setting: at NRC IRAP, your concepts are listened to, revered and essential.
  • A rewarding profession: we provide the chance to supply worth to Canadian firms and have a constructive affect on the Canadian economic system at massive.
  • NRC workers take pleasure in a wide-range of aggressive advantages together with complete well being and dental plans, pension and insurance coverage, trip and different depart entitlements.

Screening Standards

Candidates should show inside the content material of their software that they meet the next screening standards as a way to be given additional consideration as candidates:


Put up-secondary diploma in Science or Engineering in a self-discipline associated to the place from a acknowledged college. 


A mix of a post-secondary diploma in one other area with important work expertise related to the place will probably be thought of.


Choice could also be given to candidates with a complementary diploma or diploma in enterprise, administration, administration, finance or advertising and marketing.


For data on certificates and diplomas issued overseas, please see Diploma equivalency


  • Latest and in depth industrial enterprise expertise as an entrepreneur or senior supervisor in a number of of the next technological domains: 
    • Cyber safety
    • Synthetic Intelligence, Machine Studying, Large Information
    • Microelectronics, IoT, MEMS, semiconductor fabrication
    • Robotics, autonomous techniques
    • Block chain, distributed ledger


  • Latest and in depth personal sector expertise in creating and commercializing progressive services or products, with demonstrable outcomes.
  • Expertise in worldwide enterprise growth and/or mental property administration can be thought of an asset.
  • Latest and in depth industrial enterprise expertise as an entrepreneur or senior supervisor in an SMEs can be thought of an asset.


*Latest is outlined as inside the final 3 years. 

Situation of Employment

  • Reliability Standing
  • Should have the ability to journey regionally, nationally and/or internationally.
  • A legitimate driver’s license and entry to using a car are required.

Language Necessities



Info on language necessities and self-assessment assessments

Evaluation Standards

Candidates will probably be assessed on the premise of the next standards:

Technical Competencies

  • Primary information of NRC-IRAP’s mandate, mission and enterprise mannequin. 
  • Stable information of SME enterprise administration, advertising and marketing of know-how and productiveness enhance. 
  • Stable information of creating, adopting and adapting applied sciences. 
  • Stable information of undertaking administration.
  • Superior information of know-how, innovation and commercialization points and tendencies inside the sector/or area regarding the place.

Behavioural Competencies

  • Administration companies – Communication (Stage 3)
  • Administration companies – Initiative (Stage 3)
  • Administration companies – Networking (Stage 3)
  • Expertise extension – Shopper focus (Stage 3)
  • Expertise extension – Conceptual and analytical potential (Stage 3)
  • Expertise extension – Outcomes orientation (Stage 3)
  • Expertise extension – Teamwork (Stage 2)

Competency Profiles

For this place, the NRC will consider candidates utilizing the next competency profiles Administration Providers ; Expertise Extension


View all competency profiles


Relocation help will probably be decided in accordance with the NRC’s directives.


The intent of this hiring motion is to workers this place on the RCO-4 stage, which is a senior-career stage place with a wage vary of $126,501 to $148,657. As a information, our Industrial Expertise Advisors are sometimes positioned between the increments of $126,501 to $138,927 on that wage vary.


NOTE: Please observe that the complete RO/RCO wage scale  has 5 ranges.  Wage willpower will probably be based mostly on a overview of the candidate’s experience, outcomes and impacts of their earlier work expertise relative to the necessities of the extent.  As such, the preliminary wage could possibly be inside one other stage of the RCO wage scale (i.e. above or under the meant stage for this place). 


NRC workers take pleasure in a wide-range of aggressive advantages together with complete well being and dental plans, pension and insurance coverage, trip and different depart entitlements.


  • A pre-qualified record could also be established for comparable positions for a one 12 months interval.
  • Choice will probably be given to Canadian Residents and Everlasting Residents of Canada. Please embody citizenship data in your software.
  • The incumbent should adhere to protected office practices always.
  • We thank all those that apply, nevertheless solely these chosen for additional consideration will probably be contacted.



Please direct your questions, with the requisition quantity (20839) to:

E-mail: [email protected]

Phone : 343-575-9808

Closing Date: 6 December 2023 – 23:59 Jap Time 



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*If you’re at the moment a time period or persevering with worker at NRC, please apply via the SuccessFactors Careers module out of your NRC laptop.

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