Senior Consultant (Western Canada) - MDB Insight

Founded in 2007, MDB Insight celebrates helping communities ranging from 100 to 4 million people thrive in the 21st century economy and society. In 2011 the firm launched a National Workforce Development Division and a Cultural Development Division, bringing economic, workforce and culture development alignment to the forefront in an interconnected approach. The addition of a Market Research and Analytics Division in 2017 solidifies our place as a leader in delivering local market intelligence to our clients. For full details about MDB Insight visit our website at

Be part of our multidisciplinary team that brings together expertise and on-the-ground experience to create customized, evidence-based solutions to local, regional, and national economies. Join our team and be committed to improving the world around us, one community at a time!


Position Overview:

As a Senior Consultant, you will be a contributing member of the firm’s senior management. A primary role for this position will be your contribution to the workforce development division, with opportunities to share your expertise across all business lines. You bring a strong understanding of workforce development and labour market planning. Under the general direction of the Executive VP for Workforce Development, you will support business development and the creation and delivery of a broad mix of workforce development strategies.

The successful candidate will contribute to client-driven projects that require creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving efforts, leading to a high-quality end product that aligns with project scope and objectives.  Specifically, you will support project team members in original research and synthesize findings that can add value.  Your ability to confidently conduct error-free data management and analysis tasks (using Beyond 20/20, MS Excel and other platforms) and the ability to access and manipulate data from multiple sources is required.  You demonstrate a strong aptitude for written communication and grammatical proficiency, so that completed work maintains the high standards of the firm. 

Senior Consultants must be comfortable and confident in communicating directly with team members, clients, sub-consultants and project stakeholders.  Community and stakeholder engagement through design and delivery of focus groups, interviews and surveys will be an integral element in most projects. Your ability to deliver presentations and facilitate small to large groups will be important. You will ensure timely delivery through strong project management and team management. You will demonstrate thought leadership as a common element in your performance and approach. This position requires travel, a valid driver’s licence and access to a reliable car.



As the ideal candidate, you have a combination of the following:

  • 5+ years work experience with a demonstrated record of achievement and impact
  • Direct experience in workforce development planning, research, and strategy
  • Experience in economic development and its related disciplines is a strong asset
  • An undergraduate degree in a related area; or masters  is an asset

Remuneration will be determined based on skills, knowledge, and experience. Employees are eligible to participate in the corporate benefits and professional development programs.


The application deadline for this position:  August 17th, 2018 at 5 pm.


Interested candidates are asked to submit a detailed résumé and cover letter outlining their interest in the position to:  Ms. Pat Villebrun, MDB Insight Inc.,