Senior Consultant, Indigenous Services

Vancouver, British Columbia
Early Career


At MNP we pride ourselves on being different – it’s our entrepreneurial drive that sets us apart. It’s the same drive that’s helped us become Canada’s fastest growing national firm. We foster collaboration, value your ideas, promote based on talent, live balanced lifestyles and make time for FUN. We are one firm, one team, collaborating to support you wherever you want to take your career.

Join the momentum. We are seeking a Senior Consultant for our growing Indigenous Services team. MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm for Indigenous Nations, businesses and entrepreneurs in Canada. With more than 250 Indigenous clients and 300 team members dedicated to this sector, no other firm has invested as much time and resources into serving the unique needs of Indigenous communities.


Performance Expectations

  • Assist in the delivery of consulting services such as infrastructure planning and development, capital project management and contract administration, financial modelling, strategic and operational planning, the design of organizational governance and operational models and structures, stakeholder engagement strategies and facilitation and other forms of management consulting
  • Support proposal development along with the implementation, administration and completion of client engagements
  • Perform complex and detailed research, interpretation and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data for the purpose of delivering high-quality client service
  • Participate in research through the collection, development and analysis of data through online content, report review, interviews, focus groups, surveys and administrative data
  • Design, develop, format and proof-read professional reports, proposals, presentations and correspondence
  • Ensure delivery of high-quality client service products
  • Monitor project timelines against targets, adjust where necessary; advise clients of project status and seek clarification on discrepancies where applicable
  • Develop a thorough understanding of MNP’s services and clientele through experiential learning with clients
  • Network and take a leadership role in the local professional community while raising awareness of MNP and looking for new business development opportunities
  • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes while effectively using MNP internal programs and systems
  • Attend internal MNP courses to further develop knowledge around performance improvement
  • Establish and maintain positive and effective working relations with all members of the project delivery team and operations team
  • Meet and exceed MNP’s client acceptance and engagement delivery quality and risk management policies and processes
  • Maintain and sustain effective and ongoing communications with team members, peers and practice leadership
  • Deliver clear and well-written deliverables; communicate rationales for practical recommendations
  • Receive feedback on project performance, develop action plans to improve and demonstrate improved outcomes as a result
  • Deliver projects to the satisfaction of the Client, on budget and on time.
  • Receive positive upward assessments from team members and peers


  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree (or similar) in business administration, planning, civil or building engineering technology, environmental studies or other related fields
  • Completion of a certification in project management or contract administration would be considered an asset
  • Two (2) to three (3) years of business, planning or related consulting experience, ideally in a client-service environment
  • Professional or personal experience working with First Nations and other indigenous organizations and businesses
  • Knowledge and understanding of the diverse Indigenous community including relevant legislation, government structures, programs, rights and current issues
  • Experience in business development in a consulting context is considered an asset
  • Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Project, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Travel for project delivery (post COVID) may be required

Core Competencies and Personal Characteristics

  • Integrity – professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationships
  • Energy – displays enthusiasm, optimism, drive and passion while maintaining a high level of productivity and a balanced lifestyle
  • Diversity – understands the importance of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and is respectful of individual differences
  • Communication – effectively expresses ideas and conveys information in business writing, conversations and interactions with others
  • Client Service Excellence – understands the importance of quality client service by being courteous, responding to client requests in a timely manner and monitoring satisfaction
  • Teamwork & Relationship Development – works collaboratively with team members in order to achieve a common goal and develops, maintains and strengthens relationships with others, both inside and outside the Firm
  • Accountability – takes responsibility for one’s own performance by setting clear goals and tracking progress against those goals; is highly organized and uses personal judgement and decision making
  • Flexibility – effectively manages multiple assignments, adapts to changing priorities and is able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Critical Thinking – effectively conceptualizes, applies, analyzes and/or evaluates information


More than a paycheque, MNP delivers. You’ll be empowered to share your ideas, take on new challenges and advance your career.

Join a diverse firm committed to maintaining its unique culture and fostering a balanced lifestyle. MNP offers benefits that allow you to thrive at work and outside the office! You can expect: generous paid time off including 4 personal days, firm sponsored FUN social events, a group pension plan with 4% matching contribution, client and team member referral bonuses, a wellness subsidy, health and dental benefits, work-life flexibility, exclusive access to a variety of perks and discounts, professional development assistance, learning opportunities through MNP University, a flexible dress for your day environment and more!


How to Apply