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Vice President, Marketing
Credit Canada Debt Solutions
Toronto, ON

An Opportunity to Be Bold & Do Meaningful Work.

Who We Are

For more than 50 years, Credit Canada Debt Solutions (Credit Canada) has been helping Canadians to lead healthy financial lives, achieve their goals, and improve their quality of life through financial education and debt resolution. As a national, non-profit organization and Canada’s first and longest-standing credit counselling agency, Credit Canada has helped thousands avoid bankruptcy, become debt-free, and achieve financial wellness. Our Vision: We are Canada’s leaders in credit counselling, transforming the way people use credit. Last year, we assisted approximately 70,000 consumers through our credit counselling and educational services, which are available to all Canadians regardless of income level or employment status. Now, and into the near future, many Canadians will need credit counselling services that put their best interests first, and we’re stepping up to answer the call.

About This Role

Reporting to the CEO, the Vice President, Marketing is responsible for developing and executing a strategic integrated marketing plan designed to promote Credit Canada, differentiate it in the marketplace and drive revenue for our counselling and education services. In this newly created role, as a key member of the Executive Leadership team, the VP, Marketing will lead the relaunch of the Credit Canada brand, will oversee all marketing campaigns, and will create, execute, and optimize a bold and innovative digital marketing strategy.

As Vice President, Marketing, You Will

+    Lead the development and execution of an agency rebrand and new website build;

+    Develop and manage a digital marketing strategy, including web, SEO, email, content, and display advertising and reinvigorate our social media presence across all channels;

+    Manage a small team of direct reports as well as external agencies and vendors in the delivery of the brand and mission;

+    Lead the planning, production, and distribution of external reports, newsletters, publications, and video assets;

+    Establish clear processes for efficient workflow, communications, and structure; and

+    Develop, manage, and optimize the marketing budget and allocation of marketing resources.

 

About You

+    An entrepreneurial, creative self-starter who takes initiative and champions progressive change;

+    Superb organizational, communications (verbal/written), interpersonal and creative problem solving skills;

+    Ability to think and plan within a strategic marketing framework;

+    Deep experience with Hubspot, email marketing and email automation, web analytics, SEO, and social media management/marketing;

+    Proven ability to develop and implement strategic marketing plans and oversee a complex website build;

+    Track record of teamwork, collegiality, and developing strong cross-functional partnerships; and

+    Passion for making a meaningful difference through your work.

 

You Also Have:

+    10+ years’ experience in marketing, brand activation and digital strategy;

+    Experience working in or understanding of the financial services sector, an asset;

+    Experience managing and developing website content, CMS platform experience, an asset;

+    Familiarity with WCAG and AODA, an asset.

+    Knowledge of marketing/ad agency processes, briefing and creative development; and

+    A university degree or a combination of education and experience.

The anticipated annual salary range for the role is $95,000 to $120,000, depending on experience. Flexible hours, remote working options, and an organizational value of work-life balance underscore our interest in attracting outstanding candidates, including those with real lives and life commitments and responsibilities.

If you share a belief in Credit Canada’s mission of helping people get out of debt so they can get back to life, we invite you to bring your passion and talents to our team by submitting your resume and cover letter to Search Partner: Suzanne Clark, Four Corners Group (sclark@fourcornersgroup.com)

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DEAN – FACULTY OF AVIATION, TRADES AND TECHNOLOGY
Canadore College
North Bay

Canadore College is seeking a proven leader with excellent organizational, administrative and academic skills to join a team of dynamic professionals dedicated to promoting student success and providing innovative, market-driven programs. Reporting to the Vice-President Academic, the Dean will be accountable for providing senior academic and administrative leadership for the Aviation, Trades and Technology programs and will be a member of the College’s Academic Leadership Team.

Located in beautiful North Bay, Ontario, Canadore, a college of applied arts and technology, employs 319 full-time employees and attracts approximately 5,600 students each year from over 400 communities across Ontario, Canada, and 15 countries internationally. Each year, approximately 1,000 graduates join a network of more than 45,000 alumni working across the globe as the world’s next leaders, social citizens, innovators, entrepreneurs and catalysts for economic health, sustainability and growth. Canadore College’s Vision: The College of Choice for connecting people, education and employment through applied learning, entrepreneurship, leadership and innovation. In keeping with its mission: to provide outstanding applied education and training for an ever-changing world, Canadore’s Faculty of Aviation, Trades and Technology is on the cutting edge of innovation with over 50,000 sq. ft. of superior trades and technology learning spaces with specialized labs fully equipped with industry standard training tools and the aviation training facility boasts a 10,000-foot runway, a 17,000 sq. ft hangar, and is home to the largest number of aircraft of any Ontario College.

Canadore College is seeking a proven leader with excellent organizational, administrative and academic skills to join a team of dynamic professionals dedicated to promoting student success and providing innovative, market-driven programs. Reporting to the Vice-President Academic, the Dean will be

accountable for providing senior academic and administrative leadership for the Aviation, Trades and Technology programs and will be a member of the College’s Academic Leadership Team.  The Dean will establish community networks, strategic alliances and partnerships to enhance opportunities for students, create value-added outcomes for business and industry partners and will contribute to advancing teaching, learning, research and discovery and community engagement.

As an ambassador and advocate for the college within and beyond the local community, the Dean will enhance student experience and success and play a central role in supporting the College’s commitment to its 5 Pillars: Student Success, Program and Service Excellence, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Connection to Community and Sustainability.

Key Attributes:

You hold a graduate degree in Mechanical/Aerospace/Manufacturing Engineering (Master’s Degree required, Ph.D. preferred) and a minimum of ten years progressive work experience, preferably with several years’ leadership experience within a post-secondary setting. You are a strategic, analytical leader with superior interpersonal and communications skills and experience developing new courses / programs / offerings that allow the college to optimally respond to labour market needs and emerging strategic opportunities. You have experience in financial management, budgeting, human resources and general administration and thrive in an environment committed to fostering innovation and continuous improvement.

 

Canadore College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. Canadore College and Four Corners Group encourage applications from individuals from underrepresented groups. We are committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). This document is available in alternate format(s) upon request.

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Regional Director of Human Resources, Western USA
GardaWorld
Multiple Locations (California), Head Office City of Industry, Southern California

As a key part of human resources and the regional operations teams, GardaWorld is seeking a Regional Director of Human Resources, Western USA (Director of Human Resources) who will be responsible for supporting the business in achieving its goals through its people.

The Human Resources function at GardaWorld is regarded as a strategic business partner to the organization.  The human resources team provides insight and direction to collaboratively shape and deliver on the business and its people agendas.

The Director of Human Resources is a generalist role and will be accountable for supporting the branch environments on employee relations management, engagement and planning, and training and development and recruitment. The Director of Human Resources will succeed by advising and guiding the leaders of the Company, providing the tools and knowledge to support the leaders in their development as managers, and by directly advising and supporting the employees of the business.  The Director will provide efficient, focused and dedicated human resources support to the team.

The Director of Human Resources will report directly to the Senior Vice President of Human Resources, and indirectly to the Regional Vice President of Operations for Western USA.  Human Resources reports into the Chief Executive Officer, and the Regional Vice President of Operations reports into the Chief Operating Officer.

The Western Region is headquartered out of the City of Industry in Southern California and is comprised of approximately 30 branches throughout the region.  Branches are primarily concentrated in Southern California and are further located in Northern California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Montana and Utah.  The Western Region employs 1500-1800 employees and is growing at a rapid pace.

More specifically, the Director of Human Resources will operate as a generalist and business partner and will be accountable (but not limited to) the following:

Employee Relations, Engagement, Planning & Development

  • Responsible for providing human resources related advice and guidance to the managers and employees, acting as the first point of contact for field enquiries;
  • Fielding and responding to employee complaints or concerns;
  • Conducting or facilitating investigations related to complaints of harassment, discrimination, bullying or violence;
  • Day-to-day employee relations management, engagement and planning;
  • Performance development and management coaching;
  • Assisting in the management of health and safety complaints and at times, speaking to health and safety inspectors about visits, concerns or orders;
  • Ensuring field teams are meeting and operating within company human resources guidelines and state laws;
  • Ensuring the branches remain free of third-party intervention;
  • Furthering a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion and fostering an environment of recognition and reward; and
  • Identifying hi-potential talent and providing the tools and training to enable continued development, progression, and succession.

Talent Acquisition

  • Working with local Western US recruiters, who report directly to the Director of Talent Acquisition, on strategy and tactics to fulfill local staffing needs;
  • Providing direction regarding strategies, local outreach, and local job-boards;
  • Educating the recruiting team on required candidate qualifications and recruitment process;
  • Ensuring accurate tracking and maintaining of candidate data and the use of the applicant tracking system.
  • Ensuring continuous momentum and candidate flow; and
  • Ensuring adherence to GardaWorld CS recruiting and employment practices.

The Ideal Candidate

  • A post-secondary degree or diploma in Human Resources, Business Administration and/or a related program is mandatory.
  • At least five years of business leadership experience in Human Resources with generalist experience gained within a fast-paced operationally based multi-branch, network, or field environment. Experience gained within a similar industry or retail, distribution operations or supply chain preferred.
  • Employee Relations experience is mandatory, ideally combined with Labor Relations experience.
  • General knowledge and understanding of state laws and regulations, with specific knowledge of California legislation preferred. General knowledge of the Employment Standards Act, Human Rights and Labor Relations Acts is required.
  • Successful partnerships development with operations.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct or facilitate thorough investigations of harassment, discrimination and violence complaints, review evidence collected and come to reasonable conclusions, communicate results verbally and write a detailed summary.
  • Good general business knowledge ideally developed through hands on experience in another function within a business.
  • The ideal candidate will be located within the Western Region as defined above, with preference given to candidates coming from California, Arizona, or Nevada. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with travel throughout the region, anticipating 3 to 3.5 days in the field per week and 1.5 to 2 days in the office per week.  Occasional overnight stays will be required.

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Vice President Loss Prevention
Confidential
Remote - U.S. Based

The Vice President Loss Prevention will lead both the strategy and execution of loss prevention and security for the company, one of the leading business services providers in North America. The Vice President will be accountable for both the company assets and its people, and will ensure the protection of the company brand in the marketplace.

The Vice President Loss Prevention will report directly into the Chief Executive Officer.  The Vice President will be a member of the leadership team and will work closely with the Regional Vice Presidents of Operations, Human Resources, Branch Managers, General Managers, Finance, Safety and Compliance teams.  The Vice President will lead a team of field and corporate functional specialists, including a Director of Security and their team overseeing Prevention, Audit, Investigation and Licences, an Asset Management Specialist, a Branch Audit Team, and a CCTV team.

More specifically, the Vice President Loss Prevention is accountable for the following:

  • Building and elevating the loss prevention strategy for the North American business.
  • Planning the loss prevention strategy to scale for continued business growth.
  • Establishing a proactive versus reactive approach to loss prevention.
  • Leading the field teams to implement, adopt and embed loss prevention activities and practices that are progressive and preventative based.
  • Reducing risk and loss (both through error, shrink and theft) for the business through enhanced preventative practices and processes.
  • Providing leadership and direction on security requirements, enhancing practices and procedures to close operational gaps, and on mitigating risk.
  • Providing leadership and direction to investigation needs and leading the regional teams to collaborate with local law enforcement.
  • Leading the team to meet banking compliance requirements and pass internal and external operational audits.
  • Ensuring effective loss prevention protocols training of all staff involved in the chain of custody of the product.
  • Collaborating with finance to establish relevant KPIs and enhance reporting, enabling the business to have visibility to opportunities and to take direction to mediate risk.
  • Identifying issues and remediating before they become losses.

The Vice President Loss Prevention will be deemed successful having completed the following in their first year:

  • Will have had a significant impact on loss. Has reduced the overall shrink number and is tracking for further reductions through the identification of additional gaps and proposed solutions.
  • Will have fostered a culture of loss prevention and asset protection.
  • Will have elevated the focus for the business and its employees on security, people and assets.
  • Will have evaluated the overall loss prevention program and will have authored and implemented an enhanced approach that has identified opportunities and consequently reduced errors.
  • Has lowered claims by 50%.
  • Is responding to ongoing changes in the business with simple processes / tools / critical paths that are simple to understand and practical to implement and maintain.
  • Has established connectivity across the country and is familiar with the safety and security support needs in each branch.
  • Will have fostered a mindset across the business where loss prevention is at the forefront of thought and actions and accountability is apparent at all levels.
  • His/her opinions and counsel are valued and sought after by leadership and peers alike, both locally and nationally; and
  • Has demonstrated his/her ability to influence the process and the business.

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • University/college undergraduate degree, preferably in Business or Commerce.
  • The ideal candidate must have 7-10 years of experience in leading loss prevention gained in retail from hard discount, grocery, dollar or convenience channels.
  • Must have led loss prevention for a multi-site national business.
  • The candidate is required to have led store audit and been accountable for shrinkage.
  • The incumbent will demonstrate a solid track record of results delivered in a transformative change, fast pace, results oriented environment.
  • The incumbent will possess both strategic and tactical capabilities and will bring expertise in Loss Prevention processes.
  • The ideal candidate is strategic but will be hungry for results and will not be afraid to “roll up their sleeves” and get into the details to achieve wins and accelerate the plan.
  • Organizationally astute, he/she has superior leadership, influencing, collaboration and communication skills and able to build strong teams.
  • The ideal candidate will have the presence, intellect, energy, drive, people skills and business acumen to succeed in a fast paced, high performance environment and will be self-motivated.
  • The Vice President Loss Prevention can be located anywhere across the United States, situated in near a major airline hub (eg. DFW, CLT, ORD).
  • The candidate will be comfortable with extensive travel, greater than 50% travel.

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Director, Financial Planning & Analysis
Confidential
Florida

The Director of Financial Planning and Analysis is an important role within the company. The Director will lead the financial planning and strategic analysis for the financial team and will provide thought leadership on building and preparing monthly financial forecasts and track the business’ progress towards achieving strategic objectives. In addition to traditional financial planning and analysis, the Director will work closely with the corporate and operations teams on key projects for the business. The Director will add value through providing financial insight and analysis and business intelligence to influence the strategic direction of the organization.

The Director will report to and support the Senior Vice President of Finance and will collaborate with the Chief Executive Officer, as well as other functional leads in the business.  The Director will be a senior member of the finance team working in conjunction with Accounting, Controllership, Billing, Pricing, Treasury, Internal Audit, Legal and Compliance.  In this role, the Director will manage a team of eight/nine Managers and Analysts.

More specifically, the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis is accountable for the following:

  • Responsible for the accurate reporting and financial analysis that will be used for decision support for the North American business.
  • Forecasting and Budgeting: Lead the development of the annual budget and updating the operation’s monthly, quarterly, and annual financial forecast and budgets to provide information for business planning and review.
  • Financial Analysis and Management Reporting: Lead the preparation of high-quality financial reports and presentation for the Executive Leadership team, delivered in a timely manner with meaningful analysis, to enable discussion of monthly results and key financial topics.
  • Special Projects / Analysis: Performing other accounting activities and special projects as requested by the Senior Vice President of Finance
  • Hire, manage and develop a high-performing team. Establish priorities, set objectives, and provide guidance and feedback.

The Director of Financial Planning & Analysis will be deemed successful having completed the following in their first year with the company:

  • Has partnered closely with the Senior Vice President of Finance to accurately budget and forecast the business as well as led the analysis that is used to inform important business decisions and action.
  • Has become a resource that the Senior Vice President, Finance can rely on and has provided senior capability and leverage on the team.
  • Has taken the lead role in monthly results presentation/reporting to the Chief Executive Officer.
  • Has taken on special projects and contributed to general discipline, standards, rigor and process of operations.
  • Is leading the team to efficiently and accurately analyze and report on trends to drive business decisions.
  • Is a strong people leader, providing direction and continuing to develop the capabilities of the team.
  • Has taken initiative, is self directed and immersed themselves into the business.
  • His/her opinions and counsel are valued and sought after.

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • A university/college undergraduate degree, in Business or Commerce or other relevant field that demonstrates a quantitative orientation.
  • The incumbent will have 10+ years of accounting leadership experience, working as a business partner with senior managers.
  • The candidate will have strong professional financial, and budget development knowledge as well as extensive experience with leading and executing actionable quantitative and qualitative financial analysis to drive key business decisions.
  • Superior proficiency with complex financial modeling, Excel, and knowledge of Power BI. Experience with ERP and operational systems and how they work together are critical for this position.
  • The incumbent will demonstrate a solid track record of results delivered in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment.
  • The candidate will have strong people management, collaboration and communication skills that are required to build strong teams.
  • The Director FP&A role will be located at the company headquarters in Boca Raton, FL.

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President – Family Office
Confidential
Toronto, Ontario

The President of “Confidential” will oversee and manage the business affairs of the Family with offices located in Toronto. The organization deals with a wide range of responsibilities on behalf of the Family including wealth preservation, risk and investment management, estate and tax planning and compliance, insurance, succession planning, philanthropic initiatives, financial reporting and analysis, review of major transactions such as potential acquisitions and dispositions, succession planning and a range of legal matters. The main purpose is to protect the assets, interests, and legacy of the Family.

The President will oversee all financial reporting and analysis for the organization; manage internal and external relationships with key stakeholders; and manage risk, investment management, insurance, estate and tax planning and compliance. The new President may take on some additional responsibilities on behalf of the Family such as operating reviews and active involvement in any potential acquisitions and dispositions. In essence, the President will be focused on protecting the assets and interests of the Family.

The Family is seeking ONE individual with deep analytical skills that will focus exclusively on the Family affairs. This is a great opportunity for an individual with strong experience in wealth management, tax and estate planning and risk management. Naturally, experience in a Family Office or professional services environment dealing with high-net-worth clients would also be a definite asset.

Ideal Candidate Profile

Education

  • Undergraduate degree in business is preferred.
  • Qualified Certified Financial Planner, Chartered Financial Analyst, Chartered Professional Accountant or Lawyer would be preferred.
  • Completion of the CPA In-Depth Tax Course would be an asset.

 Experience

  • A minimum of 12 years’ progressive experience, five of which are in wealth management, tax and estate planning and risk management. Experience in a Family Office or professional services environment dealing with high-net-worth clients would be a definite asset.
  • Ideally has experience with due diligence, structuring and negotiating acquisition and disposition activities.
  • Ideally will have experience in a family owned and managed business and understands the unique qualities this entails.
  • Stays current in finance, accounting, taxation, corporate structuring and thought leadership through participation in industry associations, industry connections and a strong network.
  • Technically sound in accounting principles, practices, and procedures. Knowledgeable and innovative in identifying opportunities for business improvements. Produces top quality, timely financial reports and well versed in internal controls and governance.
  • Very well versed in financial, business, and strategic planning as well as financial and operational analysis.
  • Good knowledge of computer systems applications to accounting, administration and operations.

Personal Characteristics

  • High energy, self-motivated, results oriented, flexible, and creative.
  • Enjoys complexity and is driven to achieve results. Comfortable with ambiguity and able to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Comfortable admitting, they do not have all the answers all the time.
  • Has their ego in check and focused on a team approach. Willing to be very hands-on as required.
  • A reputable individual with high ethical standards and a longer-term business perspective. Will protect the interests of the Family.

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Taxation Practice Leader
DCY Professional Corporation
Ontario

Join a mid-sized, highly successful and respected boutique firm that is seeking an experienced professional as its Taxation Practice Leader. This individual will support the practice and its clients with a broad range of financial, business and tax services. DCY is not your typical firm, providing a wider range of services and opportunities, they continue to experience significant growth, while promoting a collegial, supportive and flexible work environment, resulting in very low staff turnover.

Reporting directly to the Managing Partner, the individual will focus on many aspects of a client’s business including start-up, structuring, financing, tax planning and compliance, sales and acquisitions (approximately 60 transactions annually), business improvements and retirement and estate planning. The focus is definitely oriented towards strategy and planning rather than tax compliance. Exciting upside opportunities could include equity in firm-sponsored business acquisitions.

Ideal Candidate Profile
• Qualified CPA or lawyer
• Completed the CPA Canada In-Depth Tax course and/or Master of Taxation
• 10 years progressive experience covering all aspects of taxation, ideally working closely with small to medium sized businesses
• Independent, outside the box thinking
• Exceptional communicator and presenter, able to deal with clients at all levels
• Ideally has exposure to acquisitions and deal structuring

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Board Directors – Two Citizen Members
Toronto Lands Corporation
Toronto, Ontario

The Toronto Lands Corporation (TLC) is a wholly owned subsidiary and exclusive real estate services provider to the Toronto District School Board (TDSB). The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) is the largest and one of the most diverse school boards in Canada. It serves approximately 247,000 students in 583 schools throughout Toronto, and more than 130,000 life-long learners in Adult and Continuing Education programs.

Following the amalgamation of seven local school boards in 1998, the TDSB became the owner of one of the largest public real estate portfolios in the City of Toronto. Realizing that managing a portfolio of this nature and size requires specific expertise, is complex and time consuming, TDSB established TLC in 2008 to professionally manage these valuable and important public assets. TLC’s recently expanded mandate now includes responsibility to manage all Board wide real estate interests for the purpose of redeveloping sites, land use planning, property disposition & acquisition, leasing, partnerships and the integration of community hubs.
With specific expertise in real estate, land use planning and leasing, TLC’s intent is to provide opportunities that ensure the accommodation and well-being of TDSB students in modern and innovative schools, preserve public assets where there is a demonstrated need and collaborate to advance complete communities where people live, learn, work and play.

Due to pending retirements, TLC is seeking two new Citizen Directors to join its Board. The term of office for Citizen Directors is three years, with one three-year renewal option.

Board Composition

The Board of Directors of TLC is comprised of:

  • six (6) Citizen Directors;
  • four (4) TDSB Trustees; and
  • the Chief Executive Officer of TLC

Board Responsibilities

The Board is responsible for:

  • Appointing the Chief Executive Officer, approving the Chief Executive Officer’s annual objectives and assessing performance against those objectives;
  • Overseeing TLC’s strategic direction and corporate objectives;
  • Ensuring appropriate capital and risk management practices are followed;
  • Approving final investments in complex and transformative infrastructure;
  • Reviewing and approving the TLC’s financial objectives and results; and
  • Overseeing the policies and frameworks that govern TLC’s internal and external conduct.
  • Directors will advise on the real estate industry’s landscape of issues, challenges and opportunities in relation to the TDSB’s multi-year strategic plan, including:
    • Advise, recommend and approve strategies for achieving effective asset management;
    • Advice on effective use of public assets, including redevelopment, equity extraction, repurposing assets, and capital funding strategies;
    • Provide strategy and advice on current and potential issues related to the implementation of the TLC/TDSB overall fiscal plan;
    • Provide strategic advice and/or recommendations on audits, financial risk mitigation strategies and performance measures and ensure that financial risk to the TDSB and its properties is mitigated;
    • Understand effective and good governance models to meet TLC’s objectives;
    • Provide guidance on the development of policies and procedures;
    • Establish relationships to advance collaboration with provincial, regional and local governments, government agencies, development corporations, small business owners, landowners and citizens and special interest groups to assist in mutually beneficial and productive working relationships; and
    • Understands the value added by communities, local politicians and stakeholder organizations to produce meaningful opportunities.

Term of Office

The term of office for Citizen Directors is three years, with one three-year renewal option.

Requirement

Due to pending retirements, TLC is seeking two new Citizen Directors to join its Board:

  • A senior professional lawyer with significant depth in real estate and municipal law with clear understanding of land use planning, risk tolerance, zoning, and development. Knowledge of the education sector is a desired asset; and
  • A proven leader in their own field of expertise, with both a CPA designation and a governance designation (Chartered Director (C.Dir), Professional Director (Pro.Dir), or ICD.D). They will be experienced in strategic planning, performance measurement and evaluation, forecasting and corporate governance at a significant level.

Meetings

The TLC Board meets four times a year or at the call of the Chair. In addition, each Board member is expected to sit on at least one Standing Committee. Standing Committees also meet four times a year, so a TLC Board Member will be expected to attend a minimum of eight meeting per year.

Remuneration

TLC Citizen Board Members are paid per meeting plus expenses.

Location

Toronto, Ontario

Toronto Lands Corporation is committed to equity in its policies, practices, and programs and is committed to ensuring that the organization reflects the diversity of the Toronto community, in which it operates. All qualified individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of our Board are encouraged to apply.

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Director, Warehouse Operations
Montreal, QC

Our client is a leading international customer centric business that dominates their space. As they continue their growth both domestically and internationally, the need for a Director, Warehouse Operations has been identified.

Reporting directly to the Vice President of Warehouse and Distribution, the Director will be responsible for 6 warehouses in the Montreal area and ensuring the warehouses are agile and achieving the business goals through efficient inbound receipt, management of product and outbound delivery of product to the distribution centre. Critical to the supply chain’s success is ensuring the warehouses ability to adapt to fluctuating demands and volumes on a daily basis. The Director will be successful through managing people, processes and systems within the warehouses, driving engagement, ensuring productivity targets are achieved and workplace health and safety requirements are met.

The Ideal Candidate:

+ A University Degree, preferably in logistics management, inventory management, operations or industrial engineering;

+ A minimum of 7 years’ experience in a senior management role, with a demonstrated understanding and experience of the overall supply chain concepts within a network. Experience ideally gained across multiple sites within the fast-moving retail sector;

+ Experience with Warehouse Management Systems is essential; ideally experience gained with radio frequency and SAP;

+ Demonstrated experience managing budgets and productivity levels;

+ Will demonstrate advanced competency in: problem solving, business and opportunity analysis;

+ The ideal candidate will have a high energy level, be self-motivated, results oriented as well as creative, innovative and flexible.

+ The incumbent will be able to point to specific examples of leading change initiatives and processes that have contributed to strong business results and led to the development of a high-performance organization;

+ The successful candidate will have a track record of managing and developing strong teams, they will have inspirational leadership qualities and proven examples of followership;

+ The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies: drive for results; interpretative and root cause analytics; effective team builder and ability to develop direct reports; business acumen; influencing skills; and strategic agility.

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Technical Product Manager
Techspan Industries
Mississauga, ON

Since 1989, Techspan has been supplying electrical connectors, fasteners, wire management and control products to the electrical, automotive, heavy-duty truck market. Techspan sells through wholesale distributors from coast-to-coast. Techspan head office is in Mississauga Ontario and has a western warehouse in Burnaby BC.

With over 15,000 part-numbers in stock, Techspan ships 90% of orders same day with a 95% + fill rate. This makes Techspan the market leader in service to its customers across North America. Techspan also recently acquired Fusetek, a leading Canadian supplier of control gear and fuses. This had allowed Techspan to further expand its product offerings and customer base.

Techspan’s success has been largely driven by outstanding customer service, excellent product selection, strong technical competency and an ability to fill orders faster than anyone else. Techspan is constantly on the lookout for products that not only complement their current lines but also offer customers new or improved solutions. The challenge is to ensure Techspan’s extensive product offerings remain relevant and in demand, while seeking new and improved options for current and prospective customers. You will be working closely with the President, sales, marketing, operations, customers and suppliers. This is an extraordinary opportunity for someone who is excited about the prospect of assisting Techspan in driving forward.

Reporting to the President, the Technical Product Manager will develop products by identifying potential products; conducting market research; generating product requirements; determining specifications, production timetables, pricing, and time-integrated plans for product introduction; developing marketing strategies; supporting customers and field sales.

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • Electrical engineering degree or Certified Engineering Technologist certification required.
  • A minimum of 10 years’ relevant product management experience in the electrical industry.
  • Must have strong technical knowledge in the field of power system protection (fuses).
  • Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle.
  • Proven ability to develop product, pricing and marketing strategies and effectively communicate recommendations to management.
  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in CSA and UL-approved electrical components.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; able to quickly establish rapport and build effective working relationships at all levels. A trusted advisor to management and staff and a team player.
  • Strong customer and marketplace orientation and instincts. Well-developed consulting/selling skills, able to identify, develop and exploit business opportunities.
  • Persuasive; able to sell ideas and marshal respect and support both up and down the line.
  • Committed to delivering timely, high quality services to the organization; a strong sense of urgency.
  • Proficient in CRM and Microsoft Office software.
  • Can secure enthusiastic buy-in from sales, marketing and operations on a wide range of product initiatives.
  • Highly effective project management, detail oriented, prioritization, multi-tasking and time management skills to meet deadlines and execute product strategies.
  • Original and creative problem-solving skills/confident decision-making.
  • Ability to effectively work independently as well as within in a team.
  • Possesses firm negotiation skills.
  • Prefer a candidate with experience in a mid-sized business in highly competitive markets.
  • Has their ego in check, able to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and a great sense of humour.
  • Comfortable admitting they do not have all the answers all of the time.
  • Hungry for results and will not be afraid to “roll up their sleeves” and get into the details to achieve wins.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and able to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Commitment to personal and professional development.
  • A reputable individual with high ethical standards and a longer-term business perspective. Will protect the interests of Techspan.

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Director of Compliance – Recently Completed
Confidential
United States, Remote

Our client is an outsourced business services provider with operations in Canada, the United States and throughout the world. A key business vertical of this $3 billion company services the financial services industry. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and driven professional to join as the Director of Compliance. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced industry professional to be part of a growing company, and to become a key strategic partner to the business.

The Director of Compliance, will report to the Senior Legal Counsel and support the execution of the Compliance program. The Director will be responsible for responding to financial institution questionnaires, annual audits, continuity of business testing, and other annual assessments that are routinely conducted by the company’s banking customers. They will further provide compliance expertise across the organization on Anti-Money Laundering / Bank Secrecy Act (AML/BSA) risk, and by employing a systematic, disciplined approach to compliance, risk management, control and governance processes to ensure that business objectives are met.

Key Responsibilities
More specifically the Director of Compliance will be accountable for:
+ Fulfilling the requirements for the company and its client businesses. This includes being responsible for the compliance with AML/BSA and Information Security Awareness programs requirements.
+ Providing guidance on regulatory deadlines, changes, communications that affect the organization, and ensuring the implementation of internal policies and procedures.
+ Maintaining relationships with various stakeholders including banking customers, branches and other internal departments.
+ Completing all customers due diligence questionnaires and compliance requests.
+ Preparing and coordinating all on-site Enterprise Audit/Risk Review/Due Diligence.
+ Participating in the on-site Enterprise Audit/Risk Review/Due Diligence.
+ Participating in the ISAE 3402 certification process.
+ Communicating and addressing findings and compliance issues with necessary subject matter experts and departments.
+ Monitoring findings remediation and develops adequate action plans to return to customers in collaboration with necessary subject matter experts and teams.
+ Complying with federal, state, and local security legal requirements by studying existing and new security legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
+ Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

Success
The Director of Compliance will be deemed successful having accomplished the following in the first 12 months of their tenure:
+ Built out a robust banking compliance program and have successfully met AML/BSA and Information Security Awareness programs requirements with clients’ businesses.
+ Has kept up to date with all different audits, assessments, testing, requests and questionnaires sent by banking clients on an ongoing basis.
+ Established relationships and credibility with banking partners as a subject matter expert and is valued for their impact and contribution.

Ideal Candidate Profile
+ Bachelor’s degree or other applicable post-secondary education.
+ Minimum 3 years of work experience in the banking industry, serving directly in a compliance, risk management, third-party management, or audit role.
+ Broad knowledge of statutory and regulatory obligations governing financial organizations in the United States.
+ Experience acting as a subject matter expert, ensuring compliance deliverables are executed within scope and delivered within prescribed timeframes.
+ Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and remain organized, ability to set priorities and meet any established deadlines.
+ Strong collaboration skills and the ability to work closely with a wide range of stakeholders, both internally and externally.
+ Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
+ Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills.
+ Familiarity with Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio, Access and PowerPoint
+ This role is 100% remote but requires occasional business travel to meet with clients.

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Clinical Director of Intensive Services – Recently Completed
York Hills Centre for Children, Youth and Families
York Region

York Hills Centre for Children, Youth and Families (York Hills) is the largest children and youth mental health agency in York Region. The agency offers a range of mental health services to children from birth to age 18 and their families. York Hills’ assessment and treatment services include: individual, family and group counselling; community and in-school clinical supports; residential (live-in) services; day treatment services; alternative dispute resolution; and family mediation. York Hills was formed in late 2018 following the amalgamation of Blue Hills Child and Family Centre and The York Centre for Children, Youth and Families. Today, the agency brings expertise in treating the social, emotional and behavioural challenges of children, youth, and their families. Serving York Region though five office locations in Aurora, Richmond Hill, Keswick and Maple, and 18 day treatment classrooms across the region, York Hills’ dedicated team of professionals serves nearly 5,500 children, youth, and families each year through programs funded by the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services, Royal bank of Canada and the United Way of Greater Toronto. The organization has staff team of approximately 200, and an annual operating budget of nearly $13 M.

The Clinical Director of Intensive Services (Clinical Director) provides leadership on planning, design, implementation, delivery, and assessment of services within York Hills’ residential and day treatment programs and services. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the Clinical Director leads a team of approximately 50 staff via 6 clinical managers and oversees a budget of $5.5M. Fostering a culture of inclusivity and family centered care across the continuum of service delivery, the Clinical Director partners with leadership in the strategic planning, system design, implementation, and sustainability of integrated clinical programs to achieve York Hills’ service initiatives. Externally, the Clinical Director represents and promotes both the organization and the mental health needs of children, youth, and families in York Region by participating in various community activities and planning tables and working in partnership with community stakeholders.

As an ideal candidate, you bring 5+ years of progressive senior leadership experience with a background in day treatment or live-in treatment/intensive programs and Master’s level training in a field related to Social Work, Psychology, or Counselling, with membership in the appropriate professional College. You champion an organizational culture that values and advances equity, diversity, and inclusion and aligns with the organization’s core values of integrity, high service quality, collaboration, commitment, acceptance, and financial stewardship. Coupled with outstanding relationship building skills, you are a highly collaborative leader that is passionate about lending your clinical expertise to help achieve the best possible outcomes for the children, youth, and families accessing York Hills’ critical services.

York Hills is an equal opportunity employer that aims to represent the diversity of the community it serves and strongly encourages individuals from diverse groups to apply. York Hills and Four Corners Group are committed to an inclusive barrier-free recruitment and selection process and we respect, encourage, and celebrate the diversity of staff. Please advise if you require accommodation at any stage in the recruitment and selection process.

We thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications will be considered as they are received until the position has been filled.

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Chief Financial Officer (CFO) – Recently Completed
Premier Family Farms
Smithville, Ontario (Between Hamilton & Niagara Falls)

Premier Family Farms (“Premier”) is an integrated group that manages a supply chain of poultry through four operating businesses – Premier Express Lines, Premier Poultry Farms, Premier Kosher Inc. and Premier Catching Services. Premier is profitable and growing, with international sales of its Kosher product line. Premier is family-owned and operated and is the only certified producer of Kosher poultry products in Ontario.

For additional information on the company, please visit http://premierfamilyfarms.com/

Reporting to the President, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will work closely with other members of the senior management team and the owners to ensure the overall financial stability and successful growth of the company.

This critical position will be responsible for managing the overall finance and accounting function of Premier, including providing timely and accurate information for real-time decision-making.

This Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will be both a “hands on” executive in managing the finance and accounting function as well as contributing significantly to the strategic direction and growth of the organization. Additional responsibilities will include determining Premier’s information technology needs and then managing the selection and implementation of any new or upgraded systems. As a member of the senior management team, the CFO will be key in guiding the company through a significant phase of growth and profitability. The Premier CFO will act as the primary finance and information technology interface with the owners.

Key Accountabilities

More specifically, the CFO will be accountable for:

+ All financial reporting, accounting and treasury matters, including strategic and business plans, budgets and forecasts, costing, cash flows and tax compliance;
+ Management of all accounting functions and internal controls including costing, payroll, accounts receivable and payable, inventory, cash flow analysis and projections;
+ Ensuring sound fiscal management practices throughout the organization including Premier having the appropriate capital and tax-effective structure in place;
+ Providing key support to the President and other senior management team members on a wide range of finance, information technology and operating initiatives;
+ Monitoring and analyzing monthly financial statements and management reports, recommending any changes critical to the success and growth of the company (based on KPI’s, budget variances, etc.);
+ Providing financial and operational advice, guidance and support to the senior management team;
+ Supporting Premier’s strategic planning process including assessment of new products and services as well as potential acquisitions;
+ Closely monitors costing, capital spending, cash flows and budgets to ensure the business is on plan and any issues or challenges are brought to the attention of the senior management team and the President for review and resolution;
+ Identifying and managing risks associated with changes in the business as it relates to Premier’s growth and profitability;
+ Providing appropriate and timely KPIs to the senior management team to support real-time management of Premier’s business;
+ Maintaining positive, productive and professional relationships with Premier’s bankers, lenders, lawyers, advisors and external accountants;
+ As part of Premier’s senior management team, contributing to both profitable growth and increases in market share, both domestically and internationally;
+ Promoting Premier’s core values of entrepreneurship, integrity, collaboration, responsibility, initiative, leadership and creativity;
+ Monitoring industry and regulatory trends and taking necessary actions to protect the interests of Premier;
+ Supporting the implementation of an ERP system to enhance reporting and analysis regarding the profitability and growth of the organization as well as mitigating risk; and
+ Reviewing Premier’s information technology infrastructure and systems to identify opportunities for improvements or efficiencies.

Ideal Candidate Profile

Education

+ Undergraduate degree in business along with a professional accounting designation.

Experience

+ High energy, proactive, data-driven, out-of-the-box thinker and leader;
+ Demonstrated ability to be successful and responsive in a complex, quickly evolving and rapid-paced organization;
+ Experience in the food processing industry is a definite asset. Some sort of experience in manufacturing or processing is required;
+ A minimum of 15 years’ progressive management experience, at least five years of which are at the senior management level. Demonstrated business acumen;
+ Knowledge of, and experience with, both traditional lending sources, private capital markets, and other non-traditional lenders;
+ Well versed in financial, business and strategic planning as well as financial analysis;
+ Proven track record of contributing to profitable growth of a sustainable business in competitive markets;
+ Stays current in finance and information technology thought leadership through participation in industry associations, industry connections and a strong network;
+ Technically strong in accounting principles, practices and procedures. Knowledgeable and innovative in identifying opportunities for business improvements. Produces top quality, timely financial reports and well versed in internal controls and governance;
+ Demonstrated evidence of successful experience in negotiating a wide range of agreements. Possesses a keen sense of relevant cost drivers;
+ Hands-on experience in administration and operations, dealing with operational and other issues beyond finance and accounting; and
+ Good knowledge of computer systems applications to accounting, administration and operations.

Personal Characteristics

+ Roll up the sleeves and get it done, hands-on manager;
+ Capacity to provide both strategic and operational leadership while building the organization;
+ High energy, self-motivated, results oriented, flexible and creative;
+ Enjoys complexity and is driven to achieve results through innovation, flexibility, commitment and the team;
+ Able to recognize and admit they do not have all the answers all of the time, and seek timely assistance;
+ Has their ego in check and focused on a team approach;
+ Decisive leadership capabilities: through consultative processes takes decisions and actions (with accountability) and provides clear direction;
+ Able to sell ideas throughout the organizations. Effective negotiator and influencer to resolve a wide range of finance, information technology and operating issues;
+ A reputable individual with high ethical standards and a longer-term business perspective. Will protect the interests of Premier; and
+ Willing to travel as required.

 

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Director of Marketing (12 Month Contract) – Recently Completed
Post Consumer Brands
Toronto, ON, Canada

Post Consumer Brands is one of the world’s most beloved consumer goods brands. Recognized for brands that have been at the heart of mornings every day for over 75 years, Post boasts some of the most recognized ready-to-eat cereal brands in their line-up, from nostalgic favourites such as Shreddies to Honey Bunches of Oats and Raisin Bran to Honeycomb, Sugar Crisp, Weetabix and many more. This powerhouse of brands enjoys a leading position in the market and is outpacing the competition in their continued growth. Recognized for their quality, values and value, Post Consumer Brands Canada is driven by one idea – To make better happen every day.

Post Consumer Foods has identified the need for a Director of Marketing, Canada, to steer the Canadian flagship brands through the next 12 months in a contract capacity.

The Director of Marketing (12 month contract) is a critical leadership role that is accountable for driving strategy and growth for a portfolio ready-to-eat cereal brands for Post Consumer Brands Canada. The Director of Marketing will be accountable for developing all facets of the marketing mix and will work in collaboration with and lead cross-functional teams to deliver upon strategies and ensure innovations, promotions, advertising and products are brought to market successfully. The accountability encompasses the key brands Shreddies, Shredded Wheat, Honeycomb, Tim Hortons, and Mondelez partnerships (Oreo, Chips Ahoy).

The Director of Marketing will report to the Vice President Marketing and will collaborate with cross functional team members within Post Consumer Brands and external agency partners.

Key Responsibilities:

Integrated Marketing Strategy (30%)

  • Strategic Planning: Lead cross-functional commercial teams to develop plans and budgets to enable our business strategy, metrics and objectives (revenue, share, profit.)
  • Integrated Business Planning: Responsible for leading and representing Canada and International in the monthly North American Brand Management Review (BMR) process.
  • Strategic Insight: Identify and build a robust learning agenda to inform current and future business needs.
  • Leadership:  Represent the Consumer and the Brands on the Operations committee with the Directors of Sales, Finance, and Operations, and contributing to the day-to-day management of Post

Communication (35%)

  • Lead the development and execution of highly effective integrated marketing communication plans that leverage a strong consumer insight to create a competitive advantage and build consumer value.
  • Development and management of brand positioning
  • Ensuring communication plans (advertising, PR, digital, experiential) are executed with excellence and on budget.
  • Understanding marketing efficiency and effectiveness to optimize and enhance plans.

Innovation (10%)

  • Participate in new product initiatives to meet business goals.
  • Coach and guide cross-functional team through the Commercialization Stage Gate process
  • Validate and launch innovation with excellence.
  • Ensure innovation trackers are employed and adjust plans accordingly to ensure innovation meets its financial commitments.

People Leadership (25%)

  • Build a world class marketing organization by developing the skills of direct reports (3 direct reports and 2 indirect).
  • Guiding the development of direct reports, including direction on primary projects, continuous feedback and career guidance
  • Strengthening the marketing organization and culture.  Actively contributing to improving Post Consumer Brands culture and organization’s effectiveness

Success:

The Director of Marketing will be deemed successful having accomplished the following in 12 months of their tenure:

  • Successfully delivered the 2021 marketing plans and execution of the marketing activities across brands of the core portfolio.
  • Led the strategic repositioning across packaging and brand communications through creative thought leadership and collaborative agency partnerships.

Ideal Candidate Profile:

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills/experience and attributes:

  • University degree in Marketing, Business/Commerce or Business Administration. An MBA is preferred.
  • The ideal candidate will bring approximately 10+ years of progressive marketing leadership experience.
  • Experience will have been gained within the consumer-packaged goods environment, ideally within the food, beverage or consumer products categories. The candidate will be able to demonstrate a track record of success and growth on brands he/she has worked on.
  • The ideal candidate will lead with heart, will lean-in and care, and is known for developing and motivating people.
  • Experience in leading successful marketing transformations and brand repositioning.
  • Experience in developing original creative (tv, digital, social) from brief to final copy. Will have experience in leading and handling major advertising and promotional responsibilities.
  • Organizationally astute, he/she has superior influencing, collaboration and communication skills and is able to build strong working relationships. The ideal candidate will have the presence, intellect, energy, drive, people skills and business acumen to succeed in a high-performance environment.
  • The ideal candidate will be passionate – passionate about all that they do; curious – curious about the customer and how they think and why they do what they do; and innovative – innovative and taking initiative simply to satisfy curiosity and deliver results.
  • Strong business acumen with a deep understanding of the financial metrics that drive the business.
  • Accountable and strong drive to deliver results.
  • Has strong data capabilities, has well-developed analytic muscles, and will use insight to create great consumer experiences (i.e., AC Nielsen, Basis, ASI Connect)
  • Desire and ability to work in an ever-changing fast-paced environment with many stakeholders.
  • This position is located in Toronto.

We thank for your interest in this opportunity.  Applications will be considered as they are received until the position has been filled.

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Chief Executive Officer – Recently Completed
Credit Canada Debt Solutions
Toronto, Ontario

For more than 50 years, Credit Canada Debt Solutions (CCDS) has been helping Canadians to lead healthy financial lives, achieve their goals, and improve their quality of life through financial education and debt resolution. As a national, non-profit organization and Canada’s first and longest-standing credit counselling agency, CCDS has helped thousands avoid bankruptcy, become debt-free, and achieve financial wellness.

CCDS wishes to recruit an accomplished leader to the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO will execute the organization’s strategic plan and has overall strategic leadership, management, and operational responsibility for the organization. The CEO will build strong relationships and demonstrate leadership in strategy and innovation, ensuring that CCDS’s client-facing programs and services are aligned to the organization’s mission, are relevant in the marketplace, are sustainable through diversified funding, and deliver value and impact.

The role of CEO at CCDS requires a leader with excellent strategic thinking and business acumen, paired with a proven ability to effectively manage and support an engaged staff team of professionals. With an understanding of not-for-profit organizations and governance, the preferred candidate will be a values-driven leader of high integrity, who is approachable, self-aware, and willing to roll up sleeves and personally contribute to the tactical execution of operational plans alongside a dedicated team. A strong understanding of credit granting, credit reporting and/or consumer credit counselling organizations would be a definite asset, as would fluency in technological innovation and digital service provision transformation. A skilled communicator and relationship builder, the candidate sought is comfortable acting as a spokesperson in front of a national audience and can build strategic stakeholder relationships with various groups (such as referring agencies, creditors, financial institutions, corporate sponsors, members, regulators, and the media) to help CCDS achieve its vision: Empowered Canadians leading healthy financial lives.

This position is based out of CCDS’s office located near Yonge and Sheppard in Toronto, Ontario.

We thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications will be considered as they are received until the position has been filled.

 

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Executive Director – Recently Completed
Family Services of Peel
Mississauga, ON

Family Services of Peel (FSP) is a multi-service agency that provides professional counselling, educational programs, employment support services, support for people with developmental disabilities and their families, as well as support for victims of violence and abuse. Specifically, FSP provides services for Trauma Intervention, Counselling, Families & Schools, Employment, Family Law, and Adults with Developmental Disabilities. Established in 1971 as a non-profit and registered charitable organisation, FSP provides family and community support services to people living and working in the Region of Peel. Additionally, FSP’s research arm, the Peel Institute on Violence Prevention, is a collaborative initiative focused on the prevention of all forms of violence in Peel.

With the upcoming retirement of FSP’s current Executive Director, the organization wishes to recruit an innovative, inspiring, and strategic leader who exemplifies the organization’s core values and possesses a clear vision for executing its strategic plan with nimbleness and creativity. With strong political acuity and outstanding community relations abilities, the Executive Director (ED) will communicate and translate FSP’s vision into actionable outcomes, leveraging relationships and alliances with a wide variety of key internal and external stakeholders, funders, and community partners.

Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, the ED is responsible for leading and supporting the development of an engaged staff team, overseeing the administration, day-to-day operation of programs and the strategic plan, as well as implementing strategies to ensure the timely progression and achievement of both short and long-term strategic goals. Other key responsibilities include active participation in fundraising, advocacy work, program development and administration, encouraging optimal use of organization finances and resources. Working closely with FSP’s key stakeholders and community partners, the ED will focus on creating improved support services within the Region of Peel.

 

As an ideal candidate, you bring at least 10 years of organizational management experience within the human services sector. You are a skilled communicator and relationship builder with strength in financial management, including budgeting and business finances, and a proven ability to initiate, secure, and grow funding and partnerships. As a leader, you champion and model collaboration, accountability, inclusion, and equity in all you do. Paired with an understanding of the challenges facing the community of Peel and how to navigate them from an organization and sector perspective, you are passionate about achieving FSP’s mission: through leadership, collaboration and innovation, we support families and individuals in Peel to transform their lives.

 

For more information on this outstanding opportunity, or to submit your application, please contact:

Suzanne Clark, Partner             416-593-0900 x2234            sclark@fourcornersgroup.com

Erin Plasky, Principal                416-593-0900 x2250            eplasky@fourcornersgroup.com

 

Family Services of Peel is an equal opportunity employer committed to developing a staff team that reflects the community in which we work, and the people we serve. Family Services of Peel and Four Corners Group are committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). We will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process. This document is available in alternate format(s) upon request.

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Associate Director, Facilities, Business and Community Development – Recently Completed
Toronto Catholic District School Board
Toronto, Ontario

With the upcoming departure of the current Associate Director, Facilities, Business and Community Development, the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) seeks a visionary leader to support the growth and success of its students, staff and communities, and effectively meet the challenges of education today and into the future.

Transforming the world through witness, faith, innovation and action: The Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB), Canada’s largest publicly funded Catholic school board, is an inclusive learning community rooted in the love of Christ. We serve students from diverse cultural, linguistic and ethnic backgrounds and are proud to be a significant part of the fabric of publicly-funded Catholic education in the Province of Ontario.

Working in partnership with parents, teachers, unions, associations, the Archdiocese of Toronto, and the wider community, the TCDSB educates students to their full academic, social, physical and spiritual potential in an inclusive learning community imbued with Catholic faith. With a long and distinguished history of providing excellence in Catholic education for the Toronto community, the TCDSB serves more than 92,000 students in 201 schools, employs 14,000 staff and represents close to 475,000 Catholic school supporters in this city.

Responsible to the Board of Trustees through the Director of Education, the Associate Director serves as TCDSB’s chief commercial officer. The Associate Director is accountable to bring a commercial lens to the operations of the Board and to support the Trustees and Director in the ongoing compliance with provincial law and curriculum.

The ideal candidate will bring an acute business mindset to operations, finance, information technology, infrastructure, communications, human resources, and governance. With high emotional intelligence and a track record of success in implementation and leading through change, the preferred candidate is a champion of innovation, with a passion for Catholic education and TCDSB’s vision: transform the world through witness, faith, innovation and action.

The successful candidate will:

  • Represent Catholic education executive leadership locally and provincially by demonstrating a commitment to the strengthening of publicly-funded Catholic education;
  • Champion a strong education vision within the complexities of the City of Toronto;
  • Demonstrate a commitment to environmental stewardship and energy conservation;
  • Provide ongoing strategic and integrated leadership in the financial, business, property maintenance, capital development, and information technology areas;
  • Influence (through the Director) the development and formation of Board policy;
  • Lead and engage both non-union management and unionized staff (total staffing approximately 1,000) to ensure service excellence; and
  • Ensure (through the reporting CFO) that budgets and plans, quality assurance measures, checks, and balances and appropriate accountability measures are in place.

Position Requirements

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Have 10+ years of proven leadership experience in large, complex, organizations;
  • Possess a university degree in business, engineering or a related/relevant field;
  • Professional qualifications in property management, real estate or development, architecture or engineering;
  • A proven ability to create and sustain the building and maintenance of excellent working relationships;
  • Exceptional analytical and business skills required to deal with the complexities of a publicly funded catholic school system; and
  • Political acuity – able to advance agendas, collaborate with the Board of Trustees, government officials, colleagues from other boards, etc.
  • Experience in developing and implementing strategic direction in planning, real estate, capital development, environmental stewardship, energy conservation, operations and maintenance, and transportation in a large complex organization;
  • Demonstrated experience in guiding, inspiring and promoting a culture of collaboration among different departments in support of an organizations strategic plan;
  • Thorough knowledge of the Education Act, provincial legislation, policies and codes, and relevant City of Toronto bylaws;
  • Deep understanding of the provincial funding model, including Pupil Accommodation and Transportation grants, and the process for development and building projects; and
  • Excellent communication skills.

The TCDSB and Four Corners Group value inclusivity and diversity in the workplace and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and equity seeking groups.

TCDSB and Four Corners Group are both committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please let us know. This document is available in alternate format(s) upon request.

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Director of Warehousing & Operations – Recently Completed
Confidential
Woodbridge, ON

Our client is a subsidiary of a $2 billion USD Company and employs over 10,000 associates in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Products are sold in over 130 countries throughout the world. Our client dominates the value and private label space, attracting customers seeking quality, innovation and leading-edge technology while recognizing value.

The North American market is the largest, most profitable and fastest growing market served for this business, with $700+ million in revenues and is on track to be over $1 billion in the next two years. The business has three distinct business units and corresponding distribution channels in Canada and the United States. For the business to realize its growth goals and to become a benchmark of excellence for the industry, our client has identified the need for a new leader to join their team as Director of Warehousing & Operations.

The Director of Warehousing & Operations is an important leadership role, responsible for leading warehouse and distribution operations and facility management for all sites within the business. The Director is responsible for the achievement of efficient and effective operations while meeting and exceeding all quality and safety standards for the business.

The Director will lead receiving, warehousing, order fulfilment, assembly and shipping across our client’s three business units and their warehouses and 3 distribution centres located in Canada and the US. Receiving includes inbound logistics and containers both to the US and Canada. The Director is tasked with ensuring the warehouses are agile, responding and adapting to the fluctuating demands and the urgency required of the business.

With strong analytical capabilities, the Director will streamline processes, drive for improvements to the overall operations and efficiencies through good inventory management and enhancing technology automation capabilities. The Director will bring continuity between all facilities and infrastructure. An in-depth knowledge and understanding of Canada and US regulatory requirements will be critical.

Reporting into the Vice President, Supply Chain. the Director will be successful through managing people, processes and systems within the warehouses, driving engagement, ensuring productivity targets are achieved and workplace health and safety requirements are met with a high functioning, non-unionized staff.

Four Corners Group and Our Client value inclusivity and diversity in the workplace and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds and are both committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please let us know.

We thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications will be considered as they are received until the position has been filled.

 

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Senior Vice President, Human Resources – Recently Completed
Confidential
Montreal, Canada

Our client is a leading international business that dominates in their space. As they continue their growth both domestically and internationally, the need for a Senior Vice President, Human Resources has been identified.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, and working in partnership with the Senior Leadership Team, the Senior Vice President, Human Resources (SVP) will be accountable to deliver on business goals through aligning the people agenda with the business agenda.  The SVP will create and implement people strategies that will enable the organization to build capacity to achieve greater effectiveness, ultimately advancing organizational outcomes.

The SVP will lead all human resources strategies and activities across the business and all of its operations. While leading the human resources function in its entirety, the SVP will predominantly focus their efforts on short and long-term strategies that will optimize talent within the corporate employee population. Focus will be on succession planning, talent development, team effectiveness and ensuring a high performing c-suite leadership team.  They will further work collaboratively with the Human Resources and Compensation Committee of the board of directors and external consulting resources on developing and implementing compensation strategy, as well as reviewing and making recommendations on executive and director compensation.

Pivotal to success in all activities will be the SVP’s ability to function as a business partner to the c-suite and other senior executives, as they will bring an internal advisory capability to the business.

The SVP will lead a team of focused and dedicated human resources professionals, and will align the current structure and resources appropriately with the future business objectives.

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • A post-secondary degree or diploma in Human Resources, Business Administration and/or a related program is mandatory.
  • Minimum ten years of business leadership experience in human resources gained in a similar environment of corporate and hourly and/or field/remote employee populations.
  • Experience gained in larger publicly traded environments that are fast paced, agile and entrepreneurial.
  • Has worked with a board, collaborating with a human resources and compensation committee on executive compensation.
  • A well-rounded generalist with depth in succession planning, talent development, and business partnering with the c-suite is required.
  • Experience maintaining a union free environment through progressive employee relations activities is required.
  • Strong coast-to-coast knowledge and understanding of Canadian provincial employment laws, regulations, and standards.
  • The ideal candidate will have a high energy level, be self-motivated, results oriented as well as creative, innovative, and flexible.
  • Is equally comfortable and capable of providing guidance and stewardship at the boardroom table as in rolling up their sleeves in the operations.
  • It is essential that candidates display overall business acumen grounded in formal academic learning as well as in practical application.
  • English / French bilingualism is required.
  • The ideal candidate will be comfortable with occasional travel throughout Canada.

We thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications will be considered as they are received until the position has been filled.

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Director Forecasting & Replenishment – Recently Completed
Confidential
Canada

Our client is an outsourced business services provider with operations in Canada, the United States and throughout the world.

A key business vertical of this $3 billion company services the financial services industry. The importance of the services offered by this entity grows daily as the economy and customer habits evolve and change. With this evolution and opportunity in the business model, our client has identified the need for a Director of Forecasting & Replenishment to join the team. The Director of Forecasting & Replenishment is a newly created position that will play a key role in propelling the organization forward to offer new value added solutions to its customers.

The Director of Forecasting & Replenishment will be responsible for forecasting and replenishment across the business, accelerating the capabilities and growth of its services.  Reporting to the Vice President Brand Innovation and Strategy, the Director will optimize forecasting solutions that enable the end-to-end management and continuous improvement of the expanded and new processes, which will strengthen the businesses core services to its clients, while enhancing business operations.

The Director will have an end-to-end accountability for forecasting and replenishment for the North American business, nationally, across all customers. The Director is required to have the ability to both intimately understand the granular detail of the algorithms and processes used to calculate the data, as well as have the capability to arrive at insights required to drive accurate forecasting and replenishment for the business.

Currently forecasting is based on analysis of historical data and trends to plan replenishment levels and to ensure a balance is struck between having sufficient inventories without high inventory residuals requiring a reverse logistics / return flow.  Accurate forecasts are critical to success and are used to plan operations across North America, predict business performance and to provide foresight to our client and sales teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Owning and managing the forecasting and replenishment planning process.
  • Migrating forecasting and replenishment functionality from client-led forecasting to internal systems.
  • Delivering and meeting large scale, North American service level agreements (SLA).
  • Leading the overall cash forecasting process, specifically being accountable for determining the cash requirements for each client bank branch location, ATMs, and cash vault services on weekly, monthly and yearly bases.
  • Performing analyses and providing strategic perspectives to facilitate problem solving and decision making on business issues.  This requires strong mathematical statistical knowledge and an understanding of the calculations and the algorithms and processes used to arrive at forecasts
  • Understanding as a super/power user the raw data that leads to the forecast and having the capability to challenge/question the algorithms to ensure accuracy.
  • Identifying and actioning opportunities for continuous improvement in forecasting and replenishment.
  • Providing regular reporting to various levels of management on issues and opportunities that affect the business.
  • Leading and facilitating client presentations to report on forecasting and replenishment activities.
  • Partnering with data scientists to design and build an accurate, actionable, forecasting system.  This will potentially include leveraging AI technology.
  • Leading the future state forecasting system that includes scope, planning, timeline, implementation partners, budget, and best practices of building a forecasting system that supports decision-making.

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced graduate degree in mathematics, statistics or quantitative fields (e.g., MBA, PhD, etc.) typically preferred.
  • Preference will be given to further specialized accreditation from a recognized forecasting / statistics association.
  • A minimum of 5-7 years of experience in successfully leading forecasting systems, with examples of delivering meaningful operational and cost benefits to the business, preferably in a retail/branch environment.
  • Has a strong grounding in statistics through formal education with understanding of the basics of data science combined with exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills.  Granular knowledge of forecasting calculations (with adequate knowledge to be able to challenge models and assumptions) and regression analysis/modeling and the processes and algorithms used to calculate the numbers.
  • Ability to take responsibility for an initiative with a high degree of ownership, be self-motivated with minimal supervision.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation abilities. Must be able to explain technical concepts and implications to varied audiences, both internally and externally.
  • A preference for understanding artificial intelligence / machine learning is ideal but not a requirement.
  • Skilled in representing data such that it enables good decision making.
  • Experienced in managing within Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) with clients of significant size and scale.

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Project Management Office Director – Recently Completed
GardaWorld
United States

GardaWorld is the world’s largest privately owned security services company offering a wide range of highly focused business solutions including leading-edge security services and cash solutions. GardaWorld’s work has taken them from their home base in Montreal to the oil fields of Iraq, embassies across Africa, and they have a strong presence in financial institutions in the US and airports in Canada. GardaWorld operates across a broad range of sectors, including financial services, infrastructure, natural resources and retail. Clients include Fortune 500 companies and governments with people and assets deployed around the world. Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, GardaWorld’s 102,000 highly trained, dedicated professionals serve clients in North America, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. In today’s complex world, security has become a vital concern for everyone and is the foundation of our present and future success. GardaWorld is a privately owned company and is a $3 billion business globally.

As GardaWorld CS continues to expand their solutions and service offerings, the need for a new professional skillset in the business has been identified.  GardaWorld CS is seeking a leader to join their team in the newly created role Project Management Office Director (PMO Director).

The Position

The function of project management at GardaWorld CS has historically relied on some project-related governance processes, but the focus has been on coordinating and managing projects. Today, client onboarding forms the majority of projects handled by the department.  Looking forward, the business is seeking to enable the PMO office as a management structure that will materially impact profitability and service.

The PMO Director will evolve the current project management team into an internal PMO service that will play a vital role in the business achieving their vision of exponential organic growth.

The PMO Director will ensure that projects are executed effectively and efficiently and are meeting/exceeding service level agreements and key performance indicators.  The PMO Director will develop, implement and maintain project management methodologies standards and tools.  In addition to overseeing project teams as a core focus, the PMO Director will also lead their own project portfolio, with a particular focus on onboarding new customers into the business.  They will act as the convergence point in many cases between clients, sales and support with a goal of ensuring the successful onboarding of new projects.

The PMO Director reports into the Vice President of Brand Innovation and Strategy and will provide leadership to a North American team of 8 project management professionals.

Key Responsibilities

More specifically the PMO Director will be accountable for:

Implementing standards and best industry practices.  They will define project management standards, guidelines and set up a project governance standards for GardaWorld.

Aligning project goals with business objectives and client deliverables.  They will navigate the organization to achieve success.

Overseeing a high volume of projects that are directly managed by the team including onboarding of new projects, and the successful client transition to GardaWorld services.

Owning project success by effectively tracking KPIs and forecast related to projects, programs, portfolios, resources, risks, etc. enabling management to make timely decisions.

Leading and providing direction on the day-to-day operations of the project management team. Assigning work based on project size, complexity and individual capacity.

Reducing project resourcing costs through forward planning and improving the strategic utilization of resources.

Tracking and reporting project progress, leading communications internally and to clients.

Improving communication and productivity across projects through creating frameworks across the organization structures and remote work.

Working in collaboration with Canadian operations to ensure alignment to best practices and deliverables.

Providing support to the VP Brand Innovation and Strategy.

Owning and being responsible for strategic initiatives and special projects identified by the Executive Team, distinct from day to day on-boarding activities.

Success

The Director, Project Management Office will be deemed successful having accomplished the following in the first 12 months of their tenure:

Delivered successful on-boarding of new projects within budget and timeline, and management of customer projects.

Led the transformation of the project team to become the Project Management Office (PMO) for the organization.

Built a deep understanding of the cash services business and has developed a comprehensive understanding of the logistics behind order movement.

Established relationships and credibility cross-functionally and is valued for their impact and contribution.

 

Ideal Candidate Profile

Post secondary education with a preference for study in business or commerce and certification in project management.

Minimum 5 – 10+ years demonstrated success in leading both a Project Management Process along with managing a team of Project Managers, with proven results.

Experience gained in retail, logistics, or supply chain industries preferred.

Extensive knowledge of PMO governance structure and project management standards, processes, procedures and guidelines.

A track record of delivering high quality results and success on multiple work streams managed simultaneously.

Demonstrated resilience and the ability to quickly adapt to change.

Strong leadership and supervisory experience, to oversee project responsibilities and manage team performance.

Strong ability to interact and communicate effectively with executives at both GardaWorld and clients.

Ability to maintain confidentiality and carry out assignments that may be sensitive in nature.

Candidate is ideally based in South Florida. Could be located anywhere within the United States with 20% travel projected.

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President & Chief Executive Officer – Recently Completed
GreenSpace Brands
Toronto, ON

GreenSpace Brands is a name synonymous with quality, they are best-loved brands that people have grown to know and trust. As much as GreenSpace Brands has changed since its inception almost 20 years ago, things haven’t changed. A healthy lifestyle is consistently at the core of their values, whether its healthy nutrition providing the best start in life, sensible snacking or conscious eating. GreenSpace Brands is a Canadian company with North American distribution that is an important player in their categories and has captured the hearts of its consumers.

GreenSpace Brands’ (“GSB”) management team is an innovative group of business leaders and entrepreneurs brought together with a unified purpose of providing high quality natural and organic foods to its consumers.

Reporting to the Executive Chair and Board, the President & CEO, will be responsible for delivering on the short-term financial goals and sustainable long-term profitable growth objectives for the business. The President & CEO will lead a team of Commercial Brand Leaders in the successful achievement of company goals. Working with contribution from the Executive Chair and the Chief Financial Officer, the President & CEO will set the vision for the business, lead the strategic planning process and be involved in the day to operations of the business.

More specifically, the President & CEO will be accountable as a first course of action to:

  • Along with the Executive Chair, develop a strategy to deal with the immediate operational and financial challenges faced by GSB.
  • Lead the successful implementation and operationalization of the strategy, setting immediate priorities to ensure the teams are all pointed in the direction needed to address issues and opportunities.
  • Deliver on customer commitments, ensuring manufacturing excellence, demonstrating industry leadership and leading the development of management.
  • Own the balance sheet and driving the P&L to deliver profitable growth.
  • Assess and further optimize the recent restructure of functions within the business, realizing effectiveness opportunities that have arisen from this work.

On an ongoing basis, the President & CEO will be accountable to and/or responsible for:

  • The ongoing strategic business planning, and ensuring the individual brands align with the values, vision, and mission of GSB.
  • Bringing discipline to the business by setting financial goals, metrics, and targets, and establishing and implementing key performance indicators for each business, ultimately protecting, stabilizing, and improving margins.
  • Strengthening relationships with the retailers and establishing more favourable customer terms. 4
  • Strengthening relationships with co-packers, ensuring optimal supply management, planning, and inventory control.
  • Providing thought leadership and direction regarding operational matters, from procurement to inventory management.
  • Providing leadership, vision and inspiration to the business and its people.
  • Along with the CFO, being responsible for all public company reporting and regulatory filings.
  • Working in strong collaboration with the Board of Directors, Executive Chair and the CFO.

The President & CEO will lead a team of four direct reports. The President of Love Child, the Vice President, General Manager of Central Roast, the President of GO VEGGIE and the Chief Financial Officer.

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • A post secondary degree is required. A focus in Business Administration, Sales, Marketing, Finance, Operations or Engineering is of relevance.
  • Must have experience with a turnaround and/or significant restructuring and repositioning of a business.
  • Strong financial acumen with experience owning the P&L and balance sheet and has a keen sense of relevant cost drivers, and proven ability to deliver profitable growth.
  • Experience gained within the consumer-packaged goods environment, with specific experience gained in the food and the natural food segment preferred. Experienced gained with Canadian customers is ideal and further experienced gained with in the US market would be of relevance, but not required.
  • An ideal mix of foundational learning gained within Tier 1 CPG combined with experience and a track record of success in a smaller more entrepreneurial environment where structure and discipline has been required to build and establish.
  • Is a proven President & CEO or has been a General Manager / Business Unit Leader with full P&L accountability. Ideally has reported to or presented to a Board or Senior Leadership Team.
  • Has had full accountability for a business plan and the direction of a business.
  • As a General Manager has developed skill and ability across all relevant functions, sales, marketing, finance, operations and human resources.
  • Results-orientated mindset with a proven track record of delivering on financial, operational and strategic objectives in a high-growth, competitive environment.
  • A skilled communicator and leader, he/she has an ability to influence at all levels within a business and further communicate effectively with external customers and suppliers.
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining a strong working relationship with a Board would be considered an asset.
  • Demonstrated evidence of successful experience in negotiating a wide range of agreements.
  • Willing to travel as required.

 

The GSB business is located in Toronto at the St. George & Bloor station, across from the RCYC.

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Associate, Executive Search Consultant – Recently Completed
Four Corners Group Inc.
Toronto

We are looking to add a dynamic and personable Associate, Executive Search Consultant to our team. In this role, you will plan search strategies, recruit and interview candidates, assist in the overall execution of searches, and make a positive contribution to our unique and collaborative culture.

Four Corners Group is a leading Canadian professional services firm specializing in retained executive search and recruitment. Respected nationally for providing innovative talent solutions and for delivering exceptional results, we operate with the highest ethical standards and we’re passionate about connecting organizations with top talent. Our clients range from early-stage “start ups” to large “Fortune 100” global companies, as well as the non-profit and public sector. We provide superior client service and partner with our clients to identify, recruit and acquire great talent locally, nationally and, as a member of InterSearch WorldWide, internationally.

Founded in 2007, the firm has conducted hundreds of search assignments in virtually every functional area and industry sector across North America. Our creativity and unique approach allow us to deliver innovative, tailored solutions to our clients, while our expertise, market knowledge and proven process allow us to deliver exceptional results.

Specialties: Executive Search in the areas of Consumer Packaged Goods, Retail, Associations, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Marketing, Advertising, Health Care, Non-profit Leadership, Education, Strategy Consulting, Digital, Analytics, Technology, Start-Ups, Executive, Public Sector and Board recruitment.

We are looking to add a dynamic and personable Associate to our team. In this role, you will plan search strategies, recruit and interview candidates, assist in the overall execution of searches, and make a positive contribution to our unique and collaborative culture.

As an ideal candidate, you have:

+Completed a post-secondary degree;

+2-5 years of recruitment/talent acquisition experience from an executive search or contingency  recruitment firm, ideally at a senior level;

+Or, 2-5 years of corporate recruiting experience and a passion for client service;

+Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, coupled with strong project management skills;

+The ability to work within a team environment and collaborate closely with peers and senior level colleagues;

+A commitment to producing great work and exceeding client expectations;

+The desire to make a significant contribution to the success of client projects, and also the company.

We provide excellent remuneration, benefits, flexibility to work from home, and invest in technology and training for all employees. We also offer a uniquely positive corporate culture that is rare within our industry. The company is also involved in helping employees engage with non-profit organizations in the community and gives back 1% of all revenues to registered charities.

Four Corners Group values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds.  We strongly encourage all those who can provide different perspectives and contribute to the diversity community at Four Corners Group to apply.

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Recently Completed – Community Manager
WW (formerly Weight Watchers)
Remote

WW is a global wellness technology company inspiring millions of people to adopt healthy habits for real life. They do this through engaging digital experiences, face-to-face workshops and sustainable programs that encourage people to move more, shift their mindset and eat healthier while enjoying the foods they love. By drawing on over six decades of experience and expertise in behavioral science, WW builds communities in order to deliver wellness for all.

WW Canada is seeking a social-savvy content and community manager who excels at shaping content and building community across digital platforms via our new virtual coaches. You will be a key player in enhancing the WW member experience and growing this new digital footprint through assisting in the creation of compelling content, community management, growth, and engagement.

The Community Manager is a newly created role, with a mandate to assist coaches in content creation and distribution, member engagement and community building, and the analysis of data to identify opportunities to optimize the member experience.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Brand, Marketing, Data Analytics, Media, or related area.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in brand, marketing, social media, or data analytics.
  • Experience in content development and/ or production a plus.
  • Demonstrates ability to thrive in high profile, fast-paced, quickly changing environment.
  • Knowledge of WW brand and experience in health and wellness vertical.
  • Ability to foster trust and respect of colleagues to influence decision-making and ensure recommendations are implemented.
  • Excellent organizational, detail-orientation and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to pivot and shift gears quickly.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and positive attitude.
  • Ability to be proactive and anticipate needs.

This is a remote role. Candidates can be located anywhere in Canada, but can accommodate Ontario office hours.

We thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications will be considered as they are received until the position has been filled.

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Recently Completed – Director, Technology & Digital Innovation
EveryMind
Mississauga, ON

Since 1985, EveryMind (previous Peel Children’s Centre and Nexus Youth Services) has inspired hope by leading in the delivery of high quality mental health services for infants, children, youth, young adults (up to age 25) and families in the Region of Peel. Since 2014, EveryMind has served as the Lead Agency for the Peel service area, where it assumes responsibility for the child and youth mental health service system within the region.

Everymind is seeking an outstanding leader for the newly created role of Director, Technology & Digital Innovation (Director, T&DI).

 

As a member of EveryMind’s Senior Leadership Team, the Director, T&DI is a strategic enabler and broad thinker responsible for providing leadership to the IT Department and ensuring that the operation of the Department is in alignment with the business objectives of the organization. Core functions of the role include enhancing the systems/technology infrastructure, team leadership and operational excellence, and system planning and execution. The Director, T&DI is responsible for an annual budget (operating and projects) of up to $2M and for the direct supervision of up to 5 employees within the IT Department.

The ideal candidate is a personable, mission-driven, self-motivated, and strategic leader who exemplifies EveryMind’s core values and brings outstanding communications, listening, and interpersonal skills. Committed to quality and continuous improvement, the preferred candidate is a dependable and trusted partner to members of the Senior Leadership Team and colleagues at all levels across the organization.

 

With 5+ years of IT management experience and several years’ experience in network administration and infrastructure planning, development, and execution, the preferred candidate has demonstrated knowledge of:  network infrastructure (Cloud) architecture, systems platforms and PC operating systems; current network hardware, protocols, and standards; cybersecurity and data security / privacy practices and laws; digitization and/or automation of processes; business intelligence and database management (i.e. clinical systems).

A post-secondary degree (or equivalent) in computer science, information systems or related area is required and a background collaborating with clinicians or other allied health professions is preferred. In this exciting and challenging role, the Director, T&DI reports directly to the CEO and will help EveryMind provide high quality mental health services to meet the needs of the children, youth and families they serve.

 

EveryMind values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds. EveryMind and Four Corners Group are both committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please let us know. This document is available in alternate format(s) upon request.

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Recently Completed – Dean – Faculty of Arts, Design and Entrepreneurship
Canadore College
North Bay, Ontario

Canadore College is seeking a proven leader with excellent organizational, administrative and academic skills to join a team of dynamic professionals dedicated to promoting student success and providing innovative, market-driven programs.

Reporting to the Vice-President Academic, the Dean will be accountable for providing senior academic and administrative leadership for the Arts, Design and Entrepreneurship programs and will be a member of the College’s Academic Leadership Team. The incumbent will be responsible for establishing community networks, strategic alliances and partnerships to enhance opportunities for students, create value-added outcomes for business and industry partners and will contribute to advancing teaching, learning, research and discovery and community engagement.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Academic Leadership and Operations
Human, Financial Planning and Management

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
• Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Management Information Systems or a related field is required; Ph.D. preferred
• Minimum ten (10) years’ related, progressive work experience and five (5) years in senior leadership roles, preferably in a post-secondary setting; an equivalent combination of post-secondary education and recent related practical experience may be considered
• Demonstrated commitment to flexible learning opportunities and experiential and cross-disciplinary learning
• Superior analytical, organizational and managerial skills demonstrated within a diverse, unionized work environment
• Demonstrated experience, knowledge and understanding of working effectively in a diverse environment
• Experience in financial planning and management, budgeting, financial analysis, budget monitoring and reporting
• Demonstrated collaborative, innovative and confident leadership abilities reinforced by intellectual agility, objectivity, emotional intelligence and self-awareness
• Ability to foster innovation and continuous improvement in a dynamic organization
• Demonstrated understanding and commitment to teaching excellence and quality education
• Superior skills in public and private negotiation, conflict resolution and collaboration building
• Exceptional communication, listening, interpersonal and presentation skills
• Knowledge of policy and process related to college education
• Knowledge of adult learning styles, instructional design and distance learning approaches required for effective learning in higher education and business/industry
• Proven track record in team building and public relations to foster dynamic partnerships and working networks both within and external to the College
• Ability to inspire, educate, model best practices and foster a culture of research and academia among Canadore College faculty, staff, administration and students

Four Corners Group and Our Client value inclusivity and diversity in the workplace and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds and are both committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please let us know.

We thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications will be considered as they are received until the position has been filled.

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Recently Completed – Executive Director
Stella's Place
Toronto

Stella’s Place is THE place for young adults in Toronto, aged 16 to 29, who are experiencing mental health challenges to get the support they need. A registered charity since in 2013, Stella’s Place is an innovative mental health treatment centre for young adults that offers peer support, clinical, online (via the BeanBagChat™ App and video counselling), employment, wellness, and recovery services as well as opportunities to explore one’s creative self through studio programs. Notably, Stella’s Place programs are co-designed by professionals and young adults—where young adults serve as partners at every level of the organization, not only designing, but also delivering and evaluating all of our services.

As an organization, Stella’s Place fundamentally values the capabilities and contributions of young adults, as it seeks breakthrough innovations that benefit our community and society as a whole, while also valuing: inclusiveness, diversity and equity; accessibility and a sharing of knowledge; and creativity along with a strengths-based approach. Based in Toronto, Stella’s Place provides much-needed support to over 500 young adults and their families each year and works in partnership with community-based organizations committed to changing the experience of young adults struggling with mental health challenges.

With the upcoming departure of Stella’s Place’s inaugural Executive Director (ED), the organization seeks a dynamic and strategic new leader to continue to achieve its vision of healthy, resilient young adults living the lives they choose. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the ED leads a talented and diverse staff team of approximately 40 (via 4 direct reports) and oversees an operating budget of over$3M. With dedication, compassion and creativity, the ED skillfully balances the various needs of a growing entrepreneurial organization serving as the voice of youth, while maintaining a focus on fundraising, staff development and organizational sustainability.

The ED is accountable for the strategic and operational leadership, quality and efficiency of all programs and services, and the engagement of staff and young adults served. Externally, as a key spokesperson for the organization, the ED builds and maintains collaborative relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, strategic partners, and funders (including various levels of government, corporations, and donors).

As an ideal candidate, you bring at least 5 years of progressive senior leadership experience with a solid background in young adult mental health (or a related social sector) and experience in advancing and working within an anti-racism and anti-oppressive framework. You are recognized as a values-driven, entrepreneurial, and visionary leader with strong business acumen, including a proven ability to initiate, secure and grow funding and partnerships. In addition to being a skilled communicator and relationship builder, you have an innovation-focused mindset, are attuned to the challenges and opportunities within the mental health sector, and are passionate about achieving Stella’s Place’s mission of partnering young adults and professionals to provide a collaborative, innovative model of mental health services.

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Recently Completed – Vice President Strategy
Kinark Child and Family Services
Markham, ON

Kinark wishes to recruit a highly collaborative and strategic leader who exemplifies the organization’s core values to join its team in the newly created role of Vice President, Strategy (VP, Strategy).

As a dependable and trusted partner to members of the Executive Team, the VP, Strategy collaborates in the development and implementation of organizational goals and strategies, and operational plans and priorities.

 

In addition, the VP, Strategy will lead and guide the organization’s quality processes, and will oversee project planning and ensure effective project management for key transformative strategic initiatives.

 

Externally, VP, Strategy will sit at provincial tables with government and other organizations and will lead the identification and/or response to emerging sectoral opportunities and challenges, while also leveraging Kinark’s cross-program strengths to optimize the organization’s ability to respond effectively.

 

As a member of Kinark’s Executive Team, the VP, Strategy role requires a self-motivated and strategic leader with high integrity who exhibits an unwavering commitment to quality, continuous improvement and evidence-informed decision making. This position also requires a people-focused leader with a natural inclination and proven ability to mentor staff (formally and informally) and model behaviours consistent with Kinark’s continuous-learning orientation.

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Director of Compliance – Recently Completed
Confidential
Boca Raton, Florida or Remote

Our client is the largest in the world in their sector, specifically dominating the North American market. Our client offers a wide range of highly focused business solutions. Customers put their trust in our client for their most critical processes and transactions.

The Director will be responsible for compliance across the business, ensuring continuity of operations.  The Director will create and maintain compliance systems and processes that ensures all internal and external standards are met.

Compliance will newly report into Finance (having previously reported through Human Resources), and specifically directly to the Senior Vice President of Finance.  The business is also finalizing new outsourced agreements with third party providers to manage the day to day compliance requirements.  The Director will manage those relationships, ensuring the company has clarity, visibility and access to documentation/data and is able to meet ongoing audit requirements.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Post secondary education with a preference for study in business or commerce and further professional development / certification in compliance related study.
  • Experience will have been gained in a highly regulated services-based industry such as financial services, logistics or security with national operations and an hourly / fleet workforce. Further experience with unionized workforces would be of benefit.
  • Has led a compliance function for a national business and ideally has past experience as an auditor.
  • Has had accountability for managing and optimizing relationships with third party vendors and has established and managed against Service Level Agreements (SLA’s).
  • Knowledge of and prior experience dealing with relevant governing bodies – with a strong preference for previous experience working with the Department of Transportation.
  • Proven experience, pointing to a track record of successfully developing and advancing a compliance function for a business and can point to proven examples of interpreting data, fixing process and undertaking continuous improvement initiatives.
  • The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, results oriented, possess a high sense of ownership and strong problem-solving abilities.

Preference for the candidate to reside in Florida with capability for candidate to be located anywhere within the United States,

We thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications will be considered as they are received until the position has been filled.

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Vice President, Supply Chain – Recently Completed
Leading Manufacturer and Distributor
Woodbridge, ON

Our client is a subsidiary of a $2 billion USD Company and employs over 10,000 associates in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Products are sold in over 130 countries throughout the world. Our client dominates the value and private label space, attracting customers seeking quality, innovation and leading-edge technology while recognizing value.

The North American market is the largest, most profitable and fastest growing market served for this business, with $700+ million in revenues and is on track to be over $1 billion in the next two years. The business has three distinct business units and corresponding distribution channels in Canada and the United States. For the business to realize its growth goals and to become a benchmark of excellence for the industry, our client has identified the need for a new leader to join their team as Vice President, Supply Chain to champion its operations.

The Vice President, Supply Chain is a critical leadership role, responsible for the development and delivery of supply chain strategies across the company’s three business segments.

The Vice President will bring a continuous improvement mindset to developing and implementing supply chain strategies that will enable each business to meet and exceed their operating plans while concurrently driving long term cost efficiency, customer engagement, sustainability and team engagement.  Under the leadership of the Vice President, the supply chain will ensure sustainable and competitive advantages for customers working with the business.

This Vice President role encompasses the entire end-to-end supply scope, from the receiving of purchased goods, through to the comprehensive planning, operational and production processes, to the effective delivery of the final goods to customers.  The Vice President will manage a large budget of freight spend, with a product flow of $750 million and inbound freight spend of $30 million and an outbound spend of approximately $9 million.

Specifically, the Vice President is accountable for forecasting, procurement, demand fulfillment, logistics, distribution operations, planning and scheduling, materials management and inventory management, third-party contracts (transportation, warehouses, and customs brokers), import, export, and will oversee various company-operated and/or third party warehouse, distribution sites for North America.

With a goal of capitalizing on emerging trends and shortening lead times to deliver better efficiencies, the Vice President will be proactive in utilizing technology.  They will lead automation opportunities to enable the business to further integrate with their customers and ultimately deploy EDI systems that will allow the business to manage inventory on behalf of their customers, further enhancing the strategic partnership with customers.

Reporting to the President, the Vice President will be a member of the senior management team, and will work in conjunction with the sales team members across all business units, the technology team, and in collaboration with the raw materials buyers, planners, schedulers and the logistics team in China. The Vice President will lead a highly functioning team through three direct reports, the Director of Warehousing & Operations, the Supply Chain Manager and the Purchasing Team Manager.

Four Corners Group and Our Client value inclusivity and diversity in the workplace and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds and are both committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please let us know.

We thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Applications will be considered as they are received until the position has been filled.

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Interim Chief Executive Officer – Recently Completed
Canopy Support Services (Formerly Tri-County Community Support Services)
Peterborough, Ontario

Canopy provides community-based specialized clinical and support services to individuals, families, and service providers that contribute to the enhancement of the quality of life and community participation of persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities and/or Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). With the upcoming maternity leave of Canopy’s current CEO, the Board of Directors is undertaking a search for an outstanding Interim CEO for an 18-month contract to lead the organization in realizing its mission, vision, and service mandates.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO will be responsible for overall management of Canopy, with a focus on strategic leadership, program planning and execution, future sustainability, public relations, and stakeholder management. The CEO will harness and mobilize the organization by leading through change and will help develop organizational strength to capitalize on appropriate opportunities. This will include bolstering awareness of Canopy’s services and enhanced service offerings to build capacity within the programs and teams. The CEO will lead with transparency in a forward-thinking manner as the organization continues to transition towards alternative service funding models. The CEO will identify and maintain positive, productive relationships with all internal and external parties including the Board of Directors, government, community partners, funders, and staff by championing an environment of collaboration and empowerment within an established framework of accountability.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 8 years of progressive leadership experience and academic credentials consistent with CEO level (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required; Master’s degree preferred). Preference will be given to candidates with non-profit experience, with a background in developmental services or experience with direct funding service models. Drawing on their substantial partnership, relationship building, and change management experience, the preferred candidate is a passionate, empathetic leader with exceptional listening, communication, and interpersonal skills. The preferred candidate is a strategic, values-based leader who effectively builds trust, leads through influence, and works with others to collaboratively realize Canopy’s mission.

The target hiring salary range for this role is $81,907 – $100,471 per annum.

Four Corners Group and Our Client value inclusivity and diversity in the workplace and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds and are both committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please let us know.

We thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications will be considered as they are received until the position has been filled.

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Director, Media Relations and Communications – Recently Completed
College Employer Council (“CEC”)
Toronto

The Director, Media Relations and Communications is a newly created role, which will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer in managing a wide-ranging portfolio including developing and implementing communication strategies, media relations, issues management, online and social media, government relations, bargaining specific communications and special projects.

The Director, Media Relations and Communications will work with Chief Executive Officer to lead in developing and executing comprehensive external and internal communication and public relations plans for the CEC. Key audiences include the 24 Colleges across Ontario, the Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities, Colleges Ontario, the CEC Board, representatives of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (“OPSEU”), regulatory bodies, various government agencies, the general media and the public.

The position requires effectively advising the Board and Senior Management as well as anticipating and expertly handling current and emerging issues that potentially affect the organization’s reputation among its target stakeholders and audiences. The primary objective for this role is to develop and communicate a clear, consistent message for the CEC across all internal and external stakeholders throughout the province. This person will create and disseminate content that is meaningful and relevant to a sophisticated audience of education and business leaders and decision makers.

Key responsibilities include the following:

  • Develop and Implement Communication Strategy
  • Writing and Editing
  • Media Relations and Issues Management
  • Online and Social Media
  • Government Relations
  • Bargaining Specific Communications

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Director of Education and Chief Executive Officer – Recently Completed
Toronto Catholic District School Board
Toronto, ON

Transforming the world through witness, faith, innovation and action: The Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB), Canada’s largest publicly funded Catholic school board, is an inclusive learning community rooted in the love of Christ. We serve students from diverse cultural, linguistic and ethnic backgrounds and are proud to be a significant part of the fabric of publicly-funded Catholic education in the Province of Ontario.

Working in partnership with parents, teachers, unions, associations, the Archdiocese of Toronto, and the wider community, the TCDSB educates students to their full academic, social, physical and spiritual potential in an inclusive learning community imbued with Catholic faith. With a long and distinguished history of providing excellence in Catholic education for the Toronto community, the TCDSB serves more than 91,000 students in 196 schools, employs nearly 14,000 staff and represents close to 550,000 Catholic school supporters in this city.

With the upcoming retirement of the current Director of Education, the TCDSB seeks a visionary leader to support the growth and success of its students, staff and communities, and effectively meet the challenges of education today and into the future.

Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the Director of Education is a practicing Catholic who serves as TCDSB’s chief education officer, chief executive officer and secretary of the board. The Director is accountable for ensuring compliance with provincial law and curriculum and is deeply knowledgeable about legislation that pertains to the administration of a school board. As the chief education officer of the TCDSB, the Director is dedicated to the success of all students and actualizes multi-year strategic plans that ensure the equitable treatment of students and continual improvement of student success system wide.

Poised to navigate effectively through a post-COVID-19 reality, the ideal candidate will bring an acute business mindset to operations, finance, infrastructure, communications, human resources and governance. With high emotional intelligence and a track record of success in implementation and leading through change, the preferred candidate is a champion of educational innovation, with a passion for TCDSB’s mission and vision.

Key attributes and skills include:

  • Able to collaborate and build strong relationships and partnerships with stakeholders;
  • Strong political acumen;
  • Adept at navigating complex governance matters;
  • Communicates respectfully and effectively;
  • Is at ease working with groups of varying size and sophistication;
  • Brings experience as a spokesperson, including dealing with the media; and
  • Fosters an environment of accountability and excellence.

Education:

The ideal candidate holds Supervisory Officer qualifications and is a member in good standing of the Ontario College of Teachers.

The TCDSB is an equal opportunity employer committed to accommodating the individual needs of candidates with disabilities. Please let us know if you require accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment and selection process and we will work with you to address your needs.

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Vice President Global Marketing – Recently Completed
Umbra Ltd.
Greater Toronto Area

Umbra is recognized as one of the world’s most innovative designers and manufacturers of modern home products. The Umbra brand is easily recognizable for its unique, modern style and appreciated for its affordability in price. Based in Toronto, Canada, Umbra currently distributes in over 120 countries across the world with offices in Europe, Canada, United States, Brazil, and China.

Umbra is seeking an accomplished marketing leader to join their global executive team who shares a passion for design. Reporting directly to the President & CEO, the Vice President Global Marketing will collaborate closely with the in-house design team and ideally thrive in an entrepreneurial, innovative, fast moving culture that is focused on global expansion.

The Vice President Global Marketing will have accountability for the annual business plan and commercial plans, and for leadership for e-commerce, social marketing, graphics, visual marketing and the China e-commerce team. The role will oversee the marketing team of 30 professionals and be responsible for 8 direct reports.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • University degree in Business/Commerce, Marketing or Business Administration.
  • An experienced marketer, strategist and business builder with 10+ years’ senior marketing management experience.
  • Experience gained in a product focused e-commerce organization, ideally combined with business-to-consumer marketing leadership experience. Additional experience in the sales function is an asset.
  • Demonstrated experience and leadership in managing comprehensive strategic marketing and commercial leadership priorities to advance an organization’s mission and goals.
  • An achiever with a track record of developing and growing brands / portfolio management through the creation and execution of sound strategy. Ideation to commercialization is required.
  • Action oriented with a drive to innovate and implement strategies in a competitive environment.
  • Experience operating / collaborating with operations outside of Canada, specifically in the USA, Europe and Asia. The incumbent will be globally minded.
  • The ideal candidate will bring strong financial assessment, budgeting and financial monitoring skills.
  • Organizationally astute, they have superior influencing, collaboration and communication skills and will be able to build strong working relationships across all levels within the business and communicate effectively with external customers and suppliers.

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Director of Payroll and Benefits – Recently Completed
Confidential
Montreal, Quebec

Our client is a leading customer centric business that dominates their space and one of Canada’s most successful publicly traded companies. As they continue their growth, the need for a Director of Payroll and Benefits has been identified.

The Director of Payroll and Benefits is a key position within our client.  Reporting to the Vice President of Finance the Director will be accountable for the payroll function supporting our client’s 20,000+ associates, across the head office and the national store system. Leading a team of 10 people, the Director will be responsible for the accuracy and timeliness of payroll processing and will ensure the right internal controls are in place within both the SAP and the Kronos systems to generate accurate payrolls. In addition to payroll, the Director will further be a resource for the company pension and benefits plans.

More specifically, the Director of Payroll and Benefits will be accountable for the following:

+Payroll administrations, taxes and deductions in a multi-province environment, processing payroll for over 20,000 associates;

+Maintaining and managing payroll-related legal and regulatory compliance;

+Designing and maintaining effective internal controls for the payroll function and working closely with finance to ensure internal/external audit compliance;

+Resolving issues by providing root cause analysis and corrective action for all non-routine situations; +         Collaborating with IT resources to prioritize and resolve both proactive and reactive IT support for all components of the payroll system;

+Managing staff at all levels to accomplish results through training, development, and evaluate the performance of the department’s resource;

+Establishing and maintaining strong relationships and on-going communications and collaborations with human resources, accounting, information technology and operations, and;

+Act as a resource on matters related to, benefits and pension, interacting with outside consultants throughout the year.

The Ideal Candidate

+A Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, administration or the equivalent and Certified Payroll Professional Designation preferred.

+A minimum 8 to 10 years of experience managing payroll departments within large multi-province companies, including responsibility for and in-depth functional knowledge of payroll/payroll tax processing, internal/external audits, issue resolution, deductions and research of payroll tax and wage/hour requirements for new locations.

+Experience working with fully integrated payroll and human resources ERP solutions. Knowledge of SAP and/or Kronos is an asset.

+In depth knowledge of employment rules and regulations in 3 provinces such as Quebec, Ontario, and at least one other province is mandatory.

+Proven ability to collaborate with other departments, building relationships and gaining commitment and resources for payroll led initiatives.

+Is able to point to a track record of having managed payroll to perform more efficiently and accurately, including creating and training new positions to accommodate organizational transformation as a result of system implementations and company growth.

+Has had exposure to high volume payroll processing and to benefits and pension related work.

+Highly organized with the ability to think critically and make effective decisions in a fast-paced environment.

+Possesses excellent business writing and verbal communication skills.

+French / English bilingualism is a requirement.  Based out of our client’s head office in Montreal, the Director of Payroll and Benefits will play an important leadership role within the finance team and will work closely with all members of the finance team as well as be a key business partner to the human resources team.

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Vice President, Marketing – Recently Completed
Sailun Tire America
Brampton, ON

For Sailun Tire America and its associated business units to realize its vision of establishing STA as the benchmark for excellence in the industry, the organization has identified a need to continue to enhance its marketing and commercial leadership capabilities in the North America region. STA is seeking a new Vice President, Marketing to champion their growth efforts.

Reporting directly into the President of STA, The Vice President, Marketing will be responsible for the vision, strategies, leadership and seamless execution of all strategic and tactical marketing initiatives for North America. They will have accountability for the annual business plan and commercial plans, and for leadership in its entirety for marketing, including: strategic brand positioning and brand identities, product management, market and business intelligence (insights on size, segments, trends, competitive frameworks, etc.), customer marketing, pricing and mix management, communication, new product development and innovation and advertising and promotions.

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • University degree in Business/Commerce, Marketing or Business Administration. An MBA is preferred.
  • An experienced marketer, strategist and business builder with 7 – 10 years’ senior marketing management experience.
  • Experience gained in a fast-moving consumer goods environment, ideally combined with an entrepreneurial business to business marketing leadership experience. Additional experience in the sales function is an asset.
  • Exposure to a global/multi-national organization, with candidate experience gained beyond the borders of Canada and ideally internationally beyond North America.
  • The ideal candidate will thrive in an entrepreneurially minded, hands-on environment.
  • An achiever with a track record of developing and growing brands / portfolio management through the creation and execution of sound strategy. Ideation to commercialization is required

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Senior Vice President Real Estate – Recently Completed
Montreal/Toronto, Canada

Our client is a leading international retailer that dominates their space. As they continue their growth, the need for a Vice President Real Estate has been identified.

Reporting to the COO, the Senior Vice President, Real Estate is an integral part of the senior management team and is responsible for continuing to expand the real estate portfolio nationally.  The Senior Vice President will be accountable for strategic network design and optimization of the existing portfolio, ensuring alignment of the real estate strategy with the overall corporate business strategy and vision.

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • The ideal candidate will bring 7-10 years of senior real estate leadership experience gained in the Canadian market with a focus on deal making and network strategy.  Further experience in construction would be an asset, development is not required.
  • Exposure will have been national in scope, and ideally encompasses both tenant and landlord experience gained the commercial retail space.  Further experience as a broker would be an asset.
  • The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable of all major markets across Canada and further will have strong relationships in individual markets, with landlords and local brokers.
  • A self-motivated team player who possesses the intellect, drive, people skills and business acumen to succeed in a fast paced, high performance, results-driven environment.
  • Possesses outstanding analytical skills, with excellent attention to detail.
  • A hands-on problem solver who is hungry for results with top tier negotiating skills to get deals closed.
  • Possesses and constantly seeks out detailed market knowledge across Canada to enhance the retail footprint.
  • Builds and maintains excellent relationships with the main players in the Canadian retail real estate industry including: Landlords; Brokers and Consultants; and Other retailers.
  • Exhibits commitment and perseverance, with a proven ability to stay focused amidst multiple demands on time and attention.
  • Demonstrates a high sense of urgency with the ability to work independently and prioritize on an ongoing basis with a high volume of ever-changing deals.
  • A Degree in Business Management or Administration and a strong track record of notable educational achievement is preferred.
  • English is mandatory, English/French bilingualism would be a strong asset.

We would like to thank all applicants, however, only successful candidates will be contacted.

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Vice President, Central Canada – Recently Completed
GTA, ON

Our client is one of the world’s largest privately-owned security services companies, offering a range of highly focused business solutions.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, Protective Services Canada, the Vice President will be accountable for leading the Ontario Region with full profit and loss accountability.  They will be accountable to develop the region’s book of business, to foster a culture of customer excellence, to develop and implement a strategic plan to reach the sales and profitability objectives of the region, to optimize cost management and to develop a pervasive health and safety culture.

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, engineering or another relevant field is strongly preferred.
  • Minimum 15 years of successful corporate management and executive leadership experience along with responsibility for multi-unit operations across large geographies with P&L accountability.  Experience gained in sales, service and operations-based organizations; outsourced business services are ideal.
  • Solid track record of success in new business development, with a proven ability to raise the bar with respect to strategies, tactics and outcomes.
  • Familiar with pipeline management, sales process, lead generation and marketing disciplines.
  • Knowledge and effective understanding of financial reporting and planning. Strong analytical ability with respect to business proposals and plans, financial results and performance indicators.
  • Must have proven experience in the development of and performance management of highly successful teams.
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Works effectively with co-workers, customers and others by sharing ideas in a constructive and collaborative manner.
  • Anticipates needs, is accessible and manages resources effectively to provide timely and reliable service to both internal and external customers.
  • Owns it; holds oneself and team accountable for delivering on business goals.
  • Demonstrates and models company values with internal and external customers.
  • Excellent communication skills and highly comfortable in client settings.
  • Excellent relationship skills with external and internal clients; is persuasive and patient, listens well.
  • Works well under pressure and meets deadlines; committed to getting the job done.
  • A strategic thinker; able to prioritize and use sound judgment and decision-making.
  • Balances being detail-oriented with seeing the bigger picture.
  • Demonstrates awareness of variables, which could affect employee retention and/or morale; is a leader in developing strategies to ensure employee engagement and retention.
  • Proven leadership and change management skills on a large scale.
  • Must be willing to travel overnight amongst regional offices located in Canada as required by the business to perform to the job standards and requirements to be effective.
  • Will reside in the Greater Toronto Area.

We would like to thank all applicants, however, only successful candidates will be contacted.

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