President

Canada Safety Council

Location: Ottawa

The Canada Safety Council is an independent, knowledge-based, charitable organization dedicated to the cause of safety. It provides national leadership in safety through information, education, and collaboration, and is Canada’s voice and resource for safety.

As a not-for-profit organization, the Council draws upon the dedication and commitment of its Directors, staff, and instructors to fulfil its mission to lead in the national effort to reduce preventable deaths, injuries, and economic loss in public and private places throughout Canada. Contributions from corporate and individual members enable programming and capacity to respond to enquiries from the public, professionals, and the media on safety issues.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the President serves as the most senior administrative official and is responsible for providing leadership to the organization and ensuring the effective management of its programs, staff, finances, and assets in accordance with the CSC’s mission, vision, and policies of the organization.

As the ideal candidate, you are passionate about safety and a respected leader with management and administration experience in a not-for-profit organization. You actively promote and maintain a culture that fosters engagement by developing and mentoring employees with a focus on commitment, integrity, and communications excellence. As a strategic leader, you are experienced in promoting and implementing a vision and providing leadership, working closely with a Board, staff, and other stakeholders. Partner organizations and stakeholders have always valued your openness, transparency, and commitment to collaboration. Your excellent communication skills will serve you well in this national role, as will your comprehensive understanding of the safety ecosystem at large.

To apply for this position, please submit your résumé and related materials to Renée Young at ryoung@boyden.com and state “President, CSC” in the subject line of your e-mail.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

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