Position: Executive Director
Location: Ottawa, Ontario (Centretown)
Established in 1999, EnviroCentre is an Ottawa-based environmental non-profit organization that helps residents, businesses, organizations and communities conserve energy and reduce their impact on the environment by taking measurable actions to reduce their GHG emissions. We offer practical solutions to lighten their environmental footprint while saving money, which supports our vision to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions through deliberate environmental action and positive change. EnviroCentre's programs, campaigns and workshops have improved home energy efficiency, supported organizations in their environmental efforts and promoted healthier commutes and transportation options for our communities. Programs such as Carbon 613, Bike to Work Ottawa and Sustain Your Community have already made a real difference in community and citizen engagement. We are currently looking for an:
We are seeking an experienced, progressive and dynamic individual to be our strategic change leader to get our organization ‘to the next level’. Reporting to and collaborating with the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) is responsible and accountable for EnviroCentre’s overall performance through the development and implementation of the strategic plan, achievement of business goals with operational efficiencies, and management of all financial operations and staff. The organization's strategic objectives include achieving broader involvement with public policy, government relations and environmental issues on a local, regional and provincial basis, while taking a business-minded approach. The ED develops strong relationships with local and provincial partners and stakeholders, and members of affiliated utilities, municipalities and associations. S/he will facilitate the provision of a range of effective energy related services and programs and will implement practical and effective marketing and public relations strategies to develop new energy conservation strategies with potential partners, public and private agencies and the general public. The ED, with their team, would be expected to innovative and develop new service delivery options that provide needed programs to a broader community.
The ideal candidate will be a consensus builder, with a demonstrated depth in general management and business leadership skills to drive our million-dollar operation, along with proven abilities to motivate people, and build strong working relationships with staff. An understanding of how to identify and develop new business opportunities in environmentally oriented programs and services, along with exceptional skills in communications, stakeholder engagement, team development, strategic planning and execution are ideal. Candidates will bring with them experience working in an executive leadership role in the business, not-for-profit, or association sectors, in addition to superior credentials in government/community relations and in marketing and communications. S/he will be comfortable developing and leveraging business analytics, as well as operating collegially and collaboratively at all levels. A graduate degree in a related discipline, a minimum of 10 years of experience in progressively senior roles, and ability to communicate in both official languages, would be highly desirable.
EnviroCentre welcomes applications from persons of diverse backgrounds and is an equal opportunity employer. Desired qualifications include experience in the non-profit/social enterprise sector, and the ability to communicate in both official languages. Candidates with other applicable skills and experience are also encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.envirocentre.ca
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Aug 30 2018 ID: 47998