Title: Vice President, Operations and Growth
Type: Full-time, permanent
Employer: Climate Smart
Location: Gastown, Vancouver, BC
Climate Smart is a dynamic social enterprise that is engaging the business sector to take action on climate change and move toward a resilient, low-carbon economy. Our unique combination of training, certification and software enables organizations to measure and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while strengthening their business at the same time. We partner with local governments (e.g., City of Vancouver, City of Edmonton), transportation hubs (e.g., Port of Vancouver and Vancouver International Airport), and other organizations (e.g., Vancity, St. John’s Board of Trade) to engage the businesses in their networks and accelerate carbon reduction. Our aggregated data and related products (e.g., Business Energy and Emissions Profile – beep.eco, and 200 Million Tonnes of Opportunity – http://200million.ca/) are used by our partners and others to inform community-wide emissions planning, policy and reduction initiatives. Climate Smart is a collaborative, hands-on team that believes businesses play a critical role in addressing climate change. Our commitment to environmental sustainability underpins our internal operations and organizational culture. Learn more about Climate Smart at climatesmartbusiness.com
About the Position
This is a new position at Climate Smart, and an opportunity to play a critical role in expanding our operations across Canada and into the US. As VP, Operations and Growth, you will be responsible for the implementation of our business plan, and the day-to-day operations of the company. You will report to the president, and will oversee the rest of our strong team. You excel at financial analysis and would thrive developing and executing plans for scaling our reach and impact. Your love of numbers is balanced by exceptional people management and team building skills. You have experience seeing a business through growth, and bring that to your role at Climate Smart. You thrive on collaboration, problem solving, and working with others. Experience working in environmental sustainability or values-based ventures is an asset in this role.
Exceptional Delivery of Climate Smart Products and Service
Data Driven Financial Reporting and Business Analytics
Experience, Skills and Characteristics
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume by midnight on January 31, 2019 to:
with the subject line of “VP Operations and Growth.”
In your cover letter, please answer the following questions:
Climate Smart is an Equal Opportunity Employer: We are committed to the principles of equal and inclusive employment opportunities without regard to race, colour, religion, nationality, social or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, domestic partnership status or any other status that is representative of the communities we work in. Climate Smart encourages applicants from all communities.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jan 9 2019 ID: 50211