Newfoundland & Labrador


Group Vice-President, People & Integration  

- One Team, One Goal -

As a 4th generation family business, Crosbie is a leader in the offshore oil & gas, marine construction, and commercial and residential real estate markets. A growth-oriented company, Crosbie is both focused on its core markets and investing in new and emerging sectors. With its head office located in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, there are additional locations in the Maritimes, the United States and Guyana. Having been in business for well over a century, Crosbie has continuously adapted to changing industry demands. Safely providing superior client-focused solutions, Crosbie merges world-class expertise with local, deeply held values. Crosbie has been part of Best Managed Companies since 2015, Canada’s leading business award program that recognizes excellence by privately-owned Canadian companies, an acknowledgment of the company’s exceptional business performance in a fast-changing world.

Based in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, the Group Vice-President, People & Integration (Group Vice-President) will be an executive champion, collaboratively designing and leading initiatives which drive integration of all Crosbie member companies (where appropriate) to optimize value creation and foster a common set of values. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), they will be the chief architect of a collaboratively developed and executed plan which cultivates common people, safety, and quality management practices, while understanding the unique market considerations for each member company. They will be primarily accountable for directly leading Crosbie’s People, Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ), Information Technology and Marketing functions. Working closely with the COO and the executive team, the Group Vice-President will ensure these functions and other initiatives serve to shape a vision for organizational integration that best advances Crosbie’s organization-wide goals and strategies. The incumbent will also be responsible for managing and/or supporting the management of key areas of enterprise risk related to safety, regulatory compliance, talent and succession planning, cyber security, and business process improvement. As an executive team member, the Group Vice-President’s role is both managerial and influential; they will ensure those they directly oversee provide high quality support and services to all business units and will work to align other leaders in support of those functional initiatives and the organization’s vision for organizational integration.

As the ideal candidate, you bring significant (10+ years) experience in a senior leadership role with experience working across multiple geographies and hold an MBA or advanced degree. An equivalent combination of education and/or professional experience in areas such as Human Resources, Management Consulting, Operations Management, Health & Safety, and Quality Management will be considered. Exceptional senior level leadership and influencing capabilities at an enterprise-wide level – you have a demonstrated ability to work with considerable autonomy and collaborate effectively on a multi-disciplinary team. You have experience in the application of tools that support organizational integration, including but not limited to, strategic frameworks, financial analysis, and process improvement. You bring highly developed interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively engage, motivate and lead senior-level executives, staff and external stakeholders as a trusted advisor. You have a strong change/transformation orientation with a proven record of challenging convention, championing the development of innovative strategies and the drive required to continuously seek elevated performance. Experience in oil & gas and/or related industries is an asset. Experience leading a People, HR and/or HSEQ function is an asset.

Crosbie is committed to fostering a diverse workforce and a respectful work environment. We embrace equality, diversity, and inclusion and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

We will provide support in this recruitment process to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation to participate as a candidate in the recruitment process, please contact accommodate@kbrs.ca or communicate your needs to the recruitment professional named in the job description.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Jessica Snelgrove or Beverley Evans via jsnelgrove@kbrs.ca, by telephone at 1.866.822.6022, or submit your application online by clicking the "Apply Now" button below.  


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