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Chief Executive Officer



Company Information

Engineers Canada is the national organization that supports the 12 engineering regulators who license Canada's 290,000 members of the profession. Working in concert with these regulators, Engineers Canada works to advance the profession in the public interest. Through a dedicated staff and committed national Board and volunteers, Engineers Canada ensures the continued quality of engineering education, professional qualifications, and professional practice in Canada.  More than ever, the prosperity of our country and the welfare of its citizens depend on the skilled application of applied science and engineering knowledge to protect the public and benefit our society.  It is within this exciting context that the organization is looking to recruit its next Chief Executive Officer.

Job Description

As CEO, you will lead a skilled team dedicated to the development of national policies, positions, and guidelines on behalf of the engineering profession.  You will passionately promote greater understanding of the nature, role, and contribution of professional engineers and engineering to society, and you will work with the regulators to help ensure that the highest professional standards are maintained in the licensing of all Canadian professional engineers.  You will support Engineers Canada’s national Board and provide team leadership to the staff while working with a multitude of provincial, territorial, and federal stakeholders.


As the ideal candidate, you are a strategic thinker and are able to identify opportunities, inspire action, and achieve results. You are a consummate professional, respected for your sensitive, engaging, and inclusive leadership style. You are an intuitive people-person, and are known for your ability to work with and manage diverse groups of stakeholders.  A confident and collegial leader, you harness the potential of gifted individuals to create dynamic and highly effective management teams. You are ideally a professional engineer (P.Eng. or ing.) or have experience working with or as a member of a regulated industry.  You are bilingual, and have experience serving a national Board of Directors. 


To discuss this opportunity, please contact Richard Rankin of Boyden at 613-742-3207.  To apply for this position, please submit your application and related materials to  and state the title of the position 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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Boyden global executive search
Richard Rankin
Posting Date: 05-Sep-2017Executive Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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