The Shaw Group

Privately owned by their employees, The Shaw Group is one of Eastern Canada’s leading natural resource manufacturers and community real estate developers. Shaw serves the construction industry with more than 1,000 individual products manufactured in 12 facilities across the Maritimes. Shaw is also the largest developer of land in Atlantic Canada and is quickly becoming one of the largest builders of single-family homes and multi dwelling units in the region. Shaw puts a strong focus on providing a work environment that recognizes individual and team achievements. Committed to making a positive contribution to the communities and regions in which they operate, their market has grown to include many clients across North America and several throughout Europe. 

The Shaw Group is seeking its first Chief Information Officer who will engage with the senior leadership team to transform and modernize their systems and technology to enable business growth and expansion. The CIO will be responsible for defining the roadmap for technological modernization and delivering transformational IT projects across all divisions. Reporting to the CFO, the CIO will be a key contributor to the company’s planning process and will be responsible for IT operations and their impact on broader business strategy and goals. It is critical for the CIO to build strong and productive relationships with all business unit leaders, acting as a true partner and making IT a business enabler.  

The ideal candidate brings strong leadership experience in progressive roles at complex organizations, exceptional project management skills and experience implementing best in class systems. As the CIO you will lead by example by being a hands-on and practical leader who collaborates well, creates a positive work environment for all, makes sound decisions and maintains a high degree of accountability for achieving results.  You will direct the design, planning, implementation and maintenance of the infrastructure that supports the company’s operations and business applications. You have a demonstrated understanding of best practices in the fields of strategic technology planning and execution and can advise the senior management team on the emerging technologies that are the most relevant to the company’s goals and evolving needs. An advanced degree is preferred. 

If you are interested in pursuing this exciting opportunity, please apply online at https://www.kbrs.ca/Career/15070.  For more information, contact Jeff Forbes on 1-866-822-6022 or Claire Holt at 902-424-1105 or cholt@kbrs.ca

We will provide support in the recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation in order to participate as a candidate in the recruitment process, please contact accommodate@kbrs.ca. 

To apply for this job please visit www.kbrs.ca.

Chief Information Officer