30+ days ago
VICE PRESIDENT, COMMERCIAL
Located at 3099 Barrington Street in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3K 5M7, and 35 Micmac Boulevard, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3A4Y8, Irving Shipbuilding has a proud history as Canada's shipbuilder. A proud member of the J.D. Irving, Limited group of companies, we have been building quality vessels and fabricated modules for more than 50 years, and our Halifax Shipyard has been at the forefront of Canadian shipbuilding for 130 years.
Since 2012, we have invested more than $400 million in facilities, people, processes, and technology, making Halifax Shipyard one of the most modern and capable shipyards in North America.
Over the next 30 years our shipbuilders will construct 20+ modern patrol ships and surface combatants for the Royal Canadian Navy as part of Canada's National Shipbuilding Strategy, the largest defence procurement in Canadian history.
This year, we delivered the lead Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship, the largest Navy ship built in Canada in 50 years. And we're just getting started. The second ship will be delivered in 2021.
We're growing our team with career-defining opportunities that will revitalize Canada's shipbuilding industry and provide Canada's sailors with the ships they need to protect Canada's interests at home and abroad. Our workforce of over 2,000 will grow to more than 2,800 at peak construction of the Canadian Surface Combatants. We have built more than 80% of Canada's current combatant fleet and continue to perform maintenance and modernization work on the ships, including the Halifax-class frigates.
The Vice President, Commercial role is a permanent, full-time position based in the Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia reporting to the President. The language of work is English.
In the near-term, ISI has ongoing operations at various stages for the following highly visible Royal Canadian Navy contracts. Reporting to the President, this role will have functional responsibility to participate in and/or lead negotiations related to contractual terms and conditions and effectively advocate and communicate positions/issues to various stakeholders. Oversee all procurement, logistics and contract management associated with Shipbuilding and Ship Repair supporting the production operations for all current and future contracts. The incumbent will oversee the operation of one or more subsidiaries under the ISI banner. The successful candidate will maintain harmonious relationships with all key customers, suppliers and partner organizations and thereby further enhance the company’s well-established reputation for overall quality and customer service.
The Vice President, Commercial will ensure that ISI delivers against commitments, within budget and on time by:
Successful Candidate will possess the following Required Qualifications:
Additionally, the successful applicant will possess and demonstrate the following attributes:
All successful applicants must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security clearance, and U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). This position also requires NATO security clearance.
What We Offer:
Irving Shipbuilding is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision.
For additional information please contact:
Jim Rennie: email@example.com
To Apply for this Career Opportunity:
Please complete the online application form. An up-to-date resume of past experience and education is required.
All applications will be reviewed by one of our recruiters. If the recruiter sees a potential opportunity (current or future) that matches your skills and experience, you will be contacted to discuss your qualifications for a position with Irving Shipbuilding.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
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Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.
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