Chief Information Officer

WorkSafeNB is a Provincial Crown Corporation committed to healthy and safe workplaces for New Brunswick's workers and employers. Through education, training and workplace inspections, the priority of the organization is preventing workplace injuries and occupational disease. Should an injury occur, WorkSafeNB provides comprehensive rehabilitation and return to work services, as well as fair wage-loss compensation benefits. As part of an organizational transformation, which will include a substantial investment in Information Technology, we are seeking a Chief Information Officer (CIO) to join the executive team and provide the guidance, leadership, and sound technical advice necessary to maintain WorkSafeNB's culture of client focused service, adaptability, collaboration and accountability.

Reporting to the President & Chief Executive Officer, the CIO is a member of the Executive Leadership Team responsible for all aspects of Information Technology at WorkSafeNB. As the organization embarks on its transformation, the CIO will ensure the IT infrastructure and technology environment aligns with WorkSafeNB strategic goals including the vision of a modern, client-focused service delivery model that drives convenient and efficient real time customer interactions, enables high organizational performance, and meets/exceeds security and risk management requirements.

As the ideal candidate, you bring significant, progressive senior IT leadership experience at a large and/or complex organization and hold a University degree, ideally at the Master level, in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Business Administration, or a related field. Your IT background provides you with extensive and broad knowledge of technology environments, data processing, hardware platforms, enterprise software applications, and outsourced systems. You have a demonstrated understanding of best practices in the fields of strategic technology planning execution, and policy development. A previous leadership role within a significant IT transformation environment is essential.

You have a record of leading change and nurturing innovation. You are skillful in articulating a clear vision and alignment for the information management systems of a complex organization with multiple stakeholders and are able to implement strategy to move the organization forward. Moreover, your talent for fostering learning, development and communications helps you to create the skills, attitudes and behaviours needed amongst the team to bring these new strategies and initiatives to life. Driven by strong personal values including emotional intelligence and self-awareness, you have a proven ability to collaboratively lead, influence and build effective relationships as a key member of a senior leadership team.

Bilingualism (strong written and spoken English and French) is a definite asset.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Kevin Stoddart or Erica Armstrong at (902) 421-2009 or apply online at

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