Transformation Leadership Opportunity

Saint John, NB | Grand Bay-Westfield, NB


WorkSafeNB is passionate about promoting health and safety in New Brunswick workplaces. When a workplace injury does occur, we provide caring recovery services, benefits and compensation to those injured and their families. We're focused on driving a safety-first culture, providing effective recovery and return to work services, and maintaining a sustainable system that ensures New Brunswickers are protected for generations to come.

Throughout our organization, we embrace core competencies of client-focused service, adaptability, teamwork, and accountability.


WorkSafeNB is embarking on a 3-5 year strategic business transformation touching all aspects of WorkSafeNB operations. We are looking for dynamic and experienced business leaders with diverse skills and competencies to work alongside our existing team to lead this transformation as we build new teams, processes, service standards, and technology systems.

If you love the challenge of being at the centre of change, breaking down barriers, and inspiring others, then this opportunity may be a perfect fit.

Idea candidates will possess the following qualifications:

  • Superior leadership and business acumen
  • A university degree/ professional designation
  • Demonstrated competencies in encouraging innovation, leading change, fostering communications, emotional intelligence/ self-awareness, and developing others.
  • 7+ years of progressive experience with a proven track record of success in any of the following areas:
    • People leadership and developing high performance teams
    • Operations management
    • Technology transformation
    • Change management
    • Project management
    • Continuous process improvement
    • Organizational effectiveness
    • Client service
    • Financial management
    • Business intelligence and analytics
    • Performance improvement methodologies (ie Lean Six Sigma)

Bilingualism (French and English) is an asset. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

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About WorkSafeNB


WorkSafeNB administers no-fault workplace accident and disability insurance for employers and their workers, funded solely through assessments on employers. All employers having three or more workers are obligated to obtain compensation coverage.

WorkSafeNB is committed to preventing workplace injuries and illness through education and enforcement of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

WorkSafeNB is administered by a board of directors consisting of the chairperson, a vice-chairperson, the president and CEO (non-voting member), the chairperson of the Appeals Tribunal (non-voting member), five members representing workers, and five members representing employers. Other than the president & CEO and the chairperson of the Appeals Tribunal, members of the board of directors serve part-time.

WorkSafeNB's mandate is to:

  • Promote the creation of a workplace safety culture in which all employees and employers view all occupational diseases and accidents as being preventable.
  • Promote an understanding, acceptance, and compliance with all legislation for which WorkSafeNB is responsible, including the enforcement of the OHS Act and regulations.
  • Provide timely compensation benefits, medical aid, rehabilitation, and safe return-to-work services to injured workers.
  • Provide sustainable insurance and insurance-related services to the employer community.
  • Represent stakeholders and provide recommendations and advice to government with respect to legislation, and publish such reports, studies, and recommendations WorkSafeNB considers advisable.

Assessments are affected by the level of activities in the province's workplaces, as are the resulting claims. There are also substantial assets that ensure WorkSafeNB will be able to provide the ongoing benefits promised to injured workers through a wage loss recovery insurance system. These funds are invested in the financial markets and investment returns are subject to the ups and downs of the marketplace.

Regional Services

WorkSafeNB's head office is located in Saint John. The WorkSafeNB Rehabilitation Centre is located in Grand Bay-Westfield. We also have offices in Bathurst, Grand Falls and Dieppe.

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