Chief of Staff
in Halifax, NS

Halifax, NS
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: SM-16233

LifeRaft provides a threat intelligence and investigations platform to security teams in the corporate sector, including the Fortune 500. The Software as a Service (SaaS) platform, Navigator, combines automation, data visualization, and validation tools to bolster intelligence capabilities. Their technology provides businesses with the capacity to make safer, more intel-driven decisions. LifeRaft is based out of Halifax, Nova Scotia and supports clients around the world.

On behalf of our client, we are currently recruiting for a Chief of Staff to lead their team of dedicated professionals, ideally based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

The Chief of Staff (COS) is a key member of the company's leadership team and reports directly to the CEO, supporting him with the internal communication, culture, and productivity processes of LifeRaft. The COS will at times act as a proxy for the CEO when he is not in attendance. This is an exciting opportunity for broad exposure to the overall business and executive leadership of the company as it is poised for significant growth. 


  • Responsible for strategically supporting the internal communications, culture, and productivity processes of the organization
  • Assist the CEO on managing and executing on priorities and on special projects, as required
  • Enhance productivity through cross functional alignment, support, and feedback with leadership team
  • Organize management meetings, strategic team meetings and ensure proper reporting, documentation, accountabilities, and action items
  • Organization and preparation of communications materials and presentations for the CEO for board meetings, shareholders, fundraising, and AGM
  • Ensure briefings are prepared and made available to CEO in advance of key meetings with stakeholders, outside partners and strategic relationships
  • Implementation and ownership of an OKR (Objectives and Key Results) program
  • Own cross-team communication processes across commercial and technical teams
  • Assess, manage, and promote the increased usage of internal company communication tools and maintain best practice management
  • Assist, where required in helping source and implement the best tools
  • Help assess and manage risks or single points of failure in the organization
  • Work collaboratively with HR and team members to create and execute culture initiatives

As the ideal candidate, you possess 10+ years in a high growth corporate environment. Experience/background in marketing, product management, human resources, program management or operations/process-oriented roles will be preferred. High integrity, discretion, and confidentiality is essential. With high emotional intelligence, you are curious with a deep desire to learn. As a high energy people person with strong interpersonal skills, you also possess exceptional communication and organizational skills. Strong software skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google Docs, and Slack will be key to success in the role. An undergraduate degree, ideally a degree in business administration and/or communications, along with the ability to travel is required.

LifeRaft values inclusion and diversity in their workplace. They welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, disability, or any other protected characteristic.

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If you have any questions, please contact Brittany Beale, Consultant, at [email protected] or Scott McGaw, Partner, at [email protected]

If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let us know. 

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