Our Job of the Week column today showcases two openings at Remsoft in Fredericton and one at Springboard Atlantic in Atlantic Canada.
Remsoft, a predictive analytics software company, helps its clients in the forest industry increase land value by analyzing forests' age, growth, and the market value of the lumber. This company has openings for a Director of Marketing and Communications and a Vice-President of Product Management.
Springboard Atlantic promotes the commercialization of academic research in Atlantic Canada, linking industry with researchers at the region’s colleges and universities, and helping to launch new companies. The pan-regional organization is looking for a Manager of Partnerships and Member Support.
The Job of the Week column features openings posted on the Entrevestor Job Board, which focuses on jobs in technology, innovation and startups in Atlantic Canada. The Entrevestor Job Board helps match job openings and candidates in the tech and startup communities and is operated by Entrevestor and Alongside.
Here is an excerpt from the headline posting this week:
As part of its global expansion including new products, sectors and customers, Remsoft is seeking an experienced leader to drive the company’s overall marketing and communications strategy and execution. This is an opportunity to join the Senior Leadership Team of a dynamic and highly client-driven organization. The Director of Marketing & Communications will accelerate opportunities for significant growth for Remsoft through strategic marketing and outreach. S/he will position Remsoft as a socially responsible company and global leader in optimization software, capable of bringing innovative solutions to land and infrastructure-focused sectors.
*There is flexibility for the successful candidate to work and live in other locations with travel to Fredericton as required.
Develop a Strategic Communications Plan targeting all key stakeholders consistent with overall strategy and the company’s value proposition: asset value (long- and short-term planning); profitability (predictive modeling, advanced analytics); and sustainability (commercial, local, and global).
Coordinate the implementation of the communication plan including public relations, stakeholder engagement, brand management, and marketing across a diverse range of platforms.
Initiate and maintain communications policies and processes to ensure consistent messaging and compatibility with overall strategic agenda and messages.
Increase awareness and recognition of Remsoft as a key global leader and partner in sustainable land and infrastructure asset management.
Enhance existing client loyalty supporting long term value creation for the company.
Effectively market Remsoft’s products and services to the forestry, utilities, and civil infrastructure sectors – from target audiences including IT influencers, sector thought leaders, government leaders, and across C-suites down to directors.
Create product profile packages and product launches in various platforms and to the media. Aggregate and public client testimonials.
Maintain timely communications about Remsoft and its ongoing value to stakeholders and the global community, and timely response to questions and expressions of interest. . . .
Remsoft is seeking a visionary to lead the strategic product direction for the company. The successful candidate will define Remsoft’s future product roadmap with a particular focus on cloud solutions and strategy, aligned to the company’s immediate and long-term business goals. The role includes leadership relating to crucial new technology capabilities across the enterprise to drive the business, deliver exceptional client experiences, and ensure scale to support growth objectives.
The V.P. Product Management will develop recommendations associated with product investment and technical platform evolution, while overseeing and managing the product management team.
The role is expected to liaise closely with Sales and Client relations to understand what our customers are asking for, in terms of features and functionality, as well as align with the Corporate Development function to provide guidance around the best technical “fit” for partnership and/or acquisition targets. The individual will need to understand the current technology stack and the current product roadmap plans.
Design and execute a vision of product excellence, producing, developing and leading the implementation of a platform and product vision as well as corresponding roadmaps.
Ensure the Product and Technology Teams are supported and aligned with the overall product architecture and strategy for the company.
Transform vision into actionable, measurable product plans based on data and insights.
Develop a two- to five- year plan for the evolution of the platform, and a one- to two- year plan for the evolution of the product suite that is tied to revenue targets.
Balance long-term innovation and evolution of the technology stack with the need to drive revenue and business growth in the short- and medium-term.
Present a proposed team structure to deliver the above, in an immediate and long-term timeframe. Lead the development and acquisition of new technological innovations, solutions, and tools to improve internal operations and customer experience.
Attract, mentor and develop a high-performing team that demonstrates dedication to building great products, collaboration, accountability and respect.
Thoroughly review and assess the current status of the Remsoft technical platform and product suite, while understanding the strategy objectives of the business.
Define critical implementation details and set boundaries for engineering teams.
Provide oversight of infrastructure, security, data and application architecture.
Lead the product development team in product and solution design.
Provide guidance as needed to the Software Development team
Engage and develop relationships inside and outside of the organization to understand functional business requirements and identify opportunities to introduce new technology solutions.
Identify emerging information technologies to be assimilated, integrated, and introduced within the company.
Assess new technologies and their application to Remsoft.
Flexibility for working remotely. …
Some travel to client sites required.
Springboard Atlantic is seeking an energetic self-starter with exceptional relationship management abilities to join our central office team.
Reporting to the President and CEO, the Manager of Partnerships and Member Support is part of a dedicated 6-person team who are passionate about innovation and our entrepreneurial research community. Your main responsibilities will be to coordinate with the 30 dedicated industry engagement and commercialization professionals working within their institutions to fulfill Springboard Atlantic’s mandate, and to manage collaborative projects and relationships with a variety of external partners.
Springboard Atlantic is one of Canada’s leading networks of universities and colleges dedicated to helping industry innovate and capitalize on new opportunities through the application of research, and to helping great ideas become commercial successes. Springboard Atlantic is a not-for-profit corporation supported by 19 member institutions and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency.
Liaising with member institutions, specifically the industry engagement and commercialization offices to determine needs and provide direction, promote best-practices and coordinate support (i.e. professional development, onboarding, workshops, etc.).
Working with the CEO to develop partnerships and manage collaborative projects among government agencies, industry associations and the regional innovation ecosystem.
Directing Springboard’s marketing activities and providing guidance to the Communications Coordinator, and external contractors, regarding implementation.
Providing strategic support to Springboard-led industry/academia/government roundtables and working with the Programs Manager on related programs and events.
Overseeing quarterly and annual reporting highlighting Springboard’s activities and performance including member successes.
Lead Springboard participation at conferences and partner events and coordinate quarterly network-wide meetings. . . .