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Advertisement – Vice President, Sales and Marketing

Maritime Paper Products Limited Partnership (MPPLP) is the leading manufacturer of corrugated packaging in Atlantic Canada with three manufacturing facilities and convenient access to a major shipping port for ease of exporting worldwide. MPPLP's products include standard brown shipping cartons, 7-colour flexographic printing, retail displays, specialty folding, die cuts, and wax and wax alternative packaging, as well as an ever-growing service line including graphic services, structural and design services, and packaging audits. MPPLP is part of the Scotia Investments Family of Companies, employing approximately 1,200 across all sectors.

Based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Vice President, Sales and Marketing will lead and manage Maritime Paper's sales team and implement strategies and action plans for effectively managing relationships with clients and partners, while directing sales, marketing and business development activities which drive revenue growth. With outstanding relationship building and change leadership skills, you will work collaboratively with the operations teams and clients to expand and diversify products and services while fully leveraging existing offerings. You will evaluate and enhance customer service and support systems, ensuring a positive and productive client experience; assist the sales team in promoting MPPLP's competitive advantage to integrate the design of packaging materials with the marketing and branding standards of every customer; demonstrate visible leadership and effective management through the development and mentoring of a cohesive sales and marketing team, providing sound advice and guidance based upon your own track record of success; draw upon your deep experience with a variety of sales programs and processes to complement and improve those currently in place; implement a new way of thinking about clients by utilizing data analytics to better understand trends in the market, and identify opportunities for increased market penetration and expansion which are aligned with the company's financial and operational objectives.

The ideal candidate is a highly experienced senior sales and marketing executive with a post-secondary degree and a solid track record of maximizing growth potential within a competitive landscape. You have earned the reputation of being an excellent leader, collaborator and mentor and your financial, analytical, and general business skills enable you to implement and monitor budgets, key performance metrics and industry data, and to lead the changes required to effectively address evolving business priorities and fiscal objectives. You are adept at assessing and improving sales performance by consistently identifying opportunities for better processes and improved client service. You effectively communicate strategic priorities and implement procedures, systems and benchmarks which balance responsibility and accountability with a drive for delivering results. You have the leadership experience, the sales and marketing expertise, and the people management skills to successfully lead a diverse team who will consistently anticipate clients' needs and ensure that Maritime Paper is the supplier of choice for existing and future customers.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply online at www.kbrs.ca/career/14447. For more information, contact Jeff Forbes or Bethany Parker at bparker@kbrs.ca

We will provide support in the recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. If you require accommodation in order to participate as a candidate in the recruitment process, please contact accommodate@kbrs.ca.

 


 

Advertisement – President, Scotia Recycling Limited

Since 1976, Scotia Recycling has been leading the way in recycling in Atlantic Canada. Now, more than ever, increasing awareness around environmental stewardship and sustainability, the imperative for waste reduction and the creation of new, more environmentally friendly products and reduced reliance on plastics are all factors propelling the company towards its next phase of substantial growth. There has never been a more exciting time to be in this sector.

We're passionate about serving clients - from small and large businesses, municipalities, government organizations, industries, individuals, and manufacturers. Our recycling solutions range from plastics, office paper, secondary fibre and opportunities arising from Extended Producer Responsibility, among others. Collaborating as a truly "green partner," the team at Scotia Recycling finds solutions for our clients as they navigate the changes required today to recycle, reuse and reduce product waste materials, decrease costs and generate revenue.

Scotia Recycling is part of a successful multi-generational family business, Scotia Investments Limited (incorporated 1945), which is diversely invested in manufacturing, energy and innovative health and environmental sectors in six Provinces of Canada. The organization's core values include long-term stewardship, environmental integrity and community well-being.

Reporting to the President of Scotia Investments, the President of Scotia Recycling has oversight for strategic planning, business development, finance and administration, and operating contracts and services. The President provides executive leadership and management of the organization's collection, processing, sales, and brokerage of recyclable materials.

As the ideal candidate, you will bring a mindset of growth, expansion of services, and high energy to target new opportunities while consistently driving optimum customer service. Drawing upon strong leadership skills and visionary thinking, you will foster innovation, efficiency and growth, forge productive and lasting relationships with clients, industry partners, government, and regulatory bodies, and contribute to our positive employee culture. You are a respected strategic business leader who develops strong networks within and outside your organization. With proven business and financial acumen, you have the skills to optimize the company's fiscal and operational performance. You bring high energy to this exciting next chapter in Scotia Recycling's story; you are a change-maker whose mindset is around finding new opportunities and expanding services in a rapidly growing and evolving sector. A true innovator and collaborator, you are known for developing creative approaches to growing sales and revenue and identifying and driving value in an organization. You have a post-secondary degree in business administration or an equivalent combination of education and experience and a successful track record in operating and growing a significant business.

If this sounds like you and you are interested in pursuing this exciting opportunity, please apply online at https://www.kbrs.ca/career/14098. For more information, contact Jeff Forbes or Alyson Brennan at 1-866-822-6022.

We will provide support in the recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. If you require accommodation in order to participate as a candidate in the recruitment process, please contact accommodate@kbrs.ca.

 


 

Advertisement – Director of Operations

Since 1976, Scotia Recycling has been leading the way in recycling in Atlantic Canada. Now, more than ever, there is increasing awareness around environmental stewardship and sustainability. The imperative for waste reduction and the creation of new, more environmentally friendly products and reduced reliance on plastics are all factors propelling the Company towards its next phase of substantial growth. There has never been a more exciting time to be in this sector.

Reporting to the President and as part of the Management team, the Director of Operations will provide overall leadership and management of the organization's existing operations including collection and processing of recyclable materials, as well as its secure shredding services. You will also play a key role in the expansion of services from planning through to execution. You will identify key priorities and activities for each of Scotia Recycling's facilities and consistently monitor and analyze operational performance metrics to identify opportunities for continuous improvement, automation of processes, innovation, capacity utilization and cost containment. You will be accountable for all operational aspects including workforce planning, executing on capital expenditures and budget management, as well as client service activities. You will also play a lead role in ensuring Scotia Recycling is regarded as an industry-leading "green" partner for its clients while achieving the operational and financial goals set by the senior leadership team.

The ideal candidate has a stellar reputation as an innovative leader in change management, a successful track record of implementing practical solutions which increase operational effectiveness and the continuous improvement of processes, practices, and standards, likely within a manufacturing or industrial processing setting. Knowledge in process automation is a must. You have a degree in engineering or business and in-depth knowledge of diverse business functions such as supply chain, client service, people development and new technology implementation. You have a proven ability to maximize efficiencies through well-developed procedures along with the automation of processes which streamline and maximize output. You can effectively manage and adapt to frequent changes, identify, and resolve inefficiencies, and ensure the Company's facilities operate cost effectively.

You are highly proficient in effectively managing diverse teams at multiple sites and will provide appropriate tools and training to ensure the team's success. You collaborate successfully with individuals within all levels of an organization and are known for your ability to build relationships and engage effectively with a variety of stakeholders. Your dynamic nature and strong communication skills, along with your proven ability to achieve tangible results, are hallmarks of your success. Experience with material recovery/ handling would be an asset.

If you are interested in pursuing this exciting opportunity, please apply online at https://www.kbrs.ca/Career/14260. For more information, contact Jeff Forbes at 1-866-822-6022.

We will provide support in the recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. If you require accommodation in order to participate as a candidate in the recruitment process, please contact accommodate@kbrs.ca.