Careers at CRCA

Executive Director

Quantum Management Services and the Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) has partnered in an Executive Search for an Executive Director.

Location:  Ottawa Ontario.

The Executive Director is responsible for the successful leadership, overall management, and operations of CRCA according to the strategic direction and policies set by the Board of Directors. This key leadership role requires one to be highly collaborative, a confident leader, an inclusive decision-maker and recognized for integrity, consistency, and strategic vision.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leadership: Participate with the Board of Directors in developing a vision and strategic plan to guide the organization. Proactively identify, assess, and inform the Board of Directors of internal and external issues that affect the organization.
  • Operational planning and management: Develop an operational plan which incorporates goals and objectives that work towards the strategic direction of the organization. Oversee the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of the organization.
  • Program planning and management: Oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of the organization’s programs and services. Ensure that the programs and services offered, contribute to the organization’s mission and reflect the priorities of the Board.
  • Human resources planning and management: Oversee the implementation of the human resources policies, procedures, and practices. Establish a positive, healthy, and safe work environment in accordance with all appropriate legislation and regulations.
  • Financial planning and management: Collaborate with staff and the Board to prepare a comprehensive budget and ensure adequate funding for the operation of the organization. Administer the funds according to the approved budget, monitor monthly cashflow providing regular reports on revenues and expenditure.
  • Industry relations/advocacy: Communicate with stakeholders, identify changes in the industry; establish good working relationships with provincial affiliate associations, politicians, and other like-minded organizations (national and provincial) to help achieve the goals of the organization.
  • Risk management: Identify and evaluate the risks to the organization’s people (members, staff, management, volunteers), property, finances, image and implement measures to control risks.
  • Board GovernanceAct as subject expert on governance matters and communicate information necessary for the Board to make informed decisions.


  • A Bachelor’s degree combined with a CAE professional designation is preferred.
  • Ten years of progressive senior management experience in non profit working closely with a Board of Directors.
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee and collaborate with staff.
  • A history of successfully generating new revenue streams and improving financial results.
  • Knowledge of all federal and provincial legislation applicable to non profit/voluntary sector organizations, including federal reporting for non profits as well as employment standards, human rights, occupational health and safety, taxation, CPP, EI, and health coverage.
  • Knowledge of current industry challenges and opportunities relating to the mission of the organization
  • Previous success in establishing relationships with individuals and organizations of influence including funders, partner agencies and volunteers.
  • Solid organizational abilities, including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation.
  • Strong financial management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision making and reporting.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, in both official languages.
  • A strong public speaking ability, the ability to command an audience demonstrating professionalism, polish, and confidence.

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