Open North is looking for a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with deep technical knowledge and strong managerial background.
The Government of Canada announced that Evergreen, working in partnership with OpenNorth, their Future Cities Canada collaborative platform and numerous non-profit institutions, foundations and stakeholders across Canada, will receive funding over two years to deliver activities from the new Smart Cities Community Support Program (SCCSP). The funding supports capacity-building services for communities nationwide, including the establishment of a national one-to-one advisory service for open and smart communities and cities. OpenNorth is the lead technical partner of this consortium responsible for the one-to-one advisory services. The SCCSP runs from October 2018 until March 2020.
Founded in 2011, OpenNorth is Canada’s leading not-for-profit organization specialized in open data, open government, community engagement, open smart cities and civic technology. We work with Canada’s largest, most innovative, and connected cities. Our network extends across the country and globally through communities of practice and open government partners. Our work promotes the effective use of data as infrastructure facilitating sustained engagement between government, civil society, and the public.
As part of the OpenNorth team and working in close coordination with Evergreen and program partners, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing and leading OpenNorth’s one-to-one advisory services team over the duration of the program and beyond. The CTO will report to OpenNorth’s Executive Director. The one-to-one advisory services will serve rural, remote, mid-size, and large communities across Canada, at various levels of smart city maturity, in English and French.
This position is located in Montréal in OpenNorth’s office
The ideal candidate will not only have an impressive technical background, but a positive, proactive attitude and drive in self improvement.
This is a permanent position to be filled by early December 2018. This position could be extended beyond the duration of the Smart Cities Community Support Program. We are especially interested in candidates with long-term interest and availability. Our office is located in Montreal, but mobility will be expected in Canada, especially in Ottawa Competitive salary, to be discussed according to experience.
Please attach a single PDF file that includes a cover letter, your resume and your salary requirements to: jobs at opennorth.ca NB: Only the selected persons will be contacted for a telephone pre-selection interview.