Chief Executive Recruitment

Mar 13, 2019 - May 01, 2019

Launched in 2012, Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) is an alliance of oil sands producers representing 90% of oil sands production, focused on accelerating the pace of sustainable environmental performance in Canada’s oil sands through collaborative action and innovation.

COSIA brings together leading thinkers and innovators from industry, government, academia, entrepreneurs, other associations, aboriginal communities and the wider public to improve measurement, accountability and environmental performance in the oil sands covering four Environmental Priority Areas: water, land, tailings and greenhouse gases.

Reporting to the Shareholder Steering Committee (SSC), the Chief Executive (CE) leads COSIA to implement and achieve its vision. The CE is accountable for execution of the strategic plan, industry collaboration, communication and day-to-day management decisions.

COSIA creates value for its Members through enhanced oil sands environmental and operational performance, improved efficiencies, and reduced costs. Key areas of focus:

  • increased communication of accomplishments which improve environmental performance;
  • with COSIA Members, engage with key stakeholders and build relationships; and
  • to become a trusted source of technical information.

As the successful candidate, you are passionate about Canada’s energy sector. Innovation is a word that people use to describe the work that you do. You see the possibility when others do not. You are renowned for your ability to speak as people intently listen to your message and you listen to their message. You are known to be a catalyst of change that embraces culture and attracts a following for others to do the same.

If you are passionate about Canada’s energy sector and you have the desire to communicate the real story as to how Canada can lead in sustainable energy across the full energy specturm, please forward your resume in complete confidence to For additional information, please contact us at 587.353.9800