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Chief Information Officer - Cox & Palmer (Filled)

200 lawyers strong, with 165 years of experience serving Atlantic Canadians, Cox & Palmer is a full-service regional firm providing advice to individuals and businesses in a broad range of sectors across all major industries.

One of the largest full-service law firms in Atlantic Canada, Cox & Palmer is recognized and celebrated as a leading firm, owing its stellar reputation to its talented and uncompromising legal professionals, leadership, and supporting team. The firm continues to grow as it remains steadfast in prioritizing client service and delivering timely legal solutions built on a deep understanding of clients’ needs. Cox & Palmer attracts, develops, and retains the very best legal talent, featuring 500 professionals located in 9 offices throughout the region, each committed to outstanding legal service. Enabling the firm in its mission, the Chief Information Officer (CIO) is a key contributor to the firm’s successful delivery of exceptional legal services to valued local, national, and international clients.

Reporting to the CEO, the CIO oversees the IT team throughout the Atlantic Region, consisting of the Regional Director, IT and a network of field-based IT professionals. Working in close collaboration with the Chief Operating Officers and Managing Partners, they are responsible for IT planning, application systems and programming, technical support, network administration, voice & data communication systems, and general IT leadership and administration.

A technology-savvy, engaging, and inclusive executive leader, the CIO is passionate about technology enablement, skilled in planning and implementing technology roadmaps, and effective in championing smart technology investments. They are challenged to be self-starting and thoughtful, adding value to the firm’s overall ability to leverage the systems and technologies that enable its legal professionals to deliver on quality legal work and client service excellence, now and into the future.

The successful candidate has a university degree in the field of computer science or information systems coupled with 10 years of experience leading teams and IT operations. They have experience driving IT strategy and technology roadmaps that enable the end-user to deliver exceptional client experiences. Candidates are required to have had experience with, or a keen understanding of the nature of professional service firms’ operations. They are an exceptional communicator, adept at cultivating strong relationships, building high-functioning teams, and are skilled in influencing organization-wide innovation.

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Royer Thompson is committed to presenting a diverse and inclusive roster of candidates to our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from the following under-represented groups: Indigenous persons, racially visible persons, persons with a disability, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity. If you are a member of one of these under-represented groups, we invite you to self-identify on your cover letter or resume.

Please submit your resume and a covering letter online by clicking “Apply.” For further information about this opportunity, please contact Greg Dickie at 902-483-2939 or Brent Wallace at 902-422-2099.

Royer Thompson Management & Human Resources Consulting is a Canadian talent management firm focused on capturing the full potential of people in organizations by supporting a shared sense of purpose, recruiting, and cultivating leadership, and fostering an innovative, caring and entrepreneurial spirit.

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