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Vice President, Information Technology - Nova Scotia Power

A strong advocate in the transition to low carbon electrical generation

Nova Scotia Power has proudly provided electricity to Nova Scotians for over 100 years and is committed to making the transition to green energy, supporting electrification, and enabling the use of technology to enhance customer service and reliability. With over 2,000 dedicated safety-focused employees, Nova Scotia Power is a full-service electric utility responsible for the generation, transmission, and distribution of energy in Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia Power is a subsidiary of Emera, an international energy firm headquartered in Halifax, NS, operating in Canada, the USA, and the Caribbean, and is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Reporting to the Executive Vice President, Finance and also responsible to Emera’s Chief Digital Officer, the Vice President, Information Technology manages a $60M capital and operating budget and drives NSP’s digital transformation with a focus on building cross-department partnerships and digital capabilities to enable the organization to achieve the strategic plan. The Vice President, Information Technology is a key leader within Nova Scotia Power and Emera, enabling the organization to meet key objectives and achieve success by aligning with operations. This includes initiatives in the areas of safety, customer experience, decarbonization, decentralization, innovation, affordability, and reliability. The IT team and this role support NSP, Emera Inc., and the other Emera Canadian companies and interacts closely with each of the executive teams.

The ideal candidate works collaboratively within a team and independently and has at least six years of experience in senior leadership with accountability for information technology, information systems, and cyber security in a complex, multi-stakeholder corporate environment. Demonstrated experience working in operations is an asset. An innovative, capacity-building leader, the Vice President champions the planning and implementation of smart technology investments. Highly professional with a strong team orientation, they operate with integrity and authenticity.

Nova Scotia Power is an employer of choice providing a hybrid work model with flexible remote workdays; a comprehensive benefits plan, parental leave top-up plan and wellness benefits; opportunities to advance within and between affiliate companies, a focus on employee development and available sponsored education programs; corporate investments in Nova Scotia, mentoring opportunities, fundraising-matching & volunteer programs and scholarships for children of employees; and a comprehensive benefits plan, short-term incentive plans and a Defined Contribution Pension Plan.

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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 underrepresented groups: Indigenous persons, African Nova Scotians, 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 underrepresented groups, we invite you to self-identify on your cover letter or resume.

Please submit your resume and interest online by clicking “Apply.” For further information about this opportunity, please contact Greg Dickie ( or Dominique Roche ( in confidence at 902-422-2099.

Nova Scotia Power will provide accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you require an accommodation(s) to participate in the application, interviewing, or selection process, please contact Dominique Roche (

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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