Managing Director, Canada's Semiconductor Council - Job ID 202249

Canada's Semiconductor Council

Date Published:

September 12, 2022

Application Deadline:

September 26, 2022

POSITION PROFILE | Part Time, 6-month contract

About Canada’s Semiconductor Council

Launched in May 2021, Canada’s Semiconductor Council is an independent, industry-led national coalition driven by globally-recognized Canadian founders, business leaders, chip manufacturers, and investors. The mandate of this Council is to position Canada to be a global developer, manufacturer and supplier of semiconductors, related technologies and products. 

In November 2021, Canada’s Semiconductor Council published Roadmap to 2050: Canada’s Semiconductor Action Plan, a comprehensive action plan that lays out short-, medium-, and long-term recommendations to build a strong Canadian semiconductor industry.

ventureLAB is the Council’s founding ecosystem member and is conducting the recruitment process for this role.

The Opportunity

The Council is seeking an experienced leader for the position of Managing Director (MD) who will serve as the organization’s head, responsible for setting up and operationalizing the Council’s governance structure and administration. The MD will develop and execute a fundraising strategy and membership model for the Council, and engage with stakeholders, including industry, government, media, academia, and other stakeholders, accountable for growing the Council’s brand and visibility across Canada. The successful candidate will serve  as a highly visible spokesperson for the Council, represent the Council at key events, and position the Council as thought leaders for Canada’s semiconductor industry with government, industry, and media.

What you’ll bring:

How to Apply

Apply by Monday, September 26 to hr@venturelab.ca quoting “Managing Director - Canada’s Semiconductor Council, Job ID 202249” in the subject line. Include your resume, salary expectations, and a brief note telling us why you’d be a great fit for this role. 

At ventureLAB, we value diversity, inclusion, and respect. Diverse experience, perspectives, and backgrounds bring great ideas and create stronger teams — we embrace it, because we know that by including everyone, we all thrive. Accommodations are available on request for candidates with disabilities taking part in the recruitment process.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Response to COVID-19

Effective December 1, 2021, all newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination (first and second dose) against COVID-19 of a vaccine currently approved by Health Canada or provide documentation to support an exemption based on grounds covered by the Ontario Human Rights Act (i.e. medical exemption).