Vice President of Standards and Regulation


Electro-Federation Canada (Corporate)
Toronto, Ontario
Posted On: August 08, 2018
Last Day to Apply: September 07, 2018

General Role:

The Vice President of Standards and Regulation is a member of EFC’s senior leadership team and reports directly to the President and works closely with members, industry influencers and staff. The individual is responsible for leadership and management of all standards-related issues pertaining to the EFC product sections, task groups and committees. The incumbent reviews, advises and influences the development of codes & standards in the best interest of EFC members and Canadian consumers. This individual ensures that the appropriate action is taken on all proposed standards, reports, or technical documents which could affect the interests of members. The incumbent will also maintain and develop vital contacts and relations with other associations, standards development organizations, government representatives, members of the media, and member companies.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Works with relevant members to initiate and implement standards development projects.
  • Manages the activities of the Product Section program manager.
  • Coordinates and manages all meetings and projects within EPAC (EEMAC Policy Advisory Committee).
  • Provides the EFC Board of Directors, National Advisory Council and staff with periodic updates on relevant standards technical policy and regulatory activities and issues.
  • Helps ensure members are aware of pending changes to compliance/ certification requirements, as referenced in a standard, code or regulation.
  • Works with North American Standards Development Organizations (SDO’s) to assist EFC members in developing the needed product standards.
  • Ensures EFC members are represented in the development of the CE Code Parts 1, 2 and 3.
  • Develops and nurture alliances with the needed outside organizations (SCC, IEC, ESA, NRCan, NEMA, CEA, etc.).
  • Helps facilitate North American harmonization of relevant standards (through CANENA and other associations).

Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Skill in analyzing operations and procedures and developing and implementing new policies, strategies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of global and local standards development and approval processes.
  • Thorough understanding of the electrical industry and aptitude for technical subjects.
  • Ability to influence stakeholders to the benefit of members’ interests
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Experience in managing staff.

Interested parties are asked to apply for this job posting as follows:

Attention: Carol McGlogan, President & CEO, Electro-Federation Canada cmcglogan@electrofed.com

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