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VP Engineering - Alcumus

Who is Alcumus and How Are They Changing the World?

Alcumus is the UK’s market-leading provider of technology-led compliance and risk management solutions, our purpose is to help organizations be safer, healthier, and stronger. Its North American team, primarily based in Toronto, are the global leaders for eCompliance, the #1 software solution for improving worker participation in safety activities, and ContractorCheck, certifying contractor health and safety qualifications to improve safety and reduce the management burden for both the contractors and our clients. Together, we are on a mission to eliminate 25 million workplace incidents by 2025. 


They company values are at the core of everything they do:


Know your stuff -Ensure you have the technical know-how you need. Keep building and improving on it every day.


Be brave -Speak up, find a way and dare to try. Take accountability for the part you play.


Be a team player -Be inclusive, both within your immediate team and across the business. Help your stakeholders to achieve their potential.


Enjoy the journey - Work hard, keep perspective and have fun along the way. Take a positive and constructive outlook to help drive change.

How do I know this is for me?


Reporting to the Chief Technology Officer, we are looking for a truly transformational technology leader here in North America, driving forward our technology solutions of the future. Alcumus is changing the status quo of health and safety solutions, and we are looking for the best leader to join us to help make this a reality.


This individual will be a leader first and foremost. Our team’s wellbeing, success and engagement are fundamental to everything we do. In addition to that, as a Senior Executive, you will be closely involved and influential in the development and setting of Alcumus Market and Strategic Directions and Strategies.


How will I make an impact?


Within your first week, you should expect to:

  • Enjoy a complete induction program to get to know the business and how we do things, providing you with an excellent foundation to build on.

  • Meet the teams across the UK and North America, our CTO and Senior Leaders who will give you a good overview of their roles and how they add value.

  • Start forming your views on the priorities, how you can transform the team to deliver high-quality solutions, what the journey will look like and how you can work with your peers to achieve this.


Within your first few months you, will:

  • Find your rhythm as a leader, make sure the team moves in the right direction, and achieve their best.

  • Know how to get the best out of people and deliver actual results, representing tech at Board and Executive meetings.

  • Making inroads to becoming “One Alcumus,” ensuring we have the proper framework and forums in place to work collaboratively, achieving sound results.

  • Get to know the broader stakeholders and C-level team, understanding what the expectations are for your function and promote a seamless relationship.


A year down the line:

  • Looking back, you will have done a fantastic job leading our teams who are engaged, motivated and clear on what good looks like.

  • You will have clearly defined and delivered the strategic objectives, had a real impact and be focused on the future.

  • You will have attended our annual conference, get to know the wider business and share in the company’s successes.


Our ideal candidate looks like:


  • We are looking for someone who, above all, demonstrates our core values through their leadership. In addition, we are looking for the following:

  • A transformational leader who can develop and deliver the group’s engineering strategy.

  • Demonstrable experience setting out a framework to manage organizational development, talent management, and influence at C level.

  • Promote best practice software development standards, evaluating existing technology architecture and the adoption of new development methods.

  • Promote an Agile way of working, adopting a continuous delivery process.

  • Experience working within a cutting-edge software environment focused on building new and innovative solutions.

  • Champion collaboration between product and other departments, always seeing the bigger picture.

  • Excellent commercial awareness, with the ability to think strategically and operate tactically.

  • You will have the ambition and appetite to progress your career and make a difference.

  • You will also have experience managing geographically diverse teams.


We understand, accept, and value the differences between people of different backgrounds, genders, sexual orientations, ages, beliefs, and abilities.  We aim to create an inclusive environment and encourage diverse individuals to apply.

If this excites you or you have ideas for someone who would be fantastic at this - send an email to -- we would love to hear from you!

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