Role description

The Business Development Director, North America will develop and lead commercial and business development activities to position Moltex for commercial success in North America. The successful candidate will play a significant role in developing key stakeholder support for Moltex, securing funding and growing the business, while supporting the timely development of the first Stable Salt Reactor – Wasteburner (SSR-W) and WAste To Stable Salt (WATSS) facility in Canada.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • Lobby provincial and national governments, expanding relationships with civil servants and politicians to increase support for Moltex, including securing funding
  • Support the Finance Director in the pursuit of private equity investment
  • Build relationships with potential customers, such as owners/operators in Canada and the US
  • Contribute to the development of a corporate strategy by providing key insights on how to attain and maintain business growth
  • Represent the organization at events and industry functions

The Business Development Director, North America will be a highly articulate and passionate communicator possessing strong verbal and written communication skills, combined with excellent influencing and presentation skills. The successful candidate will thrive in a rapidly changing environment.

  • Strong business acumen
  • Post-secondary degree in a science or economic discipline or another related field
  • Sales, marketing and public relations experience in a complex business, including experience dealing with both public and private stakeholders
  • In-depth understanding of government structures, processes and decision-making
  • Experience implementing business development and strategic initiatives in fast-paced environments and highly regulated industries
  • Experience and high level of comfort presenting to both technical and non-technical audiences, and explaining highly technical material to non-technical audiences
  • Direct experience in the nuclear or energy industry in North America is an asset
  • Fluency in other languages, especially French, is an asset

Essential skills

Business Development, Securing Funding, Relationship Builder, Sales, Marketing, PR

Tom is an Account Manager and Recruitment Consultant with professional experience in talent acquisition, L&D, and client management. Passionate about connecting professionals to exciting opportunities in the nuclear industry.

Tom Hiebert