Chris Marks is a Partner with Jobplex, Inc. a DHR International company leading search assignments for senior professionals, managers and directors across a variety of key industries including oil & gas, energy services, manufacturing, technology and higher education. Chris brings 20 years’ experience in recruitment and talent acquisition to Jobplex, with a special focus on international recruitment spanning the US, UK, Norway, Middle East, China and India. Chris’ work across contingent, retained, and internal capacities has allowed him to build a strong network locally, nationally, and internationally.
Chris has significant corporate experience leading talent acquisition teams over the past 10 years, and served as the Director of Global Talent Acquisition at Ensign Energy Services, Team Lead of Talent Acquisition at EnerplusCorp. and the Supervisor of Global Mobility at NexenInc., and was most recently at the University of Calgary as the Senior Specialist at the Haskayne School of Business.
Chris began his career in search with Robert Half and Design Group, where he was responsible for launching new search divisions and was influential in building out the infrastructure and support teams focusing on contingent search. Chris later went on to start his own firm, On the Mark Recruiting.
Chris is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR), and an advocate of gender equality as a fundamental human right. Chris earned a Bachelor of Kinesiology from the University of Calgary and is currently finishing an Executive MBA from the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business, graduating in December 2017. He resides in Calgary with his wife, Becky and two children, Cole and Julia.