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BC Ferries
Director, Risk & Insurance

With a long and proud history, 47 terminals, 35 vessels, more than 500 sailings every day and up to 4,700 employees, BC Ferries is one of the largest ferry companies in the world. Dedicated to safety, excellence, innovation and people, BC Ferries is committed to continuously improving the west coast travel experience of its customers through its world-class operations. BC Ferries is headquartered in Victoria, BC – known as one of Canada’s most livable cities and a community of choice for its temperate climate, natural beauty, recreational sites and economic opportunities.

Reporting to the Treasurer, the Director, Risk and Insurance has the important mandate of ensuring BC Ferries has a comprehensive insurance program that balances the corporate risks for this large and complex organization. We are seeking a highly successful risk and insurance professional who will develop, manage and implement insurance and risk strategies, corporate policies, practices and programs modeled on industry best practices.

The ideal candidate is a certified insurance professional who brings progressive leadership experience paired with the certification related to insurance and risk management (CIP, CPA, CRM) and is recognized as an outstanding leader of people and resources. With 10 years of management experience and knowledge of ERM and other risk management frameworks, this individual brings a strong understanding of risk management and insurance strategies for bottom-line business operations. Outstanding communication skills will be intrinsic to the chosen candidate who will develop excellent relations with industry stakeholders and lead by example amongst their team and colleagues.

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