Waterfront Employers of BC
The Waterfront Employers of BC is the 3rd party service provider for the administration of pension and benefits to all unionized longshore workers and foremen across the province of British Columbia.
This extends to approximately 6,000 employees. The WEBC is the central collecting point of all Personal Information as it relates to pension and benefits. The WEBC is a non-profit, self-administrating entity.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the General Manager (GM) is responsible for directing and executing on all WEBC activities, ensuring that services and benefit plans offered by the organization promote optimal health and safety for waterfront employees, and are administered effectively and efficiently. The GM will also act as key liaison to the various Boards of Trustees, the BC Maritime Employers Association (BCMEA) and the relevant unions. Additionally, the GM will provide leadership, guidance and mentorship to the operations team, and build a culture centering on open communication, customer service, personal performance and employee engagement.
The ideal candidate will bring exceptional skills in the areas of leadership, relationship development, negotiation and collaboration. The GM will lead the organization to embrace best practices, and be able to influence change through the creation of a clear vision, and a commitment to customer service, performance management and accountability. An inspiring and energetic leader with a forward-looking approach, he/she will be comfortable interacting with and being accountable to a Board of Directors, and will bring proven success in building effective relationships with a wide variety of interested stakeholders, while driving business opportunities and process improvement initiatives.
A minimum of 10 years senior leadership experience is complemented by knowledge of benefits and pensions administration and a post-secondary education in a business-related field.