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Reporting to the CEO, Tamara Vrooman, and with dotted line accountability to the Board Chair, the Corporate Secretary will provide strategic and corporate governance support to the Board, including policy reviews and administration of Board matters, to ensure
that the Board, which is democratically elected by Vancity’s members, fulfills its oversight duties. As well, the individual will monitor developments that affect or may affect corporate governance and provide advice to the Board, CEO and the Executive Leadership
Accountable for ensuring good governance, which is defined as an effective process of decision-making and implementing decisions that ultimately meet the needs of the membership and reflect the vision and values of Vancity, this role will appeal to an individual
seeking at least five years in the position to continue serving the executive management team and the Board of Directors (Board) with strong governance principles, sound judgment, and proactive initiatives to keep Vancity on excellent terms with its regulators
and keep it at the forefront of making good decisions on behalf of the its members and customers. Demonstrating values that are in alignment with those of Vancity, the ideal candidate for this role will bring exceptional communication skills, professional
judgment, and the capability and desire to work in a values-based, member-focused financial cooperative.
Possessing 8-10 years of relevant, senior executive experience in a dynamic, complex environment, high emotional intelligence and proven people leadership skills, the successful candidate will be a strategic thinker with excellent attention to detail and
advanced problem solving skills. A bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline is required; qualification as a lawyer is an asset, as are specific designations in corporate governance and an advanced knowledge of Vancity’s vision and strategies.
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