BC Pension Corporation

Assistant Director, Policy


Branch: Policy

Job Type: Regular Full Time

Salary Range: Up to $118,400 per annum

Union/Excluded: Excluded

Competition: PC20:47251

Security Clearance: Required

Closing Date: March 4, 2020


Geographically Restricted: No



Why work with us?

At BC Pension Corporation, we are committed to our people. We are an organization with wellbeing at its core; offering an outstanding workplace experience where all employees can achieve their full potential.  Some highlights of what we offer include:

  • Flexible work schedules (mobility work, modified work weeks, job sharing, etc.)
  • Competitive compensation
  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities
  • Comprehensive extended health and dental benefits for you and your family
  • Defined benefit pension program
  • Health & wellness programs – lunchtime seminars, community health activities (yoga, kayaking, etc.) and a comprehensive Employee & Family Assistance Program

One in nine BC citizens is a member of one of the five pension plans we serve 

To learn more about us and how you can be a part of a culture that encourages innovation, continuous improvement and a passion for delivering an outstanding customer experience, visit bcpensioncorp.ca 


What is the opportunity?

The Assistant Director, Policy plans and manages the delivery of policy services, including administering the day-to-day operations of the branch, for all plans and the corporation. The position acts on behalf of the Director as required and assists the Director with all managerial responsibilities, including budget preparation and monitoring, business planning, and staff management. The Assistant Director, Policy manages branch staff, leading specific policy delivery areas for multiple pension plans and special projects. This position liaises with a diverse range of clients and business contacts in the course of service delivery, including: senior management of external clients, stakeholders, member unions, professional associations and plan employers (public sector employers including such as municipalities, school districts, colleges, crown corporations, provincial government and other organizations); external agencies (e.g., CRA and BCFSA) and senior management across the Corporation. This position is accountable for the Corporation's operational compliance in a complex legal environment and must professionally advise on joint trusts, other legal agreements and the rules governing specific pension plans, benefit entitlements, federal Income Tax Act provisions and provincial legislation and regulations of BC pension plan administration (e.g., Pension Benefits Standards Act, Family Relations Act, etc.).

What do you need to succeed?


  • A post-secondary degree in law, business administration, public administration, social sciences or a related field. An equivalent combination of related experience, education and training may be considered;
  • A minimum of 3 years of leadership experience motivating and influencing others, resolving conflict and working in a changing environment;
  • Demonstrated experience in providing policy advice or administration services at a senior level;
  • Experience providing effective, efficient service delivery to multiple clients in a busy, business environment, including a board, or an equivalent formal body; and
  • Experience managing a business area including operations, staff and budgets.


  • Pension plan management experience and/or certification is preferred; and
  • Experience and knowledge of pension plans and/or compliance issues is preferred.

Interested in applying?

To learn more about the Assistant Director, Policy position, please review the job description at the bottom of this page.


Your resume must provide detailed information about your education and employment history in order to clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements as listed above.  Please ensure your resume includes the month and year(s) for each job in your employment history as well as the job related responsibilities.


Please submit your application through the "apply now" feature located at the top of this page.


Important details

If you are unable to access the links, please contact us by email at jobs@pensionsbc.ca.

Lesser qualified applicants may be appointed at a lower level.  An eligibility list may be established.  This appointment may be extended or may become regular.

Testing may be required. 

We thank you for your interest in working with us. You will be informed of your status in this competition as soon as possible.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm PST on the closing date referenced above. Late applications will not be considered.


Diversity & Inclusion

BC Pension Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to establishing an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other basis protected by applicable law. 

We are committed to ensuring that reasonable accommodations are made available to persons with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment and selection processes and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request.  If you require assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at jobs@pensionsbc.ca.   

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