Vice President, Government

Medavie Blue Cross. Moncton, Halifax or Toronto.

Closing Date - Location Moncton, Halifax or Toronto Work Type -
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Job Description
For over 75 years, Medavie Blue Cross has been a leading health and wellness partner for individuals, employers and governments across Canada. We are proud to be a not-for-profit organization dedicated to giving back to the communities where we live and work, and to ensuring our employees thrive in our award-winning, collaborative culture. We are one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures and are recognized as a Caring Company, a designation for national leaders in community investment and social responsibility.

Our team of 2,100 professionals work across six provinces. We excel by living our shared values of being caring, accountable, responsible, innovative and community-minded. We’re committed to ensuring the health and wellness of our employees and their families, along with personal and professional growth, through a variety of programs and support at all levels of our organization. 

Along with Medavie Health Services, we are part of Medavie — a national health organization with over 6,400 employees. Together, our mission is to improve the wellbeing of Canadians. 

Reporting to the President of Medavie Blue Cross (MBC) and based in either Moncton, Halifax or Toronto, the Vice President, Government will provide leadership of all government operations that support both MBC’s federal and provincial government clients.  You will be responsible for maintaining, developing and growing the government client base and for managing the department’s day-to-day operations. You will have responsibility for top line revenue growth, margins and net income for the government line of business which has annual revenue claims in excess of $2 billion. 

As the ideal candidate, you will have a minimum 15 years progressive experience in a complex service-based industry. You have a strong client service orientation, executive level management experience and good knowledge of government employee benefits programs and policies. Along with the ability to seek out opportunities to provide business solutions and expand the customer base.  With a degree in business administration (MBA preferred) and a successful track record in a complex service-based industry, preferably within the insurance industry, you are an accomplished leader, collaborator and business developer with demonstrated success in building high performance teams and delivering on client expectations. You build positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders and can seek out opportunities for expanding the customer base. Your financial acumen and analytical skills enable you monitor key performance metrics and industry data and lead the changes required to effectively address client needs and business priorities. You can effectively communicate strategic priorities and implement procedures, systems and KPIs which will help the organization achieve its objectives. You have the leadership skills and experience to guide the government services team to greater success through operational accountability and a commitment to MBC’s values and mission.  Bilingualism would be an asset.     

How to Apply

If you’re interested in this opportunity, please contact Jeff Forbes or Erica Armstrong at (902) 421-2009 or toll-free at 1 (866) 822-6022, or submit your application online at: