Vice President, Pension Services (4821)

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Vice President, Pension Services
Organisation:  Alberta Pensions Services Corporation
Province:  Alberta
Emplacement:  Edmonton

About Alberta Pensions Services Corporation

Alberta Pensions Services Corporation (APS) is one of Canada’s largest public sector pension plan benefit administrators. APS has played a major role in pension benefit administration in Alberta for many years. APS was incorporated in 1995 under Alberta’s Business Corporations Act with the Government of Alberta as the sole shareholder.

APS administers seven public sector pension plans and two supplementary retirement plans:

  • Local Authorities Pension Plan
  • Public Service Pension Plan
  • Management Employees Pension Plan
  • Special Forces Pension Plan
  • Supplementary Retirement Plan for Public Service Managers
  • Public Service Management (Closed Membership) Pension Plan
  • Provincial Judges and Masters in Chambers (Registered) Pension Plan
  • Supplementary Retirement Plan for Provincial Judges and Masters in Chambers (Unregistered) Pension Plan
  • Members of the Legislative Assembly Pension Plan (Closed 1989)

The Corporation is committed to providing risk managed, efficient and effective services through continuous improvements, value for money, and effective communications. To accomplish this, APS works in cooperation with plan governors, employers and Alberta Treasury Board and Finance.


Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Vice President, Pensions Services has primary responsibility for the strategic direction of the Pension Services department of APS, including Client Services, Client Operations, Policy, Legal Services and Actuarial Services.  The Vice President assists in long-range corporate strategic planning and budget planning, and advises the Executive Team on pension benefits, member services and plan actuarial issues.

The Vice President, Pension Services has primary responsibility for the provision of accurate, timely and cost-effective benefit payments and services to plan members, and monitors and evaluates the delivery of pension information services for employers.  Functioning as a strategic decision maker, the Vice President, Pension Services works with internal and external groups to develop policies and procedures to better service the plan members and employers. The Vice President, Pension Services also leads key projects on procedural and operational changes to ensure continuous improvement of services.

Key accountabilities include the quality and accuracy of pension administration and directing required changes. The individual will oversee quality assurance reviews and develops/revises policies and procedures to ensure that the quality and efficiency standards for the department are delivered upon. 


Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • A University degree in Commerce and/or related field.
  • Demonstrated experience working in senior operational and business roles within the financial industry.
  • Strong understanding of pensions and extensive experience in pension and/or benefits administration industry experience.
  • Excellent people management and leadership skills, strong team player with effective coaching skills for building positive and productive work teams and optimizing performance.
  • Strong change management skills.