Board Services Director


Board Services Director
Reference # JAG-12906
St. John’s, NL

Our client, Provident¹⁰, delivers plan administration services and oversees management of the $6.6 billion Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) investment portfolio. Proud to govern the largest pension plan in the province with 55,000 members, they have built a truly best-in-class organization through recruiting talented people who share their vision. As the organization continues to grow, they are currently seeking a Board Services Director to join their team in St. John’s, NL.

Responsible for the operations and activities of the Board and Committees, the Board Services Director will link governance and oversight requirements with core operations and corporate services. Reporting directly to the CEO, this role will be required to understand the needs and expectations of the Board and Committees, while facilitating a strong working relationship with the executive team and external partners. There are four key accountability areas for the Board Services Director which include Board Governance, Relationship Management, Corporate Secretary and Service Excellence. Specifically, you will develop and implement Board support best practices, monitor the corporation’s governance framework and ensure quality production of board reports and materials. In addition, you will make recommendations to improve board processes and work closely with the executive team and board to enhance organizational excellence.

Are you a Lawyer looking for a change? A retired senior professional who is not quite ready to leave the corporate world behind? Or perhaps you have 10+ years’ experience working directly with Boards in a governance or corporate secretary role. If you have exceptional knowledge and understanding of board governance, related policies, procedures and legislation, we want to hear from you. We require a post-secondary degree in Law, Business, Public Administration or a related discipline, with experience in Board governance and corporate and/or contract law, or equivalent. A demonstrated ability to handle matters with high levels of diplomacy, sensitivity and confidentiality, combined with a proven record of effective leadership and experience working with jointly sponsored boards is desired.

Don’t miss this opportunity to join a young, professional and successful corporation in this key leadership role. To learn more about Provident¹⁰, please visit their website: To confidentially express interest, please apply online by clicking "Apply Now" on the button below. For more information, contact Julie Gorman at 709.722.6810.

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