Executive Job Opportunities

Vice President, Ontario

For over 25 years, WCG Services (WCG) has been partnering with governments and local agencies across Canada to create sustainable employment opportunities for people, businesses, and communities. WCG
provides jobseekers with the support and programs they need and connects employers to their next great hire. WCG understands that the power of work gives hope, strengthens families, fills hearts, and drives economic growth. Here is a real opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives.

WCG is working in partnership with Employment Ontario, Ontario Works, and Ontario Disability Support Program service delivery organizations and other stakeholders to build a locally responsive Employment Services system that more effectively meets the needs of a range of job seekers and employers in Ontario.

WCG is excited to play an integral part in the transformation of Ontario’s Employment Services system in its current role as the Service System Manager for the Peel Region.

WCG is the largest provider of workforce development services to the Province of British Columbia and delivers Vocational Rehabilitation Services nationally. WCG is part of the APM Group, which delivers
employment and allied health services internationally. Part of a large network of 10 countries, with 6,000 people, APM is the global leader in providing Workforce Development services to governments and

Reporting directly to the Canadian CEO, headquartered in BC, the Vice President of Ontario will be a transformational leader, responsible for leading and growing WCG’s Employment Services operations in Ontario. Working closely with the senior leadership team, this role will be accountable for identifying and building relationships with stakeholders within Ontario’s Employment Services industry. The Vice President will be responsible for workforce development implementation, operations leadership, and contract accountability in the province of Ontario. This role builds effective senior level stakeholder relationships, and provides oversight to ensure that business results, including financial and key performance measure goals, are achieved monthly and annually.

The ideal candidate will be a seasoned executive in the public or private sectors with significant stakeholder engagement experience. You are an exceptional relationship builder and known as a collaborative and strategic leader. Ideally, you will have significant programme, contract or service delivery management experience, and an understanding of managing Ontario government funded contracts and services. Understanding the dynamics of a political environment will be crucial for success in this role. You will have an innovative mindset, coupled with the energy, drive and fortitude to move WCG Services forward.

Applications should be submitted online at https://www.odgersberndtson.com/en/careers/17072. For more
information, please contact Kristen Manning, Senior Consultant of Odgers Berndtson. We thank all those who express an interest, however only those chosen for further development will be contacted.

To see the full candidate brief, please click here.

WCG Services is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessible Canada Act, 2019 and all applicable provincial accessibility standards, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and WCG Services throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.