Candidates for Vice-President Operations - Ottawa (Ontario) Canada

The Fruit and Vegetable Dispute Resolution Corporation Seeks Candidates for Vice-President Operations


Established in 2000, the Fruit and Vegetable Dispute Resolution Corporation (DRC) is a not-for-profit organization providing private commercial dispute resolution services for the fruit and vegetable industry. In addition to consultation, mediation and arbitration associated with dispute resolution, the DRC works closely with industry associations and governments to harmonize standards and trading rules, develop best practices, and create an environment of fair and ethical trading for all participants. For Canadians, a DRC membership is required to buy, sell, import, or export fresh fruits and vegetables according to the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (unless otherwise exempted). Membership for companies internationally is voluntary. The Corporation is a small organization of 10 with an operating budget of approximately $1.4 million.


The President/CEO of the Corporation reports to a Board of Directors composed of industry leaders. The Vice-President Operations supports and assists the President/CEO to enable delivery of effective, efficient, and affordable service to members. The VP Operations compliments the President’s strategic focus by ensuring the DRC has the financial and human resources, and the work environment to meet its goals, vision and mission.


The successful candidate will bring significant experience in the fruit and vegetable industry and be recognized as a collaborator who operates with integrity. Management experience, including the management of financial and human resources, is essential.

Competitive salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.


The Corporation headquarters are located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The working language of the organization is English, however, as service is also provided in French and Spanish, knowledge of these languages would be an asset.


More information regarding this opportunity and how to apply can be found on the Corporation’s website at



Fruit and  Vegetable Dispute Resolution Corporation

Phone: 613-234-0982

Fax: 613-234-8036



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