Administrative Officer R14
An eligibility list may be established.
The next exciting step in your administrative career
The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), part of the Ministry of Citizens’ Services, is an enterprise organization for the B.C. government which leads the strategy, policy and standards for information technology, IT security and the management of the IM/IT investment portfolio for the Province.
The Strategic Planning and Policy Branch works collaboratively across the OCIO and with its partners, to enhance the OCIO’s overall strategic planning, reporting and engagement (i.e. OCIO Connect) capabilities, and works directly with the OCIO executive to align decisions to strategic direction.
The primary role of the Project Administrator is to provide project management coordination and project management process expertise support to the Branch for a variety of large scale complex projects, and to manage components of assigned projects. In consultation with project managers and staff, the Project Administrator provides this expertise for small and large projects, including project development, change management, research, monitoring and reporting. The Project Administrator is also a representative on team projects.
The secondary role of the Project Administrator is to provide the Strategic Planning and Policy Branch with overall branch management and coordination of branch operations. The Project Administrator will provide office managerial expertise by providing the full range of administrative, financial, human resource, contract administration and records management services necessary to support the branch. The position is responsible for establishing and maintaining administrative standards, budget control.
Highly organized and results oriented, you are capable of meeting deadlines associated with multiple projects. You are a skilled communicator, able to work effectively with both internal and external stakeholders
With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career. Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. For more information, please see What We Offer.
The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
The BC Public Service is an inclusive and accessible employer. Please advise the hiring manager if any accommodations are required to assist you to ensure equitable participation.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Leah.Munro@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Diploma in Communications, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field; AND two years of relevant experience as indicated below. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
- Experience in budget management and/or contract management.
- Experience analyzing policies and procedures including providing options and recommendations in order to improve project and Branch effectiveness.
- Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Experience managing projects and/or project components.
- One or more years of experience with i-Store and putting in i-Store requests.
Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
- One or more years of experience working in an IT focused corporate environment.
- One or more years of experience in the public sector.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover letter required: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
Resume required: YES – A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.
Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.