Senior Program Manager
Administrative Officer R27
An eligibility list may be established.
A dynamic career opportunity to showcase your project management and leadership excellence
The Workforce Innovation and Division responsible for Skills Training is responsible for analyzing labour market demand and conditions across all of the sectors in B.C.’s diverse economy and recommending strategies and approaches to meet B.C.’s training needs for the ever-evolving labour market. This is accomplished with the participation of B.C. sectors and business leaders.
The Senior Program Manager pro-actively represents the Sector Labour Market Partnerships program to a cross section of British Columbia’s priority sectors. The position is responsible for managing the development, implementation and evaluation of a portfolio of projects, or business components of large multi-faceted projects with multiple key deliverables. Projects are taken from original concept through to final completion and support broad workforce development strategies for sectors. The work of the Sector Labour Market Partnerships program area supports the principle of evidence-based decision making on labour market policy development and program funding.
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.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Sunjit.Bains@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:
- Graduate degree plus a minimum one year of relevant experience* or an undergraduate degree plus a minimum three years of relevant experience*.
- Relevant experience* includes a combination of:
- Experience managing multiple projects or leading a component (e.g., sub-project) of a major project.
- Experience with research methodologies and frameworks.
- Experience managing relationships with senior level stakeholders in the business community and leading consultation sessions.
- Experience in directing the work for other project managers, professional employees, and/or consultants.
- Experience in budget management and procurement.
- Preference may be given to applicants with experience working with Indigenous organizations or communities in a research or project/program management capacity.
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: YES – A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.
Resume: YES – Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
Questionnaire: YES – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.