Senior Project Manager
Administrative Officer R27
We currently have one temporary opportunity available until October 2, 2020 which may become permanent.
Please note that relocation and/or moving costs will not be covered since this is a temporary position.
An eligibility list may be established for future temporary and/or permanent vacancies.
Bring your vision, leadership and strategic planning skills to this important roleEmergency Management British Columbia (EMBC) is the lead coordinating agency in the provincial government for all emergency management activities, including mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. As such, EMBC’s mission is to be responsible to British Columbians for leading the management of provincial level emergencies and disasters and supporting other authorities within their areas of jurisdiction.
Within EMBC the Integrated Partnership for Regional Emergency Management (IPREM) is an intergovernmental partnership between the Provincial Government and Metro Vancouver Regional District on behalf of 21 municipalities, one Treaty First Nation and one electoral area. The IPREM Steering Committee, equally represented by the provincial and local government, determines the annual priorities fore emergency management in the region. IPREM was formed to lead and coordinate regional emergency management planning initiatives and is designed to collaboratively engage all levels of government and relevant stakeholders in regional emergency planning initiatives for the geographical area of the Metro Vancouver Region.
The IPREM Senior Project Manager leads and manages multiple, complex, regional integrated planning projects to ultimately improve efficiency and effectiveness of emergency management plans, programs, and processes. Regional projects are taken from original concept through to final completion.
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 Clarence.Lai@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:
- Degree in Emergency Management, Business Administration or a related field PLUS 3 years of related* experience; OR
- Diploma in Emergency Management, Business Administration or a related field PLUS 5 years of related* experience; OR
- Certificate in Emergency Management, Business Administration or a related field PLUS 7 years of related* experience; OR
- An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
- Minimum 3 years of experience managing multiple projects or leading a component (e.g. sub-project) of a major project.
Related* experience includes the following:
- Experience managing relationships with senior level stakeholders and leading stakeholder engagement sessions including issues management and conflict resolution.
- Experience organizing, developing, facilitating and leading workshops and emergency exercises.
- Experience preparing contracts and directing the work of others (contractors, external stakeholders).
- Experience in budget management and procurement.
Preference may be given to applicants with:
- Formal project management training and/or certification.
Candidates may be able and willing to:
- Work in operational deployments across the province and for extended hours during emergency activations.
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: 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 required: 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 (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.