Senior Business Consultant
Management Band 3This is a temporary opportunity to September 4, 2020; this temporary assignment may be extended or become permanent.
This position is excluded from union membership.
An eligibility list may be established.
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The BC Public Service Agency provides leadership and services in people management. Established by the Public Service Act, the Agency supports organizations in achieving their human resource goals. It also improves the overall effectiveness of the public service by providing corporate human resource management frameworks and policies, as well as a variety of human resource services (e.g. hiring, labour relations) and programs (e.g. Pacific Leaders).
As a Senior Business Consultant, you provide strategic management consulting to assist clients in the successful delivery of corporate and Ministry business plans and priorities. This is an independent role that requires working with Executives to align their human resources, strategy, structure, systems and processes to their organization’s mandate and business objectives.
You are a masterful communicator and strategic leader of change with demonstrated experience providing Executive-level clients with consulting expertise in organizational effectiveness reviews, organizational design, workload analysis and change management. Highly motivated and innovative, you have the ability and the vision to understand the root cause problems and to manage, coordinate and deliver projects that increase organizational effectiveness.
This challenging role will appeal to those comfortable dealing with complex strategic issues arising in a multi-stakeholder environment. The role requires diplomacy, sound decision-making, and excellent coordination and analytical skills.
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.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Norma.Glendinning@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the 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 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:
• Bachelor’s degree (Masters preferred) in business administration, human resource management, organizational psychology; or an equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered.
• Formal training in Change Management and/or experience leading change management initiatives.
• Minimum of two years recent experience leading projects in management consulting or HR, in areas such as organization effectiveness and organization design.
• Demonstrated experience in completing and managing multiple, full-cycle complex projects (i.e. project conception to close-out) in a consulting-based work environment.
• Demonstrated experience leading executive teams through alignment exercises such as the prioritization of efforts and managing relationships with senior stakeholders.
• Experience working with executive and management teams to improve their organizations’ performance including leading consultation sessions, analyzing business challenges, developing and implementing improvement plans and delivering senior level presentations.
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 – 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.