Director, Application Services
Management Band 4
This position is excluded from union membership.
An eligibility list may be established.
Combine your client service, stakeholder engagement and strategic planning skills in this challenging role
The Information Systems Branch (ISB) provides IM/IT planning, architecture, project support, application development, IT security, technology and information support services to the Economy Sector.
The Director, Application Services reports directly to the Ministry Chief Information Officer and provides services and leadership to support the delivery of application development & related services including Database Management, Information Security, Web services, Code Management and Application Implementation Management. Related to this, the Director manages several project and service teams, including control of financial and human resources as well as providing support in strategic decision making and corporate planning initiatives. If you are looking for an exciting leadership opportunity and possess the required qualifications, we look forward to your application.
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.
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 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 Andreas.Ritzer@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:
- Degree or diploma in computer science, commerce, business administration, or related field; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience in a business and technical environment.
- Experience in a management capacity, accountable for one or more technical functions in a public organization or private sector business.
- Experience in a complex technology-enabled environment.
- Experience leading and resolving complex staff and/or client issues.
- Experience managing a portfolio of clients in a customer service environment.
- Experience leading teams through change.
- Preference may be given to applicants who have Certification in Information Security Management.
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.