BAND 4 – Director of Strategic Initiatives – (54414)
Posting Title: BAND 4 – Director of Strategic Initiatives
Position Classification: Band 4
Location: Fort St John, BC V1J6M7 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
VICTORIA, BC V8W 9C1 CA
Salary Range: $87,600.00 – $114,100.25 annually
Close Date: 10/9/2018
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Indigenous Relations & Recon
Ministry Branch / Division: Negotiations and Regional Operations Division, North Region
Director of Strategic Initiatives
An eligibility list may be established.
This position is excluded from union membership.
This position can be performed from either Fort St. John or Victoria.
Do you have the experience, professionalism and motivated spirit to take on this key role?
The Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation (MIRR), North Region has an exciting and challenging opportunity to serve as a Director of Strategic Initiatives for the Northeast region. We are seeking an individual with excellent problem solving, communication and negotiations skills. This individual will have the ability to exercise a high degree of autonomy in decision making and judgment in situations of significant uncertainty and at times, in response to sensitive and controversial issues.
The Director of Strategic Initiatives position is an integral part of the northeast team and the North Area Regional Management Team reporting to the Regional Executive Director, North Region. The position is responsible for the Northeast region negotiations, initiatives, and strategies on behalf of MIRR. To be successful in this position the incumbent will be required to work closely with both regional and headquarters based staff and staff from across the Natural Resource Sector. In addition, the position is responsible for contributing to provincial priorities, goals, and initiatives by playing a key role in the development and delivery of a new service delivery model that supports enhanced collaboration and integration with all relevant government agencies.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Geoff.Recknell@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.
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:
- A bachelor’s degree in a related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience; related graduate degree preferred.(Note: Academic qualifications could cover a range of disciplines including resource management, social or economic development, economics, Indigenous studies, law, and/or business or public administration.)
- Minimum of five recent years’ experience in the following:
- Leading, planning, coordinating and managing complex projects and work assignments, conflict resolution, and solution building. Experience leading and coaching a multi-disciplinary team in a highly intense working environment.
- Experience in strategic planning, goal setting, resource allocation, and developing performance measurement tools.
- Experience dealing with politically sensitive and provincially significant issues and with developing policy, procedures, and corporate practices.
- Experience in a senior management capacity including business and organizational planning.
- Experience in strategic business planning
- Must have a valid BC Driver’s License
Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
- Experience working with Indigenous Organizations and/or communities
- Candidates who self-identify as Indigenous
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 – You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire
IMPORTANT: The cover letter will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about how you meet the job requirements.
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