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BAND 4 – Executive Director, People and Workplace Strategies

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date September 4, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $90,900.00 – $118,400.00 - Annual
Location Victoria, BC
Category Business / Management
Client BC Public Service
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BAND 4 – Executive Director, People and Workplace Strategies

Posting Title: BAND 4 – Executive Director, People and Workplace Strategies
Position Classification: Band 4
Union: N/A
Location: Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $90,900.00 – $118,400.00 annually
Close Date: 10/17/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
 Ministry/Organization:BC Public Service -> FLNRO and Rural Development
Ministry Branch / Division: Corporate Services for the Natural Resource Ministries (CSNR)
Job Summary:

Executive Director, People and Workplace Strategies
Management Band 4

This position is excluded from union membership.
An eligibility list may be established.

Corporate Services for the Natural Resource Ministries (CSNR) operates within a government shared-services delivery model providing corporate services to the five Natural Resource Ministries (NRMs).  The ministries are: Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation (MIRR); Agriculture (AGRI); Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources (EMPR); Environment and Climate Change Strategy (ENV); and Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations, and Rural Development (FLNRORD).

The Executive Director, People and Workplace Strategies will provide strategic vision and lead the development and implementation of strategic HR initiatives that align with ministry, Natural Resource Ministries (NRMs), and corporate-wide business objectives. It will advise deputy ministers, assistant deputy ministers, and senior government officials across the four Natural Resource Ministries the branch supports on strategic HR initiatives, tools, and projects, and provides a strategic HR perspective on policies, programs and long-range planning.

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 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, 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.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • A master’s degree in human resources, public administration, business administration, operations management or a related discipline and a minimum of three years related* experience, OR
  • A bachelor’s degree in human resources, public administration, business administration, operations management or a related discipline and a minimum of five years related* experience, OR
  • A diploma in human resources, public administration, business administration, operations management or a related discipline and a minimum of seven years related* experience, OR
  • A minimum of eight years related* experience.

*Related experience must include the following:

  • Experience in all or most of the following; human resource management, succession planning, leading change, performance management, project development and implementation, and complex problem resolution.
  • Experience with significant organizational change and continuous improvement projects and initiatives for an organization of similar size and complexity.
  • Experience with strategic and business planning and aligning business plans with human resource plans.
  • Experience providing direct supervision to a team of professional employees.
  • Experience managing financial resources including budgets, forecasts, contracts and expenditures.

Preference may be given to candidates with:

  • A Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation.

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. 

CRC – 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 – You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.

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