Executive Director, Strategic Human Resources
Management Band 4
An eligibility list may be established.
A rewarding leadership role for a skilled, big-picture thinker with outstanding communication skills
Management Services Division (MSD) provides support to the Ministries of: Jobs, Trade and Technology; Labour, Municipal Affairs and Housing; and, Tourism, Arts and Culture. MSD is comprised of several branches including Strategic Human Resources (SHR), Corporate Planning and Priorities, Financial Services, and Information Services. Together, MSD’s vision is to be recognized by our clients as a centre of excellence in the development and delivery of corporate services.
The Strategic Human Resources Branch assists with the strategic vision and leadership to enable the development and implementation of SHR initiatives that align with ministry, and corporate business objectives. Reporting directly to the Assistant Deputy Ministers (ADM) of MSD, the Executive Director provides organizational development and decision-making support to Deputy Ministers, ADM’s, and senior government officials on human resources trends, practices and programs. The Executive Director leads a team of professionals in support of these efforts. The Executive Directive also advocates on behalf of the Ministries it serves, while working cooperatively with the Public Service Agency (PSA) to deliver on government-wide goals and to address human resources issues.
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 Kyla.Kirby@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:
- A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (e.g., human resources, public administration, business administration) and a minimum of five years of related experience, OR
- An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered
Related experience must include the following:
- Experience leading and coaching multi-disciplinary senior management teams in the development and implementation of a diverse range of strategic human resources projects.
- Experience establishing collaborative relationship with senior leaders and creating and delivering executive-level presentations for the purpose of decision making.
- Experience with organizational development and performance consulting.
Preference may be given to candidates with the following:
- A CPHR designation.
- Certification in leadership, organizational culture, and team effectiveness assessments, e.g. The Leadership Circle, Myers Briggs Type Indicator Thomas Killman Conflict Indicator.
- Experience dealing with politically sensitive and provincially significant issues, as well as with developing policy, procedures and corporate practices.
- A minimum three years of experience leading and supervising a team of professional employees.
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: 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.