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BAND 5 – Executive Director and Ministry Chief Information Officer

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date September 22, 2018
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $101,900.00 - $127,400.00 - Annual
Location Victoria, BC
Category Information Technology
Client BC Public Service
Contact Information
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BAND 5 – Executive Director and Ministry Chief Information Officer – (54248)

Posting Title: BAND 5 – Executive Director and Ministry Chief Information Officer
Position Classification: Band 5
Union: N/A
Location: VICTORIA, BC V8W 9C1 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $101,900.00 – $127,400.00 annually (Compensation will commensurate with the successful applicant’s education and experience)
Close Date: 10/2/2018
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Municipal Affairs & Housing
Ministry Branch / Division: Information Systems Branch
Job Summary

Executive Director and Ministry Chief Information Officer

Management Band 5

An eligibility list may be established.

This position is excluded from union membership.

Play a critical leadership role in IM/IT service delivery in the Economy Sector

The Economy Sector is a key driver of economic activity and employment in the province.

Management Services Division facilitates the delivery of programs and services on behalf of 4 partner ministries and multiple Crown Corporations, agencies and tribunals. As a central service provider, the Information Systems Branch helps clients identify and implement effective information technology solutions and provides strategic guidance on information systems planning and development. The Branch also serves as the primary interface between client areas and vendors, helping to develop successful projects, mitigate risk and resolve issues.

The Information Systems Branch in currently in the process of optimizing its Information Management / Information Technology (IM/IT) service delivery capability. This process has been launched in response to client feedback as well as a changing program area and technology landscape. We’re looking for a seasoned IM/IT professional committed to innovation, continuous improvement, teamwork and collaboration.

The Executive Director and Ministry Chief Information Officer is a member of the Management Services Division Executive Team and is accountable for designing, implementing and ensuring compliance with the Sector’s IM/IT standards in collaboration with ISB staff and management. As the Branch continues to transform its services new practices, curriculum and performance measurement frameworks need to be established and adopted across the branch to ensure the team’s success. The Ministry Chief Information Officer is central to this ongoing effort.

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.

This is your opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful regions in British Columbia and work for the BC Public Service. We offer a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits and much more.

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 Mac DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your 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.

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:

  • Completion of a degree, diploma, certification or equivalent in the computer science and/or information technology field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Preference may be given for a degree in the computer science and/or information technology field
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience leading, developing and implementing information management and information technology policies, programs and projects in a complex systems environment including data security and data management.
  • Experience with strategic planning and business transformation in a technology-dependent business area or information systems branch.
  • Experience negotiating and managing information technology contracts.
  • Experience managing professional staff, project teams and divisional budgets.

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: NO

Resume: 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.

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