Executive Director, Governance Engagement and Corporate Services
Management Band 5
An eligibility list may be established.
This position is excluded from union membership.
Combine your leadership, stakeholder engagement and strategic planning skills in this challenging role
The Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training provides leadership and direction for post-secondary education and skills training systems in British Columbia as well as labour market information and programs.
The Workforce Innovation and Skills Training Division is made up of a client-focused team that provides strategy and data-driven advice to the Premier, Minister and senior executive across a broad range of labour market and immigration issues, ultimately to guide government’s role and contribution in managing British Columbia’s number one asset – the hard work, ingenuity and skills of its people. We have a talented and dedicated team with a diverse set of skills, ranging from policy, statistical analysis, program management, web development and marketing that are all deployed to maximize every potential match between workers and employers.
The Executive Director leads governance and supports the Minister’s oversight of the BC’s trades training system through the Industry Training Authority (ITA) and oversees the Sector Labour Market Partnerships Program (SLMP) which provides $6 million funding annually to help labour market sectors strategically respond to workforce development factors. The SLMP program includes labour market research; strategic workforce planning; and implementation and evaluation of initiatives to address workforce issues. The Executive Director oversees the Division’s corporate services, including strategic planning for new business solutions across the Division; budgeting, forecasting and assurance reviews and provides financial advice, accounting services and support across the Division; coordinates cross-Division corporate activities; and leads cross-government, intergovernmental relations (including Indigenous relations), a broad range of stakeholder relations, and issues management.
Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria is British Columbia’s capital city, with beautiful beaches, harbours and parks to explore, and a vibrant downtown with a wide range of choices in restaurants and entertainment venues.
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 Samantha.Gysbers@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:
*Recent, related experience includes:
Preference may be given to applicants who have the following:
- Experience working with Crown Corporations in a related capacity.
- Experience with intergovernmental relations.
- Experience in the labour market and workforce development field.
- Candidates with a Master’s Degree.
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: 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 screening or assessment processes.
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. Your resume will be used for short-listing.
Online Questionnaire: YES – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. The responses to this questionnaire may be used for short-listing.