Registrar and Executive Director
Management Band 5
This position is located in Coquitlam, BC; flexible work arrangements may be considered.
This is a one year Temporary Assignment but may be extended and/or become a permanent placement.
An eligibility list may be established future similar permanent and/or temporary vacancies.
This position is excluded from union membership.
Are you a proven and dynamic leader who can lead provincial policy changes?
The Transportation Policy and Programs Department is seeking a motivated and knowledgeable leader to fill the role of Registrar and Executive Director for a period of one year. This is an exciting career opportunity in the lower mainland working from the ministry’s Coquitlam office and leading an award winning team of professionals. Flexible work arrangements may be considered to fill this temporary opportunity.
Reporting to the Assistant Deputy Minister of Transportation Policy and Programs, you will be accountable for the development, oversight and management of a major transformation of the Passenger Transportation Branch [PTB] as government prepares to modernize the taxi industry and introduce ride hailing services to British Columbia by the fall of 2019. You possess strong leadership skills and have a proven track record for establishing positive working and stakeholder relationships, project management expertise and operational leadership.
Over the course of the year, as the Registrar and Executive Director, you will be responsible for leading the implementation of new strategic policy initiatives, operations, legislation and regulations affecting the taxi and ride hailing industry, including leading a significant systems development project. You will also guide the planning, delivery and evaluation of all passenger transportation programs and services, including the ongoing collaboration and integration with the Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement Branch.
The PTB is responsible for the administration of all passenger transportation licences as well as the monitoring compliance with the Passenger Transportation Act. In the role of PT Registrar, you will have the statutory authority to approve general authorization licences and may impose administrative sanctions and penalties on licence holders. The PT Registrar and Executive Director also provides strategic advice to Ministry Executive and senior management regarding the development and implementation of key priority business initiatives affecting the passenger transportation industry.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Lori.Gilmour@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. Information and tips about how to complete your job application, including adding or editing your résumé and applying for jobs, are available on the following MyHR page: Your Job Application.
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NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
A post-secondary degree in a related field with a minimum of five years in progressive senior leadership roles that include the following experience:
- leading business transformation projects and championing innovation and progressive change;
- developing senior level decision and information documentation [such as cabinet and treasury board submissions], issue papers and business cases and influencing and guiding senior leadership to implement business transformation initiatives;
- forging and maintaining strong relationships with external stakeholders involving sensitive/controversial issues and mediating solutions, preferably in a regulated industry;
- participating in or leading legislative and policy reform;
- leading, supporting and developing excluded and included direct and indirect reports;
- establishing and reconciling program and project objectives, priorities and budgets;
- public safety sector or enforcement experience would be considered an asset;
- an advanced degree in a related field, preferred;
- an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered.
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.
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.
Résumé: YES – Ensure your résumé 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 résumé must provide detailed information about your education and experience including the job related responsibilities and the month[s] and year[s] for your education and for each job in your employment history.
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.