Director, Sector Initiatives and Reporting
Management Band 4

An eligibility list may be established.

Combine your client service, stakeholder engagement and strategic planning skills in this challenging role

The Ministry of Children and Family Development provides quality services that ensure positive outcomes for Indigenous and non-Indigenous children and youth and their families including supporting safe, healthy and nurturing environments in which they are strongly connected to their communities and culture. The ministry delivers over fifty per cent of its $1.6 billion budget for services through contracted service providers as well as through centrally administered provincial programs.

Procurement and Contract Management Branch (PCMB) ensures that contracted services are organized in a manner that promotes quality services, quality improvements and complies with government core and ministry policy and standards for contracted services.

Reporting directly to the Executive Director of PCMB, the Director Sector Initiatives and Reporting leads the implementation of social sector collective bargaining mandates as well as the development of a reporting program.  The Director develops financial models in support of ministry initiatives and in response to service and program delivery needs.  The Director also provides procurement and contract management oversight for ministry staff including policy advice, training, issues management and strategies to implement contracting initiatives, contracted sector bargaining agreements and other corporate initiatives.  

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For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact Nadine.Criddle@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.

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:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Business Administration, Public Administration and/or a Professional Accounting Designation (CPA, CA, CMA or CGA). An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience financial management. Preference may be given to applicants with 5 years or more of this experience.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience providing expert professional advice, information and/or support to senior government and/or public-sector officials.
  • Experience in a management role leading and supervising staff.

Preference may be given to those with:

  • Experience and familiarity with financial reporting.  
  • Experience in leading the development of funding or compensation programs and resolution of high profile and public issues.

Preference may be given to:

  • Applicants who self-identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit with the required combination of education and experience.

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.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Cover letter required: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume required: 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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