Senior Product Portfolio Manager (Common Services)
Information Systems R30

  • The posting is to establish an eligibility list for future temporary and/or permanent opportunities.
  • Currently there is one temporary opportunity with the end date of November 30, 2020.

An excellent senior opportunity for a dedicated professional

British Columbia’s Natural Resource Ministries (NRM) are the stewards of the Province’s Crown land and natural resources which reflect the diverse values and interests of all British Columbians. In order to support the growth of the economy while providing effective environmental stewardship, the province’s NRM must transform in order to advance the shared management of British Columbia’s natural resources.

The Information, Innovation and Technology (ITT) Division is leading the modernization and transformation of business practices for the NRM through continuous improvement projects, new technology options and operational information management/information technology (IM/IT). The IIT Division is providing leadership for IM/IT planning, policy and business process solutions and is also the single authority for all information and technology across the NRM.

IITD manages and maintains over 460 specific Line of Business applications that enable and support Natural Resource Ministries (NRM) business capabilities in diverse areas such as: Natural Hazards, Compliance and Enforcement, First Nations Engagement, Authorizations, etc. 

The Senior Product Portfolio Manager is responsible for collaboratively developing the vision, strategy and roadmap for how their Product Portfolio will deliver these business capabilities to achieve Ministry mandates and business priorities and ensure optimal business value to IITD clients.   Working with various key ministry stakeholders, business and technical subject matter experts, vendors and product representatives, this position will champion the realization of benefits in an innovative bi-modal development environment. 

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.

With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career. Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. For more information, please see What We Offer.

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 . 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. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to, 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 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: 

  • Degree or diploma in a technology or business discipline or project management, or equivalent education and experience.
  • 2 (two) years’ experience leading enterprise wide projects or portfolios in complex environments.
  • 2 (two) years’ experience leading governance and working with diverse stakeholders in a collaborative and community model
  • 1 (one) year experience leading and managing complex change initiatives
  • Experience analyzing and using stakeholder insight and data to design and continually improve services and products

Preference may be given to candidates with the following experience:

  • Strategic planning and leadership
  • Managing large IM/IT projects or portfolios
  • Service design
  • Enterprise architecture
  • Natural Resource Sector
  • Demonstrated knowledge of working in a user experience focused team

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 (STANDARD): NO – You will be required to answer four  administrative questions, however, no screening questions will be required.


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