BAND 6 - Regional Executive Director
Government of British Columbia
Prince George, BC, CA
14h ago

Regional Executive Director

Management Band 6

An eligibility list may be established.

This position is excluded from union membership.

Due to present physical distancing requirements related to COVID-19, the recruitment process for this competition may take place virtually.

Regional Operations delivers integrated resource management services to the Province of BC; and ensures the effective, timely, and sustainable delivery of key government services to the natural resource sector across eight regions organized into three areas.

A rare executive management role in Northern BC for an experienced natural resource leader

We have a tremendous opportunity for a natural resource leader to join a tight-knit team of talented professionals representing Northern BC Regional Operations for the Ministry of FLNRORD.

Working at the regional level in resource management, the Regional Executive Director (RED) directs a broad range of programs and services for the North Area Region, contributing a regional perspective to provincial policies, programs and long-range strategic planning.

The RED leads business transformation that enables durable, sustainable natural resource decisions; and builds partnerships with a variety of stakeholders other ministry groups, external agencies and organizations, federal, Indigenous, local and provincial governments, industry, stakeholders and the public.

This vital leadership position works with the North Area Assistant Deputy Minister, the Regional Management Team (RMT) and the Area Leadership Team (ALT) to determine northern regional priorities and allocate human and financial resources according to the strategic direction and guidance provided by ministry executive or developed regionally.

Among the many critical responsibilities of this position are :

  • Periodically acting as the Assistant Deputy Minister (ADM) for regional operations.
  • Achieving regional, area and ministry goals through directing all operational, technical, financial, and human resources within the region.
  • Establishing effective working relationships and / or partnerships with other ministry groups, external agencies and organizations, federal, Indigenous, local and provincial governments, industry, other stakeholders and the public.
  • Providing strategic advice and direction for program development, planning frameworks, policies, action plans, long-term strategies, legislation and regulation development, monitoring and reporting activities and stands development to ensure they meet ministry service plan goals and provincial objectives.
  • Developing annual and long-term business and work plans.
  • Leading the development of issue papers, business cases, forecasts and reports for executive.
  • Providing advice and options to executive on existing or emerging regional issues and priorities.
  • Resolving issues affecting operations and managing sensitive and potentially controversial regional operational issues.
  • Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you :

    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.

    The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, M├ętis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service.

    For advice and guidance on applying and / or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email : IndigenousApplicants gov. or by phone : 778-698-1336.

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

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    To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below :

    Education :

  • A degree in natural resource management or a related discipline (e.g. forestry, biology, agrology, geography, public administration, etc.
  • and a minimum of seven years of recent (within the last nine years), related experience* OR

  • A minimum of nine years of recent (within the last eleven years) related experience*
  • Recent, related experience must include :
  • Leading and directing all aspects of a natural resource management program for an organization of similar scope and complexity.
  • Leading issues management and mediating / negotiating solutions to high-profile resource management issues with a wide network of stakeholders.
  • Supervising management teams and multidisciplinary professionals in a union environment.
  • Preference may be given to candidates with experience :

  • Leading significant organizational change / business transformation projects / initiatives.
  • Engaging, consulting and / or collaborating with Indigenous people.
  • 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.

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