About the role
Under the direct supervision of the Director, Information Technology and Information Management, the Manager, Information Management, is responsible to implement programs that support Information Management (IM) strategic and operational plans and priorities.
As the Manager, Information Management, you will :
provide oversight and guidance on Information Management services and systems ensuring they meet Council requirements and operational needs
develop and implement Information Management governance, policies, procedures and best practices
act as a role model through ethical behaviors and actions
provide leadership to team members and colleagues, facilitates career development and high levels of engagement through clear communication to influence and inspire
determine goal setting and provide timely performance feedback
ensure empowerment, shared responsibilities and productive collaborations
define functional, usability, reliability, performance and support requirements for the Council’s systems
apply technology skills and expertise in the development and support of systems, procedures and change requests
ensure that quality assurance is achieved and that all changes conform to legislative obligations and to the Canada Council policies and procedures
research new technology and processes and recommend changes to systems and services
perform technical reviews of vendor solutions to evaluate their feasibility and fit into the Canada Council’s procedures and systems;
and perform other related duties.
You may be required to travel up to 10 days per year and on occasion, work irregular hours. The duties of this position require the direct supervision of eight (8) employees.
This position is located in Ottawa.
Basic requirements of the position
An undergraduate degree in business administration, computer science, data science, information science or related field
Professional certification related to information and / or project management would be an asset
Five (5) years of experience directly related to the principal responsibilities of the position.
Two (2) years of experience in supervisory role.
Previous experience in defining, developing and managing comprehensive Information Management (IM) programs and services
Previous experience in leading the development and implementation of innovative transformation initiatives
Previous experience in the following domains would be an asset : as data warehousing, business intelligence, data governance, data architecture, data integration, data classification, data strategy, data quality management, data security and privacy, MDM, data standards, records management, regulatory compliance, and enterprise architecture.
Knowledge of Government of Canada Open Government, Information Management, Information Technology and Security landscapes including : strategy, legislation, policies, procedures, standards and best practices
A strong understanding of current trends in the use of records and information management technology
Knowledge of digital strategies, content management, and data and analytics
Knowledge of risk management, compliance and policy administration practices applicable to information management, access and protection of information
Knowledge of IM technologies including GCDocs, Office 365 and SharePoint
Skills & Competencies
Excellent business acumen and interpersonal skills
Ability to work across business lines at senior levels to influence and effect change to achieve common goals
Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to explain digital concepts and technologies to business leaders, as well as business concepts to technologists.
Ability to influence others
Proven record of effective leadership and delivery, including the ability to balance team and individual responsibilities;
building teams and consensus
Customer service and results-focused
This position requires the use of both official languages. The requirements in the second official language are : an advanced level in oral and reading comprehension and an intermediate level in writing.
How to apply
Send the complete Application Form quoting the competition number listed above and a copy of your resume to the attention of Mylène Mougeot, Human Resources, prior to the closing date by email at competition canadacouncil.ca.
For more information please contact Mylène Mougeot at 613-566-4414 or 1-800-263-5588, extension 4124 or by e-mail at competition canadacouncil.ca.
We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview and / or a written exam will be contacted.