Advisor, Continuous Improvement
Parliament of Canada
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
6d ago


  • ADG-C : $86,275 - $109,164
  • Service Area Office of the Clerk and Secretariat Function Audit and Improvement Classification(s) ADG-C Area of Selection Open
  • Language Profile
  • Bilingual Imperative (English / French)

    Reading comprehension : Superior level (C)Written expression : Intermediate level (B)Oral interaction : Superior level (C)

  • Your Challenge
  • If you dream of joining an organization that is small enough to be noticed and big enough to provide a meaningful career, we want to hear about you! The House of Commons Office of the Clerk is currently looking to staff the position of Advisor, Continuous Improvement.

    The Organization :

    The Audit and Improvement directorate assists the organization in carrying out its mission to support the parliamentary work of Members through undertaking advisory and assurance activities intended to add value to the organization’s governance, risk management and control processes, and to continually improve processes and services to Members.

    About the Role :

    As the Advisor, Continuous Improvement, you will be responsible to deliver continuous improvement services, both virtually and in-person, based on the Lean approach to support Service Areas in enhancing their operational efficiency and effectiveness.

    You will lead client work teams in the planning and implementation of complex business process improvement projects to sustain the drive for continuous improvement across the House Administration.

    In addition, you will provide a central coordination point for consultations and review exercises of HoC services. You will be accountable to deliver expertise and advisory services with respect to the assessment of service delivery, benchmarking against best practices, revision requirements and project tracking and review.

    The ideal person :

    You have experience using a Lean approach or similar methodologies. You are client focused and possess the ability to influence and manage timelines while maintaining flexibility.

    Adaptable and comfortable facilitating sessions with groups of various sizes, in both languages, in person and online.

    Top reasons to join the House of Commons Administration :

  • Work at the Heart of democracy
  • National Capital Region’s Top Employers
  • Canada’s Top 100 Employers
  • Canada’s Top Employers for Young People
  • Work-life balance / Flexible schedules / 35-hour work week
  • Resources to promote well-being
  • Learning, professional development and advancement opportunities
  • Everyone is Welcome!

    The House of Commons is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive, diverse, respectful and barrier-free environment.

    We strive to make our organization a place where everyone feels they belong. If you require accommodation during the application or assessment process, please contact hr.

    rh for additional support.

  • Prerequisites
  • ExperienceExperience in driving continuous improvement in service and / or production environments;Experience in providing expertise in continuous improvement techniques to achieve client objectives within the costs allowable;
  • Experience in managing assignments of increased complexity and scope;Experience in solving practical problems and dealing with a variety of concrete variables;
  • Experience in a leadership role facilitating cross-functional teams both in-person and virtually;Experience in group facilitation and project management;
  • Experience in effectively presenting to management and stakeholders;Experience delivering client service in a flexible virtual and in-person environment;
  • Experience using virtual collaborative platforms and applications.

  • Competencies
  • Candidates will be evaluated against House of Commons Administration Competency Framework Professional / Advisory.

  • Outcome
  • The purpose of this recruitment and selection process is to staff the position of Advisor, Continuous Improvement on an indeterminate basis and to create a pool of potential candidates that may be considered to staff future vacancies for this position or for other similar and / or related positions on an indeterminate and / or determinate basis.
  • Consideration may be given to candidates with other linguistic profiles.

  • Essential Information
  • Effective November 22, 2021, all individuals entering the Parliamentary Precinct are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID 19, unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication.
  • Individuals are considered to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 fourteen (14) days after they have received the recommended doses of one vaccine or combination of vaccines approved by Health Canada.

    As part of the application process, candidates will be asked to identify their vaccination status. The successful candidate must show proof of vaccination, or medical contraindication.

    In the event that a candidate is selected to be assessed on-site, proof that they are fully vaccinated will be required along with government issued ID at that time.

    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and further to public health guidelines, preventative measures are being taken to ensure health and safety during the recruitment process.

    Assessments and interviews may be held in-person or virtually and the use of technology may be required. For any questions regarding use of technology, please contact hr.

    rh Position location : Ottawa, OntarioSelected candidates who do not have valid second language evaluation (SLE) results will be assessed.

    Bilingual non-imperative appointments could also be considered.

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