Director, Production Management
Government of Alberta
Edmonton, Canada
6d ago

Full / Part Time : Full-Time

Regular / Temporary : Regular Scope Open competition

Closing Date September 16, 2018

Classification Senior Manager Zone 2

Ministry Health

About Us The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans.

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Role The Information Technology and Operations Branch provides all of the operational management and support for Alberta Health's information technology infrastructure and applications such as the Provincial Registries systems.

Working within this branch, the Director has the overall accountability for providing leadership and direction in the provision of the information technology operation elements for the department and parts of the Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems.

With both a strategic and operational focus in mind, this position will work very closely with Alberta Health Services and the health professional colleges / associations on a daily basis.

These effective partnerships will support you as you collaborate on a variety of projects such as the continued implementation of the Electronic Health Record and other Provincial Registries initiatives.

Utilizing your strong project management skills, analytical skills and proven leadership abilities to achieve results will ensure your success in this role.

Being a change champion and developing strategies to move projects forward are also key success factors. The ability to translate highly technical information so that it is easily understood by non-

technical stakeholders will ensure you build effective relationships.

Our ideal candidate is someone who demonstrates the following competencies :

  • Your Drive for Results enables you to work within competing timelines and achieve required outcomes as well as ensure the efficient overall operation of the Information Technology Operations branch.
  • You are a Systems Thinker who understands that your impact in leading a team while liaising with internal and external stakeholders is crucial to the branch and ministry perspective.
  • As a Creative Problem Solver, your knowledge of and / or experience with Production Management will ensure best practices in managing operations budget in an effective manner and ensuring contracted services are delivered according to business requirements.
  • Your demonstrated Agility helps you to anticipate and readily adapt to the need to develop and maintain IT security infrastructure to support AH and assigned provincial needs.
  • Qualifications University degree (Master's preferred) in a related discipline such as computing science or business plus a minimum of 7 years of recent progressively responsible management experience in an information technology environment is required.

    Experience working with Electronic Health Record (EHR) and related legislation is preferred. Experience with leading projects, project management, stakeholder engagement and / or experience leading and supervising a team will be considered assets.

    Equivalencies will be considered on a basis of 1 year of education for 1 year of experience.

    Competencies Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process. :

    Salary $4,037.95 to $5,127.61 bi-weekly ($105,390.50 to $133,830.62 annually)

    Notes This competition may be used to fill a number of current and future vacancies in various ministries throughout the Government of Alberta.

    Applications must include a well written cover letter and resume that indicates how your experience aligns with the scope of this position in order to be considered for this competition.

    What we offer :

  • Comprehensive benefits plan (1stChoice) :
  • Pension plan :
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