• Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Charlottetown
  • $36.51 - $45.66 (Level 19 UPSE) CAD

Government of PEI

Bi-Weekly Hours:  75.0 hours bi-weekly
(Commencing Immediately)

The PEI Department of Finance and Treasury Board Secretariat aims to encourage the development of an innovative, diverse and inclusive workforce which enables the organization to realize its goals. This strategy position will work with multiple areas or departments and will establish an indirect reporting relationship with senior members of their assigned focus areas (Deputies, Assistant Deputy Ministers, Executive-levels) to ensure cross departmental connections and corporate approach to IMIT strategic initiatives. Responsibilities will focus on areas of planning and strategy, business and service engagement, coordination and facilitation.

Duties will include:
–  Work on the incorporation of IMIT considerations into government planning & priorities jointly with departments, crowns, agencies, ITSS, and Executive Council priorities and planning to develop, compile and communicate high-level roadmaps of planned IMIT initiatives across government departments;
–  Advocate and ensure business priorities are known and incorporated into IMIT strategy and planning;
–  Conduct research, jurisdictional and environmental scans, engagement with vendors and industry experts on broad IMIT trends
–  Participate in capital budget processes, identify opportunities for funding, opportunities for common/shared business cases, assist in joint TB submissions;
–  Plan, lead and collaborate with senior and executive leaders related to visioning, prioritization, communication of risks and the identification of opportunities, to understand business drivers and goals and to translate business objectives to specific IT strategies, services and products;
–  Prepare communication and other materials to engage on IMIT initiatives/priorities/challenges/escalations/projects;
–  Collaborate with ITSS Leadership, IT Consultants, Project Managers, Enterprise Architecture, and others on the IT initiatives and systems within the departments to develop a high-level understanding of the directions, issues, and challenges across government and identify common opportunities;
–  Participate in the planning and review of new and existing services offered by ITSS and on ITSS standards and policies;
–  Coordinate thematic stakeholder and engagement tables that support a variety of leadership committees in core government, crowns, and agencies, and Health PEI; and collaborate with executive sponsors regarding relevant and timely topics;
–  Responsible to pull together other professionals (IT Consultants, Project Mangers and others) to prioritize, plan, and execute on  initiatives, projects, and priority scenarios as required;
–  Leading and/or participating in processes such RFPs development and evaluation, defining statements of work, drafting professional services contracts, as required;
–  Other related duties.

Minimum Qualifications:
–  Graduation from university with a bachelor’s degree in business, information systems, or related discipline supplemented with relevant course work (i.e. Public Administration, Management Development, Human Resources Development, Business Analysis, Project Management, Change Management, Lean Six Sigma), MBA preferred;
–  Demonstrated equivalencies will be considered;
–  Extensive experience in business or information management and technology with direct experience in strategy development, business analytics, project management, or program management;
–  Considerable experience in one or more of the following areas: business process transformation and optimization, strategic planning and leadership, business relationship management, business process management, facilitating and leading multidisciplinary teams;
–  Experience leading and coordinating projects, and in supervising and/or guiding people;
–  Experience with developing business cases, request for proposals, and funding proposals for government departments;
–  Experience in developing and maintaining trusted business relationships and/or client engagement/management;
–  Experience with developing roadmaps and strategic plans, and dealing with clients at an executive level;
–  Broad understanding of information management and technology and its application to address business needs;
–  Understands business process management, workflow and integration methods and tools, statistical and information analysis;
–  Must be skilled and familiar with the use of software products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other similar products;
–  Must be capable of independent work and learning, have initiative, and good self-regulation;
–  Leadership and management skills including, interpersonal communications, strategic thinking, planning, organizational, budget preparation and financial management, ability to able to question and challenge assumptions;
–  Strong ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
–  Ability to analyze needs and determine resources needed to meet objectives and solve problems;
–  Applicants must have a good previous work attendance record;

–  The successful candidate must provide a satisfactory Criminal Records Check prior to beginning employment.

Please Note: Please ensure the application clearly demonstrates how you meet the noted qualifications as applicants will be screened based on the information provided.  The successful candidate will be the only individual receiving written notification of competition results.  The “Notification of Successful Candidates” list posted on the Employment Opportunity board will serve to inform all other applicants of competition results.

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