Job title: BAND 5 – Executive Director, Strategic Human Resources AMENDED – POSTING CLOSING DATE EXTENDED
Company: BC Public Service
Expected salary: $105700 – 134800 per year
Location: Victoria, BC
Job description:
Posting Title
BAND 5 – Executive Director, Strategic Human Resources AMENDED – POSTING CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

Position Classification
Band 5


Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$105,700.02 – $134,800.02 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development

Ministry Branch / Division
Strategic Human Resources / Finance & Corporate Services Division

Job Summary

Executive Director, Strategic Human Resources AMENDED JULY 14TH – POSTING CLOSING DATE EXTENDED UNTIL JULY 19TH, 2021
Management Band 5

This position is excluded from union membership.

An eligibility list may be established.

Combine your client service, stakeholder engagement and strategic planning skills in this challenging role

Reporting to the Assistant Deputy Minister (ADM) Finance and Corporate Services, the Executive Director of Strategic Human Resources provides strategic human resources advice and guidance to DM, ADM and Executive and develops strategies, programs and services that serve to create and foster a healthy organization and an engaged and skilled workforce. The Executive Director provides direction on ministry succession management and planning, leadership and supervisory development, employee engagement, including recognition (i.e. WES, Long Service, Premier’s Awards), and corporate human resource initiatives.

The Executive Director leads the development of anIndigenous Recruitment and Retention strategy for the ministry; supports the implementation of the Indigenous Policy and Practice Framework for the ministry;provides support to Ministry Leadership & staff with training & advisory services, information, guidance and coordination concerning cultural competency; cultural awareness, sensitivity, cultural agility and cultural safety.

The Executive Director provides leadership and direction on the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Program to ensure the safety of our workforce. Oversees the services in Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) in a complex organization that provides front-line child protection services and manages youth custody centres.

The Executive Director is involved in union management relations, participating on the Article 29 Committee and the BCGEU/MCFD Joint Working Group, which is a union management committee that supports discussion between the parties in areas such as occupational health and safety, recruitment and staffing, engagement, administrative services and training.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer .

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, 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: or by phone: 778-698-1336.

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.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. Information and tips about how to complete your job application, including adding or editing your résumé and applying for jobs, are available at the following link: Your Job Application . If you still experience technical difficulties applying for a competition, please send an email to before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.


To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
  • Degree in public administration, commerce, business, human resources or a related field, and five years of senior-level and progressively responsible experience. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered.
  • Extensive experience in developing strategic plans including providing advice and direction for long-term business strategies, program development and monitoring, measuring and reporting activities.
  • Experience in a senior management role leading new business development projects and/or business transformation projects involving a diverse range of project portfolios.
  • Experience establishing collaborative relationships with senior leaders across government and leading organizational change associated with implementation.
  • Experience in a variety of settings preparing briefing documents, high-level reports, and decision papers for review by others and ultimately for provincial implementation.
  • Experience leading and coaching multi-disciplinary senior management teams in the development and implementation of a diverse range of projects.
Preference may be given to applicants with:
  • Experience working in the public sector.
  • Experience in senior management role establishing collaborative relationships with Indigenous partners and leadership.
  • Experience working in a large unionized environment.
  • Experience in budgeting and forecasting.
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.


Cover letter required: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume required: YES – A resume is required as part of your application, however, itmay notbe used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.

Job Category
Human Resources, Leadership and Management
Job date: Sun, 18 Jul 2021 04:39:49 GMT


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