Director of Business Improvements - RES005842
Employment Type: Permanent Full-time
Ministry: 030 Government Relations
Salary Range: $7,603 - $9,882 Monthly
The Ministry of Government Relations supports Saskatchewan communities. It is responsible for municipal relations, building and technical standards, and First Nations, Métis and northern affairs, and the Provincial Capital Commission. The ministry engages a diverse range of partners and stakeholders to: plan for and respond to the opportunities and challenges of growth; provide leadership and direction so integrated public services are available to communities and their residents; and support responsible governments.
The Corporate Services Branch provides financial services and oversees strategic planning, information technology, access and privacy, and accommodations.
The Branch seeks a highly motivated, well-organized, innovative, and self-directed problem-solver as the Director of Business Improvement. Reporting directly to the Executive Director of Corporate Services, this position will:
Provide expertise on formulating, prioritizing, and implementing ministry business and process improvement strategies.
Simplify and optimize business processes, cultivate a culture of continuous improvement, and collaborate with branch clients to evaluate the effectiveness of programs and services to ensure clients receive the best possible service.
Support ministry staff in adopting existing and new technology tools and solutions.
Lead change management initiatives regarding business improvement.
Lead the development and monitoring of the ministry’s information technology strategic plan.
Oversee information technology business continuity plans.
Develop and maintain partnerships with the ministry’s senior leadership and other stakeholders to achieve strategic priorities.
The Ideal Candidate
Our ideal candidate will have extensive experience with continuous improvement processes and with information technology system development projects. They will:
Apply change management and risk management practices.
Lead projects and achieve positive results.
Recognize issues and recommend solutions using strong conceptual and problem-solving skills.
Communicate, facilitate, and collaborate effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders to convey complex ideas and balance the needs and interests of diverse groups.
Navigate and support government processes.
Typically, the knowledge and skills required for this position would have been obtained through the completion of a university degree in public/business administration or in computer science, supplemented with project and/or change management certification with at least five years or more work experience. Depending on qualifications, a combination of equivalent education and experience may be considered.
You will have experience with and knowledge of:
Continuous improvement, change management and risk management.
Information technology project management.
Developing, implementing and monitoring strategic plans and initiatives.
We are committed to workplace diversity.
Hours of Work: M - Monthly Out of Scope
Number of Openings: 1
Closing Date: Feb 5, 2022, 11:59:00 PM