Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
Moncton (New Brunswick)
$80,274 to $86,788 (salary under review)
For further information on the organization, please visit Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
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23 June 2020 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply:
Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
"ACOA is an equal opportunity employer which encourages women, Aboriginal people, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities to apply for employment"
Are you an organizational fanatic with experience in technology looking for opportunities in a dynamic Information Management (IM) environment where employees enjoy their work? Do you want to have the chance to grow while gaining valuable knowledge and experience?
At the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), we are invested in our people, our communities, and our economy. Every single one of our nearly 600 employees contributes to our success – and the success of our region. We work together to help businesses become more competitive, innovative and productive, to develop and diversify local economies in our communities, and to champion the strengths of Atlantic Canada.
We are a team of dynamic and talented professionals who:
- Do big things!
- Take pride in what we do and our results.
- Believe in and promote work/life balance.
- Provide an environment that encourages and supports continuous learning throughout your career.
- Over the past decade, our workplace has consistently ranked as one of the best places to work in the federal government.
The selected candidates will work in the Chief Information Officer Directorate as the Manager, Information Management. The main duties include, but are not limited to:
- Manages the delivery of services and employees for the Information Management unit.
- Liaises with internal clients to ensure complete and comprehensive information services.
- Leads projects to gain efficiencies in service delivery.
- Plays a key role in implementing e-records projects nationally
- Directs and coordinates IM projects.
- Fosters and maintains relationships with external stakeholders and central agencies.
- Provides functional direction to all ACOA staff and managers on all the service lines related to IM.
That's who we are. If that's who you want to be, then ACOA could be the place for you.
Come build a stronger Atlantic economy with us!
Intent of the process
We plan to hire one permanent full-time Manager of Information Management through this process. We may create a pool of candidates to staff similar positions with various durations* in the future. This pool may also be share with other Government of Canada partners.
Positions to be filled:
- Permanent, temporary, acting, deployment, assignment and/or secondment.
Information you must provide
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
We are looking for a candidate who really wants to be part of an incredible team, contribute to its continued success. To begin, we need to make sure you meet all of the essential qualifications below.
You have successfully completed an acceptable post-secondary educational program relevant to the duties of the position OR have an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience related to the position.
You bring the following experience (we will consider experience gained at work and at school):
- providing advice and guidance to management;
- performing activities associated with the interpretation of central agency OR Corporate policies;
- liaising with various stakeholders; and
- leading projects and/or initiatives.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Various language requirements
Information on language requirements
Second Language Writing Skills Self-Assessment
In order to help you decide if you should apply to a bilingual position, an optional self-assessment of your writing skills in your second official language is available for you to take before completing your application.
For more information, please consult:
Unsupervised Internet Test of Second Language Writing Skills
We are looking for a candidate with:
- Knowledge of current best practices and trends in information management or records management.
Our ideal candidate will need to demonstrate these competencies:
- Create Vision and Strategy
- Mobilize People
- Uphold Integrity and Respect
- Promote Innovation and Guide Change
- Collaborate with Partners and Stakeholders
- Achieve Results
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
The following qualifications are considered assets. They are not required but we want to know more about you if you meet them.
Did you graduate with a bachelor or master degree from a recognized postsecondary institution relevant to the duties of the position?
Do you have experience supervising a team?
Do you have experience in financial management?
Do you have experience performing IM or records management related duties as a primary job function?
Do you have experience leading and facilitating working sessions with business and technical stakeholders to understand business requirements and to inform technical requirements?
Do you have experience working with OpenText Content Server / Gcdocs?
Do you bring knowledge IM framework, theories, principles, procedures techniques and/or practices in the Public Service?
Do you bring knowledge of processes or systems related to information management or records management?
Do you bring knowledge of Records Disposition Authorities for information organization and disposition?
Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women
Information on employment equity
Conditions of employment
You will have to meet the condition of employment which is a Secret security clearance. However, this pool of candidates will also be created for various security level (reliability and secret). Our team will help you with that at a later date.
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.
Information on employment equity
We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request special accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.
Candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their application online via the GC Jobs site, as you must complete the screening questionnaire.
You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to a position.
Random selection and/or top-down selection may be used at any time during the process to identify which applicants will be further assessed.
All written and verbal communication obtained throughout the selection process may be used to evaluate the candidate.
Various assessment tools may be used.
If you are currently employed in the Public Service of Canada, please ensure you indicate your substantive group and level and your employment status in your application.
Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.
For this selection process, it is our intention to communicate with candidates via email for assessment purposes. Candidates must include a valid email address in their application. It is the candidate's responsibility to ensure that this address is functional and that it accepts messages from unknown users. It is also the candidate's responsibility to ensure accurate information is provided and updated as required.
Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.
Information on the preference to veterans
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.