Executive Director, Information Technology Division
Job Number :
Reporting to the Chief Innovation & Technology Officer i/c Innovation & Technology Bureau, the Executive Director, Information Technology (IT) is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction to the Information Technology Division of the Edmonton Police Service. The IT Executive Director participates in the formulation of the Police Service’s overall information technology strategic planning process and in the development of policies, procedures, and objectives for EPS. The Executive Director also provides advice and recommendations on issues and management strategies that affect the Division and EPS as a whole. Responsibilities will include:
- Planning and delivery of all information technology functions for the organization which serves approximately 2700 employees.
- Develop, lead and implement the organization’s information technology strategy and plans, engaging key stakeholders in identifying business needs and requirements.
- Actively participate in the planning and implementation of major corporate projects.
- Provides advice and recommendations on policy changes and new strategies related to Information Technology, timely and professional provision of information and services to support the goals and priorities of EPS.
- Participate as an active member of the Executive Leadership Team, contributing to corporate level decision making.
- Ensure that senior executives and members of the Executive Leadership Team are kept informed of related developments that impact EPS from an Information Technology perspective.
- Management of the Division budget through maintaining the financial accountability framework to ensure the integrity of reporting and internal reporting procedures.
- Accountable for Security Management, Information Technology, and Project Portfolio Management functions to ensure they operate effectively and economically and are responsive to change.
- Manage organizational opportunity and risk within information management activities by establishing a formal governance procedure as well as audit plans.
- Maintain positive working relationships with the City of Edmonton, the Edmonton Police Commission, other police agencies, and professional organizations.
- Facilitate the effective administration of projects and programs designed to collect, store, distribute, and exploit information to enhance the quality of operational and administrative practices.
- Foster a creative, engaging and positive working environment within the Division.
- Mentor and support a divisional management team, which consists of both sworn and civilian employees, to ensure business objectives are achieved.
- Ensure smooth and efficient communication within the Division and throughout the organization.
- Ensure timely and effective provision of services through teamwork and collaboration within the Division.
Hours of Work:
- Post-secondary degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related discipline. A Master’s Degree would be considered an asset.
- Minimum of twelve (12) years’ progressive leadership experience in a broad range of information technology and business disciplines (ex. Security Management, Information Management, Enterprise Architecture, Project Portfolio Management, Committee and Governance Processes, Operational and Financial Budgeting and Information Technology Management).
- Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
- Applies sound knowledge and expertise in all facets of the information technology field.
- Working knowledge of Cobit Standards is an asset.
- Demonstrates an ability to inspire and lead others to achieve organizational and Divisional goals.
- Brings a history of success in the implementation of organizational change and design along with effective project management skills.
- Demonstrates an ability to recognize global trends, employ conceptual thinking and apply ethical, effective and practical problem resolutions.
- Delivers exceptional customer service to diverse stakeholder groups.
- Demonstrates excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
- Implements effective people leadership skills including coaching and mentoring expertise, building organizational talent and empowering others to achieve personal and corporate outcomes.
- Demonstrates an ability to work towards ‘win-win’ solutions through collaboration, effective problem solving, analysis and negotiating.
- Evidences extensive experience in successfully managing human, financial and material resources.
- THE EDMONTON POLICE SERVICE WILL CONDUCT AN ENHANCED SECURITY CLEARANCE ON THOSE CANDIDATES WHO HAVE BEEN SHORT-LISTED.
36.9 hours per week, Monday – Friday.
95M, Salary Grade:
BM2, $129,786 - $192,824 (Annually).
- The City of Edmonton thanks applicants for their interest in this opportunity. Candidates considered for the position will be contacted.
- We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.
The Province of Alberta is a party to the Federal Agreement on Internal Trade, the Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility with British Columbia and the New West Partnership Trade Agreement with British Columbia and Saskatchewan. All of these agreements promote labour mobility between the Provinces. Applicants may obtain information regarding recognition of extra provincial credentials at www.newwestpartnershiptrade.ca.
Classification Title :
Executive Director – BM2
Posting Date :
Nov 5, 2019
Closing Date :
Nov 13, 2019 11:59:00 (MST)
Number of Openings (up to) :
1 - Permanent Full-time
Work Location(s) :
Police Headquarters, 9620 - 103A Ave
Position Executive Director, Information Technology Division
Job Type External
Job Location Police Headquarters, 9620 - 103A Ave T5H 0H7