ADMN O 24R - Program Manager

BC Public Service - Victoria, BC (30+ days ago)

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Program Manager
Administrative Officer R24

Although this position has onsite office based requirements, it can temporarily be performed virtually due to the current extraordinary circumstances related to COVID-19. This will remain in place until physical distancing advisories are lifted.
Due to present physical distancing requirements related to COVID-19, the recruitment process for this competition will take place virtually.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.
There are two (2) Positions available.

Play a leadership role in fostering a culture of quality assurance and improvement

The Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training provides leadership and direction for post-secondary education and skills training systems in British Columbia as well as labour market information and programs.

To lead the management of a portfolio of programs including new program development, managing details surrounding associated budgets; building relationships and identifying specific terms and program deliverables and performance measurements; and performing follow-up and ongoing program management activities to ensure achievement of program objectives.

The position must establish and maintain regular communication with internal and external groups involved in research, stakeholder consultation, strategic policy development, strategic program planning, Branch budget, procurement, contract management, and program evaluation.

If you thrive in an environment dedicated to cooperation and teamwork, and enjoy working towards group and organizational goals, we look forward to your application.

The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.

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 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. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail 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 Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, commerce, social sciences, humanities, law or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.

Related experience is defined as:
Experience leading and managing contract-related activities for programs and achieving objectives (preference may be given to applicants with 2 years or more employment program management experience)
Experience leading programs delivered by 3rd party contractors/agreements
Experience in directing the work of others (professional employees and/or consultants).
Preference may be given to those with experience working with Indigenous organizations and/or communities.
Preference may be given to candidates who self-identify as Indigenous.

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: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - 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.