Executive Director, Provincial Capital Commission

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The Provincial Capital Commission has an exciting opportunity for a collaborative, proactive and result oriented leader to join us as our new Executive Director.  As a key member of the leadership team, the Executive Director plays a diverse role as the voice of the organization internally and externally; a catalyst to initiating and nurturing external relationships and is instrumental in creating a dynamic culture within the organization. 

Reporting to the Provincial Capital Commission Board of Directors, the Executive Director leads the management team in the execution of the responsibilities outlined in the Provincial Capital Commission Act and in accordance with related strategic plans. The Executive Director also serves as the Secretary to the Board of Directors.

The Executive Director is responsible for:

  • Reviewing the vision and strategic direction of the Provincial Capital Commission, setting business objectives, evaluation and determining the resources required to deliver on those objectives;
  • Providing strategic options, comprehensive policy advice, briefing papers, recommendations, and perspectives to the Board of Directors on operations, activities, and challenges;
  • Developing, implementing, and maintaining effective policies, programs, and services for the people of Saskatchewan;
  • Analyzing existing systems and structure for efficiency and effectiveness, and developing integration strategies across divisions and with other government and non-government systems;
  • Building and maintaining credible, collaborative partnerships and relationships across a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders;
  • Demonstrating exceptional diplomacy through written and oral communication including the ability to work with, and influence a variety of stakeholders; and
  • Managing fiscal and human resources and be ahead of any foreseeable issues.

This executive position is located in the beautiful city of Regina, the capital city of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan and within the Treaty 4 territories. Regina is the second largest city in the province, and a cultural and commercial center for southern Saskatchewan. To learn more about Regina, visit City of Regina.

Ideal Candidate

Our ideal candidate will have extensive executive level public sector experience with supervisory responsibilities and a demonstrated track record for achieving results within complex and diverse organizations with a broad spectrum of stakeholders.

In addition, we require:

  • Leadership strengths that promote inclusion, engagement and foster an innovative, collaborative environment;
  • A solid track record of building and maintaining credible, collaborative relationships by understanding, involving, engaging, and communicating to diverse clients and stakeholder groups;
  • Proven capability to identify and deliver key strategic insights, counsel, and policy to ensure decision making is made with the best possible advice;
  • Demonstrated ability to build commitment through collaboration, consultation and consideration of citizen and stakeholder impacts; 
  • A strong executive presence with a demonstrated ability to navigate difficult situations through relationship building and influencing others;
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team-based environment with excellent interpersonal, organizational, analytic, and problem-solving skills;
  • Demonstrated consensus-building skills, strong leadership, and team-building skills with a preference to mentor and develop staff to a high level of collaboration and accountability;
  • The ability to be persuasive, and tactful, have well-developed written and oral communication skills and the ability to work with, and influence, a variety of stakeholders; and
  • Be recognized as innovative and a change agent in order to achieve success at the team, organization, and government levels.

Typically, the knowledge and experience required to achieve the above would be obtained through:

  • A relevant degree combined with significant senior level leadership experience;
  • Experience in successfully leading large-scale strategic initiatives, managing change, and achieving positive results;
  • Knowledge and experience of public policy and government processes, procedures, and protocols; and
  • Significant experience with financial management and reporting.

What We Offer

The Government of Saskatchewan provides an environment that is committed to workplace diversity and upholds deep rooted values of Respect and Integrity, Serving Citizens, Excellence, and Innovation, and Acting as One Team.

The Saskatchewan public service offers an attractive compensation package that includes competitive salary; comprehensive health and dental benefits; and pension plan.