New Job Assistant Deputy Minister - Regulatory And Consumer Services In Yukon

Assistant Deputy Minister - Regulatory and Consumer Services

Company : Yukon Government
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Yukon

Full Description

This competition is open to all candidates who meet the above noted Admissibility. A hiring preference will apply for qualified candidates of Canadian Indigenous ancestry, with a priority for qualified Yukon First Nation candidates. This initiative is in support of Yukon government’s goal for a representative public service. For more information on the hiring preference visit www.yukon.ca/hiring-preference.

This is for two full-time permanent positions working 75 hours bi-weekly.

Yukon government’s vision is an engaged and diverse public service that embraces innovation to deliver positive outcomes for Yukoners.

Community Services is working to build a vibrant, healthy and sustainable Yukon by providing a diverse range of services to all communities. The department is committed to our core values; built on a foundation of Respect, achieving Collaboration through inclusive approaches and diverse perspectives, providing a standard of Service Excellence in our interactions, and Integrity - through honest, committed and accountable public service.

The opportunity…

Community Services is considering permanently filling the following exciting and challenging positions:

  • Assistant Deputy Minister – Protective Services
  • Assistant Deputy Minister – Regulatory and Consumer Services

Assistant Deputy Ministers have a critical role in departments and the organization and are responsible for providing senior leadership in a broad range of management programs, functions and services. They provide strategic direction and support the development of integrated, effective and responsive divisions and play a key role in their department’s Senior Management Team.

As an ideal candidate, you will have a proven record of success as a strategic, influential and service-oriented leader who has effectively committed and applied resources to achieve positive and meaningful results. You are able to balance multiple priorities in a complex, multi-disciplinary and often high-profile work environment, and cultivating effective working relationships within the department, across Yukon government, and externally (federal, provincial/territorial, municipal and First Nations) in the pursuit of shared objectives that advance the vision, mission and mandate of department and the Government of Yukon.


Essential Qualifications

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet each of the following qualifications. Please note, selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

  • Strong executive-level experience in the public sector; combined with a theoretical base in leadership and public sector administration, including strategic planning, human resources, and financial management
  • Experience providing strategic leadership in the management of diverse and complex program areas, leading teams and working collaboratively across government and externally;
  • Post secondary education with a focus in political science, public administration, business or related.
  • Experience with or working knowledge of Yukon First Nations Final and Self-Government Agreements.
  • Extensive experience in intergovernmental relations, policy and/or communications in a senior level or leadership role.
  • Extensive experience in policy development, negotiation, collaborative problem solving, facilitation and conflict resolution.

Candidates who have education, training, and experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above may be equally considered.


Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

As an ideal candidate, you will have a proven record of success as a strategic, influential and service-oriented leader who has effectively committed to and applied resources to achieve positive and meaningful results.

You are able to balance multiple priorities in a complex, multi-disciplinary and often high-profile work environment, and build effective relationships within your department, across government and externally (federal, provincial/territorial, municipal and First Nations).

Through visionary leadership, political acumen, resilience and a willingness to take calculated risks, you are able to integrate and operationalize significant and fast-paced change.

You model appropriate behaviors and promote a highly engaged workforce through organizational commitment, supportive relationships, self-awareness and ethical decision-making.

Through excellent interpersonal skills, you are able to establish effective relationships with all levels of government, including the Premier and create alliances through collaboration and consultation


Additional information:

Conditions of Employment: Ability to travel internationally across borders, valid passport, class 5 driver’s licence

Job Requirements: Travel within Yukon, Canada and internationally

Candidate Registry: Certified candidates will be placed on the Yukon government ADM Candidate Registry for a minimum period of one year, and be notified of future ADM level opportunities during this time.

Please see the Assistant Deputy Minister profile for more information

Contact details:

For information about applying on a Community Services competition, contact Tara Wardle, a/Director Community Services at [email protected]

For more information about this position, contact Matt King, Deputy Minister Community Services, at [email protected]

If you need technical support submitting your application/resume, please contact: 867-667-9453 or [email protected].

Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
22 November 2021
Close Date
3 December 2021

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