|Manager - ITS Planning and Governance|
Manager - ITS Planning and Governance
Company : Government of Saskatchewan
Salary : $7,603 - $9,882 a month
Location : Saskatchewan
The mission of the Ministry of Immigration and Career Training is to develop, attract and retain a skilled workforce that supports investment and economic growth in Saskatchewan and helps citizens realize their full potential. It takes great people, working together as a team in order to make this happen. Our core values include providing exceptional customer service, treating others with respect, acting with integrity and upholding our commitment to excellence and innovation as one team. Our team demonstrates these values in our daily behaviours.
The Information Technology Services (ITS) branch provides direction in information management and the use of technology (IM/IT) to support business strategies and enable strategic priorities. We serve the Ministry of Immigration and Career Training, the Ministry of Energy and Resources, and the Ministry of Trade and Export Development.
The Informaton Technology Services branch is seeking a well-rounded professional with proven leadership skills to join the Information Technology Services (ITS) team as Manager Planning and Governance. You will manage and provide leadership and direction to a team of Business Analysts. This team is responsible for the support and sustainment, operational planning, business analysis, and project management tasks associated with efficient operations of the a large number of applications, including OASIS, PRISM, Saskjobs, OCSM, etc.
As a leader, you will contribute to ministry IT strategic planning and the delivery of the branch’s visions and goals. You will work closely with ministry leaders, application/business owners, and with IT service providers. You are also responsible for the development of strong business partnerships and relationships with internal and external stakeholders to understand and support their business in alignment with the strategic direction of the Ministry.
Reporting to the Director of Information Technology Services or delegate, your responsibilities will include:
- Managing staff and assigning work,
- Hardware, software, licensing, invoicing, approvals, asset and application management, ITSM, network and technologies,
- Governance and stakeholder meetings and updates,
- Vendor relationship management, contract management,
- Staffing and HR duties,
- Strategic planning, operational planning and risk management,
- Financial management such as budget, budget submissions/proposals, and forecasting.
You will have expert knowledge of:
- financial principles including budget, budget submissions and forecasting
- business needs analysis methodologies and techniques;
- knowledge of business requirements specifications;
- knowledge of process improvement concepts and tools
- knowledge of change management principles
- knowledge of project management principles and concepts
- Strategic planning, operational planning and risk management
- the Government of Saskatchewan’s Commitment to Excellence including the values of Respect and Integrity, Serving Citizens, Excellence and Innovation (including professionalism), and Acting as One Team (teamwork)
You will have the ability to:
- effectively managing and mentoring others
- excellent organization and communication skills
- develop and maintain cohesive and respectful working relationships with stakeholders
- create and maintain documents and deliverables using a variety of computer applications and tools
- Communicate specialized technical and process information as a primary communication conduit between the technical team (e.g. project managers, developers, vendors) and the business (e.g. system users, business managers and directors).
- Develop, write, and communicate (verbally and in writing) user acceptance testing scripts, templates, reports and standards.
- Create and maintain user documentation and manuals for new and modified systems and processes, and provides clarification and training to enable users to understand and effectively use the technology and processes.
- Communicate technical problems and solutions to non-technical users and managers. Users and managers may challenge the validity of the assessment of the problem, and/or of the solutions provided
What we offer:
As part of the Saskatchewan public service, working for the Ministry of Immigration and Career training provides you:
- The opportunity to work with purpose to create the opportunity for people to build their careers in the province and support provincial employers to have workers with the right skills at the right time to make Saskatchewan the best place in Canada – to live, to work, to start a business, to get an education, to raise a family and to build a life;
- Professional development and advancement opportunities;
- A comprehensive salary and benefits package including pension;
- Support for work-life balance;
- Vacation, scheduled days off (SDO) and other types of leave.