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Senior Regulatory Excellence Officer
Senior Regulatory Excellence Officer

Senior Regulatory Excellence Officer

Company : Government of Alberta
Salary : $5,366–$7,014 a month
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Job Information

Job Requisition ID: 32632

Ministry: Treasury Board & Finance

Location: Edmonton

Full or Part-Time: Full Time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: September 22, 2022

Classification: Program Services 4

About Us

Corporate Planning and Red Tape Reduction (CPRTR) leads the whole-of-government priority to identify, reduce and eliminate red tape to support economic growth, innovation and competitiveness. The division leads engagement with Albertans and Alberta businesses to identify and implement Red Tape Reduction initiatives, while ensuring consumer, environmental, health and safety protections, and fiscal accountability. CPRTR is the centre of excellence on business and strategic planning, reporting and enterprise risk management, providing standards, support and guidance for all ministries and the Government of Alberta.

For further information about Treasury Board and Finance, see our website at


Do you thrive in a fast-paced team environment and are looking to further your career in policy development and analysis? Are you a seasoned policy advisor who enjoys supporting cross-government initiatives through collaboration with internal and external stakeholders? If so, come join our Corporate Planning and Red Tape Reduction Team!

As a Senior Regulatory Excellence Officer, you will support and advance strategic priorities in relation to the Government of Alberta Red Tape Reduction mandate. This will include providing leadership on key projects and deliverables, as well as internal and external engagement activities, through the following:

  • Liaising with colleagues across government to provide strategic direction, share best practices and collect status updates on red tape reduction initiatives;
  • Identifying issues and risks related to achieving government’s red tape reduction objectives, and developing solutions and mitigation strategies;
  • Supporting the development of materials and analysis necessary to ensure successful engagement with industry;
  • Drafting briefing notes, correspondence, and related materials to support briefing executive leadership and elected officials;
  • Developing outcomes and performance metrics, benchmarks and targets to measure and track progress toward those outcomes;
  • Evaluating information from a variety of sources to develop policies, guidelines and other documents in support of Government of Alberta’s strategic priorities on red tape reduction;
  • Managing and leading projects that support red tape reduction strategic outcomes and deliverables;
  • Providing strategic input and support for government decision-making processes and policy, legislative and regulatory development.

To be successful in this role, you will require excellent analytical and critical thinking skills, and proficiency in data interpretation and problem solving, supported by a strong ability to understand and summarize complex concepts in an easily understood manner and make recommendations on findings. You will frequently utilize your excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as your strong political and business acumen.

You will need to work fluidly across the division and support all aspects of red tape reduction activities.


Completion of post-secondary education in Political Science, Business, Economics, Public or Business Administration or other related field plus 4 years of relevant policy development and/or program delivery experience is required. Demonstrated experience in applying research methodologies, data analysis, and policy evaluation is also required.

Previous experience working on red tape issues or regulatory modernization is considered an asset.

Additional requirements include:

  • Experience in project management and planning
  • Experience leading meetings and engaging in strategic conversations with government staff and external stakeholders
  • Strong knowledge of government systems, policy cycle and policy approval processes

A cover letter outlining how your experience relates to these qualifications is required.

Equivalencies may be considered.

APS Competencies

Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.

This link will assist you with understanding competencies:

Agility: able to adapt quickly to the changing landscape and priorities, foster agility in others, create processes and opportunities that encourage proactive and flexible practices across the ministry; anticipates impacts of change on individual roles, and readily adapts overall plans to achieve results while maintaining critical information flow.

Drive for Results: forecasts potential challenges and negotiates major issues in advance. Addresses problems directly and aligns decisions with organizational values and outcomes. Removes barriers to collaboration and achievement of outcomes.

Systems Thinking: Understand the big picture and recognize the interconnections across multiple financial and corporate planning functions; able to evaluate broad reaching impacts and use this knowledge to inform progress; anticipate short term, operational issues, foresee long term, strategic issues, and proactively manage issues to mitigate financial and business risk.

Creative Problem Solving: Breaks apart complex problems, involves the right people to address issues and adopts innovative approaches that achieve results; combine different approaches and perspectives; identify barriers to creativity and propose viable solutions; reframe situations to facilitate positive change in the face of resistance.

Building Collaborative Environments: Involves key stakeholders to identify problems and develop solutions; motivates others and aligns diverse perspectives to achieve shared result; builds effective linkages and alliances.

Develop Self & Others: Approaches experiences as learning opportunities, consulting with others to gather feedback and create environments where people develop professionally. Stays ahead of the curve to identify emerging approaches and/or technologies to meet the future needs of Albertans.

Develop Networks: Identifies contributors, connects with stakeholders, seeks information from stakeholders, makes every effort to understand needs and facilitates a shared understanding of context; quickly establish credibility relationships and nurturing these relationships to build trust.

In your resume and cover letter, outline how you have applied one or more of these competencies in your current role.


$2,683.10 - $3,507.06 Bi-weekly ($70,028 - $91,534 per year)


Monday to Friday, 36.25 hours per week

Final candidates will be required to undergo a security screening.

This position is located in the Terrace Building, 9515-107 St. NW, Edmonton.

Links and information on what the GoA has to offer:

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Pension plans:

  • Pension plan:
  • Leadership and mentorship programs
  • Professional learning and development

How To Apply

If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta, the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system,

Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application in order to be recognized as an internal applicant.

Once you have created your candidate profile, visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at

Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.

Resources for applicants:

It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)

Closing Statement

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Michelle Elliott at [email protected]

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