New Job Business Strategist In Alberta

Business Strategist
Business Strategist

Business Strategist

Company : City of Calgary
Salary : $44.20–$59.09 an hour
Location : Alberta

Full Description

If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary . City employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community. We support work-life balance, promote physical and psychological safety, and offer competitive wages, pensions, and benefits . Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.
The City is committed to fostering a respectful, inclusive and equitable workplace which is representative of the community we serve. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism and reconciliation. Applications are encouraged from members of groups that are historically disadvantaged and underrepresented. Accommodations are available during the hiring process, upon request.
As the Business Strategist, you will work independently within a cross-divisional setting to support The City of Calgary’s water, wastewater, and stormwater field operations. You will provide strategic expertise to engage leadership and interested parties in navigating complex and emerging issues, support planning and reporting, foster strong cross-divisional collaboration, and drive continuous improvement initiatives. Through this work you help enable the Water Services to deliver on identified priorities and provide the services that Calgarian’s value. Primary duties include:
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to understand and resolve business issues and identify opportunities for both service line and cross-divisional improvements.
  • Coordinate and facilitate process improvement and change leadership projects necessary to support various technology implementations and other initiative.
  • Build strategic working relationships with various participants across the business to support the planning, coordination, and alignment of initiatives.
  • Provide innovative critical and systems thinking to identify solutions to operational challenges, while maintaining a focus on end-user engagement.
  • A degree in Business, Science, Social Sciences, Environmental Planning, Public Administration, Marketing or Communications.
  • At least 5 years of related experience in strategic planning, communications planning, policy and guideline development, or primary and secondary research in a Water Utility or a complex multi-divisional organization.
  • Experience in project management, process improvement and change management in utility or other operational work environments is required.
  • Experience with human centred design and design thinking is an asset.
  • Well-developed consultation, analytical and strategic thinking skills are required for success in this role.
  • Strong writing, communication, analytical and strategic thinking skills required to create clear and compelling plans and reports through papers, presentations, and key messages.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work as part of a team and to build and maintain collaborative working relationships.
Pre-employment Requirements
  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
Union: CUPE Local 38
Business Unit: Water Services

Position Type: 1 Temporary (up to 18 months)
Location: 651 25 Avenue S.E.

Compensation: Pay Grade 12 $44.20 - 59.09 per hour
Days of Work: This position works a 5 day
work week with 1 day off in a 3 week cycle.

Hours of work: Standard 35 hour work week

Audience: Internal/External
Apply By: August 11, 2023

Job ID #: 308059