Developmental Secondment Initiative for Provincial and Territorial Government Employees with the Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat (CICS)
Position Title: CONFERENCE PROCUREMENT AND TECHNICAL SERVICES OFFICER
Summary of Duties:
Provision of procurement, technical, conference logistics and administrative services in support of the planning and conduct of First Ministers’ and Premiers’ conferences as well as for Federal-Provincial-Territorial and Provincial-Territorial conferences of Ministers and Deputy Ministers. Under the direction of the Manager, Conference Services:
$61,558 to $66,324 per year (37.5 hrs/wk) plus compensation for overtime
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Duration of secondment:
Three years, beginning in March or April 2020
JANUARY 10, 2020. Applicants who meet eligibility criteria and position requirements will be contacted as soon as possible after that regarding next steps.
A letter outlining your experience, competencies and your interest in this position, accompanied by a résumé and a letter from your employer certifying your permanent, full-time employment status in your provincial or territorial government, must be submitted by January 10, 2020 to:
Director, Conference Services
Phone: (613) 995-4328
REQUIREMENTS – CONFERENCE PROCUREMENT AND/
TECHNICAL SERVICES OFFICER
Successful completion of a secondary school diploma or an acceptable combination of education, training and work experience.
English essential OR Bilingual (English-French)
Experience providing logistical and technical* support to conferences or meetings.
Experience in procurement.
Experience providing client services.
(* Technical support refers to the installation of conference equipment and the experience to identify, manage and resolve any issues regarding this equipment as well as wireless networking and digital subscriber lines.)
Knowledge of the mandate and activities of the Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat (CICS).
Knowledge of government procurement policies and guidelines relating to contracting for services.
Ability to install, test and troubleshoot diverse technical equipment and their connections including portable computers, printers, monitors, LCD projectors and routers.
Ability to adapt to changing environments and to constantly innovate.
Ability to identify problems and recommend solutions.
Ability to work under pressure.
Ability to communicate effectively orally.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
Effective interpersonal skills
Attention to detail
Client service orientation
Secret security clearance.
Willingness to relocate to the National Capital Region.
Willingness and ability to travel extensively and on a regular basis across Canada to conference sites, including weekends.
Willingness and ability to work irregular hours and frequent overtime in temporary offices while on conference sites.