Developmental Secondment Initiative for Provincial and Territorial Government Employees with the Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat (CICS)
Position Title: MANAGER, CONFERENCE SERVICES
Summary of Duties:
$89,415 to $96,461 per year (37.5 hrs/wk) plus compensation for overtime
(See following page)
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 – MANAGER, CONFERENCE SERVICES
Graduation with a university degree OR an acceptable combination of education, training and work experience.
(*Acceptable combination is defined as high school graduation with 3 years of work experience and courses/seminars in a related field.)
Experience in planning and coordinating conferences or meetings of senior officials*.
Experience in leading project teams.
Experience in managing human and financial resources.
Experience in providing strategic advice and briefings to senior officials*.
Experience in liaising with senior officials*.
(*Senior officials are defined as being at the director level and above.)
Knowledge of the mandate and services of the Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat (CICS).
Knowledge of principles and techniques of project management.
Knowledge of principles and techniques of program evaluation.
Ability to adapt to changing environments and to constantly innovate.
Ability to work under pressure.
Ability to research, analyze and resolve problems.
Ability to communicate effectively orally.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
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.