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Government Chief Information Officer

Requisition #:  40134
Department: Tech, Innov & Citizens' Serv
Ministry Branch / Division: Office of the Chief Information Officer
Posting Close Date: 2017-05-19
Location: Victoria
Multiple Locations:
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Category: Executive
Job Profile: Role_Profile_GCIO_FINAL.docx
Job Summary:

Ministry of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services

Government Chief Information Officer - Victoria, B.C.
 Executive career opportunity
Consider a leadership role with the Province of British Columbia – join an award winning team committed to visionary thinking and innovative solutions
The Ministry of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services mandate is to grow BC’s technology sector; champion innovation; and enable the delivery of accessible, cost-effective services. The mission of the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (GCIO) is to modernize services for all British Columbians.

The GCIO is a proven leader in IT business transformation and a visionary in organizational change. This position will lead the development of information technology talent within the BC Public Service and establish the direction for government’s IT transformation to support citizen’s needs and government’s business objectives. The accountabilities for this role include championing innovative technology, building vital collaborative connections in the technology industry, and ensuring organizational development aligns with strategic organizational objectives.

The Government Chief Information Officer is a technology trail blazer with a background in successful organizational change management. They have the expertise necessary to translate transformational vision to goals and strategies, and support this change through effective leadership and strong sector relationships. A strong understanding of the challenges inherent in organizational digital transformation is key to this role.

The BC Public Service has approximately 26,000 employees, 20 Ministries and 200 different roles in every geographical region of the province.  We provide a progressive, professional work environment balanced with a lifestyle that encompasses and endorses diversity, health and career growth.

A detailed role description and complete listing of qualifications is attached. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

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To express your interest in this opportunity, please submit your cover letter and resume to Executive.Recruitment@gov.bc.ca by May 19th, 2017. The appointee will be required to consent to a criminal record check. Thank you to all who express interest.




The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.


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