Director, IT Governance

Treasury Board Secretariat, Toronto, ON

Closing Date Tuesday May 15, 2018   Location 95 Grosvenor Street Work Type -
Salary Range $130,930 - $164,930 per year
Experience Level  - Job ID 123306
Job Description

Consider this challenging opportunity where you will play a critical role in providing expertise, oversight and direction to the IT Governance Branch that is responsible for enterprise-wide I&IT governance policies and models.  
We are looking for a strategic leader who will oversee and promote continuous improvement of I&IT governance and policy processes in order to align Information Technology with the government’s business needs and priorities.    

What can I expect to do in this role?

Lead the Branch’s specialists in conducting innovative research into enhanced enterprise governance and outcome measurement capabilities to improve the delivery of government I&IT priorities, business transformation, using I&IT resources as efficiently as possible, and improving services delivered to the public.
Build partnerships with Branch management teams in the Division and colleagues, such as the Corporate Chief Information Officer (CCIO), throughout the Treasury Board Secretariat and across government(s).  
Provide advice to Treasury Board, the Assistant Deputy Minister, the Office of the Treasury Board Management team, as well as the CCIO, on investment decisions and corporate I&IT operating policies.  
Participate as a member of the Assistant Deputy Minister’s Management Committee.  
Provide oversight and decision-making for the development and implementation of strategies, plans, projects, operations and services and anticipate and respond to contentious and emerging issues. 

How do I qualify?


You have demonstrated success in strategic and operational leadership to foster an environment of continuous improvement.
You have had success in developing capacity, building relationships with staff, as well as motivating and inspiring them to deliver.
You are an inclusive leader who values and creates a culture of diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace.

Relationship Management

You have demonstrated success fostering collaborative relationships with multiple diverse clients and business partners across a large and complex organization.
You are able to effectively manage expectations and to influence others towards evidence-based and research-informed strategic planning and decision-making.
You can present information and concepts effectively deliver strategic advice, and make recommendations to senior management, stakeholders, and other organizations.
You have the ability to communicate persuasively on key issues.


You have demonstrated knowledge and experience in governance models and oversight, and performance management. 
You have knowledge in government decision-making processes, knowing how and when to influence policy development to enable the Division’s corporate policy/program delivery in a coordinated and effective manner.
You have the ability to engage in policy consultations with senior management and colleague Directors; ability to direct and lead the development, refinement, and implementation of new/revised corporate policies; ability to recommend complex corporate policy initiatives to the Assistant Deputy Minister and senior executives. 
You have the ability to lead the Branch in conceptualizing and implementing governance consultation techniques with government program areas and Cluster I&IT management teams across the Ontario Public Service (OPS). 
You have proven experience in leading enterprise-wide I&IT projects, resources, and services. 
You have the ability to strategize and conceptualize how to address political and client program concerns, in order to achieve corporate I&IT objectives.  

How to Apply

Please apply online, only, by Tuesday May 15, 2018, by visiting Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact the Executive Recruitment Unit at Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.