Edmonton is a vibrant, multicultural, and cosmopolitan city with a regional population of over 1.1 million. Growing faster than almost any other Canadian city, Edmonton is at the heart of Alberta’s economic engine and is fueled by change. A $3 billion organization, the City of Edmonton delivers over 300 services and programs to nearly one million Edmontonians. The work of the City has a more profound impact than it ever has before in enabling a better life for Edmontonians.
Reporting to the City Manager, the Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services (DCM) creates the conditions for success for the City as a modern municipal corporation. Supporting a team of more than 600 staff in the areas of: Corporate Procurement & Supply Services, Treasury, Investment, Budget Planning & Development, Assessment & Taxation, Real Estate, and Open City & Technology, the DCM acts as the Chief Financial Officer and ensures systems are aligned to deliver Council's vision for the corporation. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, and working with Council, citizens, and stakeholders, the DCM ensures an open systems perspective is adopted as part of shared services optimization.
The ideal candidate is a seasoned executive, having led large and complex teams within a unionized setting. Reflecting a citizen-centric approach, you are known as being inclusive, cooperative, creative, and for your systems thinking. You thrive in building committed and empowered teams that are driven and motivated. You communicate with impact and cultivate productive working relationships across a wide range of stakeholders. You have held high profile roles that require transparency, public accountability, and well-developed political acuity. Here is your opportunity to lead the continuous improvement and long-term sustainability of one of Canada’s greatest cities.
The City of Edmonton is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Alberta Human Rights Act, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and the City of Edmonton throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.