Executive Director, Transportation Policy

Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure, Government of Saskatchewan. Regina, SK.

Closing Date September 22, 2019 Location Regina, SK Work Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Range $8,815-$11,459 Monthly Experience Level  - Job ID EXE000796
Job Description

The Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure is committed to providing an integrated transportation system supporting economic growth and prosperity for Saskatchewan citizens. The Transportation Policy and Regulation Branch supports the multimodal transportation system by developing and continually improving policies and regulations that improve safety, reliability and efficiency.

The Ministry is seeking a collaborative leader to provide strategic leadership and direction to the Branch as the Executive Director. This position is responsible to:

Provide advice and support to the Assistant Deputy Minister by developing options, recommending and implementing government policies and planning strategies related to the multimodal transportation system;
Participate as a senior leadership team member furthering the ministry and government‐wide goals and objectives;
Lead, coach and mentor the Branch’s management team to achieve branch and ministry goals;
Contribute to furthering the strategic corporate agenda for the ministry and/or government as a whole;
Represent the ministry and province on various national, regional and local committees and task forces to provide input and perspective on policy initiatives;
Develop and maintain partnerships with key stakeholder in order to deliver the branch’s programs and services; and
Create and sustain an innovative and supportive environment that enables staff to achieve results and supports our corporate values.

Typically, the knowledge, skills and abilities require to be successful in this position would have been obtained through:

Proven experience as a senior level leader;
A graduate degree in public policy, economics, logistics or a related discipline with considerable public policy experience;
Demonstrated ability to lead strategic initiatives, manage change and achieve positive results;
Experience with strategic planning, project management, consultation processes and innovative methods;
Experience in effectively managing fiscal and human resources;
A demonstrated commitment to create, support and sustain an environment that enables staff to achieve results and to develop and build organizational capacity for the future;
Knowledge and understanding of the transportation system, business planning, accountability processes and risk management; and
Demonstrated relationship building skills with industry, federal, provincial, indigenous municipal and inter-ministerial colleagues to communicate effectively and collaborate strategically to balance the needs and interests of these diverse groups.

What We Offer: 
Dynamic, challenging work for talented individuals; 
A competitive salary;
Comprehensive benefits package including pension; 
Vacation, scheduled days off (SDO) and other types of leave; 
Inclusive work environments; 
Advancement opportunities; and 
Flexible work arrangements.

How to Apply

Closing Date:  September 22, 2019 Competition Number:  EXE000796

The Government of Saskatchewan offers a wide range of careers with purpose and passion. Our people enjoy an enviable work/life balance in an environment that supports creativity, innovation and diversity while providing learning and career development opportunities. We’re helping make Saskatchewan the best place to live, work and raise our families, by building the best public service in Canada. Join the team!

For more information on this and other opportunities in the public service, visit saskatchewan.ca/careers
Toll free 1-866-319-5999