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BC Public Service

ADMN O 21R - Contract and Partnership Agent

Posted 4 days ago

Job Description

Posting Title
ADMN O 21R - Contract and Partnership Agent

Position Classification
Administrative Officer R21


Work Options

Abbotsford, BC V2S 1H4 CA
Campbell River, BC V9W 6Y7 CA
Cranbrook, BC V1C 7G5 CA
Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0 CA
Hope, BC V0X 1L0 CA
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Kelowna, BC V1Z 2S9 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Nanaimo, BC V9T 6L8 CA
Nelson, BC V1L 6K1 CA
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 CA
Surrey, BC V4P 1M5 CA
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA
Williams Lake, BC V2G 5M1 CA

Salary Range
$69,760.70 - $79,322.69 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Social Dev & Poverty Reduction

Ministry Branch / Division
Employment and Labour Market Services

Job Summary

A great opportunity to take the next step in your career.

The Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction focuses on reducing poverty, creating opportunities, and increasing inclusion. The ministry provides strategic leadership and quality services that empower British Columbians to share in the province's prosperity, with a vision to participate fully in their community and to reach their full potential. The Employment and Labour Market Services Division (ELMSD) supports all British Columbians in achieving sustainable employment. To help those in need find and maintain employment, the division works with contracted service providers to provide job search resources, employment planning, skills assessment, training, work experience and more.

The Contract and Partnership Agent (CAPA) is responsible for the oversight of WorkBC services in communities across British Columbia, including WorkBC Employment Services, WorkBC Apprentice Services, WorkBC Assistive Technology Services and referrals to Community and Employer Partnership (CEP) projects. As the Ministry's primary contact for contractor communication and overall contract management, the CAPA is responsible for managing ministry interests in the day-to-day administration of all WorkBC contracts. This includes responsibility for contract compliance, communications, risk and issues management, performance and budget management, and initiating actions to support contract amendments.

The CAPA plays an integral role in supporting ministry objectives and is a liaison with contracted service providers and other community organizations, to build and foster collaborative working relationships. This position ensures service delivery approaches meet the needs of the communities and that issues, drivers and trends impacting contract performance and budget projections are addressed proactively.

Job Requirements:

  • Post-secondary degree in a related field (such as public administration, social sciences or commerce), and one (1) year *related experience; OR
  • Post-secondary diploma in a related field (such as public administration, social sciences or commerce) and two (2) years *related experience; OR
  • A certificate in a related field (such as public administration, social sciences or commerce) and three (3) years *related experience; OR
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

*Related experience must include all of the following:
  • Experience establishing and maintaining collaborative working relationships within a team, and with internal and external partners and/or other interested parties.
  • Experience in contract management and/or project management.

Preference may be given to applicants with one (1) or more of the following:
  • Minimum one (1) year experience in budget management and forecasting.
  • Minimum six (6) months experience in delivering or managing employment programs.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to one or more days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.
This position can be based in any Social Development and Poverty Reduction office. The locations listed above are to assist applicants in searching for this opportunity and are not a complete list of locations.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.

Working for the BC Public Service:
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.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact or 778-405-3452.

The BC Public Service is an award-winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer .

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

Cover Letter: NO- Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES- A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES- You will need to complete a comprehensive questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and how you obtained your relevant experience. The questionnaire will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located at the bottom of the posting.

Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category
Administrative Services

About BC Public Service



Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-14

Current Openings

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