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BC Public Service

Band 3 - Manager, Cross-Agency Initiatives

4 hours ago
86,200 to 122,100 per year
Posting Title
Band 3 - Manager, Cross-Agency Initiatives

Position Classification
Band 3


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
86,200.00 - 122,100.01 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Temporary (Auxiliary)

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Indigenous Relations & Recon

Ministry Branch / Division
Integrated Negotiations Branch / Negotiations and Regional Operations Division

Job Summary

Bring your vision, leadership, and strategic planning skills to this important role

The Cross-Agency and Division Initiatives team provides leadership and advice in relation to strategic divisional and cross-government initiatives advancing collaboration, reconciliation, and shared prosperity with Indigenous partners. The team supports a range of division and corporate strategic initiatives.

The Cross-Agency Initiatives Manager works with Negotiations teams to manage, plan and organize the operational delivery of ministry programs, agreements, services and local initiatives. This position works in a cross-agency capacity both within MIRR and across ministries to support the implementation of agreements addressing the permitting of land use activities, including section 6 and 7 agreements under the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act. The incumbent provides strategic planning advice on approaches to implement negotiated agreements, identifies issues for resolution through negotiations, and formulates negotiations strategies through consultation with line ministries.

Job Requirements:
  • Degree in First Nations and/or Indigenous studies, resource or environmental management, economics, law, public administration, business administration, or other related discipline; OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and/or related experience may be considered.
  • Minimum of three years' cumulative related experience, which must include the following:
    • Experience developing and maintaining working relationships and resolving problems with stakeholders in natural resource management or infrastructure development.
    • Experience engaging or consulting with Indigenous Peoples and/or Organizations on policy, legislation, and/or resource permitting/authorization decisions.
    • Experience in project management, including planning, developing, organizing and managing concurrent projects with multiple, competing deadlines.
    • Experience in policy development or program development and delivery.

Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
  • Who self-identify as Indigenous(First Nations, Métis or Inuit).
  • Experience leading teams or in the supervision of multi-disciplinary operational staff.
  • Knowledge of Natural Resource Sector legislation, regulations, and policies.

For questions regarding this position, please contact C

About this Position:
There is currently a temporary opportunity available until March 31, 2026. This temporary opportunity may become permanent.
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work 2 or more days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.
An eligibility list may be established for future temporary and/or permanent opportunities.
The recruitment process for this competition may take place virtually.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment
This position is currently under review for exclusion.
This position can be based in any Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation office. The locations listed above are to assist applicants in searching for this opportunity and are not a complete list of locations.

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.

With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career. Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. 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 (COMPREHENSIVE) - You will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Ensure you 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. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

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
Leadership and Management
Management and Executive