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BC Public Service

ISL R30 - Senior Project Manager

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
2 days ago
79,530 to 90,884 per year
Posting Title

ISL R30 - Senior Project Manager

Position Classification

Information Systems R30




Burnaby, BC V3J 1N3 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$79,530.36 - $90,884.16 annually plus 9.9% Temporary Market Adjustment

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Liquor Distribution Branch

Ministry Branch / Division

BC Liquor Distribution Branch

Job Summary

Senior Project Manager
Information Systems R30

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required by November 22, 2021. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

At the Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) our vision of 'Service. Relationships. Results.' is all about providing a valued service, building strong relationships with our stakeholders, and achieving greater results for the province.

The LDB is one of two branches of government responsible for the cannabis and liquor industry of B.C. We operate the wholesale distribution of beverage alcohol and non-medical cannabis within the province, as well as the household retail brands of BC Liquor Stores and BC Cannabis Stores.

We employ nearly 5,000 people in over 200 communities and have hundreds of career opportunities spanning our entire wholesale, retail and corporate operations - from supply chain logistics, to high-tech solutions, and everything in between. The LDB has been named one of BC's Top Employers 12 times over for offering exceptional places to work, flexible work hours and earned days off, extended health and dental benefits, maternity and parental leave top-up payments, a pension program, in-house professional and leadership development, and subsidies for professional accreditation.

Corporate Strategic Services (CSS) plays a critical role in supporting the entire organization. Comprised of Corporate Communications and Stakeholder Relations, Policy and Information, Privacy and Access Services, Sourcing and Vendor Performance, Strategy & Business Transformation and the Project Management Office, CSS is driven by customer-service and taking action to advise, consult and support each business area throughout the LDB.

The CSS team is comprised of approximately 50 staff. What brings CSS together as a team is the ability to work together to support both the operational areas of the business and other support areas (e.g., Corporate Operations, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology). The group has a strategic lens with a focus on ensuring the organization aligns and complies with corporate priorities, policies, legislation, best practices, and government mandate.

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for managing projects to successful implementation of business goals. At this level, this will involve the application of knowledge, techniques, and structured processes both to implement projects, as well as facilitating people through the change. The Senior Project Manager leads, manages, and directs the analysis, planning, development, delivery and change management function for the lifecycle of a project. They lead the integration, coordination, and implementation of new and improved business solutions (both systems and business processes) into the existing environment ensuring that all new pieces integrate fully and efficiently. In addition, this role will participate in developing and supporting the project management office functions.

Strong leadership and communication skills are essential to guide teams through projects, manage competing priorities, communicate in an effective way to foster consensus, facilitate change to people processes and tools, and drive delivery of assigned projects to ensure timeliness and quality within scope and budget.

The LDB is a dynamic environment with multiple programs implementing significant, exciting changes to the business. As a Senior Project Manager, you will gain experience leading a wide variety of projects across different areas of the business and technologies.

A criminal record check is required.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job description, also located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

There are 2 vacancies, one regular and one temporary. An eligibility list for permanent or temporary future opportunities may be established.

Position Requirements:

Education and Experience:
  • Project Management Professional certification, Prince2 certification or equivalent certification, post-secondary degree or diploma and a minimum of 5 years of recent, related experience as a project manager*.

  • An equivalent combination of recent, relevant experience as a project manager*, education and training may be considered, i.e., 8 years of recent, related experience as a project manager* with formal courses and/or certificates.

*Recent, related experience as a project manager must include the following:
  • Independently managing the full life cycle of complex and multi-faceted projects with:
    • A significant business change component.
    • A significant technology component.
    • Requirements from multiple client/stakeholder groups.
    • Change management programs.
    • A requirement to present to and obtain buy-in from senior leadership teams.
  • Delivering projects of significant scope and impact across multiple business functions as part of a project team.

How to Apply & Application Requirements:

In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined in the Position Requirements section above. 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 Description.

A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

For specific position-related enquiries, please contact Kriti Verma, HR Advisor, Human Resource Services at 604 252 8578.

Only applications submitted using the BC Public Service Recruitment System on this website will be accepted. For more information about how to create or update your profile, please refer to the attached Application Instructions or refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to before the stated closing time, and they will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:00pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition. Late applications will not be accepted.

Job Category

Information Management/Information Technology
Information Technology Management and Executive