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WorkSafeBC

Senior Innovation Advisor

Posted 7 days ago

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Job Description

Overview

As a senior innovation advisor within Innovation Services, you'll work under the direction of the Manager, Innovation Services to provide confidential advice and guidance to executive leadership on operations, strategic initiatives, business process improvement projects, outcomes and implementation plans for business or technical change initiatives.

Through research, business knowledge, project management, change management, and business process improvement expertise, you'll guide executive leadership in decision making, problem solving, and direction. In this role, you'll also determine business and technical improvement opportunities that will increase operational effectiveness and deliver value to the business.

How you'll make a difference: You'll help keep WorkSafeBC responsive to the needs of B.C. workers and employers

Where you'll work

At WorkSafeBC, we offer a model that combines the convenience of working remotely with the dynamism of working in one of our offices, based on the operational needs of the position.

In this role, you will work primarily from our Richmond office, with some flexibility to work from your home in B.C.

What you'll do

As a senior innovation advisor you will:
  • Create and evaluate alternatives, engage in continuous assessment and improvement to develop solutions, and guide appropriate decisions regarding processes, while exercising financial prudence, confidentiality and discretion
  • Lead strategic planning with divisional and departmental business units
  • Plan, schedule work, facilitate, and develop realistic action plans and while having to be sensitive to other priorities, time constraints, resource availability and confidentiality
  • Develop change management plans and lead change activities to implement business solutions
  • Understand organizational issues, plan, research, and present solutions to senior management
  • Read and comprehend financial policy and technical documents, analyze facts and make impartial, systematic, well-reasoned recommendations
  • Anticipate and plan for future requirements of the organization and stakeholders as well as evaluate new technologies which may assist in meeting those future requirements

Is this a good fit for you?

We're looking for someone who can:
  • Provide advice and expertise to executive leadership on business process improvement initiatives, research and participate in the implementation of business process changes, new or changed business models and their impacts
  • Complete program reviews of current business operations and provide thorough and objective analysis using all available data to determine optimal efficiency from different perspectives ensuring process efficiency
  • Conduct client and stakeholder impact assessments, training needs analysis and client working group planning, documentation and scheduling
  • Identify risks to the organization and stakeholders; provide advice to management on issues related to business continuity planning
  • Develop and deliver presentations to senior management and stakeholders on critical issues, priorities, and initiatives

Your background and experience
  • A master's degree in business administration or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • A Project Management Professional (PMP) designation, or a Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) designation is an asset

Important to know

Before we can finalize any offer of employment, you must:
  • Consent to a criminal record check and successfully meet the criminal record clearance.
  • Confirm you're legally entitled to work in Canada

WorkSafeBC's COVID-19 Employee Mandatory Vaccine Policy is suspended effective January 9, 2023; however, we reserve the right to re-implement it in response to changes in the public health landscape, including public health orders. We are committed to the protection, health, and safety of our employees and our Communicable Disease Prevention Program and related protocols remain in effect.

Who we are

At WorkSafeBC, we promote safe and healthy workplaces across British Columbia. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases occur, we provide compensation and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We're honoured to serve the 2.49 million workers and 263,000 registered employers in our province.

What's it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

It's challenging, stimulating, and rewarding. Our positions offer diversity and opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important, and so are the people we do it for.

Our ability to make a difference relies on building a team with a rich variety of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences that reflect the diversity of the people we serve. We are committed to fostering a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive work culture where everyone can contribute as their best, authentic self.

Learn more: Discover who we are .

Our benefits

As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that help you get the most out of work - and life. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package includes:
  • Defined benefit pension plan that provides you with a lifetime monthly pension when you retire
  • 4 weeks of vacation in your first year, with regular increases based on years of service
  • Benefits package that includes customizable options for health care and dental benefits, additional days off, and a health care spending account
  • Optional leave arrangements
  • Development opportunities (tuition reimbursement, leadership development, and more)

Learn more: Find out what we offer .

Salary: $116,186 - $141,166/annually

Want to apply?
  • Applications are welcomed immediately; however, must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. PST on the closing date.
  • Please note that we will be starting assessments prior to the closing date.

We encourage all qualified applicants to apply . If you require an accommodation in the assessment process, please email Recruitment Testing Accommodation (SM) when you submit your application.

About WorkSafeBC

Who are we? We’re a team of more than 3,000 people, working together across 15 offices in the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, and B.C.’s interior. Our vision is to keep British Columbians free from workplace injury, disease, and death. And our work reflects our values: service, integrity, accountability, partnership, and innovation. At WorkSafeBC, we’re dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across B.C. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases do occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers’ compensation system today and for future generations. We’re honoured to serve the almost 2.3 million workers and 235,000 employers in our province. What’s it like to work at WorkSafeBC? It’s challenging, stimulating, and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for. Our benefits Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package may include vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work — and life.

Industry

Government

Company Size

1001-5000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-15

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