Senior Project Management analyst
Administrative Officer R24
An eligibility list may be established.
This position can be performed in one of the following locations based on operational requirements and availability: Cranbrook, Kamloops, Prince George, Smithers, Vancouver or Victoria.
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The Mines and Mineral Resources Division (MMRD) manages and facilitates the responsible development of BC’s mineral resources. MMRD’s main focusses are: ensuring safe and environmentally responsible mining exploration, mine development and closure; providing timely permitting decisions; fostering a positive and supportive environment for staff; and contributing to the achievement of the Province’s social, economic and environmental goals.
Within the Mines and Mineral Resources Division, the Major Mines Office (MMO) is responsible for the coordination of highly strategic major mining projects in British Columbia. These high value projects involve the natural resource sector, the mining industry, Indigenous groups, and are highly sensitive, involving the coordination of multiple ministries and multiple stakeholders. This office coordinates all projects throughout the permitting process, and through this centralized coordination, is expected to reduce permitting delays.
The Senior Project Management Analyst manages large scale mining projects with significant external impact, a range of internal and external stakeholders and significant assigned resources. This position is accountable for defining and controlling project activities to ensure delivery is within scope, schedule, and specified quality. This will involve assisting as well as where necessary managing multiple projects from original concept through to final completion to ensure that the environmental assessments and permitting, as well as the related Area Based Management Plans, are conducted in a timely and high quality manner and meet established deadlines.
The position is also responsible for identifying and collaborating with senior managers from other Ministries to identify key project management issues and provide strategic advice as recommendations to executive on mitigating these issues. Additional duties may include Indigenous engagement and permitting review including drafting briefing notes and reports through participation on project-specific teams.
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For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Jen.Stuart@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, public administration, or related discipline. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
- Experience independently managing projects.
- Experience in directing the work of contracted and staff resources.
- Experience managing relationships and liaising with senior level stakeholders.
Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
- Experience in the Natural Resources sector.
- Project Management Professional Designation, or supplementary training in project management.
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 in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
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 (COMPREHENSIVE): YES – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please 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 your accountabilities and accomplishments.