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Senior Associate, Strategic Business Advisory

From CivicInfo BC - April 13, 2018

Senior Associate, Strategic Business Advisory

Requisition ID:10994

Company
The City of Vancouver is striving to become the greenest city in the world, and a city powered entirely by renewable energy before 2050. We are proud to be one of BC's Top Employers, Canada's Best Diversity Employers, and one of Canada'sGreenest Employers.With employees that have helped Vancouver consistently rank as one of the world's most livable cities, the City values a diverse workforce which represents the vibrant community we so proudly serve.

Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

Main Purpose and Function
Senior Associates, Strategic Business Advisory in the City of Vancouvers Business Planning and Project Support Office (BPPS) are responsible for managing large and complex business, strategy and service delivery projects within the City of Vancouver. While these projects vary in terms of specific subject matter, they generally result in changes to the way the City delivers service to the public and customers, and/or manages internal operations. They often involve significant financial investment by the City, risks to manage, and a range of team members and stakeholders. Senior Associates, Strategic Business Advisory are privy to sensitive information that often has significant operational and financial implications.

BPPS projects often draw resources from and/or impact multiple business units within the City.
Each Senior Associate, Strategic Business Advisory is responsible for managing a portfolio of projects, with the number of concurrent projects varying, depending upon the size and complexity of each project at any given time. They are expected to manage cross-department project teams to successfully deliver their projects, are responsible for delivering high-quality results within budget and on time.

Key Contacts and Reporting Relationships
The Senior Associate, Strategic Business Advisory reports to an Associate Director within the Business Planning and Project Support Office, who is responsible for assigning projects to the Senior Associate, Strategic Business Advisory, overseeing his/her day-to-day work, facilitating with issues when escalation is required, and providing him/her ongoing feedback and mentorship.

In addition to reporting to this functional manager, on any given project, Senior Associates, Strategic Business Advisory will also in most cases report to the Executive Sponsor of that initiative, most often a member of the Citys senior executive. In these instances, the Senior Associate, Strategic Business Advisory takes direction concerning project decisions from the Executive Sponsor.

On most projects, the Senior Associate, Strategic Business Advisory will lead or support a project team, comprised of internal staff from a number of operational business units and/or corporate shared servicefunctions. In addition to this project team, the Senior Associate, Strategic Business Advisory works closely with a range of City staff, which may, depending upon the project, include:


Specific Duties/Responsibilities
Senior Associates, Strategic Business Advisory are responsible for managing complex business, strategy and service delivery projects within the City of Vancouver. Specific duties will vary from project to project, but will most often include:


Minimum Position Requirements
Education and experience
BPPS Senior Associates, Strategic Business Advisory should have the following education and experience.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Learn more aboutour commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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