Position: Senior Project Manager, Industry Development
Salary: $66,557.72 – $75,884.38
Closing Date: November 29, 2022 at 4 PM
Position #: 00127933
Competition #: DBC 2022-37
If you are interested and you meet the selection criteria please apply via this link with your cover letter and CV prior to 4 PM on Monday November 29, 2022.
You must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident to apply for this full-time opportunity.
The initial salary for this position will start at the beginning of the listed salary range with the opportunity to advance up the pay grid in annual increments. An eligibility list may be established.
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. 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.
Destination BC is recognized globally for our strong, authentic brand, our award-winning creative and leading-edge marketing, and our destination management strategies. We work hard, play to our strengths, support each other unreservedly, and consider it a privilege to share the transformative power of BC’s experiences with the world. We offer the opportunity to love what you do by engaging in exciting and innovative work and immersing yourself in a collaborative work culture that is committed to empowerment and employee learning and development. Our primary workplace model is a combination of in office and work from home based on a split week giving you the best of both worlds.
We are a provincially funded, industry-led Crown corporation that supports a strong and competitive future for BC’s tourism industry through a combination of global marketing, destination development, industry learning, cooperative community-based programs, and visitor servicing. The Corporation strives to grow sustainable social, cultural, environmental, and economic benefits for all British Columbians through the encouragement and promotion of responsible travel. Destination BC receives approximately $52 million each year, out of a Provincial investment of about $140 million in BC’s tourism ecosystem. These investments help to improve the visitor experience, support businesses and communities, and strengthen BC’s worldwide reputation as a destination of choice. For more information about Destination BC’s programs and services, please visit www.DestinationBC.ca.
Destination BC is committed to ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion within our organization and in all aspects of our work, and welcome applications from all qualified job seekers. If you are an applicant with a disability, we will ensure workplace accommodations are in place to enable you to do your best work.
A safe and respectful workplace for all employees is a leading priority for our organization, and as part of this, we are committed to the health and safety of our employees, industry partners, sub-contractors, and community during COVID-19 and beyond.
For inquiries regarding accommodation requirements, or to learn more about our commitment to the health and safety of our employees during COVID-19, please contact email@example.com. For more information about Destination BC’s programs and services, please visit www.DestinationBC.ca.
Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants who self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor, by email: IndigenousApplicants@gov.bc.ca or by phone: 778-698-1336.
PURPOSE OF POSITION
As part of the Destination Management Division, the Industry Development business unit develops, tests and provides learning initiatives, either led or enabled by Destination BC, that support tourism business partners in their efforts to deliver outstanding guest experiences, effective marketing, and tangible business results, leading to a stronger competitive position for British Columbia.
Through educational products, tools, technology, and the sharing of insights, the Industry Development business unit is committed to providing BC’s tourism industry with the knowledge and capabilities to compete and prosper in today’s competitive tourism marketplace.
Reporting to the Manager, Industry Development, the Senior Project Manager will provide project management leadership to identify, research, develop, implement and evaluate best in class, industry-facing tourism learning programs and resources that support the corporation’s strategic direction to provide value to BC’s tourism industry and enhance the province’s tourism competitiveness. These programs include subjects in digital marketing, experience and product development, and other tourism-related subjects. Programs are delivered through workshops, webinars, guides, or other delivery formats, ensuring broad access to learning resources for the tourism industry across the province. The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the cost effective, consistent application of standards, policies, and procedures for all learning programs and projects delivered by Destination BC.
The Senior Project Manager maintains professional working relationships with internal Destination BC departments, external partner organizations (I.e., Small Business BC, BC Destination Management Organization Association, PacifiCan, etc.) and contractors and with tourism organizations and businesses to achieve strategic corporate priorities, drive alignment and facilitate stakeholder engagement and enhanced learning through programs, services and projects that can significantly benefit BC’s tourism industry. The Senior Project Manager is also responsible for the maintenance of the Learning Centre, ongoing promotion of unit programs, and tracking of KPIs and program evaluation.
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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 job 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 above Job Description. A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
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.
A resume is required as part of your application. 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.
As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Responses to this questionnaire will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements.
Please allot approximately 30 minutes to complete the application.
Only applications submitted using the online application portal will be accepted.
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