Finance, Economics, Banking, Government and Military
Government of Yukon, Finance – Directorate
Location: Whitehorse, YT
Salary: $90,418 - $104,593 per annum
Closing date: January 31, 2018
An opportunity for a collaborative leader with proven strengths in business analysis, project management and cost control in a diverse, multi-stakeholder environment
With a mandate to provide stewardship and management of public finances in the best interest of Yukoners, the Department of Finance provides a broad range of financial services, including: economic research, statistical reporting, tax and fiscal policy, government wide financial and accounting services and support to Management Board.
As part of the dedicated and professional team at the Department of Finance, the Corporate Services Branch strives to be a trusted business partner by providing the highest quality support in the effective planning, development and management of financial business processes and systems improvements. This is where you can apply your expertise as a Project Manager.
Do you enjoy a dynamic environment where innovation, creativity and professionalism are valued? Do you thrive on solving complex problems in a collaborative way and strive to continually improve yourself and the organization around you? Well, so do we! If our values match yours, we’d like to hear from you.
For more information about this position, please contact Sandy George, at (867) 667-8515 or Sandy.George@gov.yk.ca.
This is a 2-year term assignment.
Preference will be given to persons of Aboriginal ancestry.
Completion of Business Administration, Commerce or Computer studies, or a relevant program of study with a focus on business analysis or project management;
Experience in project management and cost control (including contract management);
Experience working with diverse project teams, stakeholders and clients;
Experience in financial accounting principles and practices is an asset.
Project Management Professional certification is an asset.
Candidates who have coursework, training, and considerable experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above will be equally considered.
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability
Effective communications skills to build and maintain effective working relationships, influence others and provide excellent service to clients.
Ability to take action and achieve results demonstrated through strong project management, organizational and time management skills.
Ability to think strategically demonstrated through strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
Innovation and creativity to address business process improvements.
We are the Yukon public service. Every day, we come together to serve the people who live here, and to make a difference in so many ways—from simple to extraordinary and everything in between. Here, you will find the diverse opportunities you desire to develop your career while enjoying a warm sense of community and vibrant artistic, cultural and recreational amenities, all set in a spectacular natural environment.
How to Apply
To apply for the position of Project Manager, and for full details on the requirements of the role, please visit: http://employment.gov.yk.ca.