Chief Executive Officer (G616)

Chief Executive Officer (G616)

15 May
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Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization (Anticipatory)
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Canada

15 May

Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization (Anticipatory)

Canada

Portfolio: Families, Children and Social Development
Organization: Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization (Anticipatory)
Position title: Chief Executive Officer
Type: Full-time
Salary range: $136,100.00 - $160,100.00/Year
Location: National Capital Region
Application Review Date: April 29, 2019
Opportunity number: J0219-1039
Updated / New Information

**An appointment to this position will only be made should the legislation to create the Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization be approved by Parliament and receive Royal Assent.

Please note new, updated information on accessibility, below.

With the introduction of the proposed Accessible Canada Act,





the Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization would be a departmental corporation within the Department of Employment and Social Development portfolio. A board of directors would be responsible for setting the strategic direction for the Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization and advising the Chief Executive Officer on matters relating to the departmental corporation’s mandate.

Under the proposed Accessible Canada Act, the Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization’s work would comprise:

the development and revision of accessibility standards;

the recommendation of standards to the Minister responsible for Accessibility;

the provision of information, products and services in relation to the accessibility standards that it has developed or revised;

the promotion, support and conduct of research into the identification and removal of barriers and the prevention of new barriers; and

the dissemination of information, including information about best practices, in relation to the identification and removal of barriers and the prevention of new barriers.

The Chief Executive Officer would report through the Minister responsible for Accessibility under the proposed Accessible Canada Act and would be responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations and providing the executive leadership and management direction for the development of standards designed to identify, remove and prevent barriers to accessibility.
Official Languages and Diversity
The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing applicants. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to applicants who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of a visible minority group.

To be considered, please ensure that the information provided in your curriculum vitae and cover letter clearly demonstrate how you meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience

A degree from a recognized university in a relevant field of study or an acceptable combination of education, job-related training and experience;

Experience in the disability stakeholder community and/or lived experience is an asset;

Recent* and significant** experience in providing executive leadership and management direction for the development and delivery of policies, strategies, approaches and initiatives;

Recent* and significant** experience in providing executive leadership for a multi-million dollar research program delivered in direct partnership with academic/research institutions and other independent researchers;

Recent* and significant** experience in providing executive leadership to direct a multi-million dollar organization’s human, financial and material resources, and ensuring that resources are managed with prudence and probity;

Experience in leading the development and implementation of governance and management approaches, structures and processes, as well as the interface between an organization and senior decision-makers, for example, a Board of Directors or and a Minister or Senior Executive’s office;

Experience in leading the development and delivery of comprehensive communications, outreach, promotion and/or engagement processes;

Experience in establishing and maintaining productive working relationships with provincial and territorial governments and with non-government and private sector organizations; and

Experience with other languages such as American Sign Language (ASL) / Langue des signes du Québec (LSQ) or alternate formats of communication is an asset.


- Recent is defined as experience gained within the last five (5) years.

**Significant experience is understood to mean the depth and breadth of experience normally associated with having performed a broad range of complex activities related to this task, which are normally acquired over a period of at least three (3) years.
If you move on to the next stage of the selection process, the following criteria will be assessed:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of Government of Canada (Treasury Board Secretariat) operational policies and procedures;

Knowledge of the proposed Accessible Canada Act, accessibility policy and program frameworks;

Knowledge of the Canadian disability stakeholder community and their priorities related to accessibility;

Knowledge of standards development processes is an asset;

Excellent leadership and motivational skills; and

Ability to build organizational capacity and manage change.

Language Requirements
Proficiency in both official languages would be preferred

If you move on to the next stage of the selection process, we will contact your references to confirm that you meet the above selection criteria and that you possess the following Personal Attributes:

Strategic thinking

High ethical standards and sound judgment

Adaptability to work effectively with a wide range of groups and individuals from different backgrounds, positions and socio-economic conditions

Eligibility Factors and Conditions of Employment
Appointees must comply with the Ethical and Political Activity Guidelines for Public Office Holders throughout their appointment as a term and condition of employment. The guidelines are available on the Governor in Council Appointments website under the Forms and reference material.

All appointees are subject to the Conflicts of Interest Act. Public office holders appointed on a full-time basis must also submit to the Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics within 60 days of appointment, a confidential report in which they disclose all of their assets, liabilities and outside activities. For more information, please visit the Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner's website.

Appointees must uphold the highest standards of probity and are expected to demonstrate behaviours in the workplace that afford respect, equality and dignity, to everyone they interact with at work at all times. The Values and Ethics Code for the Public Sector outlines the values and expected behaviours for public servants, including valuing diversity and creating workplaces free from harassment and discrimination. Governor in Council appointees are expected to uphold and respect these values and principles in a positive and active manner.

If you are appointed to this position, you must reside in or be willing to relocate to the National Capital Region, or to a location within a reasonable commuting distance.

If you are appointed to this position, you must be willing to travel across Canada and internationally (or indicate any other conditions of employment).

A link to this notice will be placed in the Canada Gazette to assist the Governor in Council in identifying qualified candidates. It is not, however, intended to be the sole means of recruitment.
A list of qualified candidates may be established and may be used for similar opportunities.

How to Apply
Review of applications will begin on April 29, 2019. Candidates can apply online via the Governor in Council Appointments website, by email at [email protected] or by phone at 1-(phone hidden). Candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their applications by this date. After this date, your application will be retained and may be considered up until an appointment to the position is made. Your cover letter should be addressed to the Deputy Director of Selection Processes, Senior Personnel Secretariat, Privy Council Office, and should be sent as part of the application.

Instructions on how to apply for an appointment opportunity can be found on the Governor in Council Appointments website.

UPDATE:
We are committed to ensuring the accessibility of our online Application Tracking System (ATS). However, if you are having difficulty accessing any content on the application site, please contact us.

The original job offer can be found in Kit Job:
https://www.kitjob.ca/job/9402112/chief-executive-officer-g616-canada/?utm_source=html

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