City of Brampton

  • Senior Manager, Digital Innovation and Information Technology

    Posted Date 4 days ago(10/11/2018 8:30 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-4930
    Job Location 1: Company
    CA-ON-Brampton
    # Positions
    1
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector, Internet and Ecommerce, Management Consulting
    Career Level
    Management
    Years of Experience
    5
  • Job Description

    WORKOPOLIS-TEMPLATE (2)

    (2) Senior Manager, Digital Innovation and Information Technology

    Reference #103164

     

    Starting salary $ 124,786.00 annually; Midpoint $ 140,385.00 annually

     

    Are you a visionary leader that can inspire your team, influence and lead change?

     

    We are looking for an experienced leader in digital innovation to reimagine the way we deliver our client focused services. We are transforming as an organization and as a community. Be part of this journey by challenging our thinking and helping to drive innovative results for the business, and building a future-ready Brampton.

     

    As a senior member of the Digital innovation and information technology leadership team, you will contribute to strategic planning at both the divisional level and deliver expertise that inform our broader city-wide IT strategy through the CIO.

     

    As a future ready leader, you demonstrate a balance of technical expertise and senior level people leadership fundamentals; financial planning; strategic and operational planning; stakeholder relationship management and exceptional communication skills.

     

    Your expertise is at the strategic and conceptual level requiring future state scenario planning, modelling and analytics to identify opportunities and risks over a three to five-year timeline.  

     

    Functional technical knowledge includes broad information technology systems, applications and operations. You require an understanding of all business areas across the City as well as the overall operating context (policy, politics, stakeholders, etc.) of municipal government.

     

    The Role...

     

    Strategic and Operational Planning, Monitoring and Mitigation

    • Responsible for leading and/or participating in the development of strategic plans at the organizational, and IT divisional and section levels.
    • Leads the development of the section’s annual operational plan including setting goals and outcomes, and determining metrics. Ensures alignment of section plan with divisional, departmental and organizational planning and priorities.
    • Tracks and interprets progress against plans, and where necessary, develops and leads mitigation response plans.
    • Responsible for leading the resolution of major operational issues.

     

    People Leadership

    • Responsible for direct leadership of senior staff within the section including formal performance management and on-going mentoring / coaching.
    • Accountable for ensuring effective front-line people management by other leaders (managers and supervisors).
    • Accountable for building and maintaining the section’s culture and where required, intervenes and provides leadership of significant talent and people related issues.

     

    Stakeholder Relationship Management

    • Serves as the senior resource for managing clients / stakeholders. Role includes problem resolution; provision of technical expert advice; building consensus amongst diverse stakeholders; working with business leaders to identify opportunities and create solutions with a focus on strategic and operational issues and challenges.
    • Partners with other leaders within the Division to ensure alignment and coordination of broader IT services for the organization.

     

    Administrative Accountabilities:

    • Responsible for divisional administration including setting and tracking budget; development of workforce planning (recruitment, training, performance management); on-going resource management.
    • Approves contracts and payments to external vendors.
    • Participates in meetings / committees; may serves in the capacity of Chair and/or subject matter expert.
    • Ensures compliance with all legislation and policy, including Occupational Health and Safety.
    • Develops reports / presentations including project-specific; overall operations; and financial.
    • Delivers presentations to staff as well as Council.

     

    Innovation

    • As the senior leader for IT Assets, the role is required to identify opportunities, issues and threats and to bring best practice solutions to the City (working collaboratively with other IT leaders).

     

     

    SELECTION CRITERIA:

    • Post-secondary degree/diploma in Information Systems, Computer Science or business.
    • 5 years or more experience managing technical professionals or project teams –leading Infrastructure, Networks or Operations and providing support for the Security function.
    • Hands-on experience working with technology vendors and licensers.
    • Expert level knowledge of Information Technology with specific detailed knowledge of Systems Operations, Networks (LAN/WAN and Internet technologies) IT development life cycle methodologies and best practices (ITIL and COBIT preferred).
    • Experience taking responsibility for back end systems in a large, multi-office setting.
    • Expert working knowledge of project management methodology and protocols, with experience in managing complex projects, with financial tracking and reporting.
    • Experience managing corporate telephony, radio and mobile functions.
    • Working knowledge of Municipal Government an asset.
    • Proficient presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • Certification in the following industry body of knowledge or equivalent will be an asset:
    1. ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library)
    2. EACOE (Enterprise Architecture Centre of Excellence) or TOGAF (The Open Group Architecture Framework).

     

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    **Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

     

    Job status: Permanent

    Job Type:   Non-Union

     

    Applications must be received by: October, 24 2018

     

    Alternate formats will be provided upon request.

     

     

    If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online at: www.brampton.ca/employment quoting reference # 103164 by October 24, 2018 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement.

     

    Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.

     

    The City is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments.  If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. 

     

     

     

     

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