Are you a proven leader with demonstrated skills in strategic thinking, planning, and communicating, especially in a commercial/private sector context? Do you thrive knowing how the federal government works at all levels, ie. building relationships and working with government to find win-win approaches in achieving government priorities? And are you experienced in aligning business objectives, reporting and performance measurement with corporate and government priorities for success?
Destination Canada (DC) is looking for a Director, Strategy and Shareholder Relations to lead the Corporation’s government relations and strategic planning and reporting efforts.
Reporting to the Vice President, Strategy & Corporate Communications, you’ll maintain impactful, effective and productive relationships within DC and with its shareholder, the Government of Canada. You will bring together Destination Canada’s commercial interests while meeting the shareholder’s expectations to help shape the future of Canada’s national marketing organization.
If your own career strategy includes a passion for Canada and enhancing and enriching the symbiotic and interdependent relationship between DC, its staff, its shareholder, and its stakeholders, make us your next destination.
Selection Process No: 2015-CTC-RES-282-04
Closing Date: December 9, 2015
Salary: $93,700 to $121,800 per year
Organization: Destination Canada
Position Title: Director, Strategy and Shareholder Relations
Language Requirements: Bilingual BBB
Duties: Reporting to the Vice-President of Strategy and Corporate Communications, the Director is responsible for corporate planning and reporting, as well as performance management framework for DC.
The Director also leads the strategic planning process, which drives organizational performance and alignment. The Director is responsible for developing and maintaining sustained and effective relationships between DC and the shareholder (the Government of Canada) as well as with other federal Crown Corporations, ensuring constant and strategic information sharing, consistent with shareholder priorities and decision-making processes.
Education: Minimum: Graduation from a recognized university with a Bachelor degree in a related field such as political science, economics, public administration or business administration or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience. A graduate degree is an asset.
Experience: When applying, the candidate must clearly demonstrate in writing how they meet the following experience criteria:
Personal Suitability: Effective interpersonal relationships. Creativity. Judgment. Results-oriented. Discretion. Confidentiality. Diplomacy. Detail-oriented.
Security: Secret Clearance
Entitlement to work in Canada: You must certify in your application that you are legally entitled to work in Canada or have the ability to obtain the necessary approvals to work in Canada. DC reserves the right to require that you provide proof of your legal entitlement to work in Canada at any time.
Note: You must provide proof of your education credentials. When applying, candidates must clearly demonstrate in writing that they meet the above-mentioned education and experience criteria.
Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Candidates are asked to indicate their first official language as well as their preferred official language in their application.
This competition may be used to staff similar positions.
Send your application to:
If your skills and experience are a match for the above, please email your resume in MS Word format or PDF file to hr [at] destinationcanada [dot] com. Please specify the competition number
(2015-CTC-RES-282-04) in the subject line.
We thank all those interested for their time and care in submitting applications but regret that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted by the employer.
No phone calls or emails, please.
Please note that Destination Canada’s pension and benefit plans are completely separate from the federal public service. In general, candidates cannot transfer their pension and their service from the public service to Destination Canada.
Destination Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.
Destination Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the staffing official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.