Destination Canada (DC) is looking for a Vice President, Strategy & Stakeholder Relations in Ottawa to lead our government relations strategy, our relationships/partnerships with stakeholders and our organizational planning cycle.
Reporting directly to the President and CEO, you will represent and present on behalf of DC at official government and stakeholders’ meetings and gatherings and maintain impactful, effective and productive relationships between DC and a myriad of stakeholders.
If your own career strategy includes a passion for promoting Canada, make DC your next destination.
Selection Process No: 2016-CTC-RES-294-03
Closing Date: May 8, 2016
Salary: $148,100 – $192,500 per year
Organization: Destination Canada
Position Title: Vice President, Strategy & Stakeholder Relations
Language Requirements: English Essential. Bilingualism in official languages is considered a strong asset.
Reporting to the President and CEO, the Vice President (VP) Strategy & Stakeholder Relations is responsible and accountable for the management, performance, results and leadership of Destination Canada’s (DC) industry and government shareholder relations, as well as the corporate strategy unit and the corporate planning process.
The VP is responsible for developing and implementing innovative and robust government shareholder relations, industry relations and provincial/territorial relations strategies, leading to partnerships and plans aligned with the organization’s goals and the shareholder’s priorities, and leveraging the relevance of the DC’s reach, while enhancing its reputation and impact.
The VP is also responsible for providing the tools, products and programs designed to ensure that DC continues to be a strategy-focused organization with an effective corporate planning process informed by sound data.
Education: A degree in Business Administration, Communication or a related discipline or a combination of education and acceptable experience as deemed by Destination Canada. An MBA is considered 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: A Level 2 (Secret) security clearance will be required.
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. Destination Canada reserves the right to require that you provide proof of your legal entitlement to work in Canada at any time.
Note: You must be able to provide proof of your education credentials if requested. 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 resume and application in MS Word format or PDF format to hr [at] destinationcanada [dot] com. Please specify the competition number (2016-CTC-RES-294-03) 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.