BC Public Service Agency
Workplace Health and Safety Branch
Director, Workplace Health Planning and Programs
Salary $90,900.08 – $118,400.03 annually
Bring your project management skills, financial expertise and experience in workforce health to this unique leadership role
The BC Public Service Agency, Workplace Health and Safety Branch is seeking a Director of Workplace Health Planning and Programs. This position allows the successful candidate to use their skills and experience to make a difference in the lives of the BC Public Service’s 30,000+ staff.
The Workplace Health and Safety Branch leads corporate safety and health practice and performance across the BC Public Service. The Branch mandate is to build an integrated approach to Health and Safety with workplace safety practices as a foundation while building the health of the workforce to enable workforce service quality, operating efficiency, and reliability of public services.
The successful candidate has a proven ability to operate as a strategic business partner, assess risk and deliver effective, evidence informed solutions. Using strong leadership, relationship, and communication skills, the successful candidate builds partnerships and consensus with other Ministries’ senior staff; and when required negotiates sensitive situations and relationships all with the goal of promoting the improvement of workforce health. Keys to success include strong research and writing skills along with the ability to present complex materials and influence decision makers.
This position leads and innovates with contracted providers (e.g. employee family assistance, disability plan carriers and workplace health services providers) to deliver and support the overall workplace health strategy. As a Director in Workplace Health and Safety, the role contributes to our vison, mission and day to day operations while ensuring our clients’ needs are met and their expectations exceeded.
Qualifications for the role include:
- A degree in Health Promotion, Public Health or Social Sciences and a minimum of five years’ progressive relevant experience in workforce health, health promotion or wellness promotion. Or an equivalent combination of a baccalaureate degree and ten years’ progressive, relevant experience in workforce health, health promotion or wellness promotion.
- Minimum of five years’ experience leading and organizing complex projects with a demonstrated ability to effectively manage and meet timelines for concurrent projects.
- Experience in workforce health planning and performance measurement, preferably within the public sector.
- Experience in the management of financial resources and staff including contract procurement and contract performance management.
For more information and to apply by April 30, 2019, please go to: