Located on Vancouver Islandâ€™s beautiful central east coast, the Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) is one of the most attractive areas in British Columbia to live and work. The RDN provides a variety of local and regional services to four municipalities and seven rural communities on Central Vancouver Island. Established in 1967, the RDN is British Columbia's fifth most populous Regional District, of 28 throughout the province, and home to more than 155,000 people.
The RDN is seeking a proven innovative and strategic leader with strong people skills and technological knowledge to lead the organization in its pursuit of effective and efficient e-government solutions and services focused on customer service and citizenship engagement. This position will play a key role in developing and implementing a digital strategy for the RDN, linking technological strategies to organizational goals and objectives while articulating complex ideas in a language that is understood by both technical and non-technical audiences.
Reporting to the General Manager, Corporate Services, the Manager of IT Innovation and Development provides strategic direction and guidance in IT and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) that support the RDN. This position leads a team using effective software methodologies to implement new web and mobile based functionality for the organization.
Some key examples of work include:
The successful candidate will hold a Bachelorâ€™s Degree in Computer Science or Business Administration with one or more advanced post-secondary technology certificates. A minimum of ten (10) years current1 experience supporting the varied aspects of complex technology systems spanning multiple sites, and a minimum of five (5) years current experience formally supervising and leading staff, preferably in an IT setting.
1Current Experience is defined as: Experience ending date is within the last 5 years.
(Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those under consideration will be contacted.)