The Province of British Columbia is truly at a pivotal time in its history as it works to meet the needs of a myriad of economic drivers including an expanding energy sector and dynamic construction industry, all while balancing an ever-changing demographic shift. With all this in mind, the Industry Training Authority is looking to find a respected and innovative senior operational leader in its new Chief Operating Officer (COO).
The COO will be charged with providing corporate leadership and direction for the operational efficiency of ITA with specific responsibilities for Program Standards & Assessment, Training Investment, Aboriginal Initiatives and Customer Experience & Industry Relations. The COO will also be accountable for strengthening the relationships with industry leaders, employers, learners, public and private training providers and government to ensure that the ITA fulfills the goals and objectives established by the Board.
A strategist at heart, the ideal candidate will bring a mix of experience gained in a senior or operations role in industry, professional services or the public sector. The COO will be a highly successful executive who is well known for his/her unparalleled skills in leading diverse teams, including proven abilities in operations, strategic planning, communication and interpersonal skills.
A spirit of collaboration and a proven leadership style that fosters teamwork and attains outstanding results will be foundations for success. The incumbent will have a proven track record in achieving significant change and exceptional critical reasoning skills. Navigating diverse stakeholder groups to find meaningful consensus and a love for what the trades sector does to enhance this province is key. Experience working within the British Columbia marketplace would be an asset.
If this is the next step in your career, please submit a resume to Jennifer Madden & Shelina Esmail online at http://pfmsearch.com/executive-opportunity/industry-training-authority-chief-operating-officer/.
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