Website Canada Post / Postes Canada
The Director is responsible for oversight of Government and Community Affairs, and promotes favourable affairs between Canada Post and a broad range of stakeholders including all levels of government, business and the general public. Directs all outreach activities, representing corporate interests with business and community representatives and elected officials; acts as the voice for community issues with the Corporation. Promotes a shared understanding of Canada Post’s dual mandate, from both a business and public service commitment perspectives.
- Monitors, assesses and advises colleagues and senior executives on the effect of service changes resulting from corporate projects and initiatives that impact government, business and the Public. Builds awareness of local stakeholder needs with the local management team and collaborates with them to proactively identify and resolve community concerns and maintain service commitments.
- Acts as a senior corporate liaison and leads the development and execution of a comprehensive government and community affairs strategy for their designated region promoting favourable affairs with all levels of government, business, and the general public. Leverages partnerships with key stakeholders to gain support for corporate commitments and initiatives. Promotes understanding of Canada Post’s dual mandate as both a public service accessible to all Canadians and a financially viable business.
- Builds and maintains strategic relationships with Operations, Communications and Customer Service leaders to promote awareness of customer needs with the regional operations management team. Collaborates with them to proactively identify and resolve community concerns and maintain service commitments.
- Assesses trends and changes in the regional environment including implications of decisions, activity and public policy on Canada Post. Provides guidance to the regional leadership team on managing relationship between Canada Post and government or public stakeholders. Contributes to corporate planning and strategy processes, identifying major themes and issues stemming from future business plans.
- Designation and or certifications programs may be required for certain positions (i.e. Finance & Engineering)
- Completed post-secondary, preferably in a related field OR a combination of equivalent professional experience and training
- Excellent team building and leadership skills and experience
- Proficient computer skills and competent with Microsoft Office programs
- Sound organizational, analytical, judgement and decision-making skills with proven abilities in problem solving
- Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to build and maintain relationships
- Budget and planning experience
- 5 to 7 years of relevant functional experience
- 3 or more years’ experience managing people
- One or more years of experience in a unionized environment an asset
Company: Canada Post / Postes Canada
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Application Deadline: N/A