Program Manager, Scenario Planning

We acknowledge with respect that BC Transit delivers our mission on the ancestral territories of Indigenous Peoples across British Columbia, and their historical relationships with the land continue to this day.  


In Victoria, where our Corporate Office is located, our people are privileged to live and work on the unceded traditional territories of the Lək̓ʷəŋən peoples, and the Esquimalt and Songhees Nations.  


Location: Victoria, BC

Employment Type:  Regular Full Time

Annual Salary Range: Exempt Band 5, MIN $95,800.00 - MED $112,600.00 - MAX $129,500.00

Placement in the salary range is determined by an assessment of knowledge, skills, experience and ability of the candidate to meet the key requirements of the job. In addition, our pay philosophy is to align with the median of the comparable market and to be considerate of internal equity comparisons. 

Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 04/21/2024 


Are we right for you...

We’re passionate about people and creating sustainable, safe and affordable public transit solutions to residents across BC. We are an organization that has a people-first approach and considers people first in every business decision that we make. We are part of the solution and what we do matters; from fighting climate change with battery electric buses, to affordability through cost effective transportation, to connecting remote communities, we bring the heart, soul and innovation to public transportation.


It’s an exciting time to be in the public transportation sector and we’re looking for a creative and passionate leader to join our team. Not only would you be joining an engaged organization, but you’d also get to enjoy flexible work arrangements, extended benefits and a pension plan as just a few of the benefits BC Transit employees are eligible for. Keep reading to find out if this role is meant for you!

What you'll be doing...

Reporting to the Director, Financial Planning and Analysis, the Program Manager, Scenario Planning leads BC Transit’s long-term scenario planning functions.  This position provides subject matter expertise in modelling long-term operating and capital spending scenarios to support funding and treasury planning and inform decision making.  

This position is responsible for modelling and communicating the funding impacts of internal and external drivers, including their effects on local, provincial and other government partners. Collaborative, detail oriented and forward-thinking, the Program Manager, Scenario Planning plays a strategic role in guiding and informing senior leadership, the Board of Directors, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI), Local Government partners and other stakeholders to proactively support decision-making regarding the development and  implementation of BC Transit’s Strategic Plan, along with the low carbon fleet plan, the long-term capital plan, Transit Future plans and to achieve targets laid out in the CleanBC Plan and other Provincial mandates. 

Core competency requirements for success in this position include strategic thinking, complex problem solving, analytical thinking, organizational awareness and relationship building, paired with strong technical finance experience.


For additional information about the full accountabilities of this position please review the Program Manager, Scenario Planning job description.

What you'll bring to the table...

We value lifelong learners and have found the following combination of education & experience allows people to be successful in this role: 

  • Experience in budgeting, forecasting, scenario planning, treasury management.
  • Experience with financial systems in a mid-to-large sized organization; experience using JD Edwards and Hubble software an asset.
  • Demonstrated experience in multi-year financial modelling in a medium to large organization.
  • Experience using Power BI or other business intelligence tools would be considered a strong asset.
  • Strong written, verbal, presentation and relationship building skills 
  • Strong strategic thinking, critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of data collection and analysis methodologies
  • Experience applying legislative frameworks and political awareness to complex situations.
  • Previous experience in a Finance role in a complex, public sector organization with an understanding of public sector entities is an asset.

What we'll bring to the table...

  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits to support you and your family, regardless of what life throws at you
  • Membership in a “gold plated” defined benefit pension plan, meaning it’s the best in the Province and one of the best in the country; putting you in a strong position when it comes time to retire 
  • Access to fitness and lifestyle centers at our Victoria and Langford offices to help you take care of your physical fitness and health
  • Various programs that support employees such as an Employee Assistance Program and health and wellness initiatives and events aimed at fostering your mental health
  • A complimentary employee bus pass (taxable dependent passes)
  • A corporate learning and development program to help you in continuous career growth
  • An employee recognition program where we all recognize each other's successes (not just your Leaders!)
  • A social club that gives you access to events throughout Victoria

What next steps could look like...

  • Interviews will take place the week of May 1st - 3rd, 2024.
  • The position requires the completion of a Criminal Record Check or Vulnerable Sector Search.
  • An eligibility list may be established for future full time regular and full time temporary vacancies
  • If you have a disability that requires an accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please contact to let us know how we can assist you.
  • BC Transit is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. If the organization identifies this position as a reasonable accommodation for an existing employee, all candidates will be notified as soon as reasonably possible.


At BC Transit, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace; if you’re excited about this role and you have a combination of education and experience that you feel would fulfill its requirements, we encourage you to apply. In keeping with this belief, we do not discriminate on any basis. Should you require any accommodation or have questions, please let us know.





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