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Strategic Business Advisor

Location: Victoria, BC

Employment Type: Regular Full Time 

Union: MOVEUP 

Salary: MoveUp Group 12, MIN $6,715.00 - MAX $8,063.00 

Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 05/17/2022 



Are we right for you...

We’re passionate about people and creating sustainable, safe and affordable solutions to 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 transit industry and we’re looking for creative and passionate people 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 Manager of Corporate Strategy, the Strategic Business Advisor is accountable for coordinating aspects of BC Transit's long-term corporate planning and performance management framework including the development of the Provincial Service Plan, Annual Service Plan Report, Business Plan and enterprise reporting in a multi disciplinary environment. This position contributes to ongoing corporate strategic planning and enterprise reporting requirements with internal and external stakeholders, development of corporate planning and performance documents, development of strategic business cases and associated key performance indicators.  The Strategic Business Advisor also communicates and evaluates emerging transportation and mobility trends and makes recommendations for future corporate initiatives.


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What you'll bring to the table...

We love lifelong Learners and recommend the following mix of education or certifications to be successful in conjunction with relevant experience:

  • The competencies for this position would typically be acquired through a post-secondary degree in Business Administration, planning, or a related discipline plus a minimum three years’ experience providing an advanced level of expertise and leading projects in a corporate strategy environment. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered. 
  • Proven experience in preparing concise, comprehensive reports, business cases and delivering presentations to senior stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of the principles, concepts and terms associated with strategic business planning, including the formation of corporate goals, business initiatives, strategic analysis, enterprise reporting and monitoring, financial accounting, cost-analysis and project management. 
  • Knowledge and familiarity with transit and emerging trends in the transportation industry.

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 retirement.
  • Access to Fitness and Lifestyle Centers 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 (plus 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 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 between May 25 to May 27, 2022.
  • The position requires the competition of a Criminal Record Check or Vulnerable Sector Search.
  • An eligibility list may be established to fill future vacancies.
  • Testing and assessments may be included as part of the recruitment process.
  • If you have a disability which requires an accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you.

To keep our team members, customers and the communities we serve safe, we have introduced an interim Employee Mandatory Vaccination Policy intended to prevent the transmission of COVID-19.  BC Transit requires proof of being fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Please be aware that your appointment to this position is conditional on meeting and maintaining the definition of being "fully vaccinated" as per the definition of Health Canada. Any employee providing false or misleading information, may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal.


We believe that diversity of thought and experience fuels innovation. In keeping with this belief, we do not discriminate on any basis. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Should you require any accommodation or have questions, please let us know.

While we welcome all applications, we will only respond directly to those who are short-listed for a role. Thanks in advance for your understanding and wishing you all the best in your career journey.

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