Job Posting

IT Manager, People Development

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Computer and Information Systems Managers (0213)
NOC Job Title: Computer Projects Manager
Expires in 11 days
Expires: 2019-07-04
Last Updated: 2019-06-12

Job Number: 569509

Job Location(s)

6951 Westminster Hwy
Richmond, British Columbia
V7C 1C6, Canada

Job Description

Are you a people leader who excels at coaching, mentoring, and working with individuals to support the development of their work practices and careers? Do you have experience leading teams in an IT environment?


We’re looking for an IT people development manager who can create a learning environment for individuals, provide individual and team coaching for DevOps teams, and convey frequent feedback for continued development and performance improvement. You’ll use your technical knowledge and experience with product development (projects and sustainment) within DevOps to create teams with the right qualities to deliver exceptional products.


Working on our IT team is a unique opportunity to do work that matters. We provide a highly-collaborative environment where employees can develop their skills and work on challenging projects that help make a difference to the workers and employers of B.C.


What you’ll do

As a people development manager you will:

·        Participate in the recruitment and selection process for DevOps teams

·        Manage the performance of individuals on five DevOps teams

·        Coach and advise individuals to create their performance and career development plans – identifying skills required to excel in their current jobs and to prepare them for future jobs

·        Motivate and guide staff to meet their objectives and achieve their goals

·        Coach team members on how to receive and deliver constructive feedback to individuals within teams


Is this a good fit for you?

We’re looking for someone who can:

·        Build group commitment towards common goals through encouraging, planning, prioritizing, and conceptualizing issues and solutions

·        Facilitate and influence discussions with internal and external parties to optimize outcomes

·        Prepare and present complex information in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing to a variety of audiences

·        Provide constructive feedback on performance

·        Adapt to changes and model positive behaviours even when faced with difficult circumstances

·        Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with individuals, teams, and diverse groups in an objective and diplomatic manner

·        Provide estimates for one’s own work and challenge work estimates to ensure team commitments are reasonable


Your experience and educational background:

·        A bachelor’s degree in computer science or a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) field

·        Education and experience in team coaching, talent management, and performance management

·        A minimum of seven years working in the IT industry with at least

o   Five years of those seven years directly responsible for operational delivery of projects, for managing and developing staff, for leading systemic coaching efforts in support of teams’ function and performance

o   Two years of those seven years working within an Agile/DevOps environment within IT

·        Scrum master or product owner certification is an asset

Who are we?

At WorkSafeBC, we’re dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across B.C. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases do occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers’ compensation system today and for future generations. We’re honoured to serve the 2.4 million workers and 238,000 registered employers in our province.



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