Find yourself in a city of 330 crystal clear lakes, scenic attractions and untouched wilderness while enjoying a short commute, affordable housing options and urban amenities. Greater Sudbury is a great place to live, play and work.
Greater Sudbury is a hub for northeastern Ontario, central to the region’s economy through its provision of medical, education, business and financial services. We have ambitious plans and expectations for progress that makes joining Greater Sudbury’s leadership team an exciting opportunity. You will make substantial contributions to this beautifully diverse city, the geographically largest municipality in Ontario and second largest in Canada.
As General Manager of Community Development you are part of the Executive Leadership Team under the direction of the Chief Administrative Officer. Your portfolio includes an array of services that are vital to the city’s quality of life. In your first year, you’ll play a key role in the implementation of our new Transit Action Plan and assume lead responsibility for critical community infrastructure projects, all in support of Council’s strategic priorities.
Employment Opportunity Notice: EX19-332
General Manager of Community Development
Reporting Location: Tom Davies Square
Start Date to Follow Selection Process
The Community Development Department of the City of Greater Sudbury, requires a General Manager of Community Development. The successful candidate must possess the qualifications and perform the duties, as set out below.
The position is responsible to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) as a member of the Executive Leadership Team for ensuring organizational alignment through the general management, direction and operation of the Community Development Department, in support of City Council’s strategic priorities and the Department’s operational service commitments. The position develops and maintains relationships with key stakeholders to create and sustain initiatives that will ensure community development and growth.
Under the general direction of the Chief Administrative Officer:
Understand the business implications of opportunities and decisions, and implement successful business strategies to improve organizational performance.
Level 5: Demonstrates strategic agility
Judgment and Decision Making
Make sound decisions involving varied levels of complexity, ambiguity and risk.
Level 5: Evaluates long-term business impact
Understand the business implications of decisions on one’s role, and link daily work to the organization’s strategy
Level 4: Incorporates complex factors into developing a strategy for the organization and the municipality
Work and communicate collaboratively within City of Greater Sudbury to create alignment within and across teams and groups.
Level 5: Acts for the enterprise
Driving for Results
The personal drive to achieve results, and focus one’s attention on accomplishing key objectives and positive outcomes for oneself, one’s team and the business.
Level 5: Drives the business forward
Impact & Influence
Persuade, convince, influence or gain the commitment of others to get them to accept a point of view, adopt a specific direction, commit to an idea, or take a course of action.
Level 4: Uses complex indirect influence strategies
Learn and understand the key relationships, diverse interest groups and power bases within one’s own and other organizations.
Level 5: Understands long-term, underlying organizational issues
Building Organizational Capability
Make balanced assessments of people and situations to ensure that the right people are in place to produce and maintain the best business results.
Level 4: Builds organizational capability
Holding Self & Others Accountable
Hold others accountable to execute to high standards of excellence and hold themselves accountable to the same or higher standard.
Level 5: Promotes a high performance culture
Inspire others to work toward common goals by engaging and empowering them, and providing clarity and direction.
Level 5: Communicates a compelling vision
Acting with integrity, ensuring one’s actions are consistent with City of Greater Sudbury’s values and expectations.
Level 4: Applies strong personal moral compass to strategic decisions and actions
For more information on leadership competencies, please see our Leadership Competency Dictionary.
Qualified candidates should submit their résumé in confidence by Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 4:30 PM to: Citizen Service Centre, The City of Greater Sudbury, PO Box 5000, Station A, 200 Brady Street, Sudbury, Ontario, P3A 5P3, Facsimile number: 705-673-7219 or by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org Any application received after this deadline will not be considered. Please reference the Employment Opportunity number (EX19-332) on your resume.
For further instructions on how to apply to this position, please visit our How to Apply section.
The City of Greater Sudbury is dedicated to maintaining a fair and equitable work environment, and welcomes submissions from all qualified applicants.
Personal information submitted will be used for the purpose of determining suitability for this competition only in accordance with The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted, and you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, you must advise the Hiring Manager.