Manager, Applications & GIS Services – City of North Vancouver (North Vancouver, BC)

The Corporation of the City of North Vancouver

Manager, Applications & GIS Services

Regular Full Time

The City of North Vancouver is the urban core of the beautiful North Shore and has a long-term vision to be “The Healthiest Small City in the World”, with five key priorities to be a City for People, a Liveable City, a Vibrant City, a Connected City and a Prosperous City.

We’re seeking a motivated and energetic proven Information Technology professional to join our progressive Information Technology team.

Reporting to the Manager, Information Technology, you will be responsible for leading the City’s Applications and GIS (Geographical Information Systems) Services team.  You will work closely with all City departments and achieve client satisfaction through the administration and management of the City’s key business systems, which include PeopleSoft (Financials and HCM), Infor Public Sector software (Community Development, Regulation and Asset Management), ESRI (GIS), Vadim, OpenText eDocs, custom web/mobile applications, and various departmental and divisional applications.  You will also manage IT project proposals and implementations as well as perform analysis, release planning, application security patching, and other related application services.

Your immediate priorities will include stabilizing the newly installed IPS application and addressing the significant backlog of enhancements.  You will be focusing on application support and maintenance standards to ensure applications are maintained at current levels.  You will also consult with City departments and assist with determining their business requirements to develop an annual work plan for your team, and deliver on the work plan in an efficient and timely manner.

A key component of this role is business relationship management.  As such, you possess strong leadership and facilitation skills to lead teams through multiple concurrent software projects.  Your understanding of municipal business systems, industry requirements, and information technology will ensure that you actively contribute to the IT application team.  You will be knowledgeable and capable of managing risk and scope to deliver the objectives of your project plans and budgets successfully. 

You will have a degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science or related discipline with experience in applications services delivery, strong project management skills and experience.  Your skills include an awareness of spatial data, digital mapping and GIS, and a demonstrated proficiency in business process redesign and business system analysis.  Your strong communication and interpersonal skills will ensure your success as you move projects forward, and your passion and energy will allow you to motivate and inspire your team members. 

During the recruitment process, applicants will be requested to provide a current Police Information Check (PIC).

We offer an attractive remuneration and benefits package for this exempt position, including a compressed work schedule.

If you’re passionate about making the City of North Vancouver an even greater place to live, apply on-line through the Career Portal at by Friday October 30, 2020.

Thank you for your interest in the City of North Vancouver.

Posting#:  2020–0081

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