Department: Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Sector: Canadian Digital Service

Position Title: Director of Talent & Internal Operations

Group and Level: EX-01


Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.


E1 - Significant* and recent** experience applying modern HR practices to improve talent acquisition and employee experience in a digital or transformational*** environment.

E2 - Experience driving strategy and change in a multilayer and complex**** organization.

E3 - Significant* experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with senior officials (Assistant Deputy Minister level or equivalent and higher) in such organizations as: federal departments or agencies, other levels of government, the private sector, not-for-profit organizations/institutions.

E4 - Experience providing strategic analysis and advice to senior management*****.

E5 - Experience in managing human resources and in managing financial resources.

*Significant is defined as depth and breadth of experience that would normally be acquired over a period of approximately two years.

**Recent is defined as experience that would normally be acquired within the last five years.

*** Transformational is defined as an organization that is in constant movement and change.

****Complex is defined as having two (2) or more of the following characteristics: significant business risks and impacts, multidimensional, sensitive, affecting many partners or stakeholders, precedent setting or with significant public profile.

*****Senior management is defined as Executive Director and above or an executive with decision-making power that influences the whole of the organization.


K1 - Knowledge of modern HR practices in talent acquisition and employee experience.

K2 - Knowledge of how to drive HR strategy in a complex organization.

K3 - Knowledge of diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies and practices.


A1 – Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Key Leadership Competencies

KLC1 - Create vision and strategy

KLC2 - Mobilize people

KLC3 - Uphold integrity and respect

KLC4 - Collaborate with partners and stakeholders

KLC5 - Promote innovation and guide change

KLC6 - Achieve results

Official Languages Proficiency

It is our intent to appoint a bilingual Imperative CBC/CBC (intermediate to advanced French levels) candidate however non-imperative CBC/CBC appointments may be considered.

EEDI Statement

In support of achieving a diverse workforce, consideration may be given to candidates self-declare as belonging to one of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and women.

Condition of employment

Secret security clearance