Executive/Senior Leadership Opportunities

Chief Financial Officer

Are you a decisive and results-driven finance executive who believes in teamwork to drive success? Do you possess the drive to deliver sustainable programs and services in the public sector? If this sounds like you, we would love to have you join our dynamic team of leaders all focussing on building One City – One Team

As the capital city of Saskatchewan, the City of Regina – with a population of 215,000 – has approximately 2,500 permanent employees delivering programs and services that touch the lives of residents every day. We’re building a strong community by providing reliable, sustainable services.

The City of Regina is recruiting for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to carry overall responsibility for the functions, people, operations and strategy within the Corporate Services Division. Reporting to the City Manager, the CFO is accountable for six departments, approximately 500 employees and is also a core member of the Executive Leadership Team. With specific focus on business transformation, strategy, and organizational leadership and oversight of the City’s finances, the CFO guides and supports his or her leadership team in accomplishing their respective department goals while delivering its strategic objectives sustainably.

The ideal candidate is a successful strategic financial executive with extensive experience working within a complex and multi-stakeholder environment. You possess substantial business and political acumen, proven experience contributing at the strategic level and a talent for encouraging teams to define and deliver corporate goals and objectives.

This is a unique opportunity to be an integral member of a leadership team that is committed to building One City – One Team. To express your interest in this executive position, please respond in confidence to Cortnie Jacobson, Senior HR Consultant at the City of Regina. Call 306-777-7444 or email cjacobson@regina.ca

This competition will remain open until filled.

The City of Regina values diversity in our workforce and encourages applications from all qualified Employment Equity candidates.


Director, Human Resources

The City of Regina has an exciting opportunity for the right person to join our leadership team. The Director, Human Resources, leads a team of over 60 professionals overseeing and directing the development and delivery of departmental programs that include Client Services, Labour Relations, Workplace Health and Safety, Benefits and Payroll, Compensation, Organizational Effectiveness, and Diversity and Project/Strategic Support. As a senior leader in the corporation, this role requires an ability to understand and translate divergent client needs into a practical business plan that is flexible enough to accommodate changing needs in the organization.

The Director leads and works collaboratively with the Executive Director and Management team in developing both a strategic plan and an annual budget plan for the department. Innovation and creativity are required to identify, define and create solutions to enterprise wide, strategic issue and challenges.

Success in this position can only be achieved through harnessing the strength of the department’s people. The Director inspires, mentors and coaches the team to deliver the department’s mandate and reach their goals.

The ideal candidate brings a deep knowledge of Human Resources leading practices with noteworthy credentials in strategic human resources including labour relations and negotiations. With senior-level management experience, the future Director possesses strong business acumen and a proven ability to develop, build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders both within and outside of the organization including union partners. Experience in leading large teams to deliver complex services and in managing major projects is also essential.

To confidentially explore this exciting leadership opportunity, email a detailed cover letter and resume to Mandy McGregor, HR Consultant, mmcgregor@regina.ca.

This competition will remain open until filled.


Director, Communications & Customer Experience

In this enterprise leadership role, you will be the City of Regina’s principal communications strategist, senior advisor and program manager. You will focus on sharing the City of Regina’s story with our internal and external audiences as the City grows, diversifies and pursues new and exciting opportunities.

As Director, Communications & Customer Experience, you will report to the Executive Director, Organization & People and oversee a staff of approximately 60 employees, including five managers. You will translate the City’s vision, mission and direction into concrete plans and actions to engage our staff and our citizens. As a trusted communications resource and strategic advisor, you will work closely with the Mayor, Council and the Executive Leadership Team to anticipate and respond to issues of an operational or political nature. You will champion the Customer Experience Strategy for the organization to address a broad range of customer issues and questions. Finally, you will be an inspirational coach and mentor of a multi-faceted, integrated, communication & customer experience team.

With senior level communications management experience in the public sector or with public sector clients, you have developed noteworthy credentials in marketing, public relations, internal communications and have worked within the full scope of traditional and new media. You have also demonstrated your ability to manage people, priorities and budgets in a large department all in support of meeting corporate goals. With the City of Regina, you’ll have a great evolving story to tell.

To confidentially explore this opportunity, email a detailed cover letter and resume to Mandy McGregor, HR Consultant, mmcgregor@regina.ca.

This competition will remain open until filled.