Business improvement strategist

City of Calgary’s Parks and Open Spaces department based in Calgary, AB is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Business improvement strategist. City of Calgary’s Parks and Open Spaces department manages and maintains public parks and green spaces. It ensures preservation, landscaping, and recreational amenities. It enhances Calgary’s livability by providing accessible and well-maintained outdoor spaces for residents to enjoy. It promotes environmental sustainability and contributes to the city’s quality of life. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: City of Calgary
Department: Parks and Open Spaces
Position: Business improvement strategist
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: $42.09 – $56.27 hourly
Employment Type: Full Time/Temporary (up to 22 months)
Union: CUPE Local 38
Audience: Internal/External
Location: 332 42 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2S 3B3, Canada
Shift: 5 day work week, with 1 day off in each 3 week cycle
Hours of work: Standard 35 hour work week
Job ID: 309439


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should have a degree in Business, Management, Economics, Commerce, Planning, Engineering, or a related field
Experience: Candidates should have at least 5 years of experience in areas such as strategic and financial planning, project management, and business improvement

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should have advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel and possess experience with facilitation, data analysis, business analysis, public policy, and a working knowledge of various analysis methodologies
  • The candidates should demonstrate knowledge and experience in business analytics, performance metrics, and process improvement methodologies
  • The candidates should have experience in management consulting, and Lean Black Belt certification and have experience working in a municipal environment or related field
  • The candidates should possess intermediate knowledge of various digital tools, including Business Intelligence, GIS, Infrastructure Asset Management, databases, and MS Project
  • The candidates should have experience with developing strategies and writing content and reports for senior leadership
  • The candidates should have ability to collaborate and work effectively in a team setting, demonstrated problem-solving skills and a high attention to detail, well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, a strong customer focus, business and political acumen, and the ability to manage the implementation of business and strategic concepts


  • The candidates should be able to drive strategic initiatives, process improvements, and financial analysis within the Parks Infrastructure and Capital Infrastructure portfolios, encompassing both operational and capital functions
  • The candidates should be able to gather and analyze data, develop policies, guidelines, strategies, and provide recommendations to optimize decision-making processes, enhance operational efficiency, and ensure effective resource allocation
  • The candidates should be able to support strategic continuous improvement projects to streamline processes, reduce errors, and create efficiencies
  • The candidates should be able to develop, implement, and monitor procedures and tools such as dashboards, SharePoint sites, and databases to support process improvement efforts
  • The candidates should be able to research new technologies and assess how they can improve processes and reduce gaps within Capital Infrastructure or Parks Infrastructure teams and be able to conduct research and compile strategic planning inputs
  • The candidates should be able to conduct data gathering, analysis, and generate recommendations or reports related to finance and funding topics, and implement identified recommendations to optimize financial management and funding allocation
  • The candidates should be able to prepare summary reports and presentations for senior management and committees of Council


  • The candidates will get competitive wages, pensions, and other benefits

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through the below-mentioned details.

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