BAND 2 - Special Authority Manager - Closing Date Amended (BC Public Service)

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Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Posting Title
BAND 2 - Special Authority Manager - Closing date amended
Position Classification
Band 2
Work Options
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)
Salary Range
$74,300.00 - $105,000.04 annually
Close Date
Job Type
Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
BC Public Service -> Health
Ministry Branch / Division
Pharmaceutical, Laboratory & Blood Services Division (PLBSD),Clinical Services & Evaluation (CSE)
Job Summary
Bring your strong leadership skills to this dynamic team environment
Pharmaceutical care, Laboratory and Blood Services are essential to improving the health and wellness of citizens in BC. Rising costs, increasing demands by patients for more affordable, accessible, and convenient care as well as macro trends are increasing the need for system-wide change. In response, the Pharmaceutical, Laboratory and Blood Services Division (PLBSD) within the BC Ministry of Health has expanded its mandate to play a stronger role in driving excellence in pharmaceutical care, laboratory, and blood services across the province. This mandate includes "overseeing the provisioning, management and optimal use of pharmaceuticals, laboratory and blood services, related systems, and services to improve patient outcomes in the BC Health System.
The Manager, Special Authority reports directly to the Director of Special Authority and is responsible for the staff recruiting, development and discipline of 35/48 staff members of the Special Authority unit.
Job Requirements
  • Related university degree, diploma or two years of related experience OR
  • An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum two years experience related to Pharmacare adjudication such as government, retail, or hospital pharmacy practice.
  • Minimum two years supervisory experience leading and resolving complex staff and/or client issues.
Preference may be given to candidates with any of the following:
  • Experience interpreting and administering legislation and providing advice on policy, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Experience with project management and in providing briefings to executive management.
  • Preference may be given to applicants who identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit).
For questions regarding this position, please contact .
About This Position
Amendment (February 15): closing date amended to (February 29, 2024. Amendment (February 29th): closing date amended to March 7, 2024
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to four (4) days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.
An eligibility list may be established to fill both current and/or future permanent vacancies.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.
This position is excluded from union membership.
Working For The BC Public Service
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact or 778-405-3452.
How To Apply
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.
Cover Letter: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.
Resume: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, itmay notbe used for initial shortlisting purposes.
Questionnaire: YES - You will need to complete a comprehensive questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and how you obtained your relevant experience. The questionnaire will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.
Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.
Additional Information
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located at the bottom of the posting.
Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.
Job Category
Leadership and Management

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Canada


  • Entry level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 16, 2024
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