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Manager, Performance and Innovation, Yellowknife

Workers' Safety and Compensation Commission
January 18, 2023
Yellowknife, NT
Job Type
Base Salary
$114,816 to $137,163 per year


As the Manager of the Performance and Innovation unit you must be a strong leader with strategic planning skills and demonstrated success in solving complex business problems. You will be a collaborative member of our team and possess strong executive communication skills, consensus building capabilities, and a team development focus.


Here are a few ways you will make a difference:

  • Leading a multidisciplinary team in solving complex problems, based on innovation frameworks, process optimization, data analytics and sound project management principals.
  • Leading the strategic planning and monitoring process and the development of corporate key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Leading the organization’s data reporting strategy with accountability for internal and external statistical reporting.
  • Oversight of the project portfolio stemming from annual corporate planning and strategic planning objectives.


What you bring to the role:

  • An in-depth knowledge of business planning methods, processes and development, strategic planning and risk management, data analysis and research methodology.
  • Superior project management, analytical, research, consultation and facilitation skills.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or a related discipline, combined with a minimum of five (5) years of progressive experience in a combination of program development, project management, business analysis, strategic and corporate planning, change management, process improvement or data analysis.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of recent management/supervisory experience.
  • Experience with workers’ compensation and Lean management principles are an asset.

Company Info

With offices in Yellowknife and Iqaluit, the WSCC is unique as it is the only workers' compensation organization in Canada that insures workers across more than one province or territory. As an organization, we are committed and dedicated to our vision to eliminate workplace diseases and injuries in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. This vision is reflected in how we conduct our work, while ensuring a healthy WorkLife balance for our employees. With endless opportunities to explore our spectacular land and rich culture this position can be located in either Yellowknife or Iqaluit, depending on which beautiful Northern Capital you would like to call home.

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