Manager, Accreditation

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Job Type Management / Administration
Organization Safety Codes Council
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Job Description

Fostering public confidence, utilizing expertise, fueling innovation, and acting with integrity.

The Safety Codes Council is an independent, self-funded regulatory organization mandated to provide oversight of the system and technical disciplines through a number of key legislated functions and client focused services. We provide leadership by guiding, educating, supporting, and collaborating with all stakeholders in Alberta’s safety codes system.

We offer a challenging and enjoyable work environment, great benefits, and a chance to make a difference in the lives of Albertans.

Join us and make an impact on keeping Albertans safe in the built environment!

THE OPPORTUNITY

This is an exciting, high-impact opportunity to uphold the principles of the accreditation program and inspire confidence in Alberta’s safety codes system.

The Manager, Accreditation—with the legislative authority and responsibility as the Administrator of Accreditation under the Safety Codes Act—leads the Safety Codes Council’s accreditation program. The Manager, Accreditation oversees the accreditation of municipalities, agencies, corporations, and regional service commissions to administer the Safety Codes Act within Alberta. The Manager is responsible for making accreditation decisions, which include approving quality management plans, annual reviews, and improvement submissions. Furthermore, the incumbent works collaboratively across the Council to ensure a robust and effective functioning of the Safety Codes System by providing trends and insights from the accreditation program.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

You are a seasoned quality professional with a passion for making a difference. Your experience in working with a wide variety of technical and non-technical stakeholders is key to success in the role. You are collaborative and creative with a keen eye for detail, bringing with you an innovative and diverse portfolio of experience.  Working alongside a talented team, you will be responsible for identifying, creating, and executing action plans to enhance the accreditation process to support our mission to keep Albertans safe in the built environment.

THE DETAILS

  • Complete cycle oversight and final approval on accreditation application and amendment process
  • Review, evaluate, and monitor quality management plans and amendments
  • Facilitate the quality management plan and annual review process
  • Monitor investigations
  • Create and monitor quality improvement plans with required accredited stakeholders
  • Ensures stakeholders are stewarding to their obligations agreed to in their Quality Management Plan(s)
  • Ensure impacts from accreditation decisions and trends are known across Council
  • Facilitate accreditation transition plans from one organization to another
  • Develop and implement a Quality Management Plan Review framework
  • Develop and implement changes to procedures and practices to ensure value for activity
  • Develop, consolidate, and present trends analysis on safety codes system issues within the scope of accreditation, and recommend and implement data-driven solutions

THE REQUIREMENTS

  • Post-Secondary education with emphasis on administrative law, business administration, and safety codes legislation
  • Minimum five years’ experience in legislative administration and quality assurance programs or equivalent
  • Minimum five years’ leading and managing projects, teams, and working groups
  • Experience delivering programs and resolving client inquiries/complaints is required
  • Knowledge of the Safety Codes Act, related regulations, compliance monitoring practices, and the needs and interests of safety codes system clients, partners, and stakeholders is an asset

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, vision and a health spending account
  • Generous RSP and employer matching Deferred Profit Sharing Plan (DPSP)
  • Professional learning and development
  • Positive workplace culture and work-life balance

Notes

  • Must possess a valid drivers’ license and be willing to travel throughout the province on a frequent basis
  • Office location is 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Hours of work: 36.25 hours per week (Monday – Friday)
  • Position is subject to a pre-employment background screening, including a criminal record check

We encourage and embrace individuals with diverse transferable skills, experiences, and competencies to apply.

The position will be open until a suitable candidate is found. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

About the Safety Codes Council

The Safety Codes Council is an independent, self-funded regulatory organization mandated to provide oversight of the system and technical disciplines through a number of key legislated functions and client focused services, including:

  • Accrediting and monitoring the compliance of municipalities, agencies, corporations, and regional service commissions in administering the Act within specified jurisdictions.
  • For the 300,000 Albertans who live in unaccredited areas of the province, the Alberta Safety Codes Authority (ASCA) conducts permitting, inspections and oversees spill and incident reporting requirements for storage tank systems across the province.
  • Training and certifying safety codes officers to inspect the construction, installation and maintenance of Alberta’s structures and systems and administering Alberta’s Master Electrician program.
  • Reviewing, formulating, safety codes and standards, and evaluating emerging issues in the safety codes system to provide recommendations to Alberta Municipal Affairs.
  • Investigating complaints and conducting investigations on the conduct, performance, or competency of an organization or individual having authority, powers, or duties under the Act.
  • Conducting hearings and appeals of orders and written notices issued under the authority of the Act.

The Safety Codes Council is committed to fostering equity and diversity, and we strive to provide a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free work environment.

Join our dedicated team of professionals and make a meaningful impact on the lives of Albertans!

Application Return

Please submit your application, including a Cover Letter, via Careers - Safety Codes Council, or email directly to HR@safetycodes.ab.ca.