We Are Hiring! Join our team as a Manager of Standards

Role: Manager, Standards

Location of work: Anywhere in Canada

About the Role
The Digital Governance Council is looking for an exceptional Manager to join our Digital Governance Standards Institute team.

You will play a critical role as a strategic member of the team, you will be responsible to lead and manage the development and ongoing maintenance of standards projects that will be recognized nationally and internationally in the information technology space, as directed by DGSI and its supporting committees. You will research trends and evaluate significant innovations in the industry to help guide and prioritize national standards development.

What You Bring
You are respected for your collaboration skills, clear communication, foresight, planning and action orientation. As an ideal candidate you have a combination of successful experience in entrepreneurial settings where new ideas and approaches are encouraged, and exposure to multi-stakeholder environments.

You bring experience in standardization or policy development. You have project management capabilities with strong critical thinking and negotiation skills.

You have demonstrated leadership and the ability to maintain credibility, trust and support.  You are well-respected as an individual capable of superior execution and are recognized for the quality of your work.

You are an energetic, self-directed team player, comfortable in a start-up environment, and committed to the success of the Digital Governance Council with the ability to promote the Council’s values of innovation, disruption, collaboration, and advocacy.

You have a proven track record of fostering trusting relationships and partnerships to deliver collaborative, impactful programs or initiatives. An effective communicator, you can toggle seamlessly between diverse audiences and platforms. You have experience managing complex, multi-stakeholder projects from beginning to end.

You are confident, self-directed, and a quick study, but not afraid to ask for help or own your mistakes. You are enthusiastic, upbeat, and a consummate team player. Calm under pressure, you deliver on tight deadlines and can juggle multiple priorities.

Nice to Have
Information technology industry experience.
Proposal writing experience.
English/French bilingualism.

What We Bring
The Digital Governance Standards Institute (DGSI) recognizes that challenging market conditions, disruptive technologies and game changers like the future of work are putting stresses on our governments, businesses and citizens. That’s why we are thrilled to be building a team to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders to fulfil the Institute’s mandate. We provide a unique opportunity work beside executive leaders to identify, prioritize and then act on digital governance opportunities and challenges.

Compensation will be calculated based on individual experience and expertise. We are looking for someone to fill a full-time role. The range for this position as a full-time role is $80,000 to $94,000. Benefits and vacation will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

How to Apply
If this sounds like you, email darryl.kingston@dgc-cgn using the subject line “Manager, Standards” with a resume and one-page letter of interest.

Digital Governance Council is a national organization representing a diverse sector. As such, we are committed to building a diverse team and fostering a work environment that is responsive to the needs of all employees. We encourage applications from Black people, Indigenous people, people of colour, people with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ2+ community, and those with varied expertise and lived experiences. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We would like to thank all applicants in advance.


About the Digital Governance Council 

The Digital Governance Council is a member-driven organization that acts as a cross-sector neutral convener for Canada’s executive leaders to identify, prioritize and act on digital governance opportunities and challenges. The Council leads an Executive Forum for council members, sets technology governance standards through the Digital Governance Standards Institute and certifies the compliance of Canadian organizations in the management of the effective and efficient use of digital technologies. To learn more about the organization and its initiatives, visit www.dgc-cgn.org or contact info@dgc-cgn.org.


About the Digital Governance Standards Institute 

The Digital Governance Standards Institute develops digital technology governance standards fit for global use. The Institute works with experts, as well as national and global partners and the public to develop national standards that reduce risk to Canadians and Canadian organizations adopting and using innovative digital technologies in today’s digital economy. The Institute is an independent division of the Digital Governance Council. To learn more about the organization and its initiatives, visit www.dgc-cgn.org or contact info@dgc-cgn.org.

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