Government of Alberta Senior Information & Privacy Manager Full Time in Calgary, AB

Government of Alberta

Branch Calgary AB CA

Senior Information & Privacy Manager
Calgary, AB

Management-level knowledge of information security best practices and technology and experience in information security auditing and/or privacy compliance…


Open competition

Closing Date

September 30, 2015


Manager 2


Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner

About Us

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC) is a Legislative Office. The Commissioner reports directly to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta and is independent of the government of the day. Through the OIPC, the Commissioner performs the legislative and regulatory responsibilities set out in Alberta’s three access and privacy Acts:
– The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP)
– The Health Information Act (HIA)
– The Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA)

To learn more about the work that we do please visit:


We have an opportunity in our team for an experienced information and privacy professional in Calgary or Edmonton.

Reporting to the Director, you will assist the Commissioner in the performance of her legislative mandate. Through relationship building, strong leadership and effective mediation, investigation and communication skills you will influence and effect changes in the development and implementation of initiatives, programs, policies, goals and proposed legislative schemes in the public, health and private sectors. As an integral team member you will :

– Review decisions made by public bodies, custodians and organizations for legislative compliance;
– Conduct investigations, issue findings and make recommendations;
– Mediate and attempt to resolve disputes between parties;
– Review and comment on initiatives, information systems, policies, procedures and practices of public bodies, health custodians and private sector organizations;
– Consult and advise on complex and multi-jurisdictional access and privacy issues;
– Review privacy impact assessments and privacy breach reports. Provide comments and make recommendations;
– Promote, educate and inform the public and stakeholders about the Acts and on access and privacy matters;

In order to be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate a strong proficiency in developing networks, creative problem solving, agility and drive for results.


A University degree in a related field plus at least six years related experience in legislative and policy interpretation, investigations, research and analysis, mediation and multi-party dispute resolution. Preference will be given to candidates with in-depth knowledge of access and privacy laws and principles, particularly FOIP, HIA and PIPA. Strong communication skills (verbal and written) are essential. Management-level knowledge of information security best practices and technology and experience in information security auditing and/or privacy compliance reviews would be an asset. Equivalencies will be considered.


$3,062.51 – $4,121.25 biweekly ($79,931 to $107,564 annually)


The successful candidate will be required to undergo a security screening.
This competition will be used to fill current and future vacancies within the OIPC. Candidates with lesser qualifications and experience may be considered at a lower classification level and salary.

How to Apply

Online applications are preferred. If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID to: Human Resources, Office of the Information & Privacy Commissioner, 4th Floor, 9925 – 109 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5K 2J8 Phone: (780) 415-8603 Fax: (780) 644-6997. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file.

Position Profile

Please click on the following link to see the position description which details a list of the job responsibilities: https://www.jobs.alberta.ca/pprofile/pp1031837.htm

Closing Statement

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-09-22
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