Senior Policy Advisor

Reference Number:  983
Posted Date:  Apr 23, 2024
Employment Type:  Permanent Full Time
Hours of Work:  7.5 hours per day - 5 day week (M-F)
Work Arrangement:  Hybrid 8
Salary Range:  $88920.00 - $111150.00 Annually

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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We have an interesting opportunity for a public policy professional to join our Driver Licensing Policy, Standards and Governance team in Victoria. As a Senior Policy Advisor, you will be accountable for identifying the need for policy, regulatory and legislative changes consistent with corporate and government strategic goals. The successful candidate will also act as Policy lead for medium to large-scale driver licensing projects.


Your responsibilities may include:

  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with partners and stakeholders, including corporate departments, government and ministerial officials, law enforcement agencies, industry representatives, public organizations and other jurisdictions;

  • Designing, developing and evaluating provincial driver licensing policy, programs and projects;

  • Leading policy development and review projects to investigate, analyze and recommend solutions to highly complex and strategic policy matters relating to major changes to legislation, regulations and corporate policy direction;

  • Providing advice on all aspects of policy and programs as they relate to driver licensing;

  • Identifying emerging trends, research, issues and best practices in the areas of road safety and driver licensing, and recommending legislative, regulatory and policy changes;

  • Preparing a variety of briefing materials and decision documents for senior management, government and ministerial officials;

  • Providing advice and guidance to other members of the policy team.



Position Requirements


Candidates should have three (3) or more years’ experience in public policy development and administration, including work on increasingly complex files and projects.  Candidates should also have experience in project management, strategic planning and prioritization, government decision-making, legislative and regulatory development, and relationship management.  Experience with ICBC Driver Licensing, British Columbia’s legislative and regulatory processes, administrative justice, and road safety is preferred.


Candidates must be comfortable showing significant initiative to research, review and analyze complex issues and must have the interpersonal skills and work ethic necessary to build trust with colleagues and partners.  Significant analysis, consultation and collaborative problem solving skills are essential for this position. 


Candidates should possess, at minimum, an undergraduate degree.  A Master’s in Public Administration or a similar discipline is preferred.



About us: 

At ICBC, it’s our job to make sure the car insurance system works for all British Columbians, today and in the future. If you want to make the most of your skills and expertise while growing your career, we want you. A career at ICBC is an opportunity to be part of a talented, diverse and inclusive team that is driven to serve its customers and community. You can expect a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a collaborative work environment. If you are reliable and dependable, contact us today to be part of our talented and diverse team as we work together to create an insurance system we can all be proud of.


Work arrangements defined: 

  • Resident – you will work at your primary in-office headquarters on all scheduled workdays.
  • Hybrid 8 – you will work a minimum of 8 days per month at your primary in-office headquarters (typically 2 days per week). The remaining days will be remote within British Columbia. 
  • Hybrid 10 – you will work a minimum of 10 days per month at your primary in-office headquarters (typically one week in/one week out or up to 3 days per week). The remaining days will be remote within British Columbia. 
  • Mobile – you will work remotely or in the field on scheduled workdays within British Columbia, with the requirement to be at your primary on-site headquarters by exception only. 



We invite you to apply today and find out why employees recommend ICBC to their friends and family as an excellent place to work. We value and seek to maintain an environment of Collaborative, Supportive, Straightforward, and Knowledgeable team.  Come join us at one of BC’s Top Employers!


ICBC provides comprehensive benefit coverage to all eligible employees including a defined benefit pension plan and 4 weeks’ vacation, plus Wellness Days.

  • Three options available for your health and dental coverage.

  • Employee and Family assistance program (wellness support).

  • Basic group life insurance.

  • Voluntary group life insurance.

  • Critical Illness insurance.

  • Sick leave plan – 100% of pay for a period of a maximum of 8 weeks.

  • Long term disability plan.

  • Pension plan – defined benefit pension plan that pays a benefit to you or your beneficiary upon termination, death, or retirement.


Employing a hybrid working model, this role combines on-site in office work with work from home flexibility.


Only candidates legally entitled to work in Canada will be considered for this position.

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