Position Description

Vice-President, Capital Planning
Location Ottawa, Ontario
Employment type Full time
Employment duration Permanent
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Job Level: RÉ-10 $157,600 to $174,900

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Vice-President, Capital Planning

The NCC is recruiting a Vice-President, Capital Planning for a full-time, permanent role.


The National Capital Commission (NCC) is the federal Crown Corporation dedicated to ensuring that Canada’s Capital is a dynamic and inspiring source of pride for all Canadians and a legacy for generations to come. Building on more than a century of experience, the NCC provides unique value in the Capital Region by fulfilling three specific roles: long-term planner of federal lands, principal steward of nationally significant public places, and creative partner committed to excellence in development and conservation.

The Vice-President, Capital Planning is the Chief Planner of the National Capital Commission, responsible for developing and updating all of the NCC’s planning documents that constitute the Capital Planning Framework. The position also leads and directs the application of the NCC’s regulatory authorities on planning, design, land use and heritage. As well, the position provides corporate leadership on environmental and sustainability management. As a member of the Executive Management Committee (EMC), the Vice-President of Capital Planning is a key contributor to achieving the NCC’s mandate and in so doing, plays a significant role in shaping the future of the Nation’s Capital.


The ideal candidate will have a minimum of ten years’ of progressive senior management level experience in a range of areas such as the leadership of multi-disciplinary teams in developing and implementing corporate frameworks and programs, developing and implementing strategic plans related to land-use planning and transportation planning for diverse stakeholders with wide ranging impacts, be skilled in providing strategic advice to senior management and proficient in negotiation, collaboration and resolution of complex issues. The ideal candidate will hold a university degree in a relevant field and hold a designation as a MCIP (Member of the Canadian Institute of Planners) or demonstrated equivalent experience.


For more information or to apply in confidence to this unique leadership role, please reach out to Michelle Richard or Renée Young at mrichard@boyden.com and ryoung@boyden.com, and state the title of the position in the subject line of your email.


The NCC is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily in their application if they are a woman, an Indigenous person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

The NCC is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the Human Resources representative of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. If you require additional information on the position or if you are experiencing technical difficulties, please contact us at hr.recruitment@ncc-ccn.ca.

Hearing impaired and speech impaired persons can contact us through a Teletype Device (TTY) at (613) 239-5090 or 1-866-661-3530 (toll free).

*The male form used in this offer refers to both women and men

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