Business Strategist, City of Calgary jobs

Website City of Calgary

Job Title: Business Strategist
Company: City of Calgary
Location: 700 Macleod Tr SE, Calgary, AB
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Hourly Rate: $42.09 – $56.27

As a Business Strategist with the Council and Governance Services division of the City Clerk’s business unit, you will be responsible for policy and bylaw reviews, research, business analysis, producing council and committee reports, delivering on council direction, business continuity planning, and issues management pertaining to the Office of the Councillors and other related business unit matters.

Primary Duties include:

  • Functioning as the subject matter expert on relevant policies and bylaws including, but not limited to the Councillors’ Budget and Expense Bylaw (36M2021), Procedure Bylaw (35M2017), and the Councillors’ Assistant’s Policy (PAC005).
  • Leading the analysis and development of amendments to bylaws and relevant council policies based on best practices.
  • Assessing, interpreting, and coordinating the translation and implementation of council direction and policy recommendations into policies, procedures, and processes.
  • Writing reports and proposing recommendations in response to council and committee direction.
  • Using qualitative and quantitative research methodologies for research and business analysis.
  • Responding to various requests from Councillors and ward office staff.


  • A degree in Public Administration, Business, Management, Political Science, Law, or a similar field and at least 5 years of governmental experience in policy and program development, project management, or strategic planning.
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, and PowerPoint) is required.
  • Must be able to work with competing and tight deadlines.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with a demonstrated customer service focus.
  • Must have a high level of integrity, be diplomatic, and be able to maintain the strictest of confidence.
  • Success in this position requires political acumen, good judgment, strong written and verbal communication skills, organizational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work on a team in a changing and political environment.

Pre-employment Requirements:
Applicants will be tested for appropriate skills. Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

Union: CUPE Local 38
Business Unit: City Clerk’s Office

Position Type: 1 Permanent
Location: 700 Macleod Trail SE
Days of Work: This position works a 5-day work week, with 1 day off in each 3-week cycle.
Hours of work: Standard 35-hour work week

Audience: Internal/External
Apply By: April 19, 2024

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