Centennial College is looking for a strong strategic and collaborative leader to drive planning and alignment of key multi-functional processes across the college including: pan-institutional integrated planning, annual reporting, and strategic initiatives’ budgeting. Reporting to the AVP, Institutional Effectiveness, the Director will be accountable for developing the framework for action and directing all aspects of the Strategic Planning Office (SPO) – a high-performing central team focused on driving the design, execution and ongoing management of Centennial’s strategic agenda with senior leadership. The Director leads the development, communication and planning of the institutional strategy, annual business plans, and 5-year strategic plan. In collaboration with key stakeholders (financial planning, the project management office, data analytics and research, divisional leads), establishes measures of success and annual targets.
The successful incumbent will build effective relationships with internal stakeholders and consult leaders at the Executive level on business strategies and processes (i.e. College-wide Business Planning, Strategic Enrolment Management (SEM), resource allocation, strategic campus expansion projects, Annual Report, , etc.). They will leverage business insights and KPI results to inform planning and influence decisions to address business goals and operational efficiencies of the College as an academic institution and a business enterprise.