Director, Strategy and Analysis – The City of Medicine Hat

Published May 5, 2021

Medicine Hat is a warm, vibrant, feel-good city, with the attitude and natural backdrop to match. They honour the city’s heritage while fostering progress, innovation, and entrepreneurship. The City is a dynamic bright spot, with an emerging and growing creative culture. And their quality of life truly does shine.

The City’s scenic landscape is anchored by the broad and mighty South Saskatchewan River, carved coulees, and rolling prairies. The sun rises and sets in glorious displays of colour and stars light up the night sky. The city is a beautiful, natural sight to see.

Medicine Hat’s community is safe, comfortable, affordable, and where family and friends gather to celebrate their lives. Opportunity abounds, in business and in pleasure, without commutes, crowds, and big-city hassles. They experience life up close and personal. The City has hot summer nights and chinook-cheered winter days. Known as the oasis of the prairies, Medicine Hat is warm at heart and in life.  

In this new role reporting to the Managing Director, Strategic Management and Analysis, the Director, Strategy and Analysis will be responsible for providing senior leaders with business analysis and strategic direction recommendations, which collectively optimize the value of the City’s municipal, utility and energy assets while also driving efficient and cost effective delivery of City.  In this role you will also lead the City’s participation in energy markets and the delivery of other commercial instruments.

As the successful candidate, you have built a career and track record of success in executive roles with a large, complex organization operating in a multi-stakeholder environment you have a passion for public service and for embracing the community in which you live.  You are a proven leader who has experience working with Executives on risk/reward of business opportunities.  Your knowledge and experience with financial modelling and analysis, as well as experience navigating legislative changes to optimize opportunities and mitigate risk is a strength of yours.  You have demonstrated sound judgment based on data driven evidence and analysis and have the ability to see the larger picture, which enables you to plan and execute strategy and measure results.

As a proven leader you possess a flexible, adaptable approach to your work, and foster a high performing work culture for your team.  You have proven interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to listen and discuss ideas and create practical and creative solutions to complex problems.

Your career has brought you to this point, now seize the opportunity to LIVE in a City that offers the most sunshine in Canada.  WORK in a City which owns its own Utilities, Energy and Airport enabling lower taxes for its citizens and PLAY in a city which offers amazing facilities and a safe community for families.  Please forward your resume in complete confidence to

We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • Position: Director, Strategy and Analysis
  • Location: Medicine Hat, AB, Canada


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