Director, Strategic Planning and Senior Risk Officer


The Director, Strategic Planning and Senior Risk Officer is responsible for providing leadership and direction to the Strategic Planning branch; the branch is accountable for the facilitation and development of the organization’s strategic, business and financial planning, and enterprise risk and legislative compliance reporting.

Reporting to the Vice President, Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer, the incumbent directs professional teams dedicated to essential functions that have a significant impact on AGLC’s ability to achieve business objectives to ensure that responsible gaming, liquor and cannabis choices to Albertans.  The Director is a strategic business advisor that proactively identifies significant risks to the organization and initiates consulting support to management.

With a focus on innovation and continuous improvement, the Director oversees the development of AGLC's long term strategic landscape and the development of the Business Plan and the Annual Report.

By providing leadership and advice regarding the planning and development of the Fiscal and Capital Plan and the development and modeling of short and long-term strategic financial planning, the Director enables stakeholders to make informed decisions regarding their budget resource allocations, program funding requests and solutions to budget pressures that support divisional and organizational initiatives/projects.

In conjunction with the Planning Committee, the Director facilitates the Executive Team’s quarterly review activities ensuring progress against strategy, and oversees both the definition of metrics for corporate business priorities and the creation of reports to communicate the outcomes achieved to the organization, the Board and to external stakeholders.

The Director leads the maturation of AGLC’s risk management program to anticipate and manage organizational risks; incorporating risk assessments and re-evaluating environmental factors is crucial to balancing residual risk within the AGLC Board and executive management’s risk appetite and ensuring adherence to AGLC’s legislative compliance program.

The position’s focus is organization wide and requires collaboration and engagement with both internal and external stakeholders to advance corporate governance frameworks that enable effective stewardship in a complex and evolving business environment.


  • Minimum of a University degree supplemented with an accounting designation (CPA, CGA, CA, CMA)
  • Minimum of 7 years of progressive experience with strategic planning and performance evaluation in a complex financial environment
  • The following will be considered an asset: 
    • A designation or certification in strategic planning and/or performance evaluation
    • A designation or certification related to risk management such as: 
      • Canadian Risk Management designation (CRM)
      • Certified Risk Management Professional (CRMP)
      • Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) 
      • Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) 


  • To be eligible to work for AGLC, you must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or eligible to work in Canada.
  • While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
  • As a condition of employment, you will be required to obtain a satisfactory security clearance and clean drivers abstract (if necessary) prior to employment.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Candidates with lesser qualifications may be considered at a lower classification and salary. This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.
  • AGLC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.