Director of Regulatory Affairs – TOR08184


Director of Regulatory Affairs – TOR08184
Job Family: Legal
Primary Location: Toronto
Status of Employment: Permanent, Full-time

Work at CBC/Radio-Canada
At CBC/Radio-Canada, we create content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms. Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness and relevance.

Do you think you have the ability and drive to keep up with this exciting, ever-changing industry? Whether it be in front of the camera, on air, online or behind the scenes, you would be joining a team that thrives on making connections and telling stories that are important to Canadians.

Your role
CBC/Radio-Canada is looking for a Director, Regulatory Affairs. Reporting to the Executive Director, Corporate and Regulatory Affairs, the ideal candidate will develop and lead a wide range of complex regulatory projects to advance the Corporation’s interests before the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) and various government bodies.

The successful candidate will lead CBC English Service’s participation in major CRTC hearings regarding policy and regulatory matters. The Director, Regulatory Affairs develops, coordinates and drafts policy and regulatory submissions on a variety of issues before the CRTC, Heritage Canada and Industry Canada’s broadcast directorates. In this role, you will ensure compliance with CRTC regulatory requirements.

The successful candidate will have a detailed knowledge and understanding of the English-language
broadcasting, telecommunications and communications sector. You will advise senior management on major policy issues facing CBC’s English language services and provide them with key regulatory
recommendations. You will also initiate effective liaison and develop and sustain effective relationships with senior regulatory staff at CRTC, Canadian Heritage, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) and private sector broadcasters.

We are looking for a candidate with the following:
• Background in social sciences or law with a minimum requirement of a bachelor’s degree in one of these areas;
• Progressive related policy work experience, preferably in a regulated industry sector;
• Superior verbal, oral and written skills in English;
• Extensive knowledge of the English-language broadcasting and telecommunications sector in Canada, the issues that confront it and its principal participants;
• Extensive knowledge of the regulations governing communications industries in Canada;
• Strong research, writing, speaking and policy analysis skills;
• Extensive experience working with, and making representations before, senior management in a public or private sector organization;
• Strong ability to community effectively with senior management through timely analysis/briefing notes/reports (oral or written);
• Strong interpersonal skills and team player, easily able to work with members of the department, and liaise with employees across the Corporation who will be part of project teams;
• Strong ability to communicate effectively to advance the CBC’s position effectively;
• Self-starter able to handle multiple conflicting priorities and respond to them effectively and efficiently, often in short periods of time;
• Sound judgement, tact and diplomacy;
• Ability to work independently while taking initiative on all areas of responsibility;
• Travel is required.
Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

If this sounds interesting, please click on ”Apply online”. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to being a leader in reflecting our country’s diversity. That’s because we can only create and tell the stories that connect Canadians, by having a workforce that mirrors the ever-changing makeup of our country. That’s why we, as an employer, value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster. For more information, visit the Diversity and Inclusion section of our website. If you have accommodation needs at this stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to

You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our corporate website. All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on conflicts of interest. In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible, of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest.

Please apply online