The British Columbia Housing Management Commission (BC Housing) is a crown agency of the
provincial government and is responsible for delivering a range of housing programs for British
Columbians. BC Housing works in partnership with private, non-profit, and co-operative sectors,
Indigenous communities, provincial health authorities and ministries, other levels of
government and community groups to develop a range of housing options. New housing is
created across the housing continuum, from supportive housing for the homeless to affordable
rental and owner-purchased housing for middle income British Columbians.
The Operations Branch is responsible for delivering service excellence to the Affordable Housing
Sector across the province as a service manager, funder, and housing provider. The branch
manages an operating budget of $1 Billion in 2020/21 amongst a backdrop of social, financial,
and environmental considerations. The scope of the branch province-wide, with offices in the
Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley, Vancouver Island, Interior and Northern regions.
BC Housing currently has two excluded management opportunities available: Regional Director
(Vancouver Coastal) and Regional Director (Fraser Region).
Reporting to the Associate Vice President Operations, the Regional Director is responsible for
implementing the Commission’s housing portfolio programs and related support services within a
region of the province. The Regional Director manages the provision of property management
services for the housing portfolio, promotes partnerships with community organizations and
governments to provide appropriate social housing, provides advice and guidance to non-profit
societies and co-operatives during housing development, and performs regular financial and
operational reviews of societies and co-operatives during ongoing operations. The Regional
Director represents BC Housing in the region, provides information on matters related to the
Commission’s housing programs, and works in consultation with Commission and government
staff in the resolution of current and emerging issues.
This is a challenging and dynamic opportunity for an innovative leader who is committed to
sustainable, affordable, and community housing. The ideal candidate will have strong
organizational and operational abilities with excellent interpersonal, financial, facilities,
management, and planning skills. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree (in public
administration, urban planning, or a related discipline) with progressive leadership experience
preferably in property management, community development or in a social housing environment.
An equivalent mix of education and experience in a related field, will be considered.
- Community based housing
- Facilities management
- Project management
- Strategic and operational planning
- Government relations
- Financial acumen
- Inclusive with cultural and social awareness
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