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BC Housing is a provincial Crown agency with an annual budget of $1.6 billion (2020/21) and a portfolio of housing services and programs that assist approximately 117,616 households in over 300 communities provincewide. As such, we continually seek sustainable housing solutions that are supported by excellence in service delivery and research, and take into account social, financial and environmental impacts.
Our Operations Branch works with non-profit societies and co-operatives, government, community agencies, tenants and advocacy groups to ensure BC Housing delivers high-quality services and programs that are responsive to client needs. Responsible for developing and delivering social housing programs across the province, the Branch acts as funder and regulator in overseeing the administration of operating agreements with over 800 co-op and non-profit housing providers across the province. In addition, it oversees the administration and property management of provincially owned, directly managed social housing and group homes.
The following competencies, knowledge, skills and abilities will also support your success in advancing and supporting the achievement of regional objectives: Core Competencies
- Personal Effectiveness
- Results Oriented
- Service Oriented Leadership Competencies
- Alignment & Results
- Team Development
- Relationship Building
- Considerable knowledge and understanding of: the philosophies, practices and standards pertaining to the delivery of programs and services for the housing of vulnerable populations non-profit society governance, management and operation emerging issues and trends in the community. Considerable knowledge of procurement policies and procedures that ensure transparency and demonstrated value for money. Sound knowledge of financial, accounting and reporting systems, processes and controls. Effective negotiation, conflict resolution, problem-solving, consensus-building, project management, leadership, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills. Ability to learn and understand the Commission’s mandate, programs, operating requirements, and strategic objectives, and the socio-political environment in which BC Housing operates. Ability to plan and manage the implementation of program activities, analyze and solve complex issues, and make effective decisions. Ability to lead, coach and motivate staff in a team setting. Ability to establish and maintain constructive working relationships with community groups, government agencies, health authorities, local government, tenants and the public. Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and/or weekends, with occasional travel within the province.
With a degree in public administration, urban planning or a related discipline, and considerable experience in managing operational, administrative and financial activities related to the housing of vulnerable populations, and in property management, community development or a social housing environment, or an acceptable equivalent combination of education, training and experience, you have the solid foundation this key role demands.
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