Manager, Indigenous Asset Management
Manager, Indigenous Asset Management
Job ID: 3572
Location: Burnaby, BC
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BC Housing thanks all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.
BC Housing is a provincial Crown Corporation that develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options for those most in need across the province to address critical gaps across the housing continuum ranging from emergency shelter through to rent assistance in the private market and affordable home ownership. Share in the rewards of working with an organization that offers challenging work and competitive compensation and supports the growth and development of its people.
Our mission is making a difference in people's lives and communities through safe, affordable and quality housing.
BC Housing is committed to providing a healthy, safe and inclusive workplace where respect and diversity are recognized assets. We encourage and welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, individuals with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference.
BC Housing offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package. But a job is more than a pay cheque. We also offer our staff the opportunity to work together to make a difference. When employees go home at the end of the day, they experience the satisfaction of knowing they’ve helped provide safe, affordable housing for British Columbians. And while they’re here, employees can take advantage of many opportunities:
- In-house training, and training at other institutions, for courses related to employees’ current positions or to prepare them for advancement within BC Housing.
- Wellness programs including physical fitness, programs to help employees quit smoking, free flu shots, mental health resources, and lunch-and-learn lectures and seminars.
- Recognition programs including long-term service awards, idea recognition and outstanding performance awards.
- Livegreen incentives include an employee transit pass program, and other initiatives that encourage alternative, sustainable transportation (even a bike purchase program!).
- An active Social Club that organizes special events like seasonal parties and arranges group discounts to other events.
- Participation in community and charitable events.
** Please note: Eligibility for benefits offered is based on employment status **
Manager, Indigenous Asset Management
Reporting to the Director, Indigenous Asset Management, the Manager, Indigenous Asset Management manages the BC Housing delivery of multi-year collaborative asset management agreements with First Nations and/or Indigenous organizations. The Manager delivers on BC Housing’s contractual commitments in the areas of asset management knowledge transfer and capacity development, leading a team of internal and external partners, including technical staff. The position develops and implements training plans in the areas of asset condition assessments, data management, capital planning, maintenance and energy management, procurement, construction standards, project management and commissioning. Collaborating with elected officials and senior leadership, the Manager works to set and achieve joint deliverables and objectives related to improving the quality of Indigenous housing in the province.
The successful candidate will have the following:
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
- Considerable experience in capital planning, asset management, project management, project delivery, maintenance management, and condition assessment, including implementation and execution of capacity building framework.
- Experience working with First Nations and/or Indigenous groups.
- Applied technology degree in architecture, engineering, building technology or related field from a recognized technical college or university.
- Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the Employer.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Considerable knowledge of capital planning strategies, models, practices and techniques.
- Considerable knowledge in project management and contract management practices, and in managing significant assessment, repair and renovation construction projects.
- Considerable knowledge and understanding of building codes, building design, and principles and practices related to the construction, development, remediation and renovation of single family and multi-unit residential buildings.
- Working knowledge and understanding of BC Housing’s programs and operating requirements.
- Ability to communicate and relate effectively with First Nations and other stakeholders such as contracted services, association representatives, other government agencies (local and provincial) and the public.
- Ability to demonstrate cross cultural awareness of First Nation social and cultural practices
- Ability to develop cash flows and budgets and plan and coordinate the implementation of program activities, analyze and solve issues and make timely decisions.
- Ability to manage multiple projects, coordinate work with others and adapt to changing priorities.
- Ability to lead, coach and motivate staff in a team setting and provide direction to contracted consultants.
- Well-developed supervisory, communication and interpersonal skills.
- Well developed negotiation, conflict resolution, problem solving and project management skills
- Intermediate level skills in relevant software applications applicable to the work.
- Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
How to Apply:
Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies. To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position. This information will be used as part of the selection process.
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At BC Housing, we're committed to providing a healthy, safe and inclusive workplace where respect and diversity are recognized assets. We welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, individuals with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference. If you require accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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