Programs Analyst, Women’s Transition Housing & Supports (WTHS) Program

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PROGRAM ANALYST, WOMEN'S TRANSITION HOUSING & SUPPORTS (WTHS) PROGRAM

Job ID:  3632

REGULAR/FULL-TIME

Location:  BURNABY, BC

 

To be considered for this role, applications MUST be submitted online, by clicking on 'Apply' below.

  • Join one of BC’s Top Employers!
  • Be part of an exceptional company culture with great employee benefits and a healthy work/life balance!

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.

THE ORGANIZATION

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 **

 

PROGRAM ANALYST, WOMEN'S TRANSITION HOUSING & SUPPORTS (WTHS) PROGRAM

POSITION SUMMARY

The Programs Analyst, WTHSP, supports the Women’s Transition Housing & Supports Program with the development, implementation, and evaluation of various housing programs, policies, and guidelines to ensure effective service delivery. He/she/they performs research and analysis to support the development of operational resources for new and existing initiatives. In fulfilling the role, the position also develops strong relationships with staff, service providers, nonprofit partners, community agencies, and other external groups to achieve program objectives.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

The successful candidate will have the following:

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's  or Master’s degree in business administration, social science, public administration, or other relevant discipline
  • Minimum five years experience in project management and the design, analysis, and evaluation of policies and programs.
  • Experience with programs and services for women and children who have experienced violence or are at risk of violence.

Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the employer

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Considerable knowledge and understanding of the principles, practices, and standards related to social hosing program development, implementation, and evaluation
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of BC Housing’s mandate, programs, and policies in delivering social housing throughout the province
  • Sound knowledge of government, community social service agencies, and non-profit societies and the services they provide
  • Some knowledge of budgeting and budget analysis
  • Advanced analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills, with ability to reason through complex issues and present information clearly and concisely in writing
  • Strong research, writing, presentation, project planning and coordination skills with ability to coordinate projects involving extensive consultation with staff and external groups, meet deadlines and identify key milestones or measures of success
  • Strong consultative, consensus building and conflict resolution skills and ability to build cooperative and effective relationships with internal staff and external stakeholders
  • Strong understanding of database systems and skill in utilizing the internet for research purposes
  • Ability to assess program objectives and develop procedures, systems and tools to support effective program implementation
  • Ability to plan and meet deadlines by effectively prioritizing actions to respond to numerous, diverse and shifting challenges without compromising the quality of work; ability to meet tight deadlines and adjust quickly to changing and sometimes conflicting priorities and timelines
  • Ability to exercise tact, diplomacy and good judgment when dealing with a broad range of non-profit providers, partners and customers, including individuals of diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to manage diverse and often competing stakeholder objectives in a sensitive and timely manner, and utilize good judgment in dealing with politically sensitive situations

 

 

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.

Your cover letter and resume should be submitted as one document in your profile when applying for this position. Please add your cover letter to your resume and submit both documents as your resume.

 

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As part of the application process, you will be prompted to fill out a questionnaire which must be completed in order for your application to be considered. Please allot up to 5 minutes to fill it out after submitting your resume and cover letter as one single document.

Only applications submitted using the Online Recruitment System at www.bchousing.org/careers will be accepted

If you are passionate about what you do and want to use your expertise to engage in a meaningful and challenging work, please apply to join our team today at www.bchousing.org/careers

At BC Housing, we're committed to providing a healthy, safe and inclusive workplace where respect and diversity are recognized assets. We invite and welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, individuals with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference.  We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you require accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact hr_admin@bchousing.org.

We didn’t become one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.

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