Associate Vice President, Operations

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Organizational Profile

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.

 

About The Role

Reporting to the Vice President Operations the Associate Vice President, Operations (AVP,
Operations) is responsible for supporting the development and delivery of all operational plans and
programs for social housing across the five regions of the province, with focus on the two Regions in
the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. The Associate Vice President, Operations supports
provision of comprehensive property management services for directly managed housing, financial
and management consulting assistance to non-profit and co-op housing providers and
administration of group homes on behalf of ministries. The Associate Vice President, Operations
leads the planning, development and delivery of health and housing programs for the seniors and
the homeless populations served by BC Housing. The Associate Vice President, Operations directs
operations relating to the applicant registry, allocation of housing, and delivery of rent subsidy
programs, and oversees the administration of housing agreements and provision of subsidies for
housing built under various programs.


The Associate Vice President, Operations leads a comprehensive audit program to ensure subsidies
are appropriately allocated and meet program guidelines. In addition, the position provides
leadership in the development and implementation of BC Housing’s safety and security programs
for tenants and building infrastructure and provides emergency preparedness services for BC
Housing and Nonprofit tenants as needed. The incumbent oversees the development of programs
designed to foster healthy, active, and inclusive communities and works in partnership with other
levels of government, housing partners and communities in exploring strategies for responding to
housing needs. The salary for this position is salary range: $163,481 to $192,331

 

Qualifications

The AVP, Operations will have significant experience in planning and managing the development
and delivery of social housing programs in a public or non-profit environment. The AVP, Operations
will bring extensive knowledge and understanding of the philosophies and practices of building and
managing social housing with housing partners and governments to foster healthy, active, and
inclusive communities. The ideal candidate will have a university degree in public administration,
social or urban planning or a related field; a combination of other related education and experience
will be considered.

 

Contact Details

Synergy Executive & Boards Consulting Group and Harbour West Consulting value diverse backgrounds
and experience and welcomes non-Canadians who are eligible to work in Canada to apply. Should you
be interested in learning more about this opportunity with BC Housing, please contact Trish Mandewo
or Carol Robinson 604-998-4032 or forward your resumé and a letter of introduction to info@hwest.ca
and/ or info@synergyonboards.ca.