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Vice President, Strategy and Innovation

Boyden c/o BC Housing
Burnaby, British Columbia
The salary for this position is between $218,657 - $246,750
Closing date
Apr 13, 2024

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Founded in 1967, British Columbia Housing Management Commission (“BC Housing”) is a provincial Crown Corporation that serves as a trusted leader and partner in sustainable housing solutions for British Columbians. Their mission. Under the Ministry of Housing, BC Housing develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options across the province. They also license residential builders, administer owner builder authorizations and carry out research and education that benefits the residential construction industry, consumers and the affordable housing sector. Together, they work with about 800 housing providers and help more than 120,000 households in over 290 communities across British Columbia.


BC Housing works in partnership with the private and non-profit sectors, provincial health authorities, Indigenous communities and organizations, ministries, and other levels of government as well as diverse community groups to develop a range of housing options.


The organization, named a Top Employer in BC for over 10 years running, employs approximately 1200 staff throughout the province. Committed to exceptional people practices and employee programming, BC Housing has levels of employee engagement consistently above 75%. Their strong culture of teamwork and innovation attracts high-performing talent committed to making a measurable and meaningful difference in their communities.


BC Housing is creating a new Strategy & Innovation Branch and seeks a strategic and visionary executive to lead transformation initiatives with the ultimate objective of organizational agility, creativity, and accountability. Joining a committed and experienced executive team, the Vice President, Strategy and Innovation will support transformation in governance, technology, and innovation, while also developing the organization’s capacity for strategic planning and innovation.


Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the VP, Strategy and Innovation is responsible for leading and guiding strategic planning, performance reporting and improvement and business transformation.


Additionally, the VP has a unique opportunity to build an innovation unit within BC Housing, incubating approaches to enhanced access to safe, quality, accessible and affordable housing.


With a hugely committed government partner and other sector partners deeply invested in the task at hand, this is a once-in-a-career opportunity for a leader who thrives in a dynamic environment, who inspires continuous improvement and who is ready to work courageously on one of the biggest issues of our time to the benefit of this generation, and those to come.


This new role is an exceptional opportunity to work alongside a team of dedicated and caring professionals and to have a tremendous, positive impact on social housing in BC.

BC Housing is open-minded on the location of the candidate within British Columbia; however, the VP can expect to be in the Burnaby home office and other onsite locations as appropriate to be effective in the role. 


The salary for this position is between $218,657 - $246,750.


To explore this opportunity further, please click apply.


BC Housing gratefully acknowledges that they live and work on the unceded traditional and ancestral homelands of hundreds of Indigenous Peoples and Nations throughout British Columbia, each with their own unique traditions, history and culture. They are committed to strong Indigenous partnerships and relationships based on principles of Reconciliation.


We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Please note that we will only be in contact with those individuals moving forward with our client.


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