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Job Number:  40877
Business Architect - 2017.225W
Job Posted: Friday, 5 January 2018
Closing Date: Tuesday, 16 January 2018
(63 days ago)
Community Living British Columbia
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: Under review

Community Living BC (CLBC) is a crown corporation and arranges supports and services to adults with developmental disabilities and their families in British Columbia. CLBC is looking to build a workforce that brings fresh ideas, energy and innovation to the field of community living services and reflects the diversity of the population it serves through its many locations across BC. More than just a job. CLBC is about compassion, commitment, contribution, collaboration and community. CLBC's dedicated and capable workforce plays a vital role in achieving the vision of 'Lives filled with possibility in welcoming communities' for adults with developmental disabilities and their families.


The mandate of the Strategic Initiatives division is to plan, develop, manage and advance, both continuous quality & business improvement initiatives as well as initiatives that are prioritized through the Strategic Plan. This position will be a part of the Continuous Business Improvement Team, a team within the Strategic Initiatives division with three key areas of responsibility: business process management, continuous quality improvement and policy and policy support


The Role:

Reporting to the Manager, PMO/CBI, the Business Architect has three primary responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the business architecture design for Process Stewards, Executives and the Council including identification/prioritization, planning, preparation, facilitation, documentation, and leadership/mentorship to process/workflow improvement projects.
  • Liaising with and provides direction, information, and input opportunities to regional operations staff as projects are identified, planned and implemented, bringing forward their perspectives and needs and ensuring they have access to current information on projects as they progress.
  • Supporting the overarching goals and work of the Continuous Business Improvement Team.


The role requires the ability to lead process improvement; provide effective leadership, and to teach and mentor others; an ability to work in alignment within own team and across other teams; as well as respond effectively to concerns, manager and resolve conflict and enlist others in cooperatively accomplishing objectives. The ideal applicant can prepare and present material, as well as manage multiple priorities/projects and achieve objectives within tight timelines; and effectively plan and execute tasks. Well-developed written and oral communication, presentation and interpersonal skills are key.



Post-Secondary education in Business or other relevant field. A minimum 5 years’ experience in the application of process improvement methods such as Lean production, Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma, Total Quality Management. A high level of MS Excel and MS Visio is required.



  • Six Sigma – Black Belt
  • Lean Process Management certification
  • Other relevant certification in design, continuous improvement methodologies
  • Knowledge of CLBC processes


Frequent overnight travel is required. Transportation arrangements must meet operational requirements of CLBC. Use of own vehicle on expenses.  Successful applicants are subject to a Criminal Record Check (Criminal Records Review Act) and are required to provide a clean Driver’s Abstract. 


We thank all applicants in advance; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Interested applicants are encouraged to email a resume and a cover letter to Jaimie Willows at CLBC.HumanR, quoting competition #2017.225W in the subject line
Contact Details:
Jaimie Willows
Community Living British Columbia
7-1200 West 73rd Avenue
Vancouver, BC, V6P 6G5

www:   www.communitylivingbc.ca

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