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Job Number:  41457
Manager, Policy - 2018.014
Job Posted: Monday, 29 January 2018
Closing Date: Monday, 19 February 2018
(2 days ago)
Community Living British Columbia
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: Excluded compensation

Community Living British Columbia [CLBC] is a crown corporation responsible for arranging supports and services to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. 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 possibilities in welcoming communities' for adults with developmental disabilities and their families.


As part of the Strategic Initiatives department, the successful incumbent is responsible for leading the Policy Team, developing and executing the annual Policy Plan, acting as process steward for intergovernmental agreements and managing a range of projects as assigned.


The Role:

Reporting to the VP, Strategic Initiatives, the Manager of Policy is responsible for effectively managing the Policy function and team.


Working in a decentralized environment, the incumbent is responsible for managing the relationships with Ministries and Authority staff, ensuring CLBC policies are up-to-date and relevant.  Our Manager of Policy is responsible for keeping CLBC current on legislative changes that may impact policy.  The incumbent will serve as an advisor to policy owners and process executives to remain relevant by being an active participant in working groups within our communities as well through own research, review of legislative requirements/compliance, cross jurisdictional scans for review of best practices.


Our Manager of Policy has proven skills in the development and implementation of policies across the organization, keeping within scope, time and budget and managing related risks.  Through effective management, project objectives, requirements, expectations and progress are well communicated to the appropriate stakeholders through change management methods.


The ideal candidate will have a broad range of skills and experience, as well as a proven ability to identify, analyze and assess emerging business issues in order to develop and implement effective policies, standards and practices. 


Demonstrated ability to communicate with individuals across all levels of the organization, manage. conflict and resolve issues with diplomacy and tact.  Excellent working knowledge of current legislation as it relates to CLBC along with policy and protocols covering working relationships with external partners.  Sound judgement and critical thinking are essential to the role.


Demonstrated intellectual curiosity with an ability to analyze and develop policy with passion and integrity and exercise judgement to balance risks and the necessity to look after affairs.  The incumbent will possess strong organizational and analytical skills, complimented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.



Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or a related discipline, preferably related to public or policy administration.  A minimum of 5 years’ of progressive experience in the community living services field and at least 2 years within a leadership role.


Occasional overnight travel is required. Successful applicants are subject to a Criminal Record Check (Criminal Records Review Act) and are required to provide a clean Driver’s Abstract. 


The job advertised is intended for individuals who have permission to live and work in Canada. Please make sure you meet this legal requirement before applying.


We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Interested applicants are encouraged to e-mail a resume and a cover letter by the closing date, quoting competition #2018.014 in the subject line, to Jaimie Willows at CLBC.HumanR
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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