Manager, Indigenous Asset Management
Reporting to the Director, Indigenous Asset Management, the Manager, Indigenous Asset Management manages the BC Housing delivery of multi-year collaborative asset management agreements with First Nations and/or Indigenous organizations. The Manager delivers on BC Housing’s contractual commitments in the areas of asset management knowledge transfer and capacity development, leading a team of internal and external partners, including technical staff. The position develops and implements training plans in the areas of asset condition assessments, data management, capital planning, maintenance and energy management, procurement, construction standards, project management and commissioning. Collaborating with elected officials and senior leadership, the Manager works to set and achieve joint deliverables and objectives related to improving the quality of Indigenous housing in the province.
The successful candidate will have the following:
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Considerable experience in capital planning, asset management, project management, project delivery, maintenance management, and condition assessment, including implementation and execution of capacity building framework.
Experience working with First Nations and/or Indigenous groups.
Applied technology degree in architecture, engineering, building technology or related field from a recognized technical college or university.
Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the Employer.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Considerable knowledge of capital planning strategies, models, practices and techniques.
Considerable knowledge in project management and contract management practices, and in managing significant assessment, repair and renovation construction projects.
Considerable knowledge and understanding of building codes, building design, and principles and practices related to the construction, development, remediation and renovation of single family and multi-unit residential buildings.
Working knowledge and understanding of BC Housing’s programs and operating requirements.
Ability to communicate and relate effectively with First Nations and other stakeholders such as contracted services, association representatives, other government agencies (local and provincial) and the public.
Ability to demonstrate cross cultural awareness of First Nation social and cultural practices
Ability to develop cash flows and budgets and plan and coordinate the implementation of program activities, analyze and solve issues and make timely decisions.
Ability to manage multiple projects, coordinate work with others and adapt to changing priorities.
Ability to lead, coach and motivate staff in a team setting and provide direction to contracted consultants.
Well-developed supervisory, communication and interpersonal skills.
Well developed negotiation, conflict resolution, problem solving and project management skills
Intermediate level skills in relevant software applications applicable to the work.
Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
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.
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