Job Posting 70313

Advisor, Strategic Planning and Reporting
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 6 days (Wed, 19 May)
full time  •  To be discussed



Reporting to the Director Executive Office, the Advisor Strategic Planning and Reporting is responsible for leading and supporting planning processes for the development of BC Housing’s key planning documents including the service plan, corporate plan and sustainability plan, as well as the Annual Service Plan Report. He/She/They plays a key role in supporting senior management and the Board of Commissioners, and is responsible for preparing briefing notes, presentations, correspondence and other reports to address complicated, sensitive and high-profile issues and support the Commission’s business activities. The Advisor carries out complex research and policy analysis activities, and responds to various sensitive and urgent corporate issues, requiring the establishment of good working relationships with employees, senior management, ministry and Minister’s Office contacts.



The successful candidate will have the following:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Urban Planning, Political Science or a related discipline.
  • Considerable experience in managing multiple complex issues and projects and supporting senior level management with an emphasis on issues resolution, strategies and priorities.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the Employer.



  • Considerable knowledge and understanding of the philosophies, principles and practices of strategic planning, research, policy analysis and issues management.
  • Considerable knowledge of social housing and social policy in delivering social housing programs throughout the province.
  • Excellent problem solving, decision making, organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent research, analytical and report writing skills.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Ability to learn the Commission’s mandate, programs and policies in delivering social housing programs throughout the province.
  • Ability to plan and lead complex projects and issues.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with management, employees and a wide variety of external parties and stakeholders.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement, and demonstrate tact, diplomacy and discretion in dealing with high profile, sensitive, confidential and urgent matters



How to Apply:

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