Job Posting 79526

Regional Administrative Services Manager
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 16 days (Sun, 13 Feb)
full time  •  To be discussed



The Regional Administrative Services Manager is responsible for managing the provision of administrative services for the region and/or business area, including supervising a team of staff performing property management/property maintenance administration, reception, file management and general administrative support functions. He/she/they manages the smooth and efficient operation of the office of the Manager/Director, works closely with the Management team in budget development, manages office expense allocation and prepares budget analysis reports. The incumbent also serves as the region’s technical resource for information systems. The position participates as a member of the regional management team and liaises with a variety of internal staff and external stakeholders to accomplish objectives.


The successful candidate will have the following:


  • Diploma in commerce or business administration, or an equivalent amount of education and experience.
  • Considerable experience in managing administrative activities within the public or not-for-profit sector, including experience in
  • budgets and financial administration.
  • Sound experience with supervision of a team of staff.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the Employer.



  • Sound understanding of administrative and financial policies, procedures and practices
  • Ability to learn and understand the Branch’s policies, programs and operating requirements
  • Ability to assess administrative requirements for the effective delivery of the region’s programs and services
  • Ability to manage multiple issues and projects, co-ordinate work with others, keep senior management apprised of major
  • issues and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Ability to lead, coach and motivate staff in a team setting
  • Ability to foster strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders to accomplish objectives.
  • Effective written and verbal communication, conflict resolution, consensus building and interpersonal skills
  • Effective organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong computer administration skills, including the problem analysis and resolution
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and computer systems and databases

As part of our commitment to maintaining safe and healthy spaces, BC Housing has introduced an interim mandatory vaccination program for all employees. We require proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Individuals who cannot be vaccinated for reasons related to a protected ground under human rights law (such as medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs) may request an accommodation. Upon receiving a request, we may request additional information to determine whether the applicant can be accommodated in the desired role without undue hardship. 


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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