Job Posting 84383

Regional Director, Vancouver Island Region
BC Housing
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
Victoria, BC
closes in 2 days (Mon, 27 Jun)
full time  •  To be discussed


($127,358 - $149,833 annually)


Reporting to the Associate Vice President Operations, the Regional Director is responsible for implementing the Commission’s housing portfolio programs and related support services within a region of the province. He/she/they manages the provision of property management services for the housing portfolio, promotes partnerships with community organizations and governments to provide appropriate social housing, provides advice and guidance to non-profit societies and co-operatives during housing development, and performs regular financial and operational reviews of societies and co-operatives during ongoing operations. The Director represents BC Housing in the region, provides information on matters related to the Commission’s housing programs and works in consultation with Commission and Ministry staff in the resolution of current and emerging regional issues.


The successful candidate will have the following:


  • Bachelor’s degree in public administration, urban planning or a related discipline.
  • Considerable experience in managing operational, administrative and financial activities related to the housing of vulnerable populations. Considerable experience in property management, community development or in a social housing environment.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the Employer.


  • Considerable knowledge and understanding of the philosophies, practices and standards pertaining to the delivery of programs and services for the housing of vulnerable populations.
  • Considerable knowledge of procurement policies and procedures that ensure transparency and demonstrated value for money.
  • Considerable knowledge and understanding of non-profit society governance, management and operation.
  • Considerable knowledge and understanding of emerging issues and trends in the community.
  • Sound knowledge of financial, accounting and reporting systems, processes and controls.
  • Effective negotiation, conflict resolution, problem solving, consensus building and project management skills.
  • Effective leadership, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to learn and understand the Commission’s mandate, programs, operating requirements, and strategic objectives, and the socio-political environment in which BC Housing operates.
  • Ability to plan and manage the implementation of program activities, analyze and solve complex issues and make effective decisions.
  • Ability to lead, coach and motivate staff in a team setting.
  • Ability to establish and maintain constructive working relationships with community groups, government agencies, health authorities, local government, tenants and the public.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including some evening and/or weekends with occasional travel within the province.

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.

Your cover letter and resume should be submitted as one document in your profile when applying for this position. Please add your cover letter to your resume and submit both documents as your resume.


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