Job Posting 88087

Director, Facilities Management
Atira Women's Resource Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Vancouver (Strathcona / Chinatown / Downtown Eastside)
closed 6 days ago (Mon, 26 Sep)
full time  •  $87,500 - $102,500K, depending on experience, plus competitive leave and benefits package

Competition Number: AD-22284-OP
Type: Internal and External - Full-Time (Indeterminate)
Position: Director, Facilities Management
Hours: 40 hrs./week. Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Compensation: $87,500 - $102,500K, depending on experience, plus competitive leave and benefits package after an initial disqualification period
Location: Vancouver office, located at 190 Alexander Street, or South Surrey Office
Deadline: Monday, September 26th, 2022 at Noon


About Us:
An exciting opportunity exists for a Director, of Facilities Management with Atira Women's Resource Society, an award-winning nonprofit organization known for its inclusionary hiring practices and where a job is more than a pay cheque. We offer the opportunity to work alongside a remarkable group of women working to make the world a more just place, one woman, one child, one home, one job at a time.

About the Job:
We are looking for an inspired Director, of Facilities Management to join our operations department and who will be responsible for implementing the overall strategy for operational management and facility development at Atira. Reporting to the Executive Director, Operations, the Director is responsible for providing leadership and vision for facility planning and operations (land, buildings, and infrastructure), including assisting in the development of Atira’s strategic plans, assisting with the design, and providing oversight on the construction of new capital projects, and managing the ongoing operation and maintenance of all physical facilities of Atira. The Director is also responsible for providing leadership and vision for all facilities-related business services including the management of occupational health & safety, emergency management and security services; procurement services (purchasing, receiving, vehicles); contracts and risk management services; contracted food and vending services; and daycare facilities.


About You:
You are a feminist, passionate about the work of ending violence against women and children. You are a team player who strives for excellence but loves to have a good laugh, is able to think fast, be critical and make sound decisions while working in a fast-paced environment. You are a strong communicator who builds strong working relationships and excels at mentoring teams and fostering a supportive and relationship-focused environment. You are self-motivated, and energetic, and love the idea of becoming part of a passionate team, ensuring the Atira remains an exceptional place for the people we serve, and the communities we live in, and that respects the inherent dignity of all.


You have a degree, diploma, or certificate level training in Engineering, Facilities Management, or a related technical field, supplemented with a minimum of 10 years of recent relevant experience in building and facilities management including a minimum of 5 years of leadership experience with a strong ability to foster a supportive and client-focused climate among employees and departments. Experience with project management and/or construction management is required.


Additional Requisites/Assets:
• Lived expertise is an asset, as is living in the community in which you work.
• All positions are subject to a criminal records review (submitted by Atira).
• Covid-19 & Annual Flu Vaccination are required, unless with validated exemption

Resumes from qualified First Nations, Métis, and or Inuk women are encouraged, as are resumes from Black women, women of colour, trans women, women who are disabled, and women from other equity-seeking groups.

Please Note: is not affiliated with and in no way endorses or vets the organization that posted this job. Any links posted within the job will take you to their external site where the same disclaimer applies.

Thanks for looking on and good luck with your job search!