Job Posting 94259

Manager, DAS Business Practices
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 12 days (Mon, 12 Jun)
full time  •  TBD


Job ID:  4809


Location:  BURNABY, BC


To be considered for this role, applications MUST be submitted online, by clicking on 'Apply' below.

  • Join one of BC’s Top Employers!
  • Be part of an exceptional company culture with great employee benefits and a healthy work/life balance!

BC Housing thanks all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.


BC Housing is a provincial Crown Corporation that develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options for those most in need across the province to address critical gaps across the housing continuum ranging from emergency shelter through to rent assistance in the private market and affordable home ownership.  Share in the rewards of working with an organization that offers challenging work and competitive compensation and supports the growth and development of its people.

 Our mission is making a difference in people's lives and communities through safe, affordable and quality housing.

BC Housing offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package. But a job is more than a pay cheque. We also offer our staff the opportunity to work together to make a difference. When employees go home at the end of the day, they experience the satisfaction of knowing they’ve helped provide safe, affordable housing for British Columbians.  And while they’re here, employees can take advantage of many opportunities:

  • In-house training, and training at other institutions, for courses related to employees’ current positions or to prepare them for advancement within BC Housing.
  • Wellness programs including physical fitness, programs to help employees quit smoking, free flu shots, mental health resources, and lunch-and-learn lectures and seminars.
  • Recognition programs including long-term service awards, idea recognition and outstanding performance awards.
  • Livegreen incentives include an employee transit pass program, and other initiatives that encourage alternative, sustainable transportation (even a bike purchase program!).
  • An active Social Club that organizes special events like seasonal parties and arranges group discounts to other events.
  • Participation in community and charitable events.

** Please note: Eligibility for benefits offered is based on employment status **



($74,900 - $88,118 - Annually) 


The Manager, Development & Asset Strategies Business Practices is responsible for leading the development, implementation, and delivery of a wide range of business practices, administrative, and other services to the Development and Asset Strategies (DAS) Branch. He/She/They oversee business practices, program planning, financial reporting, forecasting and analysis, as well as Branch related IMT systems, tools, and templates, and support. The Manager leads financial analysis on program execution to link project outcomes to financial results, oversees strategic business practices and improvement projects, and makes recommendations for improvement to program forecasts, service delivery, and operational effectiveness. The position also oversees Branch corporate reporting, Branch risk register updates, monitoring of operational budgets, and administrative functions such as responding to information requests and media inquiries, coordinating the Branch co-operative and internship program, and onboarding and training.


The successful candidate will have the following:


  • Completion of post-secondary courses in a relevant discipline such as commerce, economics, computer science or business administration, including courses in accounting, cash flow analysis, forecasting and financial analysis.

  • Considerable directly related experience with emphasis in finance, financial analysis, cash flow forecasting and performance monitoring.

  •  Some experience managing and supervising a team of staff.

  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the employer


  • Sound knowledge of the philosophies, principles and practices of accounting, cash flow, forecasting, and financial analysis.

  • Sound knowledge of frameworks, models and tools that can effectively support business planning, project management, risk management and performance management objectives within the Branch.

  • Ability to learn, understand, and apply BC Housing’s mandate, programs and operating requirements, and the Branch’s programs, projects and operations.

  • Ability to work independently as well as function effectively as part of a team in a fast paced deadline oriented environment.

  • Ability to take ownership of tasks and drive them through to completion; ability to work under pressure in meeting deadlines and changing priorities.

  • Ability to lead, coach and motivate staff in a team setting. Ability to learn and utilize corporate applications and systems.

  • Strong planning, organization, research, analytical, conceptual thinking and problem-solving skills.

  • Strategic orientation, detail orientation and well-developed business acumen.

  • Demonstrated initiative and follow through skills; ability to work under direction of several people, organize and prioritize work and meet deadlines, while responding to numerous diverse and shifting challenges without compromising the quality of the work.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to manage relationships and exercise tact, diplomacy and good judgment when dealing with a broad range of audiences

  • Effective communication, report writing and presentation skills.

  • Proficiency in productivity applications such as MS Excel, Word, Project and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to work weekends and evenings as required.

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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At BC Housing, we're committed to providing a healthy, safe and inclusive workplace where respect and diversity are recognized assets. We invite and welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, People with Disabilities and Disabled People, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference.  We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you require accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact .

We didn’t become one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.

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