The Public Health Association of BC is Hiring!
Senior Administrative Officer
June 2023 – October 2024 (Maternity Coverage)
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Senior Administrative Officer (SAO) will provide leadership and enterprise-wide support to operations and initiatives that will contribute to PHABC’s mandate, including a hands-on approach in leading their team to execute its duties and responsibilities, fostering inclusion and a sense of belonging. The SAO will supervise the Administrative Coordinator, Project and Events Coordinator, and Financial Officer and work with the Communications Director and all Program Managers to ensure the smooth operation of the organization. The SAO will provide corporate oversight for executive functions and is a key link between the Food Systems, Immunization, Main Office, and Committee Members.
The SAO will be responsible for coordinating branch operations for each program unit, centralized reporting for the Executive Director, support staffing and recruitment process, training and development, project oversight, contract administering, project management coordination, minor tech support and supervision of all office administrative functions. This role coordinates a large number of internal and external stakeholder groups working in a fast-paced environment on projects that span multiple government branches, ministries and agencies.
The ideal candidate will be confident in a dynamic environment with multiple project and duties, be a professional communicator, detail oriented, flexible, solutions-focused and able to work independently. A valid divers license and a personal vehicle is required to complete duties in town and occasional travel out of town for PHABC engagements. The position will be home-based and preference will be given to candidates located within the Capital Regional District.
The Public Health Association of BC (PHABC) is a voluntary, non-profit charity (est. 1953) that promotes and protects public health by actively working to advance the development and implementation of healthy public policy, by encouraging and facilitating research that supports public health and cooperating regionally, nationally and internationally with partner organizations. Its national linkages enable the PHABC to participate in dialogue and action on matters of interest across Canada.
PHABC has a long track record of fiscal and administrative stability and considerable experience with community development, continuing education, initiatives addressing the determinants of health and project planning, implementation, assessment and evaluation. PHABC has partnered with the federal and provincial governments to carry out significant knowledge development and exchange projects.
PHABC maintains a number of provincial programs including I Boost Immunity, Farm to School BC, Immunize BC, Can You Dig It, BC Coalition for Healthy School Food – BC Chapter and Kids Boost Immunity, now a national program with a pilot recently developed in Scotland and interest from other countries.
Qualifications & Required Skills
This is a 1.0 FTE position from June 2023-October 2024 providing maternity coverage, valued forty (40) hours per week at a rate of $33.61 per hour and including three (3) week’s paid vacation. The selected candidate will be offered employment including extended health & dental benefits, personal internet use allowance, and sick/personal/birthday leave following a successful probationary period of ninety (90) days. This position may turn into a permanent position after October 2024 depending on potential operational structure changes.
Please submit a resume, 3 references, and a cover letter detailing why you would be the ideal candidate for the position to Christina Lavoie at by Friday June 2nd, 2023. Please include PHABC Senior Administrative Officer Job Posting in your email subject line.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
PHABC is an equal opportunity organization and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for this position without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.
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