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Senior Manager

  • Full Time
  • Burnaby

Overtime Recruitment Group

Job Description

Title: Senior Manager – Strategic Initiatives and Impact

Scope: Organization


Purpose: To create and facilitate the development and implementation of strategic initiatives and the evaluation frameworks that advance the organization’s vision, mission and mandate, while at the same time demonstrate compliance with all relevant internal (policy and procedure) and external standards articulated through, for example, funding agreements, collective agreements, licensing conditions, CARF, and the Employment Standards Act.

Key Deliverables:


Relationships and Accountabilities

Membership on the Senior Management Team requires a demonstrated commitment to developing and maintaining positive and functional relationships with the other team members as evidenced through active participation, respectful collaboration, strategic decision making, confidentiality and cohesive leadership.

A leadership role within the organization requires the demonstrated ability to build trusting and effective relationships with those receiving service and their families as evidenced through the implementation of the organization’s person centred and family driven values policies and practices.

Management of a key department requires the demonstrated ability to articulate the organization’s strategic vision to the staff, plan and implement actions designed to support staff to further the strategic vision on a day to basis and direct and monitor staff’s performance.


Representation of the organization to the broader community requires the demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and build positive relationships with funders, regulatory bodies, community and business partners, government, advocacy groups and co-service providers.

Senior Managers are required to demonstrate their accountability to each of the key deliverables of their position to the CEO of the organization.

Strategic Leadership

Demonstrated ability to:


  • Implement practices that are consistent with policy and are inspired by the organization’s vision, mission and mandate.
  • Initiate and lead informal and formal evaluation and service improvement actions and processes, particularly with a developmental evaluation ethos an analysis, at the personal, program and organizational level consistent with organization policy and procedure.

·        Participate with the Senior Management team, CEO and Board of Directors in Strategic Planning.

·        Develop and implement departmental action plans associated with strategic planning and monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of those plans.

·        Identify the needs and expectations of existing and new service recipients and their families and work collaboratively with internal and external interested parties to develop new services or new approaches to service to meet their needs.


·        Identify problems, seek solutions and implement effective remedy plans and processes.

·        Make, implement and communicate decisions effectively, within approved scope of authority, both on a day-to-day basis and during times of crisis.

·        Understand the landscape of the community living movement and early intervention as well as other fields like community development, innovation, corporate citizenship, leadership, and sectors related to their position/department. The ability to identify trends, anticipate opportunity, and form partnerships is fundamental to advancing the organization’s vision, mission and mandate.



Management Functions


Finance

In collaboration with the Chief Financial Officer prepare annual operating budgets for the department in accordance with set guidelines that meet with the approval of the CEO.


Demonstrate responsibility for and administer the Department’s operating budget, ensuring that all components of the department are financially accountable.

Demonstrate responsibility for management of all the department’s contracts for service.

Evaluation & Impact Measurement

In collaboration with the Senior Managers and Managers, lead the organization in the implementation of all evaluation and impact measurement activities including:


  • Annual personal and program level planning and monitoring, including the resulting Service Improvement Plans.
  • Development and coordination of the qualitative and developmental evaluation processes, including the data analysis, reporting and action planning.
  • Development and coordination of quantitative evaluation processes, including the data analysis, reporting and action planning.
  • Development and coordination of annual Accessibility Review and reporting.
  • Coordination of all assigned Accreditation activities including the annual completion of the ‘Outcomes Report’
  • Coordinate any service reviews, investigations, and action planning

Strategic Initiatives

In collaboration with the Senior Managers and Managers, lead the organization in the implementation of all evaluation and impact measurement activities including:

  • Design, develop, and evaluate actions and impact related to the strategic directions and activities
  • Review and develop procedures to ensure BACI’s expectations and alignment with BACI strategic directions and activities
  • To design and ensure accountability frameworks are in place


Health & Safety

In collaboration with the Senior Managers and Managers, lead the organization in the implementation of all Health & Safety Activities related to persons served and including:

  • Development, update, and implementation of all health & safety policies and procedures.
  • Personal planning
  • Service delivery
  • Ensure safe practices and supports are available, accessible, and in place – including written material, training, and reporting – for the individuals supported by BACI.
  • Complete risk assessments, make recommendations, and implement require actions accordingly.
  • Coordination of all assigned Accreditation activities related to health & safety.
  • Coordination of related internal and external training.


Demonstrate the ability to develop clearly defined and delegated roles, responsibilities, and authorities for the implementation of strategic initiatives and evaluation activities. To support Senior Managers, departmental managers, coordinators and supervisors to establish effective monitoring and evaluation systems.  

Demonstrate the ability to communicate strategic initiatives and evaluation expectations effectively with departmental staff through – for example – regular program team meetings, program action planning, goal setting etc.


Qualifications:


Education

Bachelor level degree related to position purpose. (Equivalence of education and experience may be accepted)

Certification in a recognized business administration program.



Experience

·        Experience in senior program management with responsibilities for evaluation and monitoring service quality.

·        Minimum 5 years at a mid to senior management level within a social service setting.

Skills and Abilities

  • Superior ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience and commitment to the provision of individualized support to people with disabilities and their families.
  • Experience with program evaluation 

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