BC Local Government Job Posting Service

BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Campbell River

Regional Manager, Vancouver Island North

$76,200.00 - $105,700.00 annually

Combine your business acumen and program management background in this rewarding leadership role

The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is looking for a talented business professional to be the Regional Manager for the Northern Vancouver Island/Coast Region. Reporting to the South Coast Regional Director, the Regional Manager plays a key role in facilitating on-the-ground ministry and cross-government initiatives. You are a skilled communicator with a collaborative approach, able to work with communities to identify economic opportunities, support community and regional economic development initiatives, and assist communities to strengthen and diversify their economies. Priorities of this key role encompass identifying emerging economic issues, assessing the competitive market place and analyzing industry sector market trends in the region. You will lead the design, development, delivery, coordination and implementation of economic development initiatives in support of rural and regional economic development goals. An accomplished leader, you provide sound guidance and direction in a dynamic and challenging environment that balances ministry strategies with stakeholder interests in rural economic and community development.

This role demands a high degree of confidence, professional judgement and business acumen as well as the ability to use diplomacy, tact and influence in developing and maintaining critical strategic and operational relationships with First Nations, local government, colleagues, and industry leaders. If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to use your ingenuity and project management skills while working directly with local leaders, industry and businesses, the Regional Economic Operations Branch may be the right fit for you.

Qualifications for this role include:
  • University degree, certificate or college diploma, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3 years’ experience in leading/conducting sector and stakeholder consultation and leading multi-party discussions to resolve issues.
  • 3 years’ experience building strategic partnerships and facilitating the development of collaborative relationships.
  • 3 years’ experience managing complex projects.
  • Preference for experience working in a local or regional economic development setting.

For more information and to apply online by August 1, 2019, please go to:

Location: Campbell River, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Executive / Administrative Management
Posted: July 9, 2019, 2:07 pm
Expires: August 1, 2019, 4:30 pm