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As the Coordinator, Policy and Strategy for the Affordable Housing division, you will lead and oversee a team in the development and implementation of affordable housing strategies, policies, research and programs to create and improve affordable housing opportunities in Calgary. Primary duties include:
Steward the implementation of a Corporate Affordable Housing Strategy and Implementation Plan, policy and research projects and community programs.
Provide project management and content guidance to the execution of projects, ensuring projects are delivered on time and on budget and meet the highest standard of quality in deliverables.
Provide day-to-day supervision to a team of direct reports (including recruitment, onboarding, training and development, and career planning).
Communicate extensively with internal and external stakeholders, Council, Administrative Leadership Team, Senior Management Team, other City business units and project teams to coordinate affordable housing initiatives and activities.
Represent Calgary Housing Company on a variety of internal and external boards, agencies and committees.
Actively participate in the annual business planning process and work to establish and implement operational business plan objectives, strategies and actions.
Create and Advocate for legislative, policy, program changes and funding required to address low-income and affordable housing needs.
A degree in Public Administration, Business, Planning, Social Work or a related field and a minimum of 8 years of experience (including supervisory experience). Experience must include program management, strategic planning, housing experience and project management.
A professional designation in project management will be considered an asset.
Success in this position requires excellent communication, facilitation and engagement skills accompanied by strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with diverse groups.
You have the ability to manage multiple, constantly shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment.
Demonstrated political and business acumen accompanied by proven leadership, negotiation and conflict management skills.
Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
Business Unit: Calgary Housing
Position Type: Temporary (up to 14 months)
Location: 615 Macleod Trail S.E
Compensation: Level F $88,307 - 135,252 per annum
Days of Work: This position works a 5 day
work week with 1 day off in a 3 week cycle.
Hours of work: Standard 35 hour work week
Audience: Internal and External
Apply By: February 4, 2020
Amendment: Job ID #, Apply By, Audience and Position Type
Job ID #: 302745
We value diversity of expertise, talent and opinion which creates an innovative and collaborative environment.
We are committed to a respectful and inclusive workplace and welcome applications from all qualified individuals.
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