General Manager, Corporate Services

From CivicInfo BC - September 19, 2017

Located on Vancouver Islands beautiful central east coast, the Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) is one of the most attractive areas in British Columbia to live and work. The RDN provides a variety of local and regional services to four municipalities (Nanaimo, Parksville, Qualicum and Lantzville) and seven rural communities on Central Vancouver Island. Established in 1967, the RDN is British Columbia's fifth most populous Regional District, of 28 throughout the province, and home to more than 155,000 people.

The RDN is seeking a results oriented professional to effectively lead and manage a diverse team in the Corporate Services Department to establish and achieve departmental objectives that are reflective of the Boards Strategic Plan. Key priorities include delivering financial, human resources, legislative, communications and technology services as well as participating as a key member of the senior leadership team in setting the corporate direction and future organizational development. Strong business acumen with a working knowledge of the local government legislative framework, employment law, corporate communications, financial processes and experience in human resources combined with strong communication and leadership abilities to inspire and lead multi-disciplinary teams in complex and demanding projects with measurable deliverables are essential.

Required education and experience include an undergraduate degree in law, business, public administration, commerce, or human resources preferably complemented by a post graduate degree, plus eight years of progressive leadership roles in a unionized organization, preferably in the public sector.

This permanent full time excluded position offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Visit our website at for a complete job description and more information on the Regional District of Nanaimo.

Please submit details of your experience and qualifications by 4:00 pm on October 17, 2017, quoting Competition No. 2017-76, attention to the Chief Administrative Officer, Administration Building, Regional District of Nanaimo, by email to or by mail to 6300 Hammond Bay Road, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 6N2.

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those under consideration will be contacted.


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