Director, Corporate Services

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City of Burnaby
October 20, 2017
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Burnaby is a vibrant city at the geographical centre of Metro Vancouver. It has an amazing natural environment, a strong cultural mosaic and thriving town centres. Our vision is to be a world-class city committed to creating and sustaining the best quality of life for our entire community. Our core values include community, integrity, respect, innovation and passion. Our goals describe the key focus areas of our work. They help us to prioritize our efforts and resources.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Director, Corporate Services within the City of Burnaby’s senior leadership team. Reporting directly to the City Manager, and part of the City’s Management Committee, this key role oversees the City Clerk’s department including Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy, Legal department, Citizen Support Services, Corporate Communications, and the Administrative Services to the Mayor’s office.

A genuine commitment to the City’s Corporate Strategic Plan is a requirement which includes developing and committing to action the departmental strategies. The successful candidate will demonstrate a solid track record in senior leadership coupled with the ability to build credibility and maintain strong relationships with City Staff, Council, and external agencies. This encompasses excellent diplomatic skills, a focus on interdepartmental collaboration, and superior communication skills. Lastly, solid organizational and effective time management skills are vital to facilitate changing priorities and tight timelines.

The ideal candidate will possess a degree, preferably at a Masters level, in Business Administration, Communication, or other related field and ten (10) years senior level professional experience with substantial experience in a leadership role, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

If you have the drive and determination to work with a group of motivated professionals committed to making Burnaby a world-class City, then this might be the job for you! Submit your application today for an opportunity to work with a group of professionals that are committed be being the best and doing their best. We look forward to our journey together!

Please visit and submit your application no later than Friday, November 17, 2017.


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