New Job Construction General Manager In British Columbia

Construction General Manager
Construction General Manager

Construction General Manager

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Location : British Columbia

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Construction General Manager

Classification: Permanent, Full time
Salary: Pending experience
Location: Williams Lake and Six Tsilhqot’in Communities
Deadline: Until Filled

Exciting opportunity to work on cutting-edge Construction Management, planning and implementation in collaboration with TNG and the six Tŝilhqot’in communities.

Tsilhqot’in National Government (TNG) is currently hiring a full-time Construction General Manager to join our team in Williams Lake, BC. The successful candidate will be a key member of the team, working with the Director of Housing and Infrastructure in developing and implementing the ground breaking Tŝilhqot’in Nation Federal Housing Investment and the long term Tŝilhqot’in Nation Housing Strategy.

The Tsilhqot’in Nation is a world leader in advancing Indigenous rights and title, as demonstrated by the landmark Aboriginal Title Declaration from the Supreme Court of Canada in 2014. The Nation is currently implementing a groundbreaking tripartite framework agreement (Gwets’en Nilt’i Pathway Agreement) with the goal of transforming over the next 5 years the fundamental relationships between the Tsilhqot’in Nation and the Federal and Provincial Crown governments.

The Construction General Manager will require a combination of communications and technical education and experience in Housing & Infrastructure combined with cultural awareness and sensitivity. This is not an entry level position and reports to the Director of Operations and HR.

Main Responsibilities (summary):

  • Lead and actively participate in the continued development of a Tŝilhqot’in Construction Management department including but not limited to:
    • Working with internal and external stakeholders
    • Identifying and utilizing existing resources of the Tsilhqot’in communities and Nation
    • Identifying merging opportunities for Tsilhqot’in communities, members and the Nation
    • Continuing development of a construction management department and leading the operations including hiring and management of the required/qualified staff, review and assistance with project take offs, costing and coordination as required
    • Developing relationships with suppliers, manufacturers, professionals and sub-trades
    • Developing a Tŝilhqot’in Housing & Infrastructure procurement process
  • Leading communication exercises and community engagement to consult with and update community members both on and off reserve
  • Develop and manage/implement strategic plans, work plans, budgets and financial reports
  • Assist with engaging and strengthening relationships with our partners to bring about the changes required to achieve Tsilhqot’in goals and objectives
  • Other business responsibilities as required.

Qualifications and Professional Competencies:

  • Post secondary degree related to finance or business administration supplemented by appropriate training and experience in organizational leadership in addition to 5 years related experience in construction project management or other related equivalent area of study, or the right combination of experience and education
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Superior technical review skills and experience a strong asset
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal, superior writing and presentation skills are essential
  • Demonstrated project and personnel experience
  • Strong initiative, excellent professional judgement and commitment to success
  • High level of professionalism and demonstrated ability to handle confidential information accordingly is crucial
  • Excellent research and analysis, reporting and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, accounting, and project management software
  • Valid Driver’s License, ability and willingness to travel to remote communities and large cities when required

Working Conditions

  • Travel may be required.
  • Ability to attend and conduct presentations.
  • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals.
  • Overtime as required.
  • Lifting or moving up to 10lbs may be required.

Please send a cover letter and resume via email, fax, or mail to:

Brittany Spooner

Human Resources Manager

Tŝilhqot’in National Government

253-4th Ave. North

Williams Lake, BC V2G 4T4

Phone 250-305-1838

Email: [email protected]

Only those invited to interview will be contacted.

Preference will be given to those of Aboriginal Ancestry – per Section 16(1) Canadian Human Rights Act