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Chief Executive Officer - Real Estate Foundation of BC

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Province: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: Chief Executive Officer
Deadline: November 22, 2019
Posted: September 3, 2019

Job Description / Duties

Reporting to and appointed by the Board of Governors, the CEO is the strategic and operational leader of the REFBC. The CEO will advance the organization’s vision and mission and is accountable for achieving the strategic operational objectives. The CEO will provide professional and administrative support to ensure that the Board’s policy decisions are carried out effectively and in accordance with the requirements of the Real Estate Services Act. As spokesperson and steward for the organization, the CEO will facilitate government, stakeholder and grantee relationships to strengthen partnerships, opportunities and community impact.

Qualifications / Required Skills

The successful candidate will have a post-secondary degree in a related field supplemented with approximately 8 years of senior leadership experience (an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered). The successful candidate will have experience working effectively with representatives from non-profit, government and corporate organizations as well as demonstrated knowledge of non-profit management. The role requires excellent interpersonal communication and team building skills, with a commitment to building a positive and effective organizational culture. Knowledge of Foundation operations and the BC Real Estate industry would be considered an asset. An understanding of current social and environmental challenges and opportunities in BC is necessary.

Contact Information

Should you be interested in learning more about this leadership opportunity please contact Paul Phillips or Carol Robinson, or forward your resume, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three referees, in confidence, to We will respond to all who express interest.

Employer Profile

The Real Estate Foundation of BC (REFBC) is a philanthropic organization that works to advance sustainable land use in BC. REFBC does this in two ways: by making grants to non-profit organizations and by leading on projects that fill knowledge gaps and bring experts together. Since 1988, REFBC has granted over $90 million to organizations working to protect and advance community sustainability and quality of life.