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BC Housing

Supportive Housing Programs Analyst

Canada-British Columbia-Burnaby


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BC Housing is the provincial crown agency that develops, manages, and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options. We partner with private and non-profit partners, other levels of government, health authorities, and community groups to increase affordable housing options for British Columbians in need. More than 97,000 households benefit from government-subsidized housing.

The Homeowner Protection Office, a branch of BC Housing, is responsible for licensing residential builders and building envelope renovators, administering owner builder authorizations, and carrying out research and education which benefits the residential construction industry and consumers. These responsibilities help bring about improvements in the quality of residential construction in B.C. and helps strengthen consumer protection for buyers of new homes.

Job Description

Supportive Housing Programs Analyst

Short Term/Full Time

Job ID: 2505

Burnaby (Metro Vancouver), BC


The Supportive Housing Programs Analyst supports the Director Supportive Housing, the Executive Director, the Housing Programs Manager and the Women’s Transition Housing & Supports Manager in the effective development, implementation and monitoring of various supportive housing programs including the Emergency Shelter Program, Extreme Weather Response Program, Homeless Outreach Program, Aboriginal Homeless Outreach Program, Provincial Homelessness Initiative, Independent Living BC, Seniors Supportive Housing and Women’s Transition Housing and Supports Programs.



Bachelor degree in Arts, Public Administration, Business, Social Work, Urban Planning or other related discipline.

Minimum five years experience in project management and program analysis.

Or a combination of equivalent, education, experience and training acceptable to the employer may be considered.



  • Knowledge and understanding of the principles, practices and standards relating to social housing program development, implementation and evaluation
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of BC Housing’s mandate, programs and policies in delivering social housing to the vulnerable throughout the province
  • General knowledge of government and community social service agencies and the services they provide
  • Good knowledge and understanding of budgeting and budget analysis
  • Ability to assess program objectives and develop procedures, systems and tools to support effective program implementation
  • Ability to plan and meet deadlines by effectively prioritizing actions to respond to numerous, diverse and shifting challenges without compromising the quality of work; ability to meet tight deadlines and adjust quickly to changing and sometimes conflicting priorities and timelines
  • Ability to exercise tact, diplomacy and good judgment when dealing with a broad range of non-profit providers, partners and customers, including individuals of diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to manage diverse and often competing stakeholder objectives in a sensitive and timely manner, and utilize good judgment in dealing with politically sensitive situations
  • Advanced analytical, organizational and problem solving skills, with ability to reason through complex issues and present information clearly and concisely in writing
  • Good research, writing, presentation, project planning and coordination skills with ability to coordinate projects involving extensive consultation with staff and external groups, meet deadlines and identify key milestones or measures of success
  • Effective consultative, consensus building and conflict resolution skills and ability to build cooperative and effective relationships with internal staff and external stakeholders
  • Good understanding of computer systems, excellent computer skills, and skill in utilizing the internet for research purposes.


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BC Housing—one of BC's Top Employers for 2017—is the provincial Crown agency that develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options for those most in need across the province. Share in the rewards of working with an organization that offers challenging work and competitive compensation and supports the growth and development of its people.

To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position. This information will be used as part of the selection process.

When applying, please submit a cover letter and your application in **one** single document as a word or pdf file only. 

BC Housing thanks all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

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BC Housing
Posting Date: 06-Jul-2017Project Management Contract, Full-Time 18.00  Months Open 1 ASAP
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