Community Living BC (CLBC) is a provincial crown agency that delivers supports and services to adults with developmental disabilities and their families in British Columbia. CLBC is working to create communities where people with developmental disabilities have more choices about how they live, work and contribute.
CLBC is looking to build a workforce that brings fresh ideas, energy and innovation to the field of community living services and reflects the diversity of the population it serves through its many locations across BC.
More than just a job. CLBC is about compassion, commitment, contribution, collaboration, community and location. CLBC's dedicated and capable workforce plays a vital role in achieving the vision of 'good lives in welcoming communities' for adults with developmental disabilities and their families.
The Role - Under the overall direction of the Manager, this position will have accountability for the ongoing management and negotiation of all contracts within a Quality Service office. This position will lead the regional office to implement a range of contracting policies and practices, by developing an approach with analysts and service providers that both promotes and supports CLBC’s Mission, Vision and Values. The Coordinator will also lead the quality service area on the 2008-10 initiatives related to the implementation of contract policies and practices as they are developed. This position will be the primary liaison with the range of CLBC service providers and all tasks will be undertaken in a manner that respects and values this working relationship.
Additionally, the position will lead the following initiatives: contract costing; the individualization of services, the crisis response as well as providing leadership with respect to the development of outcomes and formats for monitoring practice within the region.
The Senior Contracts Coordinator will provide advice to the Manager and analysts on procurement policy and practice. Further, in consultation with the Regional Financial Manager, this position will advise on appropriate funding levels for new plans with service providers.
Qualifications - CLBC is seeking a positive, high energy candidate that has a strong background in community services and/or programs with experience in contract management and program administration including procurement and negotiations. Related degree or equivalent combination of experience and education. Experience in working in the community living field or with social service resource development and contract management is preferred.
Transportation arrangements must meet operational requirements of CLBC. Use of own vehicle on expenses. Successful applicants are subject to a Criminal Record Check (Criminal Records Review Act).
CLOSING DATE: May 30, 2013