The Organization: District of Central Saanich
Central Saanich is a friendly and active community spanning the middle of the Saanich Peninsula. Beginning as a farming community and home to the Tsartlip and Tsawout First Nations, Central Saanich is known for its breathtaking beaches, rolling vineyards, restaurants, hotels, the world-famous Butchart Gardens, Saanich Inlet, and much more. With a population of more than 17,000 residents from Island View Beach on the east to the Saanich Inlet on the west, the region includes fantastic parks and recreational amenities. Central Saanich has the highest concentration of agricultural production in the region, and is dedicated to celebrating and preserving its agricultural roots and the bounty of green spaces.
To learn more, please visit District of Central Saanich’s website
The Opportunity: Director of Corporate Services/ CFO
The Director of Corporate Services/CFO provides strategic professional advice to the Mayor, Council, and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) in a variety of corporate, community and financial areas. Under the general direction of the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director/CFO leads a Corporate Services team that delivers services to a broad range of internal departments and external stakeholders. Key areas include financial services, information technology, communications and community services, corporate performance management, human resources coordination, and special projects.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and experience:
University degree in Business or Public Administration, Commerce, or a related field;
Professional accounting designation;
Extensive experience (i.e. seven years or more) in financial management, business services or corporate services, preferably in a municipal or regional district setting;
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective working relationships and facilitate collaboration with Council, staff, and other stakeholders;
Extensive project management skills and ability to lead complex projects through multi‐functional teams;
The complete opportunity profile can be viewed: Here