Executive Director

BC Wheelchair Sports Association

Executive Director | BC Wheelchair Sports Association

Executive Director

BC Wheelchair Sports Association

Apply by 10/15/2023

Posted 15 days ago



Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Job Type

 Job Description

  • Uphold and implement policies, assisting Board Committees in the development and updating of BCWSA policies and procedures
  • Development and delivery of the Strategic and annual Operating Plans
  • Ongoing monitoring and review of the objectives in the Strategic and Operational Plans
  • Stays well informed of trends and developments in the sport sector, as well as political and economic factors that impact the strategic direction of the organization and adjust organizational plans as appropriate
  • Lead the implementation of robust and secure processes for seamless operations and internal communications
  • In conjunction with Board President, lead the administration of the Board of Directors meetings and agendas
  • Lead the development and delivery of the annual general meeting

Financial Management, Fund Development and Risk Management:

  • Ensures sound financial management of the organization, including sufficient financial reserves for sustainability
  • Ensures timely and accurate reporting to funders including viaSport, provincial and federal governments, the Gaming Branch, and Granting Agencies
  • Prepare operations and project estimates, schedules and reports as well as operating and management systems for existing and any new initiatives.
  • Experience in fundraising, and in marketing
  • Responsible for all aspects of Risk Management for the organization, including financial, legal, reputational, data, health and safety and otherwise
  • Ensure that risk management planning is implemented at the program level, including the wheelchair loan program, Anti-Doping education, Sport Science and Medicine

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Possess excellent inter-personal negotiation and communication skills
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to BCWSA staff, ensuring they are empowered and resourced to achieve annual work plans; meet set deadlines, and deliver regular performance reviews that support both individuals’ ambitions and the organization’s needs.
  • Demonstrate an excellent understanding of IT with the ability to produce reports and documents and work in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Self-motivated with the ability to use initiative in problem solving
  • High degree of creativity and innovation with well thought out ideas
  • Provide a non-judgemental “sounding board” to staff and volunteers on program direction and performance
  • Ensure that Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is valued and informs how staff are recruited, hired and supported in their work
  • Conduct bi-annual performance reviews of BCWSA staff and volunteers
  • Contribute to succession planning

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