General Manager - 40405
Placement Type: Direct Hire
Location: Calgary
Category: Management
JobID: 40405
ABOUT STAFFING is an Alberta-based recruitment and employment agency specializing in temporary, direct hire and temporary to direct hire placements. Headquartered out of Calgary, Alberta, we are a full-service staffing agency that can fill jobs all across Canada.

As experts in staffing since 1996, we believe in enhancing workplace connections by introducing top quality candidates to our top-notch clients all while creating career opportunities that are both positive and fulfilling.

Our Calgary Client is seeking
a General Manager to join their team on a full-time permanent basis.

ABOUT the Organization:
Our client is a Housing Cooperative in the SW quadrant of Calgary. Comprised of over 350 townhouse style housing units on a 35-acre site. The organization is an incorporated cooperative and is governed by a volunteer board of directors.

ABOUT the Culture:
This cooperative is made up by a dynamic volunteer board of directors along with qualified staff and contractors. This team prides themselves on Engagement, Integrity, Inclusion, and Collaboration. Most members of the co-operative are long standing residents who are increasingly engaged in it's sustainability and wellbeing.

ABOUT The Position
The General Manager acts in service to the members of the co-operative, leading the development and implementation of operational plans, controlling the organization’s finances, and managing the staff. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Financial Control: Managing the annual budget and controlling operational expenditures to ensure the financial health and long-term viability of the co-operative.
Board Governance:  Working with the Board of Directors in order to fulfill the organization’s mission.
Organization’s Mission and Strategy: Ensure that the mission is fulfilled through strategic planning, member engagement, and service delivery.
Operations, Staff and Member Management: Overseeing staff and physical assets including but not limited to that in which falls under property management (marketing rentals, collecting rent, handling maintenance and repair issues, responding to tenant complaints, and even pursuing evictions.)

To meet the challenges of this role, the ideal candidate must lead with integrity, be a strategic; critical thinker and problem solver, an effective communicator, with high emotional intelligence.

The perfect candidate for this role will have a depth of knowledge in
Financial Management, not only within managing budgets, but also be able to make sense of rolling budgets with the ability to answer questions of staff on a variety of financial matters.

Additionally, the ideal candidate will have a background in
Property Management.

Qualifications needed:

High School diploma and at least 2 years of relevant post-secondary education. (HR, Property Management, etc.)
10 years of relevant work experience with at least 5 years senior management experience.
Strong financial management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision making and reporting.
Property management experience is considered an asset
Experience and skill in working with a volunteer board of directors.
Ability to envision and convey the organization’s strategic future to the staff, board, and members.
Interest in and enthusiasm for the unique character, needs and mission of a housing cooperative.
Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to maintain a balance between supporting the cooperative with compassion and empathy while still making sound business decisions that drive the cooperative forward.
Calm, friendly, and positive outlook and demeanour.
High level of computer literacy.

ABOUT The Compensation
This position offers a salary of 80k-100k based on experience. Compensation package includes a comprehensive benefits package.

ABOUT The Next Steps
If you meet the qualifications and believe this is the right fit for you, please send your resume and cover letter to: Please indicate 40405 in the subject line.

We encourage all interested candidates to consider this excellent opportunity, and all applications will be carefully reviewed, but please note only those with closely aligned skills and experience will be contacted for an interview.