City of Delta
General Manager, Development
The City of Delta prides itself on its past and its growing sustainability. The stable prosperity of the community makes it attractive for businesses to choose as their preferred location. The municipality has one of the fastest-growing industrial areas in Greater Vancouver. With a rich farming and agricultural history, Delta has grown into three thriving communities: Ladner, Tsawwassen and North Delta and it continues to experience and welcome a growing and diverse population. Delta is a vibrant community that is rich in soil and water, rich in history and industry and especially rich in people. Each Delta community is proud of their distinct character and amenities.
Dynamic leadership will be paramount to the success of the City of Delta’s new General Manager, Development. With true commitment to thoughtful growth and healthy communities, along with strategic visioning on how municipalities accommodate diverse needs, the General Manager will be responsible for leading the Development Department in an innovative manner.
The ability to effectively build and maintain relationships with various stakeholders and community groups while representing the City of Delta in all public forums will be intrinsic to building a strong foundation for furthering Delta’s mandate. The General Manager, Development will lead with a focus on customer service not only externally but also internally, helping to find meaningful efficiencies and streamline processes. The incumbent will bring demonstrated success in developing strategies and initiatives that are at the forefront of development. In addition to technical knowledge, the General Manager will possess exceptional leadership, judgment and interpersonal skills, as well as the proven ability to develop effective working relationships with Council, staff and the community.
With a post-graduate degree, the General Manager, Development brings progressive leadership experience within the civic sector or similar. With intelligence, innovation and modeling best practices, the incumbent will have an open-door policy that encourages collaboration and trust-building.
If you are interested in pursuing this unique opportunity in a growing urban community, please apply below.
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