General Manager, Corporate Services

City of Nanaimo

The Organization: City of Nanaimo


Nanaimo is a vibrant urban centre found on the east side of beautiful Vancouver Island where an abundance of recreation and cultural opportunities exist giving residents a lifestyle second to none for living, working and playing.  Known as the Harbour City, this community of 98,000 and growing lies along the east coast of one of Canada's top island destinations and is the second-largest urban centre on Vancouver Island.  Nanaimo has over 1,400 hectares of protected open green space and offers an abundance of parks and trails to explore,  offering visitors and residents alike a relaxed, yet energetic environment surrounded by some of the most beautiful wilderness in Canada.

To learn more, please visit City of Nanaimo’s  website.

The Opportunity: General Manager, Corporate Services
The General Manager, Corporate Services is accountable to the Chief Administrative Officer and Council for the planning, organization, and direction of the Corporate Services Division, which currently includes Finance, Information Technology, Police Support Services, and Emergency Management. The incumbent acts as a City Financial Signing Officer and as approval authority for administrative policies within the scope of Corporate Services.

The General Manager, Corporate Services is a member of the City’s Senior Leadership Team. In this role, the incumbent provides strategic leadership and collaborates on corporate policy, ensuring consistency across the organization, participating in the overall planning, administration, and management of the City.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline (e.g. Finance, Business Administration or Public Administration), and 10 years’ progressively responsible related experience, including 5 years in a senior management    capacity;
  • A Master’s Degree in a related discipline and certification or training in local government administration would be an asset;
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.


The complete opportunity profile can be viewed: Here

Contact: LEO MCPEAK or GREG LONGSTER
Leaders International Executive Search
#880 – 609 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V7Y 1G5
Phone: (604) 688-8422
Email: vancouver@leadersinternational.com


Organization: City of Nanaimo
Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Category(s): Corporate Services, Executive / Administrative Management
Posted: October 1, 2019, 1:12 pm
Expires: November 1, 2019, 4:30 pm

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