Manager Policy & Business Services (Engineering and Public Works)

City of Coquitlam

Manager Policy & Business Services

Engineering and Public Works


The City of Coquitlam is a 2019 BC Top Employer and is home to more than 150,000 residents. The municipality continues to grow through innovative urban design, inspiring arts, culture and recreation programs, and state-of-the-art transportation systems. Its brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.

The Manager, Policy & Business Services (Engineering and Public Works) will provide high level, strategic and financial support. The Manager is responsible for coordinating Engineering’s operating and capital budgets, analyzing expenditures, assisting with cost sharing negotiations with external organizations, and preparing a variety of reports on engineering financial matters. The position will also undertake a variety of financial analyses on complex projects and billing practices from Metro Vancouver.

This exciting role requires both an understanding of engineering and public works and financial planning preferably in a local government setting. The successful candidate will showcase excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and the ability to work effectively across stakeholders and community groups. Considerable independent leadership, innovation and judgment are required in managing, planning and organizing the key responsibilities of this role.

In addition to professional qualifications in Business, Public Administration, Accounting/Finance, Engineering and/or another relevant discipline, the successful candidate possess a minimum of 5 years of related experience within a municipal or regional government setting.


  • Financial acumen
  • Project management Stakeholder relations
  • Strategic and business planning
  • Problem-solving


  • Highly motivated
  • Sound judgement
  • Collaborative
  • Innovative
  • Team builder

Letter of Introduction & resume via email:

Should you be interested in learning more about this unique opportunity with the City of Coquitlam, please contact Carol Robinson or Paul Phillips at 604-998-4032 or forward your resumé, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three references, in confidence, to

The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. We will respond to all who express interest.

Organization: City of Coquitlam
Location: Coquitlam, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Policy & Research, Business Analysis/Services
Posted: January 14, 2020, 11:57 am
Expires: January 24, 2020, 5:00 pm

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