Corporate Social Impact Manager
Administrative Officer R24
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The Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) is one of two branches of Government responsible for the wholesale distribution and retail sale of beverage alcohol and non-medical cannabis. In 2018/19 the LDB recorded gross sales of $3.6 billion, generating a net income of $1.104 billion that supported vital public services including health care and education. It has a workforce of approximately 4600 full- and part-time employees working across 197 BC Liquor Stores, two BC Cannabis Stores (online and stand alone), a Head Office, three Wholesale Customer Centres and three Distribution Centres. The LDB is led by a General Manager and CEO who is responsible for administering the Liquor Distribution Act and the Cannabis Distribution Act, subject to direction from the Minister. As part of BC’s mixed-model retail system for liquor and non-medical cannabis, the LDB is committed to providing customers with an enhanced shopping environment, an expansive product selection and a high level of service.
The Social Impact Manager is responsible for designing, developing and implementing the LDB’s social impact program.
As part of the LDB’s social impact program, the Social Impact Manager will define long-term measurable goals and create a plan that sets out a series of short and medium outcomes on the path to long-term impact. The Social Impact Manager will ensure the social impact program is integrated into the business and that corporate responsibility efforts are making measurable impact.
This role is essential to ensuring that all social impact activities and investments are properly evaluated to assess whether they are on the path to achieving business and community benefit.
The Social Impact Manager is responsible for designing, developing and implementing programs and initiatives to support the LDB’s social performance.
Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications, and competencies. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position. This information will be used as part of the selection process.
A criminal record check is required. An eligibility list for permanent or temporary future opportunities may be established. This position is excluded from union membership.
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Education & Recent, Related Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field and five years of recent, related work experience* leading corporate social impact programs or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
*Recent related work experience must include:
- Experience developing and implementing corporate social impact or corporate social responsibility programs in a manner that has benefitted communities while meeting business objectives
- Extensive experience in positions of progressive responsibility in leading corporate social responsibility or social impact
- A strong understanding of program delivery and demonstrated ability to translate strategy into action plans
- The ability to manage and support consensus for corporate social impact priorities in a multi-department organization
- Leading and collaborating with cross-functional teams
An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered.
- Knowledge of best practices relating to corporate social impact or responsibility
- Broad knowledge of federal, provincial and local programs and services that impact the LDB and government
- Strong knowledge of government roles, structures, and procedures and awareness of the political environment in which the LDB operates
- Knowledge of current external business environment conditions which have an impact on the business
- A self-motivated individual who takes initiative, is proactive and has the ability to work on multiple projects with a high degree of autonomy
- An excellent track-record of execution in a fast-paced environment
- Highly collaborative leadership style
- Highly developed interpersonal skills with a focus on establishing and maintaining stakeholder relationships
- Excellent presentation and public speaking skills
- Demonstrated ability to collaborate at all levels within an organization, with the ability to effectively interact and communicate (verbally and written) internally, as well with external stakeholders
- Ability to develop strategies and direct their implementation
- Demonstrated ability to develop, adapt, and apply processes and standards within a large organization.
- Sound analytical and judgement abilities.
- Ability to link long-range visions and concepts to daily work.
- Passion and commitment to social impact and corporate social responsibility
- Proficient Microsoft Office skills (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).