Director, Facilities & Environment

Posted Dec 10, 2019

Director, Facilities & Environment 

Organizational Overview:

At Vivo we are a charitable enterprise on a mission to raise healthier generations in Calgary and beyond. We want Canadians of all ages to achieve their optimal health at home, school, work and play. We’re creating local, evidence-based solutions to support individuals and whole communities be more active and connected by charting a course to make 10% shifts - shifts in people’s lifestyles, shifts in the care and design of communities and shifts in decision making at organizational and government levels. 

With the support of new experiences and innovative built environments created with and for the community, their success stories will be proof of our mission in action. They’ll serve as powerful motivation for others, in Calgary and across the nation, to make their own changes for life. The Senior Leadership team will be instrumental in evolving our organization to deliver on our mission through strategic planning, transformational leadership, execution of Vivo’s expansion and advancing our long-term vision of being one of Canada’s top Charities, a well-regarded Research and Innovation Institute and one of Calgary’s Signature Community Hubs.

Reports to:         Chief Evolution Officer 

As Director, Facilities & Environment you will collaboratively lead strategy development that influences and supports the advancement of Vivo’s vision, mission, values, strategic priorities and business plan to achieve both strong social impact and financial performance. 

Vivo is working and thinking differently by:

You will provide direction to the facilities and technical operations, which include building systems and facility services.  Your high-level management abilities will allow you to manage service delivery across functions, departments, and service providers. Your team collaborates with our internal service delivery teams to solve routine and complex challenges and achieves outcomes that exceed expectations.   Additionally, you will apply strong business acumen to manage large scale projects and operations, strategically lead the transformation of Vivo’s business, ensure the preparedness for the next three to five years, and execute on a multi-year evolution that has a high impact in the organization and beyond.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Leadership Impact:

Business Management:


Building Environment:

Financial & Administration:

Project Management:

Project Management specifically related the $63 million Vivo Expansion Project:



Sustainability & Accessibility:

Building Cleanliness, Operations & Maintenance:

Interpersonal Effectiveness:


Next Steps:

All interested candidates, please email your Cover Letter and Resume, stating this opportunity in the subject line, to

We thank all candidates for their interest in VIVO and this opportunity.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

This opportunity will remain active until a candidate has been hired.