• Position: Chief Executive Officer
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  • Organization: Real Estate Council of Alberta
  • Website: www.reca.ca
  • Location: Calgary
  • Term: Permanent; full-time
  • Posting Date:
    April 19, 2021
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  • Compensation:

    As the governing body for Alberta’s real estate brokerage, property management, condominium management, and mortgage brokerage licensees, the Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) is committed to the public interest by promoting the integrity and regulation of the industry and protecting consumers. Our dedicated staff team leverage their education and experience to support this mandate and the RECA Strategic Plan. An opportunity now exists to lead this dynamic regulator.

    To learn about professional licensing and regulatory bodies and their consumer protection mandate, visit the Canadian Regulatory Guide.

    the role

    Reporting to the Board, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) provides leadership in the establishment and implementation of the mandate, principles, and values of the regulator. They provide leadership in setting and implementating annual strategic goals, objectives, and priorities. The CEO provides information, advice, and support to enable sound decision-making by the Board. They are responsible for the day-to-day operations, ensuring prudent stewardship of human and financial resources, and promoting organizational integrity. The CEO acts as a key spokesperson for the regulator, promoting a positive image to external groups and the media.


    The ideal candidate is a strategic and visionary leader with a proven record of instilling organizational excellence and strong relationships in organizations with comparable scale, scope, and complexity. Their experience has been gained through a minimum of 10 years in a senior leadership role in a professional or occupational regulatory body or within a regulated industry sector. They are a highly skilled communicator, credible in front of any audience, with the maturity, presence, and political acumen to develop cooperation and collaboration across a diverse group of stakeholders. The CEO will bring a strong understanding of board governance as they work closely with the Board, Board Chair, and Industry Councils.

    The successful candidate will have a university degree in a related field of study, such as law, accounting, commerce, business administration, or a post secondary education relevant to the industry sectors regulated by RECA.

    to apply

    To apply for this position, please submit your application and related materials to opportunities@boyden.com and state the title of the position in the subject line of your email.
    We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.