CBT is looking for a new Chief Operating Officer for Columbia Basin Broadband

Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) is looking for a Chief Operating Officer for its Columbia Basin Broadband Corporation (CBBC) subsidiary — certainly one of the most important technology positions in rural British Columbia.

CBT is looking for someone who can:

  • Work with communities and rural areas to connect them to CBBC’s network
  • Facilitate use of the network and broadband infrastructure
  • Pursue commercial, business development and education opportunities created by the network and the services available through it
  • Oversee network management
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the broadband team
  • Explore opportunities to generate revenue with the network, and
  • Explore and pursue opportunities to expand the network

They are looking for someone with:

  • a post-secondary degree with 10 years’ experience including at least 5-7 years of senior business management experience
  • financial management acumen
  • the ability to adapt to evolving circumstances in communities and respond to community needs in a respectful and effective manner
  • the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • a demonstrated ability to focus on and meet client and customer needs with innovative and creative solutions, and
  • a track record of successful execution of large-scale, complex projects

Knowledge of broadband connectivity challenges and opportunities in rural communities would be an asset. The ability to work with a board of directors would also be an asset.

Interested? Here’s the job description.

Resumes and cover letters, along with salary expectations, are to be sent to: hr@cbt.org by 4:00 pm on Thursday March 2, 2017.