The Chapman Group is assisting their client, the Housing Hub of New Brunswick, in the recruitment of an inaugural Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Recognizing that housing affordability is vital to sustainable communities, the Housing Hub of New Brunswick (the Housing Hub) partners to drive housing development across New Brunswick. Through a disciplined approach and a focus on execution, The Housing Hub combines relevant stakeholder resources, connections, and experience to expand the development of housing projects that are diverse, inclusive, and sustainable.

After launching just one year ago, the Housing Hub has built considerable momentum and is ready for the next stage in its evolution. The CEO will work with the board, partners, sponsors, government, and volunteers to elevate the vision of the Housing Hub: affordable housing for all. Reporting to the board, the CEO is responsible for all aspects of the business operations and will work closely with the staff and board of directors to execute the strategic plan.

The successful candidate can operate in both official languages (French and English) and is a strong relationship builder with a growth mindset. They have an innate ability to look closely at the operational structures through the lens of a not-for-profit and make changes that allow the board to be fully strategic. The CEO must have a hands-on, results oriented approach to operationalizing organizational initiatives for the growth and sustainability of the Housing Hub.

The main areas of ownership for the CEO are:

  • Board partnership
  • Stakeholder collaboration and support
  • Housing and real estate development
  • Operations
  • Financial management
  • Staffing/performance management
  • Legal duties
  • Public and community relations

Please note: An additional document with more detailed information about the organization and the CEO position will be provided to candidates prior to the interview process.


  • Drive the execution of the Housing Hub’s strategy.
  • Ability to collaborate closely with the board, receiving feedback and direction for executive decision-making.
  • Flexible and adaptable to build a high-functioning and responsive organization.
  • Maintain productive partnerships with clients and external stakeholders.
  • Provide leadership and management for the Housing Hub’s staff team.
  • Develop the appropriate policies, systems, and procedures to ensure operational effectiveness.
  • Manage and oversee the Housing Hub’s financial sustainability and growth.
  • Oversee and ensure the successful completion of projects.
  • Identify and secure housing development projects and partnership opportunities.

Skills and Abilities

  • Experience in governance, and skill in working with a Board of Directors.
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in business or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in housing development projects and/or commercial development; housing management is considered an asset.
  • Positive energy, enthusiasm, and professionalism.
  • Ability to operate in both official languages (French and English).
  • High level strategic thinking and planning. Ability to envision and convey the organization’s strategic future to the staff, board, stakeholders, and volunteers.
  • Ability to effectively communicate the organization’s mission to stakeholders, partners, and the overall community.
  • Strong financial management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision making and reporting.
  • A history of successfully generating new revenue streams and improving financial results.
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee and work collaboratively with sector professionals, contractors, and staff.
  • Solid organizational abilities, including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation.
  • High integrity, leadership, and transparency.
  • Previous success in establishing relationships with individuals and organizations of influence including stakeholders, funders, partner agencies and volunteers.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Working Environment

Remote work, as well as attendance at off-site locations to attend meetings on behalf of the organization.


The CEO will enjoy the following competitive compensation and benefits package as an employee of the Housing Hub:

  • Attractive base salary commensurate with industry standards. Detailed salary range disclosed during pre-screen interviews with candidates.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health and dental insurance.
  • Competitive vacation and holiday time.
  • Executive allowances for travel, professional development, and other expenses.
  • Potential for annual salary reviews and performance-based salary increases.
  • Enjoy a flexible work environment with remote work options.
  • Engage in meaningful work at a purpose-driven organization.
  • Contribute proactively to the betterment of New Brunswick’s communities and society.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We are committed to providing a respectful, inclusive, and accessible work environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their potential.

We encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Accommodation is available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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