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Are you passionate about health care system change? Do you have skills in consulting, project management and change management? Strategic Change and Improvement is a new team within PHSA providing internal consulting services. We are looking for people who want to be part of creating something great. We believe in team collaboration and learning, built on a foundation of trust. If the above appeals to you please read on….


Consultant, Strategic Change & Improvement, Initiative Design and Implementation

Req #62460

Vancouver, BC


The Consultant, Strategic Change & Improvement functions as an internal consultant within PHSA to lead, organize and coordinate assigned strategic planning, the design and implementation of complex, high-risk, organization-wide change initiatives, including change sustainment and improvement processes. Work includes province-wide initiatives focused on patient-centred pathways and transitions across services spanning the full continuum of care.


The Consultant utilizes and applies project and change management expertise, and has a strong knowledge of the healthcare system. The Consultant develops, implements, integrates, and manages assigned strategic planning, change and improvement initiatives established across PHSA agencies, services and programs. Liaises with key stakeholders and provides leadership, guidance and direction to required teams and committees. Works and collaborates cross-functionally within the Strategic Change & Improvement team portfolio to ensure a consistent client experience and support throughout the continuum of change. Supports the measurement and evaluation of the outcomes of change sustainment and improvement activities.


Demonstrates PHSA values and has a strong learning orientation and team collaboration approach.



A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree in Health Administration or related discipline with formal courses in project and change management and /or Lean methods plus a minimum of five (5) years of related experience delivering change/transformation and /or lean initiatives using project, change management or lean methods including evaluation methods to measure effectiveness in a large, complex, multi-stakeholder environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Professional project management, change management and/or Lean certification considered an asset.


Leadership Capabilities in the areas of leading self, engaging others, achieving results, developing coalitions, and system transformation are required. Strong interpersonal skills, including facilitation, communication, and negotiation. Takes initiative. Ability to work with and manage complex multi-disciplinary teams comprised of internal and external resources. Computer literacy with word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation, project management and database applications. Some travel may be required.

Provides subject matter expertise and demonstrates broad competency in:


  • Change management, leadership and design methodologies
  • Project management
  • Process design methods
  • Data analysis and analytical problem solving skills


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