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Indigenous Health Project Manager

Indigenous Health Project Manager 


Job Summary:

Reporting to the Indigenous Health Department, the Project Manager II leads and co-ordinates all aspects of the current projects undertaken by the department. The role will ensure the deliverables are completed on time and on budget, as identified in the project plan. The Project Manager II will lead and coordinate project activities including financial responsibility for the project and management of resources as deemed necessary to meet the schedule and budget for the project deliverables. The Project Manager II will identify and track metrics as they relate to the project deliverables. The role will establish the project team and provide leadership, guidance and support to designated project staff, contractors and stakeholders.

 

Key Accountabilities

 

  •  Establishes detailed project charter, plans and objectives to outline timelines and project deliverables.
  • Executes project plan according to project methodologies, ensures successful and coordinated completion of project components, facilitates consensus with stakeholders as needed and ensures readiness for project implementation.
  • Tracks project progress according to project plan and identified metrics. Monitors and reports on the status of projects and major barriers encountered. Makes decisions and recommendations regarding projects scope and related changes required to facilitate a successful outcome. Implements or contributes to the implementation of effective processes to assess project risks, identify risk mitigation strategies and monitor risk throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Develops and monitors project budgets within the context of operational demands and environmental and resource constraints and uses best practice methods to thoroughly monitor and adhere to allocated budgets. Responsibilities include reporting variance, planning and adjusting operations and/or staffing to meet projections and annual targets, approving expenditures and preparing summaries and is accountable for its own operating budget.
  • Provides supervisory guidance and direction to staff. Maintains full accountability for all personnel including hiring, termination, and handling discipline problems.

 

 Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate will have demonstrated knowledge of Canadian colonial impacts on Indigenous people in social and health contexts and knowledge of health issues, and especially the determinants of health, legislation and policy affecting Indigenous people. Knowledge and appreciation of the unique history, cultures, and rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canada is required.
  • A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Master’s Degree in Health Services Administration, Business Administration or relevant health care discipline with a minimum of seven (7) year’s recent, related experience in project management and facilitating and managing consultation processes with a wide range of stakeholder groups. Project Management Professional designation considered an asset. 
  • Experience or working knowledge of quality improvement methodology and change management is key to the success of this role.  Excellent communication skills to function within a complex interdisciplinary environment including ability to communicate with the physician community.  Computer literacy with word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation, project management and database applications.

 

If this sounds like you, apply now!

 

Status: Regular Full-time
Location: 601 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC
Closing date: Until the position is closed.
Reference #:084441E

 

About Us

 

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) provides specialized health services to British Columbians, including cancer care, organ transplantation, pediatrics, emergency services, mental health and substance use services. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: https://jobs.phsa.ca/family-brands

 

We hire on the basis of merit and encourage all qualified applicants to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences. We strive to create a safe and welcoming environment where everyone can come to work and be their best, authentic self.

Labor AgreementExcluded
Requisition #084441E-2326393
Work Site1333 West Broadway, Vancouver
Job TypeRegular, Full-Time
FTE1.0
Hours of Work8:30 - 16:30
Work DaysMon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Expiry Date30-Aug-2019

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