Project Manager I - Performance & Program Management

Vancouver Coastal Health - Vancouver, BC (5 months ago)

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Work Site: Vancouver Community Offices - West 6th Avenue
Status: Temporary Full Time - until February 2020
Reference#: 112571-tbo

Reporting to the Project Director or Steering Committee, the Project Manager leads and coordinates all aspects of assigned projects for designated programs/services within the Vancouver Community of Care (CoC) and/or throughout Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH).

In this role, the Project Manager:
Ensures that project deliverables are completed on time and on budget, as described in the project plan;
Works with stakeholders at all levels and inspires others to achieve goals and deliverables through facilitation, effective communication of corporate visions, and ensuring the culture is one in which individual competencies can thrive
Provides (as needed, or assigned) leadership, guidance and support to designated project staff
Communicates with all levels of staff and management within the CoC and/or across VCH to facilitate consensus, consult, negotiate and share information; and,
Liaises with consultants, vendors and other health care entities and other external agencies to negotiate contracts for the provision of goods and services.
Projects may involve process improvement and work redesign, productivity review/staff deployment and the provision of strategic information to support those processes. The findings and recommendations have a direct financial and staff resources impact.

Bachelor’s Degree in Health Services Administration, Business Administration or relevant health care discipline with five (5) to seven (7) year's recent, related experience in project management and facilitating and managing consultation processes with a wide range of stakeholder groups.
Current registration with relevant professional College/Association, if applicable.
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.

Comprehensive knowledge of project management principles and methodologies and ability to coach team members on these skills.
Effectively monitors budgets and executes project plans with stringent timelines.
Utilizes initiative, vision, independent thinking and creative problem-solving abilities to implement project plans and realize project
Maintains a broad knowledge of patient care delivery systems in primary, acute and community settings.
Maintains a thorough understanding of available resources for projects and applicable stakeholder groups, provides feedback and detailed analysis on project processes and makes recommendations as required.
Utilizes effective facilitation, persuasion and negotiation abilities to achieve consensus, resolve conflict and achieve desired outcomes.
Works effectively under time pressure to meet deadlines, balance work priorities and resolve problems in a timely manner.

Please note:
The duration of this temporary position is until February 2020
Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.