Project Manager

WRHA Corporate - Winnipeg, MB (30+ days ago)

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Requisition ID: 30731

Position Number: 20034911

Posting End Date: September 26, 2019

City: Winnipeg

Site: WRHA Corporate

Department / Unit: Project Management Office

Job Stream: Non-Clinical


Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

FTE: 1.00

Anticipated Shift: Days

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.

Position Overview
Under the general direction of the Director, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) Project Management Office (PMO), the Project Manager will apply the key functions of effective project management to provide leadership to ensure overall completion of project deliverables are achieved on time and on budget for approved projects. Promotes and maintains a positive, professional, and team oriented environment. Demonstrates a commitment to the vision, values, goals, and objectives of the WRHA.

Under the direction of WRHA Project Management Office, applies project management principles, tools and templates throughout the project life cycle including the initiation, planning, executing, controlling and closing phases. This includes management of project scope, resources, communications, risks/issues, budget, timelines, procurement, integration, quality, and implementation.

Works closely with the project sponsor(s), project lead, and project team(s) to develop a Project Charter and Workplan, and to facilitate timely execution and ongoing maintenance of project timelines, milestones and deliverables.
Creates and maintains the project workplan and proactively manages issues, changes to scope, budget, etc. to ensure project objectives are achieved.
Provides essential support during the implementation of the project.
Prepares and distributes bi-weekly project status reports.
Coordinates project team meetings and ensures appropriate documentation is maintained to capture project progress and potential challenges.
Identifies potential risks and determines appropriate mitigation strategies to resolve and/or escalate to the Project Management Office as required.
Assumes accountability for overall functioning of assigned project(s).
Three to five years’ experience in planning and implementing projects essential.
Experience in program development, introduction of new systems and change management strategies essential.
Proven track record of producing results within time and budget constraints essential.
Previous experience in a healthcare environment an asset.
Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
University degree in a related field.
Previous training in project management.
Project Management Professional Certification an asset.
Not Applicable

Qualifications and Skills
Demonstrated proficiency with the use of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio).
Project management principles, practices and techniques.
Regional policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines.
Personal Health Information Act, Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems (WHMIS), Principles of Routine Practices (Universal Precautions) and other legislated acts.
Management principles.
Roles and responsibilities of project team members and change management strategies.
Leads project teams.
Performs both independently and as a team member.
Delegates appropriately.
Prioritizes workload.
Responds to simultaneous demands.
Plans, manages, and implements change.
Recognizes and pursues self-development opportunities.
Influences others to achieve desired outcomes.
Problem solves, organizes results and monitors project progress.
Demonstrates effective communication and presentation skills.
Demonstrates interpersonal, critical thinking, conflict resolution and decision-making skills.
Physical Requirements
May be required to work extended hours.

Salary commensurate with education and qualifications.

We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.

Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.

Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.