PROJECT MANAGER, CAPITAL PROJECTS AND PLANNING

Position Summary

Bring your project management, creative problem solving and team leadership expertise to this exciting role with our Capital Projects and Planning team.

Reporting to the Director, Capital Development and Projects, the Project Manager, Capital Projects and Planning is responsible for implementing approved capital planning projects as assigned by the Director, overseeing the planning, design and construction phases and liaising with various stakeholders, consultants and contractors to ensure operational requirements are addressed. The Project Manager is expected to resolve conflicts and is responsible for monitoring, controlling and reporting on project scopes, budgets, timelines, and stakeholder expectations. The Project Manager, Capital Projects and Planning supports the Director, Capital Development and Projects in the delivery of master planning initiatives, space plans and facility redevelopment planning.

Starting salary will be approximately from $88,990 to $111,237 and will be based on education, training, experience, and salaries of similar positions.

Prince George Prince George is the centre of business, education, health and culture for northern British Columbia and services a rural population of about 300,000. The region’s economic growth and diversification strategies are creating outstanding opportunities for investors, employers and employees. Affordable housing, land prices and transportation costs, due to short and quick commutes; result in one of the lowest costs of living for a city of its size in the province. Additionally, wage rates fall above provincial averages, providing residents of Prince George with a high standard of living in one of BC’s most beautiful regions. The city itself is the 4th largest in British Columbia and has a population of approximately 82,300 local residents and a service centre for nearly 320,000. It is built on the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako rivers. Prince George is the home of the University of Northern British Columbia – Canada’s Green university. The warm, friendly and diverse population attests to a strong and dynamic community spirit. Check out Prince George for more information on what this community has to offer.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
• Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
• Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
• Employee referral program
• Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
• “Loan Forgiveness Programs” are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.

IMPORTANT NOTE:
As part of your application process, you will need to upload the following documentation:
• Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
• Registration number (if you are part of a regulated profession)
• Any supporting documents regarding education/qualifications for this position. Examples may include:
• Program certificates or diplomas
• High school/college/university transcripts etc.
• It is also recommended to provide a cover letter and resume

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Qualifications

• Completion of a university degree in Architecture, Engineering, or a related field supplemented by advanced courses in project management;
• Five (5) to seven (7) years of progressive experience in all phases of project planning/design and management in a large, complex environment;
• Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Previous health care experience, designation as a Project Management Professional and/or a degree in Business Administration or Health Services Administration an asset.

Skills and Abilities:
• Broad knowledge of the planning and construction processes associated with facilities development.
• Comprehensive knowledge of health care projects and relevant government procedures, standards and requirements.
• Advanced project management skills including demonstrated effectiveness in planning and coordinating major projects.
• Broad knowledge of accreditation standards, Workers Compensation Board regulations, and Occupational Health & Safety and Infection Control issues.
• Comprehensive knowledge of space planning theories, concepts and methodologies.
• Broad knowledge of the hospital environment and legislation affecting space redesign in health care institutions.
• Ability to deal effectively with various stakeholders, consultants and contractors.
• Ability to resolve conflict and facilitate consensus between stakeholders on critical issues.
• Ability to analyze and problem-solve complex issues towards creative solutions.
• Ability to ascertain bottom line requirements and maintain project budgets.
• Ability to anticipate and respond to changing priorities or unforeseen opportunities.
• Ability to prepare and present written and verbal reports on technical issues.
• Ability to provide leadership, guidance and direction to others including staff and contractors.
• Ability to organize and prioritize work and balance multiple activities concurrently.
• Ability to operate related equipment including computer software applications.

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation’s communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Competition #:

05644409

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

NON-CONTRACT

Facility:

CORPORATE OFFICE

Location:

Prince George, BC

Department:

NHC CAPITAL ADMIN

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Close Date:

JULY 26, 2024

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