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Location:Prince George
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Competition #:05577314
Bargaining Unit:NON-CONTRACT
Comments:Please include a cover letter with your application
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Position Summary

Are you looking for that career that will allow you to combine your clinical expertise and your proven leadership skills? If you feel, you can deliver success by implementing strategies that focus the efforts of individuals on business goals, individual goals, team goals and translating them into positive outcomes – we want to hear from you.

The Project Manager, Population & Public Health Support Unit (PPHSU) is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of assigned projects or initiatives. Working and collaborating with stakeholders at all levels, the Project Manager facilitates collaborative working relationships within the project team and with any other individuals or groups the project may affect. The position works closely with the project sponsors and project team to assess and monitor project planning, scope, timelines, implementation, stakeholder expectations, and project outcomes with Population Health and Northern Health strategy, commitments, and goals.

Starting salary will be approximately from $80,935 to $101,168 and will be based on education, training, experience, and salaries of similar positions

Prince George has a population of 89,490 (2021) local residents and is a service centre for approximately 320,000. Prince George has all of the amenities of a larger city mixed with the charm and friendliness of a smaller town. 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 MSP, 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.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Health Sciences, Health Administration, or relevant health care discipline.
• Five (5) to seven (7) years recent experience in public health or a related community health discipline.
• Previous experience in project management, facilitation, and consultation processes with a wide range of stakeholder groups.
• Formal education and certification in project management (PMP) and/or International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) an asset.
• Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of population health, healthy system interventions and current health care trends.
• Demonstrated theoretical and practical knowledge of project management, particularly in complex matrix environments.
• Advanced skills in complex problem solving, planning, quality improvement, change management and group process.
• Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical problem-solving skills to develop progressive, creative, and innovative solutions.
• Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, as well as people and operational management.
• Ability and flexibility to anticipate and respond to changing priorities or unforeseen opportunities.
• Demonstrated ability to deliver defined results working under pressure and on concurrent, multidisciplinary projects.
• Ability to build relationships across all levels, including the ability to develop buy in, manage conflict, and coach, mentor and educate.
• Ability to negotiate and influence within a collaborative framework.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively, both independently and as part of a team.
• Ability and willingness to travel within Northern Health’s geographic region.
• Strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to present and prepare concise analyses, reports, and recommendations and to consult with individuals at all levels of the organization.
• 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.

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