Project Manager I, Red Fish Healing Centre – BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services Coquitlam, BC

PHSA


Project Manager I, Red Fish Healing Centre

BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services



Coquitlam, BC

The Project Manager I lead and co-ordinate all aspects of the current projects undertaken by the department. The Project Manager I ensure that the deliverables are completed on time and on budget, as identified in the project plan.

The Project Manager I identify and track metrics as they relate to the project deliverables, and provide consultation, guidance and support to designated project staff, contractors and stakeholders. This work takes place works within a complex multi-site environment and within the context the long-range strategic plans for BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services.

This role is embedded within a team responsible for capital facility upgrade projects across our many sites, including the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital, Correctional Health Services, Red Fish Healing Centre, and Heartwood Centre for Women and many other leased sites.



What you’ll do

  • Establish detailed project charter, plan and objective to outline timelines and project deliverables. Execute project plan according to project methodologies, ensure successful and coordinated completion of project component, consult with stakeholders as needed and ensures readiness for project implementation.
  • Track project progress according to project plan and identified metrics.

    Monitor and report on the status of projects and major barriers encountered. Make recommendations to Director regarding projects scope and related changes required to facilitate a successful outcome.

    Implement or contribute to the implementation of effective processes to assess project risks, identify risk mitigation strategies and monitor risk throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Participate in the development and monitoring of project budgets within the context of operations demand and environmental and resource constraint and use best practice method to thoroughly monitor and adhere to allocated budgets.
  • Provide leadership by giving advice or guidance in situations that require interpretation and judgment.

  • What you bring


    Qualifications

  • 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 five (5) 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..
  • Skills and Knowledge


  • Comprehensive knowledge of project management principles and methodologies and ability to coach team members on these skills. 
  • Experience or working knowledge of content areas is key to the success of this role. 
  • 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 completion. 
  • Excellent communication skills to function within a complex interdisciplinary environment including ability to communicate with the physician community. 
  • 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. 
  • Computer literacy with word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation, project management and database applications.
  • Commitment to develop knowledge and understanding of legislative obligations and provincial commitments found in the foundational documents – including Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight (2020), BC’s Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), Reclaiming Power and Place Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls Calls for Justice (2019), the Declaration Act Action Plan and Remembering Keegan: A First Nations Case Study – and how they intersect across the health care system.
  • Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC’s Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
  • As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have: Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities of settler colonialism on Indigenous Peoples and familiarity with addressing Indigenous-specific anti-racism, anti-racism and Indigenous Cultural Safety and foundational documents and legislative commitments (The Declaration Act, the Declaration Action Plan, TRC, IPS, Remembering Keegan, etc.).

  • What we bring

    Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future.

    That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.



  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth, development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position). 
  • Wage:  $88,990 – $ 127,923/Year. The starting salary for this position would be determined with consideration of the successful candidate’s relevant education and experience, and would be in alignment with the provincial compensation reference plan. Salary will be prorated accordingly for part time roles.

    Location:  70 Colony Farm Road, Coquitlam, V3C 5X9


    Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

    Hours of Work:  Monday – Friday; 830-1630


    Requisition # 168950E

    As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.



    What we do

     (BCMHSUS) cares for people with complex mental health and substance use challenges.


    BCMHSUS is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

    The Provincial Health Services Authority () plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province.

    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:

    PHSA and BCMHSUS are committed to equity in our hiring and employment practices. With learning and compassion, we are addressing existing inequities and barriers throughout our systems.

    PHSA is seeking to create a diverse workforce and to establish an inclusive and culturally safe environment. We invite applications and enquiries from all people, particularly those belonging to the historically, systemically, and/or persistently marginalized groups identified under the Human Rights Code.



    One of PHSA’s North Star priorities is to eradicate Indigenous-specific racism, which includes dismantling barriers to health care employment at every level.

    We welcome Indigenous individuals to apply and/or contact the Sanya’kula Team (Indigenous Recruitment & Employee Experience) for support at .

    Indigenous-specific anti-racism initiatives are rooted in addressing the unique forms of discrimination, historical and ongoing injustices, and marginalization faced by Indigenous peoples. These initiatives align with an Indigenous rights-based approach, recognizing the inherent rights and self-determination of Indigenous communities.

    PHSA must uphold legislative obligations and provincial commitments found in the foundational documents such as including Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight (2020), BC’s Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), Reclaiming Power and Place Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls Calls for Justice (2019), the Declaration Act Action Plan and Remembering Keegan: A First Nations Case Study.