Project Director

Vancouver Island Health Authority

Multi-Site No Travel Requirement Shift Start Time/End Time 0800-1600 Days Off Vacancy Type Temp FT Project Salary Range (Hourly Rate) $54. 38 – $78. 17 FTE 1. 0 Bi-weekly Hours 75 Planned Start Date Feb.

6 2023 Approximate End Date (For Temporary Assignments ONLY) Feb. 6 2025 Pending Return of Incumbent No CRC required. (employee will be working with or have access to children or vulnerable adults and requires a Criminal Record Check) No Job Description In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of Island Health (Vancouver Island Health Authority), patient and staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position. Reporting to the Executive Director or the Director, the Project Director develops departmental strategies required to maintain application and systems lifecycles and respond to emerging customer needs.

The Project Director provides leadership for all activities associated with the development of plans, budgets and implementation of the departments projects. Assigned projects are integral parts of the Island Health IM/IT Strategic Plan and work involves the review of business processes across the Authority to recommend priority and ensure the integration required to support implementation across Island Health. The Project Director is responsible for management of the logistics of the assigned projects. The position has responsibility for the delivery of a portfolio of assigned projects within the scope of the annual plan, and the direct responsibility for managing resources, project budgets, the development of and adherence to project plans, project changes, risk management, corporate project communications and reporting to the appropriate program director or executive director.

QUALIFICATIONS: Education, Training And Experience A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Health Information Science or Computer Science. At least seven years’ experience working within or directly with a health care system including a minimum of 5 years’ experience leading major projects with a budget in excess of $10M. Knowledge of, and experience with working with the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) methodology. Skills And Abilities Demonstrated ability to establish and manage relationships with internal stakeholders, strategic partners and solution providers.

Demonstrated ability to problem-solve with a global perspective Demonstrated ability to manage challenging and competing demands within a limited timeframe Demonstrated ability to creatively plan and promote new service delivery models Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with and provide leadership to diverse groups and individuals Demonstrated ability to critically analyze and synthesize utilization and statistical data Excellent interpersonal skills, a good sense of humour and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing Demonstrated ability to establish results oriented courses of action for self and others Demonstrated ability to productively use technology where appropriate. Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills in a complex environment Excellent communication skills including the ability to facilitate and negotiate Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills Demonstrated ability to respond to the needs of stakeholders supported by an acute awareness of the impact of action Demonstrated project management experience Island Health’s current staff scheduling system (ESP) is reaching end of life in late 2025 and we have commissioned a capital project to replace it. Planning is underway to initiate this project and carry out the preparatory work for the transition. Additional Clauses Vaccination Notification: To keep our employees, clients and the communities we serve safe, Island Health is enforcing an employee mandatory vaccination policy which is intended to prevent the transmission of COVID-19.

As such, Island Health requires Proof of BC Provincial Immunization Registration as a condition of employment, and any offers of employment are contingent on you providing proof of vaccination prior to commencement of the offered effective date. If an offer of employment is extended, but proof of vaccination is not provided, the offer will be rescinded.


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