Manager, Capital Planning

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Author pmnationtalk
Date June 1, 2020
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Business / Management
Client Interior Health Authority
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Manager, Capital Planning

Competition #: 01406926
Bargaining Unit: NON-CONTRACT


Position Summary
The Manager, Capital Planning is responsible for preparing and coordinating complex planning projects such as master site planning, functional programming, and concept/indicative/schematic designs leading to the creation of formal planning documents (concept plan, business plan) for potential construction projects. The Manager is responsible for leading and directing the project team(s) and participation of key stakeholders including direct reports, consultants, constructors, capital, and program operating resources through all the project stages to ensure that the integration of projects is delivered within scope, cost, time, and quality to clients’ satisfaction and within a safe environment.


1. Under the general direction of the Director, Capital Planning & Procurement, provides leadership and direction to planning projects and project team(s). Project team members include direct reports, consultants, internal stakeholders, and external stakeholders.

2. Develops formal capital plans for site (re)development that are feasible and cost effective while meeting the long-term health service delivery needs.

3. Manages the capital planning portfolio of projects to meet strategic and project goals utilizing appropriate project management tools, methods, and controls.

4. Identifies relevant standards, initiatives, best practices, benchmarks, policies, and code requirements to ensure the information is incorporated into the planning projects.

5. Prepares formal planning documents, reports and large documents including executive summary, assessment of need, summary of program and services, costs estimates, status reports, cost control reports, and other reports and created documents as appropriate.

6. Liaises with internal and external stakeholders to ensure full stakeholder identification and participation in the projects including facility staff, Medical staff, consultants, constructors, Foundations, municipal planners, and the Senior Executive Team as required.

7. Provides leadership, coordination, and direction for Business Plan submissions as required by the Ministry of Health.

8. Establishes and maintains a network of relationships to promote alignment with strategic goals, timely decision-making, and quality outcomes with stakeholders.
9. Prepares and monitors schedules and budgets for each project to ensure cost effectiveness and timely completion of the complex planning projects while minimizing operational disruptions.

10. Arranges for the preparation of Request for Proposal documents including drawings and specifications for approved projects.

11. Participates in the procurement process for the selection of project consultants, including architects and engineers, and supervises the consultants on projects for completion of contract requirements.

12. Reviews and approves invoices for each project according to Interior Health Approval Matrix Policy.

13. Performs other related duties and or projects as required.

• A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Engineering, Urban Planning or Architecture, Finance, Accounting, or an equivalent.
• A minimum of seven to ten years of relevant experience with a minimum of five years in the healthcare industry.
• Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
• The following experience will be considered an asset: managing the capital planning process (including large building planning projects), supervising and coaching a team of professionals, contract management, and working with Ministry of Health representatives.

Demonstrates all LEADS Capabilities, in particular:
• Leads Self – self-awareness, demonstrates character
• Engages Others – fosters the development of others, communicates effectively, builds effective teams
• Achieves Results – sets direction, takes action to implement decisions, assesses & evaluates results
• Develops Coalitions – builds partnerships & networks to create results, demonstrates a commitment to customers & service, navigates socio-political environments
• System Transformation – demonstrates systems/critical thinking, strategically oriented to the future, champions & orchestrates change

Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to:
 • Lead and direct large projects
 • Plan, organize, and prioritize workload.
 • Function effectively in a highly dynamic environment.
 • Manage pressure, ambiguity, and change.
 • Make formal reports and presentations.
 • Communicate effectively with all internal/external stakeholders

 • Demonstrated knowledge of project management methods and tools, including budgeting.
 • Ability to align efforts with the broader strategic direction of the organization.
 • A valid Class 5 Driver’s license is required.
 • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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