Project Manager

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Project Manager

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date January 12, 2022
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Flexible, BC
Category Manager
Client Interior Health Authority
Contact Information
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Community :FLEXIBLE
Facility :FLEXIBLE

Position Summary

Bring your project management skills and experience to the beautiful Southern Interior of BC.
If you are a Project Manager with healthcare experience involving hospital or medical facility construction then we would love to hear from you.

We are a BC Top Employer and at Interior Health, we offer one of the best benefit packages in Canada. In addition to Medical, Dental and Extended Health coverage, we offer a defined pension plan and paid vacation starting at 4 weeks to a maximum of 7 weeks annually.

The worksite location is flexible anywhere within our Interior Health Region, so love where you live, work and play. Apply today!

About the role:

The Project Manager is responsible to facilitate and coordinate the design, construction, and building commissioning stages for all capital, upgrade, and operational projects at one or more assigned sites within the Interior Health Authority Region. The Project Manager provides the leadership and expertise required to ensure that projects at the assigned site(s) are delivered within scope, cost, time, and quality to the client’s satisfaction and within a safe working environment.


1. Leads and facilitates all stages of project design (on multiple projects) to ensure cost effectiveness, adherence to building standards/codes, and consistency with technical, project’s scope of work, and functional program requirements.
• Acts as a liaison between consultants and internal clients during the planning stages to ensure compliance with client requirements, application of sound industry practices, and consistency with Interior Health Authority policies and practices.
• Participates in project steering committee meetings to establish project schedules.
• Participates in the establishment and verification of project budgets.
• Reviews all drawings and specifications to ensure adherence to building standards and coordinates input from client users to confirm functionality.
• Analyzes technical and situational information to determine the project’s potential impact on services, facilities, systems, and/or staff.
• Responsible for the preparation of cost estimates.

2. Responsible for the reporting and quality control of assigned capital projects.
• Evaluates design specifications to ensure they are within allocated budgets and scope at various project milestones.
• Monitors consultant and contractor performance for adherence to contract conditions, budget, and schedules.
• Ensures accurate and timely reporting.
• Approves project invoices and progress claims for payment.

3. Leads and facilitates all stages of project construction (on multiple projects) to ensure cost effectiveness, adherence to building standards/codes, and consistency with technical, project’s scope of work, and functional program requirements.
• Reviews functional project design to ensure that all construction requirements have been included (e.g. decanting, demolition, and building system issues).
• Prepares the Request for Proposal or tender documents.
• Monitors all stages of construction to ensure cost effectiveness, adherence to contract terms of reference, and consistency with technical and functional program requirements.
• Reviews and approves all documentation related to the administration of the construction contract.
• Performs or arranges for site inspections.
• Ensures consultants and constructors meet their contractual obligations.

4. Leads and facilitates all stages of operational commissioning (on multiple projects) to ensure cost effectiveness, adherence to building standards/codes, and consistency with technical, project’s scope of work, and functional program requirements.
• Coordinates and/or participates in the development and implementation of building commissioning plan.
• Meets with users to review arrangements/requirements for moves.
• Meets with all support departments to schedule adequate time for pre-move tasks.
• Facilitates testing and equipment inspection processes.
• Ensures orientation and training to client users on new equipment (e.g. nurse call system is arranged).
• Verifies that space and components are functional.


• Post-secondary diploma in architectural/engineering technology to interpret drawings and specifications, cost project technical requirements, supplemented by training in project management software, contract law, insurance requirements, and financial management.
• Five years of related experience, including a minimum of three years of specific healthcare experience involving hospital or medical facility construction which is essential to design and deliver our complex healthcare infrastructure
• Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

LEADS Capabilities
Demonstrates all LEADS Capabilities, in particular:
• Leads Self/Cultural Agility – self-awareness, demonstrates character; noticing and adapting to cultural uniqueness to create a sense of safety for all.
• Engages Others/Empathy – communicates effectively; listens with heart rather than reacting
• Achieves Results/Process Orientation – takes action to implement decisions, assesses & evaluates results, follows culturally respectful processes that also produce results
• Develops Coalitions/Building a Trust-Based Relationship – builds partnership and networks to create results, demonstrates a commitment to customers and service, participating in open exchanges of experiences and culture
• System Transformation/Credible Champion – demonstrates systems/critical thinking, strategically oriented to the future, champions & orchestrates change, remains self-aware and maintains effective relationships, shows courage and conviction in advocating for change for the betterment of Aboriginal people.

Skills and Abilities
• Knowledge of contract law.
• Knowledge of construction standards and building codes, and inspection and testing requirements.
• Knowledge of construction agreements and associated general conditions of contract.
• Knowledge of computer-assisted design and project management software systems.
• Knowledge of and ability to apply project management theories, principles, practices, and processes.
• Ability to interpret construction drawings and construction specifications.
• Understanding of construction practices and processes.
• Ability to establish project budgets.
• Ability to establish project schedules.
• Ability to effectively explore alternatives and positions to reach outcomes that gain all parties support and acceptance.
• Ability to analyze and interpret diverse and complex technical and operating information to develop an appropriate response.
• Ability to multitask, prioritize tasks, and provide timely responses.
• A valid class 5 BC Driver’s Licence.

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