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Manager, Provincial Programs - Radiation Therapy & Oral Oncology - BC Cancer - Provincial

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Manager, Provincial Programs - Radiation Therapy & Oral Oncology

BC Cancer

Provincial, BC

This position is a part of Provincial Programs supporting the Radiation Therapy and Oral Oncology Portfolios. This role involves remote work, however the Manager must be within the vicinity of a regional BC Cancer Centre to work on site as required.

The Manager is responsible for the identification, planning, development, implementation, coordination and evaluation of key programs and related projects. The Manager works collaboratively with a variety of internal and external partners and stakeholders in support of the development, implementation, and evaluation of policy, transformation, and knowledge exchange programs and related projects. Given the complexity of the system level changes expected through the development, implementation and evaluation of strategic programs and related projects, the Manager applies a solid base of leadership and management knowledge and skills to enable best practice, performance improvement, and system integration to ensure alignment with provincial programs and PHSA vision, mandate, and strategic directions.

What you'll do

  • In collaboration with provincial directors and leadership, and with support from the BC Cancer team as applicable, provide leadership and manage the development, implementation, and evaluation of their designated program area in support of strategic initiatives, programs, and projects. Manage a diversity of programs/related projects of varying scope in a complex and changing multidisciplinary environment and with a diversity of partners/stakeholders.
  • Maintain responsibility for ensuring that their program area's projects are completed in adherence to project protocols/ charters/ agreements, timelines, applicable institutional and ethical policies and procedures, and pertinent legislation.
  • Manage the identification, collection and analysis of relevant information/evidence relating to their designated program and related projects, and synthesize findings in order to effectively integrate these into the development, implementation, analysis, dissemination of findings, and policy/practice implications of strategic programs and initiatives.
  • Responsible for negotiating and facilitating consensus of resources with multiple stakeholders, as well as establishing consensus around standardization of policy and practice standards for the designated program area.
  • Develop, coordinate and/or oversee coordination of proposals, and work plans for their designated program's projects, ensuring that resources will meet program/project objectives and high quality deliverables; prepares mid-term and final reports.
  • Lead and/or coordinate strategic program teams, related working groups, and advisory committees to achieve targeted goals/objectives of strategic programs and related projects, and to build and strengthen relationships with key partners and stakeholders.
  • Responsible for developing and recommending budget, monitoring expenditures, analyzing and reporting on variances to meet annual budget and program targets.
  • Improve quality and effectiveness of BC Cancer clinical team processes by formulating and implementing team-based recommendations.
  • Lead the development and implementation of new policies and standards within the designated program area.
  • Engage with external health authority stakeholders to enable advancement of services.
  • Collaborate to conduct research in support of the Cancer Plan and provincial mandate.

What you bring

  • A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Master's Degree in Health Administration, or a related field.
  • Seven (7) years of recent experience in program management, facilitating and managing consultation processes with a wide range of stakeholder groups, planning, or program development in healthcare.

You have:
  • Organizational, leadership, planning and communication skills.
  • Skills as a coach and change agent.
  • Interpersonal skills and relationship building that facilitate teamwork, intra- and inter-institutional coordination.
  • Conduct strategic planning, business plan development and effective implementation of plans.
  • Ability to lead and supervise staff.
  • Awareness of and commitment to learning and understanding the Truth & Reconciliation Commission's 94 Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight Report (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), and Reclaiming Power and Place Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls calls for justice, and how they intersect across the health care system.
  • Support team members on their learning journey, ensuring education strategy for team/department to implement Indigenous Cultural Safety at a practical level.
  • Work collaboratively with appropriate Indigenous teams/departments to ensure ICS lens applied holistically.
  • Have 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).
  • Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, 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.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.

Job Type: Regular, Full-Time

Salary Range: $106,026 -$152,413/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: Provincial Position which involves remote work, however, the candidate must be within the vicinity of a regional BC Cancer Centre to work on-site as required.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday; 800-1600

Requisition Number: 167294E

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

BC Cancer provides comprehensive cancer control for the people of British Columbia.

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

( PHSA ) 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 is committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments' unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey-one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at

Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of June 14, 2024. If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting.

If you have not registered your internal profile, a password is required to log in for the first time. To obtain your password, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk at 604-875-7264 or 1-855-875-7264. Please note regular business hours are Monday - Friday (excluding stats), 8:30am to 4:30pm. For inquiries outside of regular business hours, please email the Internal Jobs Help Desk at and a Help Desk Representative will contact you the next business day.

About PHSA

Canada's first provincial health services authority. Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) is one of six health authorities – the other five health authorities serve geographic regions of BC. PHSA's primary role is to ensure that BC residents have access to a coordinated network of high-quality specialized health care services. PHSA operates provincial programs including BC Children's Hospital, BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre, BC Emergency Health Services, BC Cancer, BC Centre for Disease Control and BC Transplant. It is also responsible for specialized provincial health services like chest surgery and trauma services, which are delivered in a number of locations in the regional health authorities.


Government Health Care

Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-07

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