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BC Cancer

Project Coordinator, Strategy, Planning and Implementation - BC Cancer - Provincial

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Project Coordinator - Strategy, Planning and Implementation
BC Cancer
Provincial, BC


Work with Purpose

It would be enough if this opportunity were only about driving forward BC Cancer's vision of a world free from cancer. But this is more: It is about being part of the team that is responsible for the strategy, planning and delivery of initiatives in BC's 10-year Provincial Cancer Action Plan. We are an extraordinary team while applying leading practices in project and change management, engagement, and transformation. It is about you bringing exceptional skill, optimism, and creativity - to work alongside some of the world's best providers and researchers to transform cancer care. It is about making a positive difference to the one in two British Columbians whose lives are touched by cancer.

We are looking for three passionate professionals to join our team! You will be supporting leaders in establishing and executing on coordinated approaches and value-add actions. This role is multi-faceted and offers ample opportunities for you to showcase your agility to problem solve, clear communication to bring focus, and practical capability to execute on coordinated plans.

Why This Role Matters

This position is an opportunity to spearhead transformative change in the fight against cancer in BC. At BC Cancer, we are creating a team that sets the standard for excellence. This position will play a pivotal role in implementing the strategic direction, planning, and delivery of initiatives within BC's 10-year Provincial Cancer Action Plan. But it does not stop there. Here is what this role envisions:
  • Be a part of a Dynamic Portfolio: You will be a part of the portfolio responsible for strategy, planning, and the successful implementation of initiatives. Your work will be at the forefront of BC Cancer's vision.
  • Fostering Exceptional Teamwork: We are looking for someone who is a strong team-player and can foster a sense of teamwork with our partners. Together, with Centre and Provincial leaders, you will support transformation across BC Cancer and the cancer care system.
  • True Engagement: We are committed to creating a culture that encourages people to do their best work through partnerships. True engagement is at the core of what we do. As a member of this portfolio, you must be dedicated to drawing on the expertise and experience of those working within the system, with a sense of urgency and purpose.
  • Leading with Purpose: We are looking for leaders who embody the values BC Cancer holds dear. Your work will go beyond the constraints of the positions or structure we are building, it will have a lasting impact across the entire cancer care system.
  • Collaboration with the Best: You will work alongside some of the world's finest cancer care providers and researchers. Together, you will drive innovations that will transform cancer care and make a real difference in the lives of countless individuals and families.

Join Our Journey

If you are ready to be part of the Strategy, Planning and Implementation team at BC Cancer, apply today. We are eager to meet individuals who bring the right skills and the right spirit to shape the future of cancer care. Together, we will take on the challenge and make a real impact.


What you'll do
  • Monitor and coordinate the execution of projects, ensuring that they adhere to project protocols, that they conform to applicable institutional policies, and that they are completed within the required timelines.
  • Identify, collect, and analyze relevant information relating to current projects, and provide input and recommendations to project team for development, implementation, analysis, dissemination of findings, and policy/practice implications.
  • Actively support the management and facilitation of time-limited projects and programs to identify best strategies and activities for team members and other stakeholders, including identifying appropriate staff and assisting them to access and utilize appropriate project management tools and resources.
  • Coordinate and arrange project team meetings in consideration of urgency and nature of the subject matter. Prepares documents including presentation, spreadsheets, correspondence, meeting minutes and reports in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Present project update to internal stakeholder groups, external agencies, organizations, and other stakeholders. Develop communication plans and assists with the dissemination of information and knowledge related to projects and key initiatives through a variety of mediums.
  • Monitor period, quarterly, mid-year and year-end budget expenditures and reports variances. Gather and summarize financial information related to assigned projects for submission to the project lead and sponsor.
  • In collaboration with Project Manager and/or Director, coordinate the implementation of approved recommendations resulting from previous projects, research, best practice, and policy reviews.

What you bring

  • A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in Health or Social Sciences plus a five (5) years in a related research assistant, project coordinator, or policy analyst role in a health, social services, government, or community organization.

You have:
  • Knowledge of quality improvement and clinical practices relevant to the service/program area. Understanding of and practical skills in project coordination/management, research and evaluation; relevant computer software applications; training and facilitation.
  • Related experience in conducting literature searches and reviews, best practice reviews, working collaboratively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholder groups. Strong interpersonal skills, including conflict management and consensus building; excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • 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
Wage $62,239-$89,469 per 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.
Applications will be accepted until filled.
Location: This role requires hybrid working (2 days per week at one of the BCC sites or provincial office). Provincial position and candidate must be within the vicinity of BC Cancer Centre to work on-site as required.
Hours of work: Monday - Friday; 08:30-16:30
Requisition numbers: 166126E

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 and BC Cancer are 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 7, 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 BC Cancer

BC Cancer’s mandate covers the full spectrum of cancer care from prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment, to research and education, to supportive and palliative care.


Government Health Care

Application closing date is 2024-08-07

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