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Project Manager I, BCCA - Cancer Strategy, Planning & Implementation - BC Cancer - Vancouver

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Project Manager I, BCCA - Cancer Strategy, Planning & Implementation

BC Cancer

Vancouver, 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's about building a new portfolio that is responsible for the strategy, planning and delivery of initiatives in BC's 10 year Provincial Cancer Action Plan. It's about creating an extraordinary team while applying leading practices in project and change management, engagement and transformation. It's about you bringing exceptional skill, optimism and creativity - to work alongside some of the world's best providers and researchers to transform cancer care. Ultimately, it's about making a positive difference to the one in two British Columbians whose lives are touched by cancer.

We are looking for passionate and experienced professionals to join our portfolio in supporting provincial integrated care planning and delivery.

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 Teams: We are not just looking for a leader; we are looking for someone who can assemble an extraordinary team to deliver and enhance patient care outcomes. Together, with Centre and Provincial leaders, you will use leading practices in engagement, project management, and change management to 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
  • Establish detailed project charter, plan an objective to outline timelines and project deliverables. Execute project plan according to project methodologies, ensure successful and coordinated completion of project components, consult with stakeholders as needed and ensures readiness for project implementation.
  • Track project progress according to project plan and identified metrics. Monitor and report on the status of projects and major barriers encountered. Make recommendations to Director regarding projects scope and related changes required to facilitate a successful outcome. Implement or contribute to the implementation of effective processes to assess project risks, identify risk mitigation strategies and monitor risk throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Participate in the development and monitoring of project budgets within the context of operations demands and environmental and resource constraints and uses best practice methods to thoroughly monitor and adhere to allocated budgets.
  • Provide leadership by giving advice or guidance in situations that require interpretation and judgment.

What you bring
  • A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Master's Degree in Health Services Administration, Business Administration or relevant health care discipline with
  • A minimum of five (5) year's recent, related experience in project management and facilitating and managing consultation processes with a wide range of stakeholder groups.
  • Project Management Professional designation considered an asset.
  • Experience or working knowledge of population and public health is key to the success of this role.

You have:
  • Excellent communication skills to function within a complex interdisciplinary environment including ability to communicate with the physician community.
  • Computer literacy with word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation, project management and database applications.
  • 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: Two (2) Regular, Full-Time Opportunities

Salary Range: $88,900 - $127,923. 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: 601 West Broadway Vancouver, BC V5Z 4C2

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday; 0900-1700

Reference Number: 163454E & 164779E

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 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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