Project Manager II SPH Redevelopment

Work Area: 
Clinical Support Research Ctr
Base Site: 
Hornby Street
Regular Full Time
Job Category: 
Management/Non Union
As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Providence Health Care must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.

The Clinical Support and Research Centre (CSRC) Project (Phase 1B of the new St. Paul’s Hospital project) is looking for a Senior Project Manager (PM2). Following the entire lifecycle of the CSRC capital project: design, operational planning, change management and commissioning, the Project Manager II will be responsible for the planning and delivery of Providence Research at the future CSRC. The Providence Research portfolio will include delivering up to 180,000sft of both wet and dry laboratory space for acclaimed research centres in the fields of Heart and Lung/Cardiovascular Health, HIV/AIDS, Substance Use, Health Economics and Evaluation, and much more. Our ideal candidate comes with experience and interest in progressive workplace strategies and has a keen interest in the realm of scientific and medical innovation. The candidate should be comfortable working with senior leaders and health professionals as well as have experience developing policies/guidelines. Project management experience in large organizational strategy and/or capital healthcare projects preferred. The Clinical Support and Research Centre (CSRC) will be an 800,000 square foot hub for PHC’s vision of fostering innovation amongst physicians, researchers, corporate enabling services and industry partners ultimately driving towards novel and improved patient care.


Within the context of a patient, client and family centred model of care and, in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Providence Health Care, promotes a safe, respectful, and civil working environment for patients, residents, families, visitors and staff.

Reporting to the designated supervisor, the Project Manager II leads and coordinates all aspects of the current projects undertaken by the department. The role ensures the deliverables are completed on time and on budget, as identified in the project plan. The Project Manager II will lead and coordinate project activities including financial responsibility for the project and management of resources as deemed necessary to meet the schedule and budget for the project deliverables. The Project Manager II identifies and tracks metrics as they relate to the project deliverables. The role establishes the project team and provides leadership, guidance, supervision, and support to designated project staff, contractors and stakeholders.


Demonstrated ability to manage and plan major capital projects
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks in a dynamic environment with changing priorities.
Excellent communication skills to function within a complex interdisciplinary environment, including ability to communicate with the physician community.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Demonstrated ability to persuade and mediate multiple internal and external stakeholders.
Ability to provide leadership, guidance and direction to others including staff and contractors.
Ability to development and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
Demonstrated computer literacy with relevant software, spreadsheet, project management and database applications.
Ability to operate related equipment including applicable software applications.
Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.


Masters degree (from an approved educational institution) in a Health related discipline, or in Business Administration or a related field, or an equivalency, plus a minimum of seven (7) years recent, related project and change management experience, including experience involving complex, multi-disciplinary projects and a wide range of stakeholder groups. Project Management professional certification preferred


Establishes detailed project charters, plans, and objectives to outline timelines and project deliverables. Executes project plans according to project methodologies, ensures successful and coordinated completion of project components, facilitates consensus with stakeholders as needed, and ensures readiness for project completion.

Tracks project progress according to project plan and identified metrics. Monitors and reports on the status of projects and major barriers encountered. Makes decisions and recommendations regarding project scopes and related changes required to facilitate a successful outcome. Implements or contributes to the implementation of effective processes to assess project risks, identifies risk mitigation strategies and monitors risk throughout the project lifecycle.

Develops and monitors project budgets within the context of operational demands and environmental and resource constraints and uses best practice methods to thoroughly monitor and adhere to allocated budgets. Responsible for reporting variance, planning and adjusting operations and/or staffing to meet projections and annual targets, approving expenditures and preparing summaries. Holds accountability for operating budget for the area of responsibility.

Provides supervisory guidance and direction to staff. Maintains oversight and accountability for contracted services for the designated area and full accountability for all personnel including hiring, termination, and handling discipline problems.

Performs other related duties as required.