Project Manager II, the new St. Paul's Hospital project

Work Area: 
Base Site: 
Hornby Street
Regular Full Time
Job Category: 
Management/Non Union

The new St. Paul’s Hospital project team is looking for Project Manager II who has a proven track record for getting results, and is passionate about leadership, innovation and project management. The Project Manager II will work directly with project leadership to support integrated project delivery. In this role you will work closely with the various NSPH project teams to support the overall integration of key project activities. This will include scheduling, to ensure that all project elements are scheduled and forecasted using a consistent methodology. Risk management will be another important element of the role, ensuring risks and issues are logged consistently, prioritized & reviewed with key stakeholders. You will also lead project-wide tasks, for example, researching specific issues or liaising with other PHC groups (such as HR) to ensure a consistent approach across the project team. And you will help us get ready to safely see our first patient on day one in the new St Paul’s Hospital by providing oversight to the training, transition and move plans required.


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.