BC Cancer, Vancouver
Are you a well organised person with analytical and project management skills? This position utilizes analytical thinking and strong project management skills to accurately evaluate the project. The Research Projects Coordinator supervises students and orients staff to project management processes and procedures as required.
What you’ll do
Contribute to the development of budgets for research proposals and projects in collaboration with the Leader or designate; monitor expenditures for assigned projects, grants and core activities to ensure that funds are spent as planned and within budget and that project objectives are achieved
Provide updated budget summary/milestone information and prepares written progress reports with the Leader or designate for projects, grants and collaborations.
Establishe procedures to ensure that objectives for assigned projects, grants and core activities are met.
Research project management methodologies, tools and techniques for application in assigned projects.
Provide direction and advice throughout the project lifespan at all levels of the Centre/Entity and on multiple projects and programs; participates in initiatives in project management research, methodology, design, planning, implementation, integration, evaluation and ongoing monitoring.
Identify, problem solve, and work to remove barriers to successful project completion, with emphasis on resolving issues and facilitating collaborative relationships on assigned projects across departments, collaborators, funding agencies and external stakeholders. Identifies interdependencies between various groups and projects within the Centre/Entity and facilitates communication among task groups.
Evaluate whether project objectives/milestones are met in consultation with the department heads and leaders and identifies discrepancies for the attention of the Leader or designate.
Recommend strategies and develops plans in collaboration with project leaders to resolve project efficiency issues where required.
Provide work direction to study clerks and other study staff, students, trainees and staff as required. Provides feedback on performance and orients new staff within assigned projects.
Liaise with grant/core agencies and collaborators on project objectives and scientific issues and refers strategic issues to the Leader as required.
What you bring
A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to completion of a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in Science or Business Administration plus a minimum of three (3) years of recent related experience in project management and/or a research development management role and/or certification as a Project Management Professional.
Broad knowledge of project design, methodologies, developing and managing project strategies, evaluation and monitoring, project management principles, and multiple project interaction and integration.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple resource intense projects within a fast paced environment. Demonstrated organizational, analytical and decision-making skills.
Excellent ability to organize work and communicate effectively.
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
Demonstrated computer literacy (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project).
Ability to work under pressure of deadlines.
Ability to accept responsibility and work independently. Demonstrated ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment in the performance of duties.
What’s in it for you
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 and development.
Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
Job type Temporary Full time ending 31/03/2022
Location 675 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver
Hours of work 0830-1630
Reference number 104540
What we do
BC Cancer bccancer.bc.ca provides comprehensive cancer control for the people of British Columbia.
BC Cancer is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).
(PHSA) plans, coordinates 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: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services
PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, 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, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.
This position is part of PHSA Talent on Demand – an in-house recruitment service providing talent to PHSA and other healthcare authorities. We manage a robust talent pool of service-minded professionals who are available to start work immediately. Talent on Demand creates a gateway for those who wish to achieve their career goals. Successful candidates will gain significant healthcare experience and can transition into long-term, permanent roles within PHSA. For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org