Research IT Manager
BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute, Vancouver BC
What you’ll do
Provide leadership and oversight of the day-to-day operations for a designated team to drive operational excellence and ensure alignment with BCCHRI’s goals and operating plans. Conduct analysis of the current situation and the future requirements of the portfolio, sets specific goals and objectives aligned to the overall strategic direction of Research IT, and determines priorities for planning and implementing strategies in collaboration with BCCHRI’s Senior Management, key partners and stakeholders.
Provide leadership and guidance to assigned staff using effective management techniques (for example, coaching, mentoring, delegating, building teams and managing performance) to support the achievement of required outcomes and to ensure that staff members are achieving a level of performance that meets the highest standards within their areas of function. Foster a positive working environment including seeking opportunities to reward and recognize team and individual contributions, listening to the team’s concerns and enabling decision-making at the front line.
Evaluate individual and team performance in collaboration with appropriate stakeholders and peer staff ensuring probationary and annual reviews are completed for assigned staff. Handle grievances and investigate work and staff issues and initiate disciplinary action up to and including terminations.
Prepare and manage the annual operating budget for designated services, monitor variances and develops and execute corrective actions.
Develop, benchmark, and provide business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses to continuously improve existing and new IT infrastructure and systems.
What you bring
A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree in Computer Information Systems, Information Management/Technology, Health Administration, Business or a related field
Seven (7) years recent related experience in large, complex, multi-site organizations,
A minimum of five (5) years in a progressively responsible leadership role.
Team player with well-developed interpersonal and communication skills and proven experience managing and coaching teams for high performance.
Customer focused with ability to facilitate and encourage cooperation between diverse operational groups and skill sets.
Proven technology background with a solid understanding of infrastructure and technology frameworks such as Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL).
Relevant industry certifications, such as Microsoft Certified System Engineer.
You will have the ability to:
Build and maintain effective relationships.
Self-directed, highly motivated, results-oriented and able to motivate others.
Lead teams and to promote teamwork both virtually and locally.
Use critical thinking skills and proven ability to effectively manage human and fiscal resources. Sound judgment and decision making skills.
Understand and use experience of quality assurance process, operational planning and program development.
Prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects.
Work in an environment in transition and act as an agent of change.
Have excellent written and verbal communication skills, accompanied by proven presentation skills in a corporate setting.
Have extensive understanding and experience managing device and related technologies.
You will have the ability to:
Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Related effective to children and their families.
Participate as a member of a multidisciplinary care team and function as a nursing resource.
Physically perform the duties of the job.
Operate related equipment.
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.
4500 Oak Street, Vancouver
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Monday to Friday; 0900-1700/0830-1630
Requisition Number: 99844
What we do
BC Children's Hospital Research Instituteconducts discovery, translational and clinical research to benefit the health of children and their families. We are supported by BC Children's Hospital Foundation; are part of BC Children’s Hospital and the Provincial Health Services Authority; and work in close partnership with the University of British Columbia.
BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) bcchildrens.ca provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children from across British Columbia.
Provincial Health Services Authority (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.
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