Project Management Lead - Project Management Office
Scarborough Health Network
Toronto, ON
Company Biography:
Across our three hospitals and eight satellite sites, Scarborough Health Network (SHN) is shaping the future of care. Our many programs and services are designed around the needs of one of Canada’s most vibrant and diverse communities. We are home to North America’s largest nephrology program, as well as the designated cardiac care and spine centre for Scarborough and surrounding communities to the east. We are proud to be a community-affiliated teaching site for the University of Toronto and partner with a number of other universities and colleges, helping to train the next generation of health care professionals. Learn more at

Position Overview:
Reporting to the Manager, Capital Planning & Project Management Office, the successful candidate will be working closely with various Hospital leadership and staff to lead, coordinate, and support multiple projects within business critical areas by providing end-to-end project management responsibilities. This includes managing all aspects of the project life cycle phases: concept, definition, planning, implementation, and closeout, using the appropriate project management practices and methodologies.

Company Vacancy/Request for Transfer:
The completion of this online form serves as your application and will be used to determine if you meet the requirements of this position. Please ensure that you have provided all pertinent information necessary to be considered for this vacancy by the close date.

The Project Management Lead will be working on diverse projects, including Capital, Finance, Process Improvement, Clinical, Information Technology, etc., and generally requires some background knowledge in many areas throughout the organization. The incumbent will be responsible for the development of regular project status reports, presentations, proposals, communication materials, project charters, implementation plans, budget tracking, and other documents as required.

In this role, the Project Management Lead will engage in ethical conduct and strive to understand and appreciate the diversity of our patient population and workforce.

  • University Degree or equivalent in Health Sciences or related field
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) designation (preferred)
  • 3-5 years of project management experience, preferably in a healthcare environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to be consultative, ability to establish and maintain effective relationships
  • Ability to adapt to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to work independently and to exercise sound judgment
  • Exceptional time management skills, must be able to work and perform duties with little or no supervision and be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Sound project management skills (including budgeting and cost control, risk management, scheduling and reporting)
  • Understanding of PMBOK methodology/philosophies
  • Computer skills with hands-on capabilities in Microsoft: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Visio, ability to work with Eclipse is an asset
  • Demonstrates a commitment to customer service when dealing with patients, colleagues and volunteers and other members of the community and public
  • Demonstrates values consistent with SHN’s Code of Conduct and is committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment in accordance with Health & Safety policy and legislation
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to SHN's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety, and environmental safety and participates in regular in-service education in this area
  • Demonstrates excellent work performance and attendance record
  • Ability to speak another language
Accommodation Statement:
Scarborough Health Network (SHN) embraces and celebrates our community’s unique multicultural heritage and diversity. SHN is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a culture of inclusiveness and diversity reflecting our diverse patients, staff and community alike. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.