For over 75 years, Medavie Blue Cross has been a leading health and wellness partner for individuals, employers and governments across Canada. We are proud to be a not-for-profit organization dedicated to giving back to the communities where we live and work, and to ensuring our employees thrive in our award-winning, collaborative culture. We are one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures and are recognized as a Caring Company, a designation for national leaders in community investment and social responsibility.
Our team of 2,100 professionals work across six provinces. We excel by living our shared values of being caring, accountable, responsible, innovative and community-minded. We’re committed to ensuring the health and wellness of our employees and their families, along with personal and professional growth, through a variety of programs and support at all levels of our organization.
Along with Medavie Health Services, we are part of Medavie — a national health organization with over 6,400 employees. Together, our mission is to improve the wellbeing of Canadians.
Job Title: Project Manager
Department: Corporate Project Management Office
Employment Type: Full Time Permanent (work from home)
Location: Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, PEI, or Newfoundland
Salary: Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits
Reports To: Manager
We have opportunities for seasoned Project Managers! Do you thrive on managing deliverables and leading change in a complex and innovative environment? You could be our next Project Manager.
This is not your everyday project management team – as a strong team of 18 project managers, we offer work-life balance, collaboration with leadership, and the opportunity to influence change in a health care organization that drives their strategic vision with technology. While this is a mature shop with established processes and onboarding we are always looking for fresh eyes and idea on how to continuously improve on our maturity journey.
Think insurance is boring? Well we’ve been a leader in innovative health care solutions - from pay direct drug card technology to mobile enabled claims management. For decades we have invested in our own technology to ensure we are able to deliver on our strategic objectives by partnering with government and businesses to be a “Leading health solutions partner”. In fact, one of our five core values is focused on innovation; not just in technology investments, but also from a product and business practice perspective. And all that innovation requires adept Project Managers who can make the vision a reality.
Your every day with us:
You will have the opportunity to lead the development of charters, establish schedules, support strategic and complex technology initiatives, develop a deep knowledge of our business and work with a team of exceptional resources to deliver exciting project outcomes. As a seasoned professional you will be able to support the maturity of the CPMO and be involved in initiatives that advance how we will manage projects for the organization.
What you need to succeed:
When we say “seasoned” we mean you’ve done it all - you have been accountable to lead and managed large, high investment projects in a formal project management environment;
You have led large scale initiatives in complex environments while managing change effectively and can demonstrate how you have measured your success in one or more organizations and you understand software development lifecycle management
A dynamic project partner and effective communicator with a high degree of emotional intelligence, you can establish effective working relationships with various stakeholders and adjust communication style to various audiences including senior leadership
You understand how to maximize resources, manage expectations, communicate difficult or complex concepts and work with others to “get the job done”
Experience as a project manager responsible for leading multiple parallel projects with/without IT components and preparing the business for the change.
Your leadership style is collaborative, you work with (not through) others to optimize skills, maximize resources, and masterfully manage the unexpected
You have experience predicting barriers and challenges and can establish effective contingency plans that ensure project’s deliverables are protected
You possess a university degree or equivalent program and have your PMP or are willing to obtain within the first year of employment.
Working knowledge of tools used in project management (such as Microsoft Project, Visio, Office Suite).
Working knowledge of Clarity would be an asset.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Medavie Blue Cross will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Medavie Blue Cross Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Medavie Blue Cross is an equal opportunity employer.
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