Job title: Project Manager – Technology and Telecommunications

Company: IWK Health Centre

Job description: Company: IWK HealthReq ID: 180302
Department/Program: Information Technology, Digital and Client Services
Location: Halifax
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Start Date: ASAP
Union Status: Non-union, Management/Non Union Bargaining Unit
Compensation: $40.1509 – $50.1885 /hour
Closing Date: 9 June 2024 (Applications are accepted until 23:59 Atlantic Time)IWK Health is a respected academic health sciences centre located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, providing tertiary and primary care for two million children, youth, adults, and families each year across the Atlantic region. We have a team of approximately 4000 employees, physicians, volunteers, and learners at sites across . People build careers with IWK Health with our focus on training and mentorship opportunities. We recognize each other’s talent and celebrate our successes. We collaborate in modern facilities or virtually from home, align our work to our , and enjoy access to enhanced and wellness programs. We are proud to support our patients, families, and communities and are grateful for the generous donor support we receive.Promoting an anti-racist environment, and calling out discrimination as we work and provide care, is important to us. We are located in Mi’kma’ki, the unceded and ancestral territory of the Mi’kmaq people. Working in Mi’kma’ki and providing care to those across Atlantic Canada is a shared privilege with the original inhabitants who have lived here for many thousands of years prior to colonization. There are 13 First Nation communities across Nova Scotia and more than 50 historic African Nova Scotian communities who also have a long, deep, and complex history dating back over 400 years. We have the highest percentage of people with disabilities in the country. Nova Scotia has the highest proportion of transgender and non-binary people than any other province or territory in the country. We are active in our work to eliminate discrimination but have more work to do to build that trust, acknowledge our biases and reduce the barriers our diverse communities face. We want IWK Health to be a safe and supportive space of equity and belonging in the care we provide and the employment we offer. We welcome all interested persons who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotians, Persons of Colour, Immigrants/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply to support our goal for our workforce to be representative of the patients, families, and communities that we care for at all job levels.The OpportunityThe Project Manager plays a key role in the technology, and telecommunications program at the IWK. Reporting to the Manager of the program, the Project Manager is responsible for oversight of strategic projects aimed at continuous improvement and achieving program objectives that is aligned with our vision. Working with the Director and Managers within the IWK, the Project Manager will manage projects/initiatives that have the potential to improve patient and/or family experience. Responsibilities include: managing projects from initiation to completion, e.g., conducting needs assessments and stakeholder focus groups, leading change management, project tracking, project analysis, identifying obstacles and solutions, and producing reports. The job will also involve supporting key staff with improvement initiatives and supporting the Digital and Client Services department.Hours of WorkMonday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pmYour Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or a health-related profession required.
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in project management required.
  • Certification in project management required.
  • Demonstrated Project Management Skills including defining the project, building its comprehensive work plan, executing, managing to the budget, and closing projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in digital transformation and change management.
  • Excellent critical thinking, organizational and problem-solving skills required.
  • Demonstrated skills in collaborative project management and management of key partner communication.
  • Strong Communication, planning, presentation, and organizational skills
  • Competencies in other languages an asset.

Thank you for your interest in IWK Health.Please note that we only contact applicants selected for interview/testing. If we invite you to participate in an assessment process (such as an interview or testing) you have the right to request accommodation. Please discuss your needs when invited to the assessment process.This is a Management/Non Union bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units, or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.An offer of employment is conditional upon the completion and satisfactory results of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials.If you are an employee of IWK Health, please apply through the to ensure you are flagged as an internal applicant.

Location: Halifax, NS

Job date: Thu, 09 May 2024 22:53:13 GMT

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