Vancouver Coastal Health Project Coordinator - Regional Staffing in Canada

Job Title: Project Coordinator - Regional Staffing

Work Site: VCH Corporate Offices - West Broadway

Status: Temporary Full Time - until November 2017

Reference#: 089346-jbr

Job Summary:

As Project Coordinator, you will report to the respective Project Sponsor and Project Manager and provide analytical expertise in the financial and technical review, evaluation and maintenance of the project documentation, project management tools and executive reports for specific Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) projects, allowing for effective risk management. Working in collaboration with both the project team and end users on capital and operation projects, you will perform analysis and documentation of the project(s) initiated by the organization to ensure organization-wide and departmental objectives are met.

Gathering information and evaluating interdependencies and their risks to the respective project(s) and organization through interaction with external consultants and the other health authorities, your role will support VCH by ensuring that various internal and external stakeholders involved maintain a supportive and mutually beneficial working relationships.

Key accountabilities will include:

  • Identifying and understanding key issues relating to the respective project through review and assessment of project team documentation.

  • Under guidance from the department, assessingfinancial risks and implications associated with each project separately and as a collective and, when necessary, carryingout due diligence assessments and reportingfindings to the appropriate stakeholders.

  • Conductingdata analysis by utilizing a variety of data manipulation and management techniques and conductingstatistical and financial analysis by compiling information, analyzing and interpreting the data and reporting on the findings.

  • Respondingto ad hoc requests for information and analysis by researching and gathering information required, manipulating database fields, preparing spreadsheets, tables, charts, graphs, reports and presentations as required to summarize information.

  • Providingadministrative support for the respective project(s) and their key stakeholders as required, including: meeting coordination, timekeeping, budget reporting and facility move coordination.

Qualifications and Expertise


  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Business Administration or in a related field

  • A minimum of three (3) years’ recent, related financial analysis and planning experience in a large, complex service organization or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • Experience in three distinct areas must be exhibited:

  • Financial Analysis

  • Project Planning/Management

  • Technical expertise


  • Comprehensive technical expertise, project/process management, financial analytical skills and business acumen.

  • Effectively and accurately responds to the needs of stakeholders and is acutely aware of the impact of decisions and actions on the organization and various stakeholders.

  • Strong verbal and written communication as well as facilitation skills to work effectively in a team setting and with a variety of stakeholders.

  • Ability to identify issues, and to develop and analyze solutions to resolve problems.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of current advanced word processing, graphics presentation, and spreadsheet computer applications to prepare reports and presentations.

  • Results-oriented within a high-pressure working environment with numerous critical timelines.

  • In-depth knowledge of RST processes and practices, including:

  • RST training materials

  • RST standard operating procedures (SOP)

  • Collective agreement language

  • Kronos system behaviour

  • Previous experience of formal software testing

To Apply:

Qualified applicants only please submit a resume and covering letter quoting competition #089346-jbr.

Please note:

  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

  • Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

Internal competition closes December 6, 2016. Internal applications received after this date will be considered as late applications.

Employees of VCH must apply via the *Internal Application Process . Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.*

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.