Vancouver Coastal Health Project Coordinator in Canada

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Job Title: Project Coordinator

Work Site: Lions Gate Hospital, North Vancouver

Status: Temporary Full Time - Until Approximately December 2017 (1.00 FTE)

Reference#: 089447-ale


Reporting to the respective Project Sponsor(s) and Project Manager(s), the Project Coordinator:

  • provides analytical expertise in the financial and technical review, evaluation and maintenance of the project documentation, project management tools and executive reports for their specific Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) projects, allowing for effective risk management.

  • Performs analysis on and documentation of the project(s) initiated by the organization to provide validation to ensure organization-wide and departmental objectives are met.

  • Supports VCH by ensuring the various internal and external stakeholders involved maintain a supportive and mutually beneficial working relationship.

  • Works in collaboration with both the project team and the end-user department(s) on capital and operational projects.

  • Gathers information and evaluates interdependencies and their associated risk to the respective project(s) and to the organization through interaction with external consultants and the other health authorities.



  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Business Administration or in a field related to the specific project(s), supplemented by 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 and technical expertise relating to the specific project(s).


  • 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.

Qualified applicants only please submit a resume and covering letter quoting competition # 089447-ale. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

Please note: The duration of this temporary position is until approximately December 2017.

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

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.