Job Posting 75608

Project Manager - Implementation
Canadian Mental Health Association - York Region
York / Durham area
closes in 5 days (Fri, 29 Oct)
full time - term / contract



Message about our hiring and operating practices during the COVID-19 pandemic


The Canadian Mental Health York Region and South Simcoe branch (CMHA-YRSS) is continuing to provide much-needed mental health services. As an organization, we are protecting our staff through supporting either working from home, or physical distancing, and other public health directives for essential services staff working on-site. Rest assured that your well-being is our top priority and we have appropriate health and safety measures in place at each stage of the recruiting process and throughout our operations.


We are hiring a Project Manager (Implementation) in our Ontario Structured Psychotherapy Program!


Why work for CMHA York Region?


We are a team committed to our vision of mental health support for all. We offer an inclusive, innovative and high-performance work culture that helps us deliver transformational impact. The organization cares about the growth, safety and well-being of employees and offers:

  • Competitive Total Compensation (including salary, benefits, pension)
  • HOOPP (Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan) effective Nov 2021
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits
  • Robust Performance and Career Development program
  • Learning & development opportunities

Learn more about us by visiting:


Closing Date: September 24, 2021


Contract until March 31, 2023, Full – Time, 35 hours per week, evenings and weekends may be required


Benefits Package: Full Extended Health & Dental, Life Insurance, EAP, STD, LTD, & Pension Plan. Generous paid time off including vacation, sick, personal days after waiting period.


Competition #: 2021-052


Location: In accordance with current public health directives, training will be available both remotely (i.e., via teleconference and videoconferencing technologies) as well as onsite while respecting physical distancing. During the current COVID-19 outbreak, work can be completed primarily from home with equipment provided by CMHA.


Once public health directives are lifted, the Project Manager will be working primarily in our Vaughan office (8271 Keele St., Unit 2, Concord, ON) with flexibility to work from home. This position may require travel within York Region & South Simcoe for training or meetings.


Job Profile:

  • Work closely with the Director of Service, Clinical Directors and internal/external stakeholders to create project plans for the development of the OSP program using project management software
  • Provide guidance on outlining tasks and timelines using Project Management best practices
  • Work with project leads to identify the most appropriate team members to complete tasks
  • Engage appropriate stakeholders to ensure that deliverables are met on time, utilizing a pre-determined scope of resources (with adjustments as approved by project leads)
  • Monitor project performance and analyze deliverables against requirements
  • Communicate updates, risks and opportunities in a timely manner to appropriate stakeholders

In addition to compliance with all organizational policies and procedures, the incumbent is also expected to behave ethically, demonstrate competence in effective communication and team building, demonstrate effectiveness in working in a collaborative environment, and demonstrate confidence in decision-making and in building relationships.



  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree or relevant college program in Health Administration, Business Administration, Computer Science or a related field
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation is required
  • Minimum 5 years of working experience in project management
  • Some background in hospital setting, community health and/or not for profit organization is an asset
  • Strong leadership skills, good political acuity and able to build collaborative relationships
  • Excellent time management, prioritization and organizational skills required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with strong attention to detail required
  • Excellent analytical and reporting skills; able to collect data, present, and communicate clearly on patterns and gaps
  • Excellent analytical skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office applications required
  • Working experience with project management software tools and methodologies (such as SmartSheet, Asana, etc), and best practices
  • Excellent judgement in resolving, communicating and escalating impacts/issues/risks
  • Has the mental agility and flexibility to be adaptable to changing situations
  • Team player and able to work cross functionally with other team members, departments and partnering organizations/agencies as well as being able to work autonomously when required
  • Able to maintain a confidential work environment
  • A satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Screening (Police Check)

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an individual assigned to the job. This information is not constructed to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the job.


This position reports to the Director of Service, Ontario Structured Psychotherapy program.


Working Conditions: Ability to work at computer for extended periods.


Disclaimer: In keeping with mental health reform, best practices, funding and direction this position may later require knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions not noted here.


Application Procedures:


If you are interested in this opportunity, follow the link below and click on the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of the page to proceed to upload your cover letter and resume:


Complete the application form and submit the following:


1) Cover letter with 300 words or less and tell us why you would want the role and why you should be considered for the position (PDF or Word)

2) Resume (PDF or Word)


CMHA-YRSS supports the recovery of people with mental illness and promotes diversity in the workplace. We welcome all applicants including persons with lived experience, women, aboriginal people, people with disabilities, and members of the 2SLGBTQ+, visible minority and immigrant communities to apply.


While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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