Job Posting 94549

Project Lead
The South Okanagan Similkameen Division of Family Practice
Thompson & Okanagan
closes in 23 days (Fri, 23 Jun)
full time  •  $35-50

Who We Are:


The South Okanagan Similkameen Division of Family Practice Society (SOS Division), an organization that supports local family physicians with a mission to improve comprehensive primary patient care, is growing and we are looking for a Project Lead to deliver projects and initiatives, including their overall planning and implementation. You will be a part of a collaborative team that is purpose-driven and truly cares about the people we work with, our clients, and the communities we work and live in. This position is full-time.


We strive to create and support a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion for all employees. Where your unique contribution is recognized and appreciated, and where our team has your back. We drive innovation and foster a culture of continuous improvement. You will thrive if you enjoy working in a fast-paced, team-oriented learning organization.


Beyond the Paycheck (Benefits & Perks):

At SOS Division, we offer

  • Family, fun learning environment
  • Competitive base pay
  • Extended health and dental benefits program
  • Paid vacation
  • Innovative and growth orientated mindset
  • Accommodating work schedules when needed
  • Staff development learning and training

Are you a good match for what we are looking for?

Some of the duties and responsibilities include:

  • Provide overall project management in collaboration with Innovation Team for all aspects of the project lifecycle, including planning to accomplish goals within constraints such as time and budget; facilitating and monitoring progress; and evaluating and reporting on project status and outcomes
  • Facilitate definition of the project scope, goals and deliverables, and oversee the development of project charters and workplans that reflect a IHI quality improvement approach
  • Prepare and submit funding applications for project proposals and extensions
  • Establish and lead project committees and working groups; coordinate meetings, share ideas, prepare meeting materials, briefing notes, agenda, etc.
  • Coordinate, collaborate with and maintain effective working relationships with project stakeholders in the development, implementation and spread of the project goals
  • Implement processes to assess project risks, identify risk mitigation strategies and monitor risk on an on-going basis
  • Foster a continuous quality improvement culture among project participants and within team and Division as a whole

The position is ideal for an individual who has:

  • Diploma or Degree in health care or related discipline such as organizational development or leadership, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of healthcare improvement principles, aims and methods
  • Recent, related experience in project coordination or management, change management, organizational development and/or primary care
  • Demonstrated experience managing staff in a professional team environment

The successful candidate will have:

  • Knowledge of the principles of primary health care
  • Good project management skills including follow up and follow through; able to motivate others to complete deliverables according to budgets, schedules and standards
  • Strong ability to build relationships and rapport
  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to listen, communicate effectively and clearly and collaborate with many people inside and outside of an organization
  • Strong group facilitation skills
  • Conflict resolution skills


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