Lead | Waste Management

Position Summary

Who are we looking for?

Are you someone who has experience developing relationships, overseeing large complex systems and understands procurement principals? If yes, we have an opportunity for you! Interior Health is seeking a Lead, Waste Management to join the team.

We are looking for applicants with experience gathering data and clearly and concisely displaying evidence based metrics. Being successful in this role means you are able to effectively manage your time, are equipped with goal orientated problem-solving skills, have a drive towards positive change and are willing to travel.

What will you work on?

The Lead, Waste Management is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Waste Management contract portfolio. This includes authorization of contract documentation, authorization of payments to contractors, accuracy of all contract-related documentation and correspondence, and supervision of contract advisor staff. The Lead will also support the Regional Manager, Support Services in the development and sharing of the team goals and liaising with Interior Health (IH) managers, partners, and other outside bodies.

How will you create an impact?

This position will be a dedicate resource to oversee the two major waste management contracts and help sites anticipate issues and address them proactively. Additionally, they will be responsible for monitoring monthly invoices, potential rebates and reporting audit results.

How will we help you grow?

We offer a dynamic work environment that allows you to flex your skill and abilities. Being an inclusive team that foster creative thinking and engagement with all stakeholders. We regularly meet, mentor and plan with all levels of leadership. It is important that we understand your future goals in order to provide you opportunity to grow in whichever direction you choose.

Honouring Interior Health’s commitment to Truth and Reconciliation and the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (DRIPA), and Pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code, preferential consideration and/or hiring will be given to qualified applicants who self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit).


Education, Training, and Experience
• Diploma in business, preferably accounting/finance
• 5 years of experience working in a complex environment, including experience related to contract management and working with contract management databases
• Knowledge of Excel, Access, and/or SQL would be an asset
• Or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Skills and Abilities
• Ability to plan, direct, resolve problems, and implement processes.
• Ability to deliver positive outcomes under the pressure of deadlines
• Provide clear direction, prioritize work effectively and supervise staff.
• Be a part of an interdisciplinary team that is dynamic and spans a large geographical area
• Ability to communicate effectively in one-to-one and group settings.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.


Starting salary is approximately from $67,864 to $97,555 and will be based on education, training and experience

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

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