Who are we looking for?
Interior Health is looking for a permanent full time Lead, Centralized Travel Management to join our team!
The worksite location for this position is flexible and can be located anywhere within British Columbia, preference will be given to candidates residing within the Interior Health region.
How will you create an impact?
The Lead, Centralized Travel Management is responsible and accountable for the leadership, planning, implementation and sustainment of the Centralized Travel Management program. The leader oversees the program that provides support to Interior Health employees, provincial employees, and agency staff for work deployments across the Interior Health region. This position will collaborate with key partners in Operations, Human Resources, Business Support and other internal and provincial partners to deliver a successful and effective program.
Some Key Duties may include:
• Leads the planning, implementation and sustainment of the Centralized Travel Management program.
• Coordinates activities to support the deployment of Interior Health employees, provincial employees and agency staff, including correspondence, travel, accommodations and scheduling.
• Develops standard operating procedures, guidelines and processes to support the effective and efficient delivery of the program.
• Analyzes workforce data and collaborates with operational leaders to assess the sites/programs with the greatest staffing needs and prioritizes redeployments accordingly.
• Evaluates the effectiveness, quality, compliance, and service levels of contracted agencies and potential new agencies.
• Serves as the Interior Health lead for the provincial travel resource program.
• Evaluates effectiveness of the program and implement continuous improvement measures to ensure long-term sustainability and effectiveness of the program.
• Provides leadership to the department, including the direct management of people and resources, using effective management and communication techniques. Coaches and mentors staff to foster a healthy and respectful work environment, enables developmental opportunities, investigates issues, and facilitates problem resolution.
• Manages and monitors financial activities of the department and ensures expenditures are within approved budgets; identifies efficiencies that promote the optimal use of resources.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.
Some of the Benefits of Joining Interior Health:
An attractive remuneration package and excellent career prospects await the right candidate. We offer one of the best benefit packages and pension plans in Canada. In addition to Medical, Dental and Extended Health coverage, we also offer paid annual vacation starting at 4 weeks (20 days) up to a maximum of 7 weeks (35 days). We also offer an attractive defined employee pension plan, disability and life insurance, and options for maternity &/or paternity leave top-up.
Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Together, we create great workplaces. Apply today!
Why Interior Health is a Top 100 BC Employer
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:
• A degree in business or healthcare administration, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Five years of recent, related experience working in a complex healthcare environment.
• Experience with change management and program management is an asset
Skills and Abilities:
• Manage challenging and competing demands within a limited timeframe.
• Creatively plan and promote new program and service delivery models.
• Work collaboratively with and provide leadership to diverse groups and individuals.
• Ensure decisions and program direction support the goals of the organization
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing, including the ability to facilitate and negotiate.
• Demonstrated program development and evaluation skills.
• Superior writing skills and a proven record of delivering useful reporting and presentations to partners.
• Ability to organize, coordinate, and prioritize own work.
• Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Ability to work with computer technology and necessary software at an advanced level.
• Project management skills
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
Starting salary is approximately from $80,900 to $116,300 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.