Position Summary

Who are we looking for?

Interior Health is looking for a permanent full time Project Manager , Major Capital Projects to join our team!

The worksite location for this position is flexible and can be located anywhere within the Interior Health Region.

How will you create an impact?

The Project Manager is responsible to facilitate and coordinate the design, construction, and building commissioning stages for all major capital, upgrade, and operational projects at one or more assigned sites within the Interior Health Authority Region. The Project Manager provides the leadership and expertise required to ensure that projects at the assigned site(s) are delivered within scope, cost, time, and quality to the client’s satisfaction and within a safe working environment.

Some Key Duties may include:

1. Leads and facilitates all stages of project design (on multiple projects) to ensure cost effectiveness, adherence to building standards/codes, and consistency with technical, project’s scope of work, and functional program requirements.
• Acts as a liaison between consultants and internal clients during the planning stages to ensure compliance with client requirements, application of sound industry practices, and consistency with Interior Health Authority policies and practices.
• Participates in project steering committee meetings to establish project schedules.
• Participates in the establishment and verification of project budgets.
• Reviews all drawings and specifications to ensure adherence to building standards and coordinates input from client users to confirm functionality.
• Analyzes technical and situational information to determine the project’s potential impact on services, facilities, systems, and/or staff.
• Responsible for the preparation of cost estimates.

2. Responsible for the reporting and quality control of assigned major capital projects.
• Evaluates design specifications to ensure they are within allocated budgets and scope at various project milestones.
• Monitors consultant and contractor performance for adherence to contract conditions, budget, and schedules.
• Ensures accurate and timely reporting.
• Approves project invoices and progress claims for payment.

3. Leads and facilitates all stages of project construction (on multiple projects) to ensure cost effectiveness, adherence to building standards/codes, and consistency with technical, project’s scope of work, and functional program requirements.
• Reviews functional project design to ensure that all construction requirements have been included (e.g. decanting, demolition, and building system issues).
• Prepares the Request for Proposal or tender documents.
• Monitors all stages of construction to ensure cost effectiveness, adherence to contract terms of reference, and consistency with technical and functional program requirements.
• Reviews and approves all documentation related to the administration of the construction contract.
• Performs or arranges for site inspections.
• Ensures consultants and constructors meet their contractual obligations.

4. Leads and facilitates all stages of operational commissioning (on multiple projects) to ensure cost effectiveness, adherence to building standards/codes, and consistency with technical, project’s scope of work, and functional program requirements.
• Coordinates and/or participates in the development and implementation of building commissioning plan.
• Meets with users to review arrangements/requirements for moves.
• Meets with all support departments to schedule adequate time for pre-move tasks.
• Facilitates testing and equipment inspection processes.
• Ensures orientation and training to client users on new equipment (e.g. nurse call system is arranged).
• Verifies that space and components are functional.

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:

• Post-secondary diploma in architectural/engineering technology to interpret drawings and specifications, cost project technical requirements, supplemented by training in project management software, contract law, insurance requirements, and financial management.
• Five years of related experience, including a minimum of three years of specific healthcare experience involving hospital or medical facility construction which is essential to design and deliver our complex healthcare infrastructure
• Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Skills and Abilities:

• Knowledge of contract law.
• Knowledge of construction standards and building codes, and inspection and testing requirements.
• Knowledge of construction agreements and associated general conditions of contract.
• Knowledge of computer-assisted design and project management software systems.
• Knowledge of and ability to apply project management theories, principles, practices, and processes.
• Ability to interpret construction drawings and construction specifications.
• Understanding of construction practices and processes.
• Ability to establish project budgets.
• Ability to establish project schedules.
• Ability to effectively explore alternatives and positions to reach outcomes that gain all parties support and acceptance.
• Ability to analyze and interpret diverse and complex technical and operating information to develop an appropriate response.
• Ability to multitask, prioritize tasks, and provide timely responses.
• A valid class 5 BC Driver’s License.


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 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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