Project Coordinator | Capital Planning & Projects (WORKSITE LOCATION IS FLEXIBLE)

Position Summary

Interior Health is hiring a Permanent Full Time Project Coordinator, Capital Planning & Projects to join the Capital Planning & Project team.

About this Role
The Project Coordinator, Capital Planning & Projects is responsible to assist in the facilitation and coordination of the design, construction, and building commissioning stages for capital projects, and operational projects at assigned site(s) within the Interior Health Authority Region. The Project Coordinator provides the support and assistance required to ensure that projects at the assigned site(s) are delivered within scope, cost, time, and quality to the clients satisfaction and within a safe working environment.

The Project Coordinator will be the key representative on site for the assigned project(s), meeting with contractors, collaborating with user groups and partners, review construction documentation (RFI, SI and Changes) to provide accurate and concise direction and identify and mitigate risks.

The Project Coordinator follows standard project management practices, ensuring IH processes are followed, constraints (scope, time, cost, and quality) are controlled project issues and risks are managed, and changes are properly managed and authorized.

Some Typical Duties and Responsibilities Include
• Utilizes standard project management methodology and a collaborative approach to develop project charters, schedules, timelines, and specific processes for accomplishing the required improvements.
• Acts as a liaison between consultants and internal clients during the planning stages to ensure compliance with client requirements, application of sound industry knowledge and consistency with Interior Health Authority policies and practices.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.
• Works with a procurement and equipment team to ensure the timely execution of contracts and receipt of required equipment.
• Liaises externally with others including representatives of other Health Authorities and supports and/or identifies opportunities to partner with other Health Authorities, regional entities, community agencies, and private partners in system redesign or care and service improvements.
• Leads and coordinates the planning of user groups to ensure the project progresses on schedule.
• Collaboratively executes and monitors all milestones, deliverables, approvals, and sign-offs.
• Serves as the central contact/resource person related to the project and identifies and resolves arising issues through negotiation and conflict resolution with partners.
• Prepares regular project summaries, updates, and identifies key factors that account for deviation from stated goals for the project implementation committee, project sponsors or others as requested by the project implementation committee.

Some 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!

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
• Training in project management software, contract law, insurance requirements, and financial management.
• Three years of experience in project management.
• Equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

Skills and Abilities
• General knowledge of project management concepts, methods, practices, and tools.
• Ability to coordinate projects in complex environments.
• Ability to orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish results.
• Ability to inspire and guide individuals towards stated objectives.
• Knowledgeable in policies, practices, and trends affecting healthcare and the organization.
• Ability to communicate effectively with all internal and external partners including the ability to make formal reports and presentations.
• A BC driver’s license and access to a personal car may be required.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position


Salary range for the position is approximately from $67,864 to $97,555 and starting salary 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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MAY 31, 2023

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