Strategic Business Consultant

Position Summary

Interior Health is hiring a permanent full-time Strategic Business Consultant. This position is flexible within the Interior Health Region and has a flexible worksite.

What we offer:
• An attractive remuneration package
• Excellent career prospects
• Employer paid training/education
• Employer paid vacation
• Medical Service Plan
• Employer paid insurance premiums
• Extended Health & Dental coverage
• May be eligible to contribute to MPP
• Work-life balance

Salary range for the position is $86,398 to $124,197. Interior Health establishes salaries within the minimum and maximum of the salary range based on consideration of the qualifications, experience of the applicant, and an internal equity review of the salaries of other employees.

How will you create an impact:
The Strategic Business Consultant is responsible for supporting the Director in maximizing value and minimizing risk in the relationships with contracted partners. This includes analyzing the market for contractual opportunities as well as managing issues related to partners and partner contracts already in place. The Consultant will support the program managers on strategic issues related to their contracts but will mainly focus on reorienting contracts and relationships from a financial model to a strategic model and on ensuring contractual accountability throughout the contract term. Key issues for the Strategic Business Consultant will be issues of contractual due process, performance management, and relationships with partners.

In alignment with IH’s Occupational Health & Safety Program, employees shall adhere to all Occupational Health and Safety policies and procedures at all times and attend all required training. Employees are responsible to report any identified hazards, unsafe conditions or incidents to the manager or supervisor immediately.

What will you work on:
• Takes a leadership role in procurements, monitoring, and termination of contracts within specific portfolios (e.g., mental health, home and community care).
• Advises the Interior Health (IH) Program Manager in the review and development of contract processes to ensure that new processes are strategically appropriate.
• Advises IH Program Managers on the strategic implications of contractual decisions and on appropriate action regarding the procurement and termination policies.
• Develops strategic reports on the contract portfolio in conjunction with the Corporate Director.
• Takes a lead role in project work as required, including reviews of the contract portfolio, review of market opportunities, and recommendations for change.
• Supports IH Managers in the development and refinement of a performance management system for their contracts. • Responsible for making recommendations and, where appropriate, implementing change on issues of contractual compliance, including the development of criteria/information packages regarding issues such as change of ownership and subcontracting within contracts.
• Supports the Director with information to support RFP evaluation and new contract negotiation. • Supports the Director in complex starts and terminations in contracts.
• Key liaison with Directors and partners on strategic issues.

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 Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit).


Education, Training and Experience
• A bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, or financial management or significant experience in these fields.
• A minimum of 7 years of experience in a complex environment.
• Knowledge of Word and Excel. Knowledge Access and/or SQL would be an asset.

Skills and Abilities
• Ability to analyze an issue and provide recommendations for action.
• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management in IH and with outside partners.
• Ability to lead projects and work independently.
• Flexible and willing to support the team where deemed necessary by the manager or Director.
• Ability to work under pressure of deadlines and prioritize effectively.
• Ability to deal with a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.


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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MARCH 21, 2024

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