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Project Manager I


Temporary (6 months), full-time

​ Who we are

BCCNM is the college empowered under the Health Professions Act to regulate the practice of all licensed practical nurses, nurse practitioners, registered midwives, registered nurses, and registered psychiatric nurses in British Columbia. Regulation helps to protect the public by ensuring that professional care or service received by the public is competent, ethical, and meets the standards that society views as acceptable. 

As western Canada’s largest health profession regulator, we believe a diverse and inclusive team enriches our efforts to protect the public. We welcome applications from all who reflect of the communities we serve, and especially encourage Indigenous Peoples and members of equity-seeking groups to apply. We believe diverse perspectives and experiences bring both innovation and better outcomes to the work we do and the decisions we make. 

Each of us strives to meet our commitment to the following values to maintain a workplace that is welcoming, respectful, and supports the well-being of every BCCNM employee:

  • Trust is essential
  • Better together
  • Speak the truth
  • Protect the public
  • Stay curious ​​

What we offer you

Our office is located at 200 Granville Street in Downtown Vancouver. To support a healthy work-life balance, we operate using a hybrid model. Employees enjoy a collaborative environment that offers flexibility to work both on-site and remotely each week. 

As a valued member of our team, you can expect to be treated respectfully and professionally. While the workload is often busy, we are committed to supporting our staff to achieve work life balance. We value our staff and will give you opportunities to thrive. 

Aside from the opportunity to be part of a passionate team contributing to our important mandate of protecting the public, BCCNM offers an attractive compensation and benefits package for regular employees that includes generous annual vacation, 100% company-paid group health and dental benefits, participation in the Municipal Pension Plan, along with many other programs designed to promote employee health and well-being.

What you'll be doing

Reporting to the Manager, Project & Process Support (PPS), the Project Manager (PM I) provides project management support to the College. The PM I manage overall level 3 incidents, enhancements operations, low to medium complexity and risk level projects. Responsible for 1-3 small concurrent project(s) or phase(s) of a larger project. The PM I has responsibilities for all aspects of the level 3 application supports , process improvements, and the entire project life for the assigned projects. 

 The PM I liaises with internal and external business stakeholders and/or IT & IM teams in managing level 3 operations, scope, schedule, resourcing, communication, and issue escalation for assigned projects. The PM I works with the Manager, Project, Process & Support to efficiently coordinate people and processes to ensure that level 3 application support operates successfully and the assigned projects are delivered on time, producing the desired business value.

Responsibilities

  • Follow the BCCNM in-take process, help ensure all level 3 incidents and enhancement change requests go through the established processes. Host enhancement intake meetings and ensure an efficient intake process; secure reliable recommendations to support the informed decision making of the enhancement prioritization by the Enhancement Change Advisory Board (ECAB).
  • Based on the ECAB’s prioritization, work with Business Analysts to maintain a dynamic level 3 application backlog. Facilitating scrum meetings for iterative deliveries; including grooming, sprint planning, and retrospectives.
  • Work with other PMs and senior developers to plan and manage monthly release. Host release readiness meeting for level 3 application support team to ensure smooth releases.
  • Work closely with the manager of PPS, SA team leads, manager of the services desk, the PM maintains and continuously looks for the opportunities to improve the Level 3 Application procedures and processes.
  • In consultation with the Manager, Project & Process Support following BCCNM project management procedures, the PM I provides tailored project management support to the assigned projects by developing required project management artifacts, e.g. project charter, detailed project plan, project burndown summary, and proactively manage project executions to ensure on time project delivery that is within budget and scope.
  • Work with key project stakeholders, the PM I assists in defining the vision, scope, and goals of assigned projects; developing and maintaining project plans.
  • Provide regular project status reports to project sponsors and key stakeholders; efficiently using various communication channels to keep project team and stakeholders informed on the project status.
  • Provide direction related to the project, and encourage effective collaboration, communication, and continuous learning as well as maintaining high standards of work quality.

Your education & skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information System, Computer Science, Business Administration, or related field, plus up to 3 – 5 years of project management related experience; OR the equivalent education plus up to 5-7 years of project management related experience.
  • PMP and ITIL certifications are an asset.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Demonstrated experience leading a scrum (project) team with minimum guidance and support from the manager.
  • Experience in scrum, Kanban, and other Agile practice is an asset.
  • Working knowledge in SharePoint and Microsoft Project is an asset.
  • Experience working with MS Dynamic CRM is an asset.
  • Demonstrated experience with project change management.
  • Experience in business process re-engineering and/or business transformation projects is an asset.
  • Knowledge of project management and agile methodology and best practices.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to use audience appropriate communication and language to present information and convey concepts.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical thinking skills.
  • Advanced skills in creating documents and spreadsheets using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.
  • Ability to work independently and is a team player who is initiative and resourceful.
  • Ability to monitor and communicate changes in scope throughout project lifespan to key stakeholders in a timely fashion and ensure team members and stakeholders are adequately informed of progress and significant issues.
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders with varied business and systems knowledge; ability to understand and manage customer expectations.
  • Demonstrated understanding of diversity, inclusion, and cultural humility as they apply to nursing and midwifery practice and health care is an asset.

How to apply

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities to take part in the selection process. If we contact you about an interview or testing, please let us know if you require accommodation. We keep all information in relation to accommodation confidential. 

Please forward your resume and cover letter, indicating where you learned of this opportunity, to careers@bccnm.ca. In your cover letter, please tell us what interests you about this role. Please reference the title Project Manager I in the subject line of your email. The closing date for applications is August 15, 2022.

Note: References, education and professional credential verifications, and a criminal record check will be required for all final candidates. 

While we appreciate all responses, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

Thank you for your interest in the BC College of Nurses and Midwives.

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