Project Leader, Redevelopment & Major Projects

City Burnaby
Job ID 2022-23582
Corporate Professionals - Clinical - Other Positions
Posting Date
8 months ago(9/28/2022 5:00 PM)
Employment Type
Full Time
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
Days Off
Saturday, Statutory, Sunday
Burnaby Redevelopment Project
Salary at Time of Posting
$34.67 - $49.84 / hour

Why Fraser Health?

Why Fraser Health?

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.


Join us on an exciting project and make history. The Burnaby Redevelopment Project is a multi-year, multi-phase project to increase the hospital's capacity, beds and services.


Are you passionate about making a difference? Are you innovative, energized by ever-new challenges, and the opportunity to do things differently? Bring your expertise in strategic leadership and transformational change to this role as Project Leader, Redevelopment & Major Projects. This is your opportunity to apply creativity, skill, intuition and perseverance to inspire, and get results. To build something big.  Something meaningful for tomorrow. And to create lifelong memories and relationships along the way. Join us.


Position Highlights


As a Project Leader, Redevelopment & Major Projects you will advise on change strategies, approaches, and provide project and change services specific to the Burnaby Hospital Redevelopment Project. You will be an integral member of the Project Support and Results Office (PSRO), a component of the BUH Redevelopment PMO where you will be partnering with the Clinical Project Work stream and BUH site Operations to meet project deliverables and activities, including Early Implementation Initiatives, Operational Readiness, Transition and Handover. You will bring a systems view and apply tried methods and approaches to high priority large scale change initiatives.  Your experience in strategic change and project management, and understanding of the healthcare system will be key to success.


Build your career experience as you:


  • Provides integrated project change leadership to the capital development team responsible for the design, planning, and implementation of the capital development transformation initiative.
  • Responsible for developing project management documentation such as Project Charters, Project Implementation Plans, and Change Management Plans.
  • Provides overall leadership, direction and supervision to assigned team members using effective management and leadership techniques including coaching, mentoring, skill and leadership development, performance management and team building
  • Evaluates and scopes new requests for service, develops statements of work, deploys resources and facilitates introduction of Capital Developments' Strategic Change team to clients
  • Lead development, maintenance and distribution of reports in relation to project management controls
  • Plan, implement, and improve project management best practices and tool sets to streamline project processes / procedures and maximize operational effectiveness.
  • Build strong relationships with the team, vendors, stakeholders, & ensure the delivery of effective, client-focused services


This Regular Full Time opportunity will be based at Burnaby Hospital Redevelopment Office, located in Burnaby, BC.


Effective October 26, 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines).  Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.


We are proud of the innovation, dedication, teamwork and tenacity of our physicians, employees and volunteers. More than any building or technology, it's our people who make Fraser Health distinct.  We value diversity in the work force and aim to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.


Apply now to find out more about this role including our competitive salary and benefits packages, many opportunities for advancement within the organization and to learn about the exciting strategic direction and growth of Fraser Health!

Detailed Overview

Supporting the Vision, Values, Purpose and Commitments of Fraser Health including service delivery that is centered around patients/clients/residents and families:

The Project Leader is responsible for overseeing and supporting the planning, design and/or implementation of assigned smaller facilities projects and/or projects with a lower degree of complexity, including project planning, project management, communications, and contract management. Oversees assigned staff and provides leadership by directing work teams, contractors and consultants as needed on a project-by-project basis.


  1. Manages the planning and implementation of approved small projects and/or enabling sub-projects from the initial planning and design stages through to implementation and completion; provides support by conveying policies and priorities, directing work and ensuring issues are resolved or escalated to appropriate level(s) to meet project deliverables and timelines. Oversees assigned staff as needed on a project-by-project basis.

  2. Functions as the single point of contact for assigned projects. Liaises with various internal and external stakeholders; conveys information and responds to queries, concerns, etc. with respect to project status, design and construction matters; provides frequent clear and concise reports to Redevelopment leadership regarding ongoing issues, progress updates, challenges and opportunities.

  3. Carries out project plans according to established Redevelopment project methodologies and systems to ensure successful and coordinated completion of project components by facilitating consensus with stakeholders. Monitors project charter, plans, budget, scope, schedule, expenditures, client satisfaction and risks; reports on variances and impacts to deliverables, and makes recommendations to Redevelopment leadership to mitigate cost overruns, maintain adherence to allocated budgets and timelines, and ensure delivery of a successful project.

  4. Participates in and/or leads meetings throughout the project lifecycle; seeks input from stakeholders (physicians, staff, Infection Control, Housekeeping, external users, etc.) during all stages of the project. Attends and/or leads construction meetings to manage issues, problems, and schedules, and to direct activities as required; ensures Fraser Health's interests are represented in resolution of problems; ensures meeting outcomes and decisions are accurately documented and follow-up actions are completed in a timely manner.

  5. Provides input to project business plans and project charters as requested; conducts feasibility studies; performs analysis and develops solutions. Prepares cost estimates and recommends budgets. Prepares planning and construction schedules to align with user needs and expectations.

  6. Reviews and assesses space occupancy and utilization. Documents current state and functional requirements to inform decision making by business units and/or senior leadership within the Redevelopment project. Provides recommendations on options to improve the operation, efficiency and effectiveness of impacted business units.

  7. Coordinates planning, design and contract document preparation by liaising with clinical planners, equipment planners, design consultants and various user groups for assigned projects; reviews schematic designs, design development documents, and working drawings and specs for functionality, attainment of program/facility needs, adherence to technical standards and specifications, efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the design solution, consistency with best practices, energy & environmental sustainability, and building code compliance.

  8. Signs off on drawings and changes as required and within authorized limits; maintains current copies of drawings, plans, manuals, proposals, etc. for assigned projects; files and/or archives completed project materials in accordance with Redevelopment project protocols.

  9. Participates in and provides input on consultant selection and project tendering; administers contracts and oversees performance to ensure that consultants and contractors complete on obligations and deliverables, and that corresponding payments are processed. Arranges for procurement of furniture and minor equipment required to implement projects.

  10. Liaises with Planning and Engineering Departments of municipalities in geographic areas supported by Fraser Health to obtain building and other required permits for assigned projects.

  11. Coordinates and/or advises on potential impacts of work activities affecting site operations; arranges scheduled shutdown of systems, power interruptions, etc. based on operational requirements. Identifies, communicates, and works with appropriate stakeholders to mitigate potential risk management issues.

  12. Monitors adherence to established safety, infection control and risk mitigation protocols by contractors and the Fraser Health's staff during project implementation; reports exceptions to appropriate personnel; takes corrective action as required.

  13. Leads and/or facilitates operational commissioning and any project-related decanting or moves; supports Fraser Health's leaders in the identification and implementation of operational changes required for successful project completion.


Education and Experience

Diploma in Architectural and Building Technology, Engineering Technology, or a related field, together with five (5) to seven (7) years' recent related experience managing, leading and directing facilities projects in a complex institutional environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities

Demonstrates the LEADS capabilities of Leads Self, Engages Others, Achieves Results, Develops Coalitions and supports Systems Transformation.

Professional/Technical Capabilities:

  • Knowledge of capital project planning and implementation processes including design, construction and procurement within current standards, codes, bylaws and regulations.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of project management principles and methodologies.

  • Ability to interpret construction drawings and construction specifications.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage planning, design and construction projects simultaneously.

  • Ability to supervise and provide direction to team members.

  • Demonstrated ability to identify, plan, organize, prioritize and implement projects in a timely manner.

  • Demonstrated ability to work within a dynamic project environment with changing priorities.

  • Demonstrated attention to detail.

  • Ability to operate related equipment including related software applications.

  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.


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