Deputy Chief Project Officer, Redevelopment & Major Projects

City Burnaby
Job ID 2023-37544
Corporate Professionals - Non-Clinical - Executive
Posting Date
2 weeks ago(1/17/2023 12:18 PM)
Employment Type
Full Time
FTE
1.00
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
0800-1600
Days Off
Saturday, Statutory, Sunday
Program/Service
Burnaby Redevelopment Project
Salary at Time of Posting
$72.17 - $108.25 / hour

Why Fraser Health?

Fraser Health (FH) 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. The Fraser region is home to 32 First Nations communities and 6 Métis Chartered communities. Our team of nearly 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.

 

We are seeking an innovative and experienced Deputy Chief Project Officer (DCPO) to manage and work in unison with the Chief Project Officer (CPO) towards leading the design, construction, planning and support teams for the transformative Burnaby Hospital Redevelopment multi-phase project.

 

Reporting to the CPO, the DCPO will be accountable for providing daily coordination, direction and management related to planning, design, equipment and construction, including project support and results administration. The DCPO will work and interface with the Chief Clinical Planner (CCP) in a dyad collaboration to ensure that the planning, design and construction of the facilities align with the approved clinical scope and operational requirements towards timely operational readiness and change management for the new facilities. As a key member of the leadership team for the project, the successful candidate will be clear, caring and courageous, with a proven ability to implement and advance large, complex construction and redevelopment projects. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the redevelopment of a future-focused hospital poised to be both a progressive infrastructure design and clinical care delivery model for years to come.

 

The Deputy Chief Project Officer is accountable for:

  • Advising and consulting with the CPO on a range of Project Agreement related areas/issues to implement and meet the project’s strategic objectives;
  • Representing the CPO and the project to internal and external partners in the areas of project governance, processes, accountabilities and deliverables;
  • Supporting the CPO and project team in the effective and timely discharge and management of Fraser Health’s responsibilities as set in the Design-Build and/or Construction Management phases (Design, Affordability, and DB/CM Project Agreement);
  • Supporting the CPO and project team in the effective and timely discharge and management of the contractors’ responsibilities as set in the Design-Build and/or Construction Management phases (Design, Affordability, and DB/CM Project Agreement);
  • Overseeing and coordinating the daily work stream aspects of the project, including clinical planning, design, construction, equipment, communications, operations, IMIT and the project support and results office; and
  • Leading all standards, risks, costs, schedules, roles, affordability checks, shadow verification, procurement, change process and consultant deliverables.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Completed Masters Degree in a relevant field, Project Management Professional (PMP) designation, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
  • Demonstrated senior leadership expertise, including the ability to lead and manage all areas of a large complex capital project (i.e. Design Bid Build, Design Build Finance, Design Build, Competitive Alliance, Construction Management, P3 projects, etc.);
  • Excellent relationship building, stakeholder management and change management skills; and
  • Ability to engage, lead and oversee a team of employees and consultants to achieve project deliverables while managing resources within established budget parameters.

If you have any questions or are interested in learning more about this unique opportunity with Fraser Health, please contact Paul Phillips, Interim Director, Executive and Senior Leadership Acquisition by emailing executive.recruitment@fraserhealth.ca.

 

Fraser Health values diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust. Fraser Health’s hiring practices aspire to ensure all individuals are treated in an inclusive, equitable and culturally safe manner.

 

Detailed Overview

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


As a key member of the senior leadership team,  the Deputy Chief Project Officer is accountable to lead the Redevelopment Project's operational team in concert with the Chief Project Officer in the development of strategic and tactical planning and the co-management of governance and performance accountabilities. 


Accountable to provide day-to-day oversight, direction and management related to the planning, design, construction, equipment, project support and results administration; provides advice, consult and support to the Chief Project Officer on a range of Project Agreement related areas/issues; provides recommendations and support in governance and stakeholder communications.  


This role requires a high degree of collaboration and liaison with internal and external stakeholders.

Responsibilities


  1. Advises and consults to the Chief Project Officer on the strategic objectives and implementation of the Project.

  2. Represents the Chief Project Officer and the project to internal and external stakeholders on processes and project deliverables. Supports the CPO in the effective and timely discharge of the Authority's responsibilities as set out in the Modified/Progressive Design-Build phases (Design, Affordability, DB Project Agreement).

  3. Oversees the day-to-day operational aspects of the project including planning, design, construction, equipment and project support and the results office.

  4. Acts as the main project representative through the modified/progressive design/build collaborative/integrated process. Manages all processes, standards, risks, costs, schedules, roles, affordability checks, shadow verification, procurement, consultant deliverables and project accountabilities.

  5. Engages, leads and oversees a team of employees and consultants to achieve project deliverables; manages resources within established budget parameters.

  6. Provides leadership in the development and review of building specifications, service and program requirements, equipment specifications, information systems and technology requirements in accordance with applicable standards and best practices.

  7. Responsible to report on project interdependencies, risks and issues identified by working groups; investigates, resolves and responds to compliance obligations and applicable legal issues and standards with respect to procurement, design, construction, accreditation, environmental and occupational health & safety issues; presents reports to Project Steering Committee and senior executives, as required.

  8. Reviews and approves requests for scope changes; consults with project partners and senior executives on change decisions; ensures appropriate systems and processes are in place to record and monitor scope changes.

  9. Supports the Chief Project Officer in reporting on project interdependencies, risks and issues identified by working groups; investigates, resolves and responds to compliance obligations and applicable legal issues and standards with respect to procurement, design, construction, accreditation, environmental and occupational health and safety issues; presents reports to Project Steering Committee and senior executives, as required.

  10. Leads the Project Support and Results Office (PSRO), which includes governance administration/coordination/management, document control, people management, systems, scheduling).

  11. Provides leadership for stakeholder engagement. Interfaces with User Groups and other FH professionals to seek effective input into all stages of the Project; ensures legal, financial and operational activities are consistent and compatible with FH requirements.

  12. Oversees the allocation of financial resources to meet initiatives, goals, and targets of the operating plans; supports short and long term planning for operating and capital expenditures; recommends current and future program/service adjustments.

  13. In consultation with the Chief Project Officer, responds to the proponents(s) or other partners on procurement issues through designated leads; negotiates resolution of disputes with private partner(s) as needed; ensures appropriate reporting and governance mechanisms are in place for the Project Steering Committee.

  14. Communicates effectively with FH leadership to obtain/understand operational priorities, issues and constraints, and to evaluate and recommend alternative solutions and strategies as required.

  15. Consults with FH Communication & Public Affairs department to support stakeholder communication, consultation and involvement; supports the Foundation and other funding partners as required.

  16. Liaises with senior officials of municipalities/authorities within project jurisdiction; negotiates and establishes policies, requirements and approvals including rezoning and acquisition of required permits.

  17. Liaises with the Ministry of Health Services; participates on various internal and external committees as a representative of FH, as required.

Qualifications

Education and Experience

Master's Degree in Engineering, Business Administration or a related field, supplemented with ten (10) years' recent, related experience in a senior leadership role in a large complex health care organization with responsibility for leading teams and managing large, complex capital projects (i.e. Design Bid Build (DBB), Design Build Finance (DBF), Design Build (DB,) Construction Management (CM), P3 Projects, m/pP3 projects), or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Competencies

Demonstrates the leadership practices of the Fraser Health Leadership Framework of Clear, Caring and Courageous and creates the conditions for people to succeed.


Professional/Technical Capabilities:



  • Demonstrated ability to define, plan, direct and implement large, complex projects.

  • Demonstrated project management experience in leading project teams and third party participants.

  • Demonstrated experience using structured project methodologies including milestone planning and budget management.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage project risks and issues in efficient and effective manner.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of clinical planning methodologies.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of capital procurement methods and processes including alternative procurement approaches.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the legal and financial issues in contract development and finalization.

  • Demonstrated ability to function independently and as a member of a team.

  • Ability to develop and maintain rapport with various internal and external stakeholders.

  • Ability to operate related equipment including related software applications.

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