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Rural Wellington Health Advisory Project Manager, Temporary Full Time (contract up to March 31, 2018)

Closing Date:
Open until position filled
Job Summary:

​Initial Assignment:  Fergus, ON, Regular Day Shift.


The Project Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of activities that enable the innovative Rural Wellington Health Advisory (Rural WHA) to successfully address the regional vision for patient/resident care.  The Project Manager is responsible to the Rural WHA operations committee for the management and administration of the project implementation and its deliverables ensuring that these are met on time and on budget. This position will act as a regional resource to stakeholders and will need to maintain neutrality and objectivity from the regional perspective.


  • Defines the scope of the project in collaboration with Rural Wellington Health Advisory (Rural WHA) operations committee.
  • Ensures all project deliverables (Charter, risk register, issues log, budget, etc) are created, distributed and approved appropriately.
  • Creates a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences activities to successfully complete the project
  • Executes the implementation project according to the plan laid out by the RHA operations committee
  • Tracks all project information and ensure it is appropriately documented and reported per the schedule
  • Monitors the progress of projects and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of projects
  • Monitors the deliverables of each team to ensure milestone and on-budget completion.
  • Utilizes project management and change management practices to support assigned projects.
  • Establishes a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project
  • Reviews the quality of the work completed on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards
  • Organizes and facilitates communication and meetings with operational leaders, internal stakeholders, and Governors, to ensure positive tracking against project milestones and metrics, ensuring the integration roadmap will be completed on time
  • Works with stakeholders and project team to analyze project(s) for needs assessment, system selection and/or process reengineering; Makes recommendations to improve service delivery and the reengineering processes. 
  • Participation in research of best practices in a variety of areas associated with projects to ensure consideration is given to the current organizational best practices and external innovative, creative, environmentally sound, and cost effective approaches to design and equipment and furnishings.


  • At minimum, completion of a Bachelor degree in  health/life sciences, engineering or business administration field or recognized equivalent
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation or Certificate, desirable
  • Extensive experience as a Project Manager ranging from small (<$1M) to large projects ($50M+) and awareness or experience in Rural Health care delivery.
  • Exemplary communication, facilitation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Lean / process improvement experience desirable
  • Demonstrated change management skills, including conducting systems, business and financial risk assessments, and communicating change to key stakeholders.
  • Ability to quickly assess readiness, plan and prepare sound project plans, to execute the plan on time and on budget, and to assess implementation effectiveness and suggest course corrections as necessary.
  • Understanding and ability to apply security and privacy requirements into project requirements, including coordinating threat assessments, assessing risks associated with new technologies

WWCCAC strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment.  Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities.  Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Human Resources at for assistance. 

If you are interested in this position, please submit a cover letter, along with a detailed resume, outlining how your skills, qualifications and experience meet the position requirements, quoting posting #16/A/05 before 4:30 p.m. on July 11, 2016 to Human Resources (e-mail: We thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be communicating only with those selected for an interview.


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