Project Manager (MP0242, ADM2A, GR04)

Job Category: 
Developmental assignments for Management and Professionals


Position Summary:

Assist and collaborate with the Director of the Method Development Component of the Quebec SPOR SUPPORT Unit to provide vision, orientation and leadership in the formulation of work plans, procedures and systems as well as in the management of the Method Development team to achieve the unit’s objectives. Oversee the planning, monitoring, and control of the scope, quality, schedule, budget, staff, and deliverables of projects, workshops, and training activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the activities of the component to ensure objectives and milestones are achieved within the established timeline, budget and scope.
  • Provide senior professional expertise in the development and implementation of project management policies, programs and systems, which support the component’s initiatives.
  • Oversee the implementation of short-term goals and objectives related to developing methods to improve patient-oriented research.
  • Manage and execute multiple projects from conceptualization to implementation.
  • Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor and summarize progress of projects.
  • Produce detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports on a regular basis.
  • Review the deliverables of the method developers and evaluate the impact of the methods.
  • Execute projects using established standard project management methodology, including planning, scheduling, and monitoring projects through the entire systems development lifecycle.
  • Identify resources (e.g. human, physical, and financial) and make recommendations to the director.
  • Develop tools related to project management and participate in establishing the strategic direction of the component.
  • Write communications regarding progress of the project. Manage feedback related to project tasks, deadlines, and deliverables. Provide guidance and support to the stakeholders.
  • Act as liaison between the Quebec SPOR SUPPORT unit and the method developers, the method development stakeholders and the director.
  • Attend senior level committees and represent the component at meetings and events. Communicate the decisions of the meetings to the stakeholders.

Education and Experience:

Undergraduate degree

Three (3) years' related experience

Other Qualifying Skills and Abilities:

Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, or Project Management Professional designation are considered strong assets. Extensive knowledge of project management fundamentals and financial management. Knowledge of the Quebec Health System is an asset. Distinctive experience with managing multiple projects and managing to deliverables. Strong interpersonal skills and experience working effectively with multiple stakeholders. Experience in coaching and mentoring is an asset. Proven ability to translate company vision into project vision. Strong ability to identify issues, overcome it and make timely decisions. Team player and the ability to exercise good judgment in a rapidly changing environment. Ability to manage effective teams is an asset. Proficiency with computerized application including Microsoft Office Suite, and G Suite. Demonstrated oral and written communication skills in both English and French.

Additional Information:

Skills testing will be administered.

How to Apply:

Please submit your application online at

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The deadline to apply for this position is November 14, 2019 at 5:00 PM.

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Faculty of Medicine
Family Medicine
Salary Range: 
(Grade 04) $51,600 - $64,500 (midpoint) - $83,900
One (1) year (renewable)
Reporting to: 
Director of the Method Development Component of the Quebec SPOR SUPPORT Unit
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