Vancouver Coastal Health

Project Leader, Facilities Planning

Job Description

Job Title: Project Leader, Facilities Planning
Work Site: Facility Functional Planning, Vancouver General Hospital


Start Date:



Regular Full Time 

As soon as possible


Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays

Reference#: 131017-kch


Are you the next Project Leader with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)? Apply today to join our team!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Project Leader with experience in facilities project management to join the Facility Functional Planning team in Vancouver, BC.


As a Project Leader with VCH you will:

  • Be 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 across Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH), including project planning, project management, communications, and contract management.
  • Oversee assigned staff and provide leadership by directing project teams, contractors and consultants as needed on a project-by-project basis.


Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.


Education & Experience

  • Diploma in Architectural and Building Technology, Engineering Technology, or a related field,
  • with five (5) to seven (7) years' recent related experience in a similar role in construction and/or facilities project management, with complex, institutional experience being preferred, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • 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.
  • Experience with construction administration/documentation is an asset.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


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