Vancouver Coastal Health

Manager, Capital Planning (Finance)

Job Description

Job Title: Manager, Capital Planning (Finance)
Work Site: 590 Finance - 3rd Floor


Start Date:



Regular Full Time

As Soon As Possible


Days off: Saturday, Sunday, Statutory Holidays

Salary: $47.39 - $68.12 per hour
Reference#: 169366-cmc


Come work as a Manager, Capital Planning (Finance) with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Manager, Capital Planning (Finance) to join the Capital Planning team. Apply today to join our team!


As a Manager, Capital Planning (Finance) with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Provide capital project support to facilitate the successful delivery of capital projects across VCH’s Communities of Care (CoC’s), and Providence Health Care.
  • Support in the administration and management of the multi-year capital plan, and provide business support to the various programs by applying technical expertise, process management and business acumen.
  • Have primary working relationships that include stakeholders across the Health Authority, the Ministry of Health, Capital Services Branch, Lower Mainland consolidated programs, and funding partners such as Regional Hospital Districts, Hospital Foundations and Auxiliaries.

About the Capital Planning Team:


The Capital Planning team provides the stewardship and financial control over capital projects to the organization under the leadership of the Vancouver Coastal Health management and the Board. The capital planning process includes the prioritization of critical capital needs, the financial control over the approval, initiation, implementation, and closure of capital projects and capital acquisitions in a close interrelationship between the Ministry of Health and VCH Finance to achieve the successful delivery of capital projects on time, and within scope and budget. Capital funding, projects, process, and policy is tightly controlled by Treasury Board via the Ministry of Health. The Ministry of Health requires significant project and financial reporting on all major capital projects leading up to project approval, as well as during project lifecycles.

The Capital Planning team is responsible for the financial oversight over a multi-year, multi-billion dollar capital portfolio which includes capital projects categorized as facilities, clinical equipment and information technology (IT). These asset categories include the following investment categories: new builds, clinical renovations, infrastructure upgrades, upgrades at long term care, leased sites, clinical equipment, clinical and business applications, and IT Infrastructure.


As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.




VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. 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. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff




Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Business Administration or related field, preferably with completion of a professional accounting designation (C.P.A) or Masters of Business Administration
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ recent, related experience in progressively more senior roles, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Demonstrated financial analysis, planning, monitoring, and reporting skills
  • Comprehensive technical expertise, process management, analytical skills and business acumen
  • An in-depth understanding of the business plan development process and requirements
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of clinically supported, corporate, departmental, and Ministry of Health priorities, and strong business acumen
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, other healthcare staff, executives, one-on-one, in group settings, and in writing
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and to communicate effectively to all levels of the organization
  • The ability to address complex issues within a dynamic and changing environment
  • Knowledge of capital project procurement rules within the Public Sector
  • Broad knowledge of computerized financial systems and procedures and advanced computer skills (Excel) for financial modeling, word processing, presentation and database applications

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.


Please note that a resume is required to apply to this posting.

Hours of Work may vary due to project requirements.

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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