Regional Municipality of Peel

  • Project Manager - Service Redesign (Community Hub)

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/7/2018 9:00 AM)
    System ID
    2018-8094
    # Positions
    1
    Position Type and Status
    Contract Full-time
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector
    Career Level
    Experienced
    Post End Date
    6/21/2018 11:59 PM
    Min
    CAD $88,093.00/Yr.
    Max
    CAD $110,115.00/Yr.
  • About Us

    The Region of Peel serves a vibrant and culturally diverse community of more than 1.4 million residents and 88,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga.  Committed to service excellence, transparency in decision-making and responsible tax management, the Region delivers a wide range of municipal services that are customer-focused and cost-effective.

     

    The Region of Peel has recently completed a Strategic Planning process that engaged our residents and stakeholders to answer one question: “What can you imagine for the future of Peel?” All the feedback received formed the path forward and the strategic direction for the Region over the next 20 years.

     

     

    To learn more about the Region of Peel please visit our website or watch the Faces of Peel video to see how our employees impact the residents of Peel.

     

    Job Description

    Project Manager - Service Redesign (Community Hub)

    Contract Full Time – Approximately three (3) years 

    Health Services - Senior Services Division

      

    Interested in leading the development of a community hub?  The Seniors Health and Wellness Village at Peel Manor project is responsible for redeveloping the existing Peel Manor Long Term Care (LTC) centre into a new vibrant community hub including a long term care centre and a large adult day program. This is a time limited project that began in January 2015 and is expected to end in late 2021.

     

    We need an experienced staff person to serve as the project manager for the hub portion of the project.  This person will also work closely with the Director to support other Senior Services Development divisional work.  The successful candidate will have:

    • Expertise in community support services
    • Exceptional skill in building and sustaining community partnerships and stakeholder relations
    • Strong community engagement skills
    • Strong skills in program planning, development, implementation and evaluation
    • Solid project management experience

    Community hubs are a fairly new concept and in many ways this is new ground that has to be developed with very little existing best practices.  This is an opportunity to work in untested ground and forge the way for other Regional hub initiatives.

     

    Overview of the role: 

     

    This position will support the successful delivery of the Seniors Health and Wellness Village project through leading community hub specific work packages.  This will include the planning, research, development, implementation and evaluation of specific solutions to ensure work package success.  It should be noted that community hubs are a fairly new concept and in many ways this is new ground that has to be developed with very little existing best practices.

     

    Responsibilities:  

    • Utilize knowledge of community services, program development and community engagement to lead  the project
    • Provide professional advice based on their detailed experience in community program development
    • Actively manage all phases of the project, delivering defined and assigned work packages and providing overall support to the Program Development Lead and Director
    • Work collaboratively with other team members and will be responsible to manage both internal and external resources and be accountable to ensure work products meet the requirements of the project
    • Translates strategy into actions and is responsible to deliver products as assigned and within acceptable parameters of quality, cost and time
    • The project manager will coordinate all planning activities, providing the required input and expertise to plan and estimate tasks and to define products
    • Analyze and synthesize data and conduct research; literary reviews, internet searches, performance data and site visits
    • Responsible for a variety of communications with a diverse group of external stakeholders; meeting with community partners/agencies, facilitating partnership discussions, leading requirements gathering workshops, completing monthly project reporting and produce reports and presentations for a wide variety of audiences
    • Responsible for the engagement activities for hub stakeholders; ensure clients, residents and local neighbours are actively involved in the hub development and implementation
    • Work with partner agencies to ensure plans are aligned, communications are effective and agreements are signed

     

    Qualifications:

    • Strong skills in community program development with more than 5 years experience working in the health, human services or other related fields
    • A degree in the field of Health, Human Services or Business. Specialty knowledge of project management and/or program development is desirable
    • Ability to manage large complex projects
    • Skills in organizing resources, establishing and managing priorities in a fast paced, constantly changing environment
    • Effective time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines and juggle multiple priorities in a very dynamic and changing environment.
    • Ability to develop project budgets
    • Excellent facilitation, and conflict resolution skills
    • Proficiency in all MS Office applications. (Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills to work with and motivate multi-disciplinary teams and to work with senior management, other departments and staff
    • Ability to work independently with minimal direction
    • Strong customer service orientation and ability to build a collaborative environment
    • Ability to influence and negotiate without formal authority

    Location: 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton

    Hours of work: 35 hours a week; Monday – Friday; 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

     

    If this opportunity matches your qualifications and experience, please apply online.

    Additional Information

    At the Region of Peel, we respect diversity and treat one another in ways that are fair, courteous and compassionate, recognizing everyone’s contributions. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Peel is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

     

    Please be advised, the Region of Peel uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.

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