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Medavie Blue Cross
Permanent, Full-time

Full Job Description

What makes us a different kind of employer?

As a national health solutions partner, Medavie is committed to improving the wellbeing of Canadians – and in our digital-first culture, technology is key to providing the products, services and solutions that increase access to care and improve health outcomes.

Our technology team is the backbone of our organization with over 500 employees and growing. We are constantly creating, testing, and learning to enable personalized, digital experiences in all we do.

When you join us, you’ll be part of an in-house, innovation led team focused on cutting edge digital health solutions that help provide the best care possible, when and where it’s needed.

Job Title:

Information Services – Technology



Employment Type:
Full-time, Permanent

Remote – Canada

Remote – Canada

Reports To:
Manager, PMO Programs

Position Summary
The CPMO Lead will be part of the overall Corporate Project Management Office leadership team, and will report directly to the Manager, Programs & Project Management Office. You will collaborate with CPMO leadership to understand, further develop, support, and enable a team of seasoned project managers and consultants to ensure successful delivery of strategic programs and/or projects. You will provide delivery oversight to ensure alignment of project outcomes with overall portfolio delivery plans. You will support the establishment of appropriate KPIs to demonstrate and communicate CPMO portfolio performance and health of projects. You will foster a culture of continuous improvements to mature the CPMO operating model, including the development and implementation of process, guiding principles, project delivery standards, and artefacts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of approximately 10 senior professionals and provide required direction and coaching in support of performance management, career growth, succession planning, and ongoing development.
  • Provide oversight and proactive analysis to ensure the CPMO project portfolio is successfully delivered within appropriate quality, timeline, and budget requirements, while adhering to CPMO framework and process.
  • Establish, maintain, and govern project management methodologies, tools, and templates in collaboration with CPMO leadership and other stakeholders.
  • Develop and deliver accurate and timely ongoing project and CPMO portfolio level reporting for senior leaders.
  • Apply leadership skills to remove obstacles and resolve issues.
  • Establish, nurture, and expand relationships with Project Sponsors and key business stakeholders.
  • Stay current with recognized project management methodologies, business analysis, and change management best practices.
  • Establish and support a team culture the aligns with Medavie’s core values and mission.

Security Clearance Requirement: In conjunction with our contract with the Federal Government, you will be required to have Reliability Status Clearance (Enhanced Level B) prior to your start date. This includes; Fingerprinting, Criminal Record Check, Credit Check and you must have resided in Canada for at least 5 years and hold Permanent Resident or Citizenship Status.

Required Qualifications
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Business Administration, or related field. Equivalent combination of education and experience would be considered.

Work Experience: 8+ years of progressive experience in Project Management or Professional Services with demonstrated leadership abilities in a program/project management role delivering large client-facing technology solutions.

Other Qualifications:
Project Management Professional (PMP) designation considered an asset.

Computer Skills:
Microsoft Office suite of products and Clarity.

Language Skills:
English, Bilingualism considered an asset.

Leadership Accountabilities:
Values and Ethics: Professional, open, honest, diverse soft skills.

Strong verbal and written communication skills
Encourages collaboration and quickly finds common ground.

People Management:
Facilitation, influence, conflict resolution and the ability to influence senior professionals and leaders.

Strategic Thinking:
Critical Thinking, problem solving, relationships.

Action Management:
Experience with project management methodologies and key Project Management artifacts.
Displays and role models a culture of continuous improvements.

Financial Management:
Experience with budgets and cost control concepts.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Medavie Blue Cross strives to foster a culture where everyone is enable to achieve their full potential – a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) where we live our values every day in the way we treat each other, our members and the communities we serve. Accessibility is a top priority.

For applicants with disabilities, we provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Medavie Blue Cross Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information ad Protection of Privacy Act.

We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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