Project Manager

November 14 2018
Categories Project Management, Business Analysis, Public Sector
Mississauga, ON

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres, long-term care homes, community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The Mississauga Halton LHIN is home to more than one million people and its office is located in Oakville, Ontario.

Committed to lead health system coordination and integration for our communities our vision is to move towards a seamless health system promoting optimal health and delivering high quality care when and where needed.   If you are interested in being part of a dynamic team at the Mississauga Halton LHIN, consider the following:

We are currently recruiting a Project Manager, Strategy Management Office

Competition Number:             FY1819-068

Date Posted:                           November 12, 2018

Date Closed:                           Posting Until Filled

Portfolio:                                 Health System Strategy, Integration and Planning

Department:                            Strategy, Integration and Planning

Team:                                      Strategy Management and Planning

Reports To:                             Manager, Strategy Management Office

Category:                                Temporary Full-Time until October 31, 2019

Primary Assigned Location:   Mississauga – 2655 North Sheridan Way


Reporting to the Manager, Strategy Management Office, the Project Manager will support a variety of complex cross-functional projects to advance the Mississauga Halton LHIN's Strategic Plan. This position will work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to facilitate project planning and plan delivery in order to identify dependencies, maximize opportunities for collaboration, support transactional and transformational change management, and minimize risks and issues. 

The Project Manager will provide project management expertise and leadership in order to ensure project success.  Specifically, the incumbent will develop and implement project workplans (deliverables and timelines); identify risk/challenges and associated mitigation strategies; and conduct regular workplan status reporting to monitor progress and inform decision-making. 


Project Management

  • Serves as the project lead for complex projects as assigned by senior leadership
  • Creates and controls all project management artifacts needed to effectively strategize, plan and execute on project objectives.
  • Develops, with key internal and external stakeholders and partners, the project work plan, monitors and controls the work per the project plans.
  • Represents the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) with internal and external stakeholders in the course of project work
  • Prepares complex project plans, activities, budgets, schedules, project documentation and reports on project status to the project sponsor and stakeholders
  • Provides support to senior management/ leadership on prioritizing projects based on risks, resources and potential for quality improvement to assist with the operational planning processes
  • Facilitates the development of new business processes with subject matter experts and frontline staff as it relates to project work
  • Assesses project risks and develops mitigation strategies
  • Advises senior management on the viability of existing projects including recommendations on whether to proceed, modify or halt
  • Works with Mississauga Halton LHIN staff to ensure projects are clearly outlined and expectations established
  • Assigns tasks to subject matter experts and other project resources; monitors their work and provides assistance as required to ensure work is completed on time and the project is delivered successfully
  • Works with the Project Management Assistant to produce project management materials presentations, graphics, and other visuals to interpret and illustrate key management concepts/initiatives
  • Develops project templates and methodologies for use across the organization
  • Handles complex project related problems in an expedient and efficient manner requiring professional judgment and latitude for independent action
  • Works with Mississauga Halton LHIN staff to ensure projects are clearly outlined and expectations established
  • Develops and delivers presentations using various visual tools (power point, graphics, etc.) to effectively communicate to the client group
  • Contributes to a safe and healthy environment by following safe work procedures, reporting injuries, illnesses, and unsafe working conditions affecting Mississauga Halton LHIN employees and patients


  • Provides ongoing project specific leadership and direction to all project stakeholders including senior leadership, external providers and internal staff/management
  • Identifies project budget requirements, prioritizes, and requests resources through project sponsor; reviews and evaluates project results and implements improvement strategies to ensure maximum effectiveness and efficiency of processes
  • Supports senior management in all areas by minimizing risks related to project implementation while enhancing service expectations and accountability

Relationship Management

  • Works with colleagues on inter- and intra- LHIN committees.
  • Develops, fosters, and manages effective business relationships and channels of communication
  • Represents the Mississauga Halton LHIN at provincial and local project related planning and implementation tables
  • Builds relationships with other LHIN's to inform project planning and share past project experiences
  • Strong relationship management skills, including engaging, communicating with and collaborating with stakeholders, and facilitating groups.
  • Professionally represents the employer in conferences and meetings.
  • Collaborates with stakeholders in the implementation of organizational plans and programs.
  • Employs consensus building skills to ensure the most beneficial outcomes.
  • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships at all levels of the organization to ensure the most effective services are provided.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity and political acuity in all interactions.


Education, Training & Experience

  • University degree in Social Sciences, Health Care, Business Administration or related field;  a Master's degree is an asset (or equivalent combination of education and experience);
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation preferred
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years of experience at mid-senior levels at an Ontario health care organization (hospital, LHIN, Community Health Centre, etc.)
  • Exceptional project management skills to effectively lead a project team to achieve critical project milestones using a formal project management approach
  • Demonstrated knowledge, experience and success in applying quality improvement methodologies is highly desirable
  • Strong understanding of the health care system and community sector across the continuum of care
  • Superior communication, interpersonal and facilitation skills to work with a variety of stakeholders and senior leaders across the health continuum
  • Excellent negotiation, conflict resolution and consensus building skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build and sustain excellent partner relationships and enable voluntary collaboration
  • Knowledge of project management tools and techniques
  • Good knowledge of budget planning, resource allocation, financial monitoring and reporting

To apply for this vacancy please submit a resume with covering letter referencing FY1819-068 via the following link or visit the Mississauga Halton LHIN Career Opportunity page at

Please note, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Mississauga Halton LHIN is a respectful, caring and inclusive workplace, committed to Employment Equity.  We welcome diversity in the workplace, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.  We will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants need to make their accommodation needs known when contacted.

To receive any Mississauga Halton LHIN document required by the Accessibility for Ontarians Disability Act (AODA) and its standards, or to receive any public document on our website in an alternate format, please contact our Communications Department at 905-855-9090 or 1-877-336-9090 .

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