Director Portfolio Management

  • Full Time
  • Montague

Health PEI


Director, Portfolio Managment

Permanent, Full-Time

Health PEI,

16 Garfield Street, Charlottetown

$47.17 – $58.96 Per Hour
Start Date/Term Length:

Commencing Immediatley

About The Position:
The Portfolio Management Team supports CEO Office portfolio and project management and liaison coordination across Health PEI and various stakeholders including the Premier’s Office, Minister of Health & Wellness and the Department of Health & Wellness (DHW). The director is also responsible for leading the development and implementation of significant collaborative priority projects and initiatives identified through the CEO’s Office.

Duties will include:
Provide high quality advice, assistance and information to the Health PEI CEO and other representative groups specific to high priority projects and special initiatives;
Oversee the development and implementation of initiatives and projects to support HPEI’s broad goals and priorities with a focus on improving health system performance and resources by providing leadership and expertise in project management;
For special initiatives and priority projects with existing governance and project management structures in place, collaborate with initiative/project leadership to ensure that the CEO’s office is aware of progress, risks and any required mitigations.
Report on the status/outcomes of priority projects and special initiatives within Health PEI, the Department and across other partners
Ensure project management plans address project governance, terms of reference, communication, budget project reporting, and management of risks, issues, configuration, quality assurance, procurement, and change
Support the development and execution of a communication plan for the project(s) in collaboration with various stakeholders
Promote positive communications and effective partnerships within Health PEI, with DHW and as well as with internal and external stakeholders.
The Director is accountable for monitoring and reporting of HPEI Portfolio Management project and initiative performance, as well as quality improvement initiatives to support these projects, throughout Health PEI.
In collaboration with Policy, Planning and Evaluation where appropriate, oversee the development of evaluation frameworks for priority projects/special initiatives, including objectives and methodologies, coordinate evaluation initiatives, and present results & recommendations with a view to ensuring they are effective, quality sustainable, accountable and relevant;
The Director is responsible for leading the provision of change management support during the development and implementation of priority projects/special initiatives to support successful implementation and completion.
Support consistent communication throughout the initiative to support positive change and completion of goals and milestones

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Health or Social Sciences, supplemented by course work in management, leadership, project management, strategic planning, program evaluation, and stakeholder consultation.
Demonstrated equivalencies will be considered
Extensive experience (5+ years) in a senior management position, preferably in a related field; and
Extensive experience (5+ years) in the areas of project management, implementation and evaluation processes.
High knowledge and proficiency in the following areas: project management, change management, strategic planning; program design; development, implementation and evaluation processes; performance monitoring and reporting; team building and group facilitation; organizing and conducting large scale consultations.
Strong management and leadership skills;
Excellent skills in areas of facilitation, organizational, time management, conflict resolution, and written and oral communication;
Excellent human resource management and budget management skills;
Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills with an ability to plan and think strategically;
Ability to prioritize and effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously;
Ability to work independently and as a group;
Ability to work and manage work across remote settings;
Proficient in applicable computer programs; and
Good previous work/attendance record, and an acceptable criminal records check.

Other Qualifications:
Project Management Professional (PMP) designation preferred;
Experience in healthcare settings, including extensive experience in implementation of new processes, systems, technologies, or other projects within a healthcare environment;
Should have strong knowledge of the health system; and
Should have knowledge of program and policy issues related to service quality and access for cultural and linguistic minorities.