The Project Manager will assume the collaborative leadership of the Provincial Peer Training Curriculum Project. This is an exciting project undertaken by the Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions (MMHA) as a foundational piece of their Pathways to Hope Strategy. The position reports to the Director, Collaborative Projects, and works with other BCcampus staff, people with lived/living experience (PWLLE), community agencies, subject matter experts (SMEs), researchers, ministry partners, and other community leaders.
- Engage and facilitate cross-sector stakeholder groups from provincial government ministries and agencies, peers and peer-employing agencies, health authorities and community organizations, as a neutral convener
- Lead the collaborative development and delivery of co-creation projects that meet system needs, government priorities and fit within the BCcampus mandate
- Ensure completion of project deliverables that meet the defined vision and/or strategy while navigating complex issues and competing priorities
- Establish trusting relationships with PWLLE and abide by principles of Nothing about us without us. Create opportunities for peer participants to lead the development and direction of deliverables.
- Prepare reports and other information for the Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions and other audiences that document the work of the BCcampus Collaborative Projects team
- Work with a diverse team of contractors to coordinate the development of deliverables within the defined timetable
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, colleagues, agencies, institutional administrators and Ministry staff
- Lead and practice ways of knowing and being in an inclusive environment
- Share knowledge openly
- Establish strong, positive, productive relationships
- Contribute to a positive, supportive and strong team culture at BCcampus
Education and Subject Matter Expertise:
- Five years experience with project management, collaborative leadership and facilitation
- Understanding of anti-oppressive practices and best practices in peer engagement/consultation
- Deep knowledge of and experience with the appropriate application of project management skills
- Experience leading collaborative initiatives and consensus building with diverse and complex stakeholder groups
- Demonstrated knowledge of mental health and substance use services in the community, with a focus on peer support work
- Recent experience working with marginalized populations
- Knowledge of emerging trends in teaching and learning
- Work effectively with a large and diverse group of key stakeholders
- Work well under pressure, effectively meet deadlines and build consensus through a team-based approach
- Mindful and respectful
- Energetic and resourceful
While our preference is for the candidate to work in Victoria, applications from qualified Vancouver-based candidates will be considered.
Salary range: $82,458 – 90,698 – Deadline to apply: July 5, 2020
To apply, please submit a cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
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