Jan 28, 2020Full time
Chief Project Officer, Project Horizon This is an exciting opportunity to join the largest paediatric academic health sciences centre in Canada. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), affiliated with the University of Toronto, is Canada's most research-intensive hospital. As innovators in child health, SickKids improves the health of children by integrating care, research and teaching. Project Horizon , SickKids’ massive, multi-billion dollar campus redevelopment project, is underway. With a vision to re-imagine and transform clinical service delivery, the redevelopment will feature digital, efficient and sustainable buildings that contribute to the urban fabric of downtown Toronto and its economic viability, as well as enhance the ability to deliver high-quality specialized care by investing in new, state-of-the-art facilities, equipment, and technology. Project Horizon provides the opportunity to build an inspired, re-imagined hospital of the future that will transform the experience of patients and their families and enable the delivery of leading edge, individualized care. The Position Reporting to the Vice President, Transformation, and accountable to the Executive Sponsors and Executive Steering Committee on all matters relating to the project, the Chief Project Officer (CPO) will be accountable for all stages of planning and implementation as it relates to Project Horizon . A visionary and inspiring leader, the CPO will be responsible for providing operational and strategic direction as it relates to “the Future of SickKids” with a focus on safe, patient and family-centred care, advanced technology, greater capacity, better clinical outcomes, better systems and improved patient flow. Inherent in the role will be the ability of the CPO to envision the hospital transformation while leading the execution of this phased redevelopment plan. The CPO will lead a team of clinical, facilities, technology, and other professionals including consultants, planners and project managers to deliver outstanding results. The CPO will oversee the engagement with internal and external stakeholders including SickKids’ clinical and medical leadership, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, SickKids Foundation, Infrastructure Ontario, as well as regional, municipal and community partners. Key leadership initiatives for the new CPO will be to: Advance the campus redevelopment project by leading the refinement of an ambitious Master Plan that includes the development of a new Patient Support Centre, new Patient Care Tower, and renovations to the remaining hospital buildings. Lead the execution of all aspects of the project including securing governmental approvals, overseeing the construction and renovation of buildings, and procurement of key consultants/contractors. Work with key internal partners to create a vision, set a clear direction, and maintain effective project teams. Experience The successful candidate will have at least 10 to 15 years of progressive leadership experience in large complex capital planning and project execution, and have demonstrated their ability to lead major health care projects, effectively engage key stakeholders, and meet key milestones and deadlines. In addition to large-scale capital redevelopment experience (P3 preferred), the candidate will be an exceptional communicator and relationship builder, effective at promoting collaboration and managing change. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please email your resume, quoting the appropriate position title, to Judy Mandelman, at email@example.com .