Project Manager


  • A full-time, one year contract with option for renewal, for an experienced project management professional
  • An opportunity to lead a priority program within an organization committed to advancing a significant health agenda with real-life impact
  • A welcoming, open and accessible environment, which encourages initiative, cross-functional team work, knowledge-sharing and collaborative problem solving to drive excellence

Position overview

The Project Manager will be responsible to:

  • Provide project management leadership to support the OHTN’s strategic directions and achievement of the annual Program Plan deliverables.
  • Establish project plans, activities and deliverables, evaluation and budget management. Develops standard tools and processes to establish a consistent approach to project management across the organization.
  • In collaboration with management staff, will coordinate the collection and aggregation of project report data, preparing Gantt charts, gathering background materials, researching information, preparing status reports and indicators, and maintaining current project documentation.
  • Engages and communicates with internal and external stakeholders on an ongoing basis to ensure project plan deliverables are effectively coordinated and issues are resolved.
  • Leads the development of performance measurement and data reporting, best practices and strategic planning
  • Conducts measurement and evaluation of programs to enable fact based business decision making by senior management.
  • Conducts research into activities to improve operational effectiveness, including strategic planning, risk assessment/management, corporate operational efficiencies, continuous improvement, performance measurement, ensuring that such research takes into account developments within the field and corporate policies and practices.
  • Responsible for the development of Request for Proposals (RFP’s), coordinates the selection of consultant/vendor, works with and manages consultants as appropriate.

Knowledge and experience

  • Undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Health Administration, Information Management, Health Sciences, or a related discipline, or equivalent education and experience
  • 3 years’ experience in project and portfolio management including project planning, execution and analyses, leading a group of current projects, as well as a corporate level reporting
  • General knowledge of the Ontario health care system and relevant health system organizations/ stakeholders
  • Excellent presentation and a facilitation skills; ability to clearly communicate complex messages to a variety of audiences including senior management
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively, leading and working with teams to achieve results
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to provide team leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, as well as the capacity to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams at all levels to accomplish overall strategic goals, highly motivated
  • Ability to handle multi-tasking environment, manage numerous and shifting priorities, meet deadlines, and work with a wide range of issues
  • Effective interpersonal communications skills and ability to successfully build relationships with senior leaders, scientists, colleagues and other stakeholders
  • Demonstrated effectiveness at leading and working with teams to achieve results.
  • Knowledge of the principles, theories, concepts and professional standards of evaluation and performance measurement
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective and comprehensive reports and presentations for various audiences, including executives, Board, funders and other stakeholders
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Project.

How to apply

To apply, please send your resume (CV) and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in and qualify for this position by July 31, 2017 via email to [email protected] quoting “Project Manager” in the subject line.

We will contact you within three weeks after the application deadline if you have been selected to move forward in the process. We thank all applicants for their interest but will not be contacting those individuals who are not selected for further consideration.

The Ontario HIV Treatment Network is committed to employment equity and to the greater involvement and meaningful engagement of people living with HIV/AIDS (GIPA/MIPA) in all that we do.  We encourage applications from persons living with HIV/AIDS and culturally diverse backgrounds to join our team.

At OHTN, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment.  OHTN is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process.  If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

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