JOB POSTING #: 871758
POSITION: Project Manager, UHN Data Strategy and Governance
DEPARTMENT: UHN DIGITAL
LOCATION: UHN Sites
STATUS: Permanent Full-Time
Salary: H009 – $87,269 – $109,000.(based on experience and competencies)
Digitally enabling the good work at UHN!
UHN is a major landmark in Canada’s health care system with four hospitals, five research institutes, and our Michener Institute of Education. Our purpose is to transform lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery, and learning. With over 1,200 beds, more than one million clinic visits per year, and a budget of over $2 billion, UHN and its 16,000 employees make a difference in the lives of patients and their families every day. For more information on UHN, visit
The Data and Implementation Science Portfolio supports impactful delivery of solutions benefiting the health system; discovers, validates, designs, and delivers opportunities of change; and brings contextual awareness through data to ensure successful implementations, value, and outcomes for UHN’s patients.
Within the Data and Implementation Science Portfolio, our Data Strategy and Governance Program seeks to improve UHN’s understanding of its data as a competitive differentiator, and enable UHN to become a data-driven and insight-enabled learning health system that effectively manages and drives value from its data assets.
The Program is also responsible for establishing organizational data governance, data literacy, and data operations efficiency, and enabling UHN to develop advanced analytical capabilities that inform and support its strategic pursuits in care, discovery, and learning.
TITLE OF THE POSITION:
Project Manager, UHN Data Strategy and Governance Program
WHO YOU ARE:
You are a bold, creative, and innovative individual seeking a unique and exciting opportunity to lead the advancement of UHN’s data and analytics capabilities, and enable UHN to see, utilize, and manage its data assets better.
You possess a strong work ethic and a passion for transforming healthcare through the utilization of project and change management best practices.
As an ideal candidate, you have experience leading large-scale organizational change and transformational initiatives. You can manage multiple complex projects in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with cross-sectional stakeholders. You understand how a hospital and/or information management environment functions, and you are curious about the future of data and analytics in healthcare.
Reporting to the Program Manager, UHN Data Strategy and Governance Program, you will play a critical role in implementing value initiatives that highlight UHN’s data assets as a competitive advantage, improve the delivery of care and business functions, and improve operational efficiencies.
Leading multiple projects of large scope/complexity from initiation to close-out, including effective planning, requirements gathering, workflow mapping, RFPs, schedule, budget, and issue tracking, risk mitigation, and resource utilization
Being exceptionally organized, detail-oriented, adaptive, and client-focused
Integrating emerging trends and incorporating subject matter expertise to creatively deliver impactful and innovative solutions
An innate ability to recognize problems, proactively research the best option, and utilize individual judgment and action to resolve them efficiently
Change Management & Communications
Demonstrated experience leading enterprise-wide change through comprehensive strategic planning, engagement and communications
Possessing exceptional facilitation and communication skills and a strong emotional intelligence to connect with stakeholders, build consensus, gain buy-in, and build relationships
Data & Analytics
Possessing knowledge of data attributes, governance, quality, maintenance, and visualization best practices
Committed to continually seeking opportunities to advance UHN’s analytics adoption maturity
Leadership & Strategy
The ability to conceptualize processes, practices, and trends to support organizational strategy
Facilitating a collaborative environment with executive leadership,
program team(s), external vendors/contractors, and functional/business/technical stakeholders
Possessing excellent team-building, listening, coaching, and mentorship skills
Self-motivated, with the ability to work independently and efficiently
An Undergraduate Degree in Health Informatics, Industrial Engineering, Business, or a related field
6+ years of project management experience, with 3+ years of experience as a full-time Project Manager (planning, implementation, documentation, and benefits realization)
3+ years of progressive responsibility leading organizational change-related initiatives (people, culture, behaviour, process, and technology)
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate and influence all levels of the organization
Project Management certification
Advanced proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Visio, Project, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and SharePoint)
Considered an asset:
A Master’s degree in a relevant discipline such as Health Science, Healthcare Administration or Business Administration, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Knowledge of trends, strategic frameworks, and advances in data and analytics capabilities
Experience working in a complex, public sector organization or healthcare institution
There is occasional travel associated with this position between UHN hospital sites in the downtown Toronto core.
February 18, 2021
March 4, 2021
Staffing Advisor, Human Resources AOB
Posting # 871758
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.
University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.