Trillium Health Partners

Director, Strategic Projects (Partners Community Health)

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Director, Strategic Projects – Partners Community Health

Please note: Trillium Health Partners is supporting this recruitment as a service to Partners Community Health.


Partners Community Health (PCH) is a new, not-for-profit charitable organization formed in response to growing health care needs in this community, to deliver services that give people access to the care they need, when they need it, right in their own community. By operating community-based health hubs and partnering with the Mississauga Ontario Health Team, Trillium Health Partners and across the community, PCH will support an interconnected system of care where services are centered around the people that use them. Ultimately this will lead to better health outcomes and a heathier community.

PCH is seeking a Director with a background in leading strategic projects and operations in health care transformation. Reporting to the President, the Director will lead the design, development and implementation of key strategic projects for PCH with diverse partners and stakeholders leveraging innovative and critical thinking.  As well, the Director will support PCH through our growth strategy as a member of PCHs management team, and provide strategic advice and direction aligned with the organization’s goals and objectives. The Director will utilize critical thinking and innovative approaches to deliver high-value projects, improve processes, and bring the right tools and capabilities to drive sustainable growth. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing organization for someone who is highly self-motivated, passionate, delivers results and excels in relationship-building.    


Key Responsibilities    

  • Identify, develop and execute on key business development opportunities aligned with the strategic direction and overall goals of PCH as a key community player.
  • Design, lead, and deliver projects and initiatives for PCH that align with organizational goals and priorities.
  • As a key member of the management team of a start-up organization, contribute to the growth and success of PCH as a thought partner, innovator and supporter of the President, peer directors and staff.
  • Build strong working relationships with key partners and stakeholders to advance integration of care in the community, build on existing programs and knowledge and leverage emerging opportunities.
  • Build, lead and mentor a strong and dynamic team to support delivering on key accountabilities and the overall success of PCH.
  • Support the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the corporate strategy.
  • Working closely with the President, provide advice and guidance to senior team, prepare materials and support Board reporting and decision-making related to business opportunities, corporate strategy, strategic opportunities and priority projects.
  • Develop and implement leading project management tools and techniques to monitor progress, deliverables and approvals and support achievement of strategic goals
  • Set project planning standards to determine the resources and schedule required to deliver strategies, including managing dependencies between strategic resources.
  • Develop, promote and maintain standards and tools for portfolio and project management, with the goal of delivering every project on time, within budget and within scope.
  • Design, implement and oversee integrated risk identification, evaluation, and monitoring across strategic and corporate plan, particularly as related to integration and change management.

 Key Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in public, business, or healthcare administration or equivalent experience required.
  • Experience with development of transformation plans, change initiatives, and large-scale business and organizational change required.
  • Proven project management experience as well as experience in working with diverse stakeholders on health care transformation initiatives
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in a healthcare or equivalent environment working with dynamic teams and managing complex, large-scale projects.
  • Minimum of 3 years of management experience (manager or above) in a related field.
  • Enthusiastic, creative, and results-oriented leader with the ability to inspire and motivate people and a proven ability to develop and foster strong stakeholder relationships.
  • Excellent change management and transformational leadership skills, with strong ability to coach and mentor team members through periods of significant change.
  • Knowledge of Ontario health system funding, government legislation, provincial and municipal regulatory and policy frameworks in health, long-term care, and home care, and operations is an asset.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with experience in building consensus at the strategic level; ability to initiate, build and foster diverse and effective relationships.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness at leading and working with high performing teams.
  • Demonstrated ability for critical and strategic thinking.
  • Superior analytical and problem solving abilities.
  • Prior working experience developing and implementing project plans, programs, support tools, and processes.  Health care experience will be an asset.
  • Effective interpersonal and negotiation skills, including outstanding written and verbal communications skills, is required.
  • Demonstrated success with leading, managing, integrating projects processes and best practices with the ability to prioritize and meet project deadlines. 
  • Strong working knowledge of computer applications, especially the Microsoft Office suite. 

PCH is an equal opportunity employer. PCH has an inclusive and equitable approach. We believe that diverse and inclusive teams enable us to make better decisions and inspire a culture of belonging so that we can better serve our people, residents and community. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, we are committed to providing accommodations and will work with employees to meet their needs through the recruitment process. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please let us know. We embrace an inclusive work environment and welcome members of all backgrounds and perspectives to apply.

All staff, and medical staff at PCH will be required to provide proof of full vaccination with a COVID-19 vaccine, with the exception of those who have an approved medical exemption or accommodation.

Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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