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23-013 Senior Project Manager



POSITION: Senior Project Manager

PROGRAM: Health Information Management and Analytics

POSTION DETAILS: Temporary Contract until March 31. 2024, 1.0 FTE

LOCATION: Jarvis and Sheppard


The Garry Hurvitz Centre for Community Mental Health at SickKids (GH-CCMH) is a child and youth mental health centre integrated with The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). GH-CCMH is also a core service provider within the Toronto region of Child and Youth Community Mental Health Providers.  As such, the Centre has an ambitious agenda to provide the highest quality evidence-informed care offering a range of services from prevention and early intervention through counselling and therapy, assessment and intensive supports. Services are provided in both in-person and virtual formats. As an employer, the Centre strives to reflect the many diverse cultures and identities represented in the children, youth and families we serve and seeks to provide an inclusive and equitable workplace. We are also connected to the continuum of mental health services for children and youth supported by SickKids: the Brain and Mental Health Program, the SickKids TeleLink Mental Health Program, the SickKids CCMH Learning Institute and our online resources through AboutKidsHealthFind out more about GH-CCMH.

Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Quality, Risk, Analytics and HIM, the Senior Project Manager applies effective facilitation, communication, and negotiation skills to work with project sponsors, executive leads, and other key stakeholders to prioritize and scope project objectives, tasks and timelines with the goal of optimizing achievement of project deliverables on schedule and within budget for projects of medium and/or large scope that have cross organizational impact. The primary objective will be to implement new EHR system. The Senior Project Manager should have experience working with technology vendors, management, and front-line staff, to keep the project on schedule and budget. An ideal candidate has an inclination for proactive problem solving, exemplary communication skills and embraces flexibility and creativity.

Key Responsibilities

Project Management

  • Coordinates and maintains overall line of site to all major projects across the organization, providing regular updates to the leadership group, identify significant risks to project delivery and recommending appropriate mitigation strategies.
  • Prioritizes and scope specific project objectives, defines tasks and timelines with the goal of optimizing achievement of project deliverables on schedule and within budget for projects that have cross- organizational impact.
  • Brings forward any identified risks for mitigation to the Clinical Director and Site Lead to devise a risk mitigation plan and monitor in the risk register.
  • Collaborates with project leads, ensuring that requirements, risks, potential obstacles, and outcomes are clearly understood and incorporated into the project plan.
  • Develops and maintains a deep understanding of key stakeholder needs, environmental factors that may help or hinder the project, technological requirements, and legislated requirements.
  • Facilitates meetings with key stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle, to ensure positive tracking against project milestones, financial metrics, and analytics, ensuring the project will be completed on time and within budget.
  • Ensures the delivery of project status reports to the project sponsors / senior management. When necessary (e.g. project timelines and budget may not be met), brings forward options and recommendations for corrective action in order to meet objectives, keeping in mind political and/organizational sensitivities.
  • Develops and maintains project workplans and follows up to ensure accuracy and completion of
  • Develops first drafts of project deliverables and reviews / edits based on executive and senior management feedback.
  • Takes minutes and distributes meeting materials and otherwise coordinates key project meetings.
  • Running a synopsis at each project close in addition to detailed report writing to determine learning’s and best practices for implementation in future projects.



  • Complies with the organization’s vision, policies and procedures
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by management
  • Sits as a member of the CCMH management team



  • Undergraduate degree in Business Administration or master’s degree in health or business preferred
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation is strongly preferred
  • Experience supporting IT system implementation projects, preferably in the healthcare sector and within a mental health environment required
  • Exemplary organization, facilitation, and relationship management, with strong analytical skills to successfully manage high profile projects with medium to high complexity and scope.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and successfully manage in a complex, fast-paced environment with multiple and shifting priorities.
  • Ability to prepare statistical and financial analyses, develop business cases, apply for funding and prepare proposals
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills and strong ability to collaborate with various stakeholder audiences.
  • Demonstrated social and multicultural sensitivity
  • Proven accuracy, discretion, flexibility, and independence
  • Excellent problem-solving skills to review / analyze project data and recommend changes
  • Ability to incorporate values of a culturally competent practice of diversity and inclusiveness in all aspects of work
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suites (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), as well as ability to use office equipment efficiently (telephone, photocopier and fax)
  • Ability to travel to other site locations
  • Experience in the social service and / or healthcare sector an asset



  • Concentration and creativity required daily to prepare project documentation, monitor risks, prepare reports/workplans, facilitate meetings, etc.
  • Some physical effort to walk between locations to perform the duties of the job


Vaccination Requirements:

As a health care centre, our highest priority is the safety of patients, families and staff.  As a result, we are adopting all prevention measures to ensure the safety of our clients, families and our staff.  Therefore, any offer of employment is conditional upon proof of full vaccination with a Health Canada or World Health Organization (WHO) approved COVID-19 vaccination no later than fourteen (14) calendar days prior to the effective start date. Should there be an exemption of vaccination based on a medical, or human rights reason, proof will need to be provided, in addition to participation in regular COVID-19 testing based on exposure risk as well as participation in vaccine education. All offers of employment are conditional on meeting these minimum requirements, failure to comply will lead to offer of employment being immediately rescinded.



Interested applicants are asked to forward their cover letter and resume by June 9, 2023:

Human Resources – SickKids CCMH

FAX: (416) 633- 7141 E-mail:

We are seeking applicants internally and externally



GH-CCMH at SickKids is an employer committed to equity and recognizes that excellence in mental health can only exist when diverse experience and perspectives are valued and included. We encourage applications from equity deserving communities, including Indigenous people, people with disabilities, members of racialized groups, and persons of all genders and sexual orientations.

The Centre views diversity, inclusion, and cultural humility as essential pieces of an integrated whole that sustains our organization and enables us to provide exceptional care to each child, youth and family we serve.

We are committed to creating an accessible experience for all candidates; please reach out regarding accommodations at any point during the hiring process



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23-013 Senior Project Manager