How We Work

Like many non-profit organizations, our staff carries out the mandate of the board. We are a small group of individuals who are dedicated and passionate about what we do. We are proud to promote the discipline of family medicine to advance excellence in health care for families and communities in Alberta.

If you are apt at multi-tasking, have passion for primary health care and a keen eye to details then you may very well be a strong fit for the ACFP staff team.

Current Job Postings at ACFP

Primary Health Care Opioid Initiative Project Manager

Reporting to the province’s Primary Health Care Opioid Steering Committee the Project Manager is responsible to manage and supervise projects and coordinate with Implementing Teams through the project life cycle, including project initiation, planning & design, execution, close-out, monitoring and control.

The Project Manager specific duties will include, but are not limited to, the management of stakeholder engagement, project communication plans, risk management, project schedules, project procurement and cash flow forecasts and performance. The Project Manager reports on timely and critical project decisions, provides leadership and expertise, and is directly accountable to ensure that the projects are delivered achieving the project goals of integration, communication, scope, budget, schedule, quality, risk mitigation, and stakeholder management. The Project Manager will provide key secretariat support to the province’s Primary Health Care Opioid Initiative Steering Committee. This oversight will ensure organization, project management, and alignment of activities within the initiative

Required Qualifications:
The Opioid Project Manager:

  • A minimum of a university degree (masters or project management certifications preferred) with at least 5-9 years’ experience in a health care leadership role
  • At least 5 years of project management experience and project controls
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience with progressive responsibility in the following areas:
    • Health service planning, service policy, standards and/or model development
    • Primary care planning
    • Program evaluation
    • Measurement
  • Quality assurance and/or improvement
  • Expertise in budget management
  • Experience in secretariat roles is preferred
  • Demonstrated pattern of professional and personal development.
  • Equivalencies of education and experience may be considered.
  • Team leadership skills, including demonstrated ability and comfort with decision making responsibilities, coaching and teaching, and the ability to inspire and build confidence in others.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster relationships and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent computer skills including expert knowledge of Microsoft Project, Microsoft Word, Power Point, and Excel required. Knowledge of/experience with project management, data management and analysis software preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:
Planning and project management of heath care projects. Experience working with government agencies, health organizations, health professionals, and patient or family advisors. A member in good standing with the PMP or equivalent designation associated with project management. Familiarity with the AHS regions, Alberta Health, and/or primary care groups. Proven ability to foster partnerships. Management, Leadership and Project Management courses.

Classification: Project Manager
Organization: Alberta College of Family Physicians
Negotiable Location: Alberta – Calgary or Edmonton preferred
Employee Class: Temporary or Contract
FTE: 0.75
Posting End Date: January 8, 2018 (posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found)
Date Available: Immediate or no later than January 22, 2018
Hours per Shift: 7.5
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday

Forward Resumes to:
Executive Director
Alberta College of Family Physicians
370, 10403 – 172 St. Edmonton, AB T5S 1K9