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Project Lead Lab Operations BC - Surrey

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Date: May 15, 2019

Location: Surrey, BC, CA

Company: LifeLabs

At LifeLabs, we are focused on our vision of building a healthier Canada!  We are the largest community diagnostics laboratory in Canada with over 350 collection centres, 16 laboratories and service over 20 million patients each year. 

We believe we can build a healthier Canada through the power of technology.

Caring, Agile, Customer Driven, One Team - We live our values every day in what we do to help our patients and healthcare providers.  With over 5,700 employees, we all make a difference and that’s why our people are so important to us. 

As the Project Lead you will be responsible for managing projects with specified deliverables within Lab Operations. This will include establishing the project plan and monitoring the progress and performance against the project plan.

This is a temporary one year full time role and reports to the Manager, Lab Operations based at 7455, 130th Street Surrey.

This role will be dedicated to projects encompassing all disciplines in CCB: Specimen Management, Microbiology, and Molecular Diagnostics.


  • Working alongside Lab Operations management, prepare business cases in order to deploy expenditure of the annual capital budget
  • Implement small scale projects that support the timely execution of the annual capital plan for provincial Lab Operations; including but not limited to test equipment installation and validation, lab renovation and/or relocation activity
  • Identify opportunities for improvements based on the understanding of the current and future state vision, performing gap analysis
  • Create and maintain KPI dashboards for Lab Operations, monitor and keep up to date metrics on work stream performance and reliability
  • Provide timely status reporting, including detailed progress reports on projects and escalate issues that put the project plans at risk
  • Develop and maintain effective lines of communication with team members and stakeholders



  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Healthcare or other relevant discipline
  • Post graduate diploma in Health Care Administration would be an asset
  • Minimum of three years Project Management experience with a background in Medical Lab Diagnostics and Genetics
  • Completion Project Management courses or working towards PMP Certification 
  • Working knowledge of Lean principles and tools
  • Strong relationship skills


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