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Senior Project Manager, Operations - Full Time - Remote - ON/BC

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Date: Jun 21, 2022

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: LifeLabs

LifeLabs is the largest community diagnostics laboratory in Canada, serving the healthcare needs of Canadians for over 50 years. Our team members are truly centred around our customers, and we know that behind every lab requisition, sample being tested, or investment in technology is an individual and their family counting on us.


Consistently named one of Canada's Best Employers by Forbes, LifeLabs has also been recognized for having an award-winning Mental Health Program from Benefits Canada. The passion and commitment of over 6,000 diverse and innovative team members unites and motivates us to ensure our customers receive high quality tests and results that they can trust. Agile, customer-centred, caring and teamwork: we live these values every day in what we do to support our customers and healthcare providers, driving forward our vision of empowering a healthier you.


Make a difference – join the LifeLabs team today!


Reports to: Portfolio Manager, EPMO


Purpose of the Role The Senior Project Manager reports to the Portfolio Manager, within the Enterprise Project Management Office, and is responsible for managing medium to large enterprise wide projects as assigned by the Portfolio Manager. The Senior Project Manager will lead the planning and execution of multiple projects through LifeLabs defined gating framework using LifeLabs established project processes and templates. The incumbent will also provide coaching and mentoring to the Project Managers


Core Accountabilities

  • Manage the implementation of project deliverables including the management of project integration, scope, time, cost, procurement, quality, communication and resources
  • Balance the planning and execution of concurrent cross-disciplinary and/or cross-functional projects in various phases of delivery
  • Manage risks, opportunities, changes and conflict resolution within projects
  • Ensure sustainability of new product or service implementation, ensure effective project execution, and conduct project post-implementation review with a view to continuous improvement
  • Build business cases, define and ensure delivery of project artifacts as required by established processes
  • Provide regular reports on project status, open RAID log items Provide subject matter expertise to Project Managers on smaller projects
  • Participate in strategic project governance process for prioritization and reporting
  • provide Coaching and mentoring as required.
  • Provide input to performance reviews and report performance related issues.
  • Support other team members on tool and process adoption as prescribed by the Center of Excellence (CoE)


Minimum Qualificatons and Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in life science s or equivalent preferred
  • 5-8 years project management experience
  • Excellent facilitation and change management skills
  • Ability to manager cross functional project teams
  • Abillity to work on 1-3 Projects at a time (small, medium and large scope)
  • Ability to manage cross-functional project teams (20+)
  • Formal Project Management training and PMP certification is required or equivalent experience
  • Excellent facilitation and change management skills
  • Previous experience dealing with internal and external stakeholders
  • Maufacturing industry experience preferred




At LifeLabs, we strive to create an inclusive and equitable workplace where our team members and the communities we serve feel accepted, valued, and respected.

In accordance with LifeLabs’ Accessibility Policy, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and the Ontario Human Rights Code, accommodations are available by request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. For a confidential inquiry or to request an accommodation, please contact your recruiter or email


LifeLabs is committed to providing a safe environment for our employees, customers, and the communities we serve. We have been a leader throughout the COVID-19 pandemic regarding health and safety measures and have always put our employees and customers at the center of every decision that we make. As an organization in the health care sector, we believe the COVID vaccination adds a layer of protection that complements the extensive and necessary health and safety protocols that we have taken to date. With this in mind, we currently require all LifeLabs employees, contractors, students and volunteers to be fully vaccinated.

LifeLabs operates under a distributed workforce model, where employee flexibility is a key priority. Further information will be provided during the interview process on what this means for employees.

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