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Project Management Lead - Remote


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Please note: This position is primarily remote; the successful incumbent must be located in Canada and be able to access one of our locations. You will be required to come on-site for meetings or phone/computer maintenance.


​Job category: Continuous improvement and project management
Job posting ID: 3571


​Employment status: Temporary full-time
Position's anticipated end date: 2023-03-31 


Classification: PTS/MGT/IT B
Salary/Rate of pay: $72,800 - $86,450


Application deadline: 2022-09-30 


Somewhere in Canada there’s a life you can save.   


Be part of a dynamic, collaborative and caring organization committed to saving and improving the lives of Canadians. Thousands of Canadians depend on us every day for reliable access to blood, plasma, stem cells and organs and tissues.  


Join Canada’s Lifeline and make a meaningful difference every day.


About the role


Canadian Blood Services is looking for a Temporary Full-Time Project Management Lead to join our dynamic Continuous Improvement and Reporting team. The work of a Project Management Lead is integral to Canadian Blood Services’ role as Canada’s Lifeline.


This is a rare and exciting opportunity with Canadian Blood Services, to grow your skills in the emerging and dynamic sphere of inclusive talent! You will plan, lead and execute on a variety of projects to support Canadian Blood Services’ inclusive talent strategy, while also having the opportunity to collaborate with a high performing team of professionals!


Key responsibilities include:


  • Leads, develops and implements inclusive hiring initiatives with a focus on process improvements, change management and data-driven progress reporting. 
  • Identifies project requirements and activities, and develops strategies. 
  • Researches, coordinates and executes on deliverables. 
  • Develops and maintains project plans, including project benefits, scope, approach, deliverables, risks, timelines and close-out. 
  • Develops communications and change strategies, plans and materials. 
  • Works closely with functional business groups and stakeholders to achieve project objectives and to promote effective relationships to ensure the success of the projects and initiatives.




  • Post-secondary level education, preferably a university degree in a related field. Preference for a Project Management designation. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
  • A minimum of four years of related experience in progressively more complex project management roles. Experience analyzing complex problems, interpreting business needs and developing integrated, creative solutions. 
  • Applied knowledge of project management principles and practices. Knowledge of business processes related to employee recruitment and diversity, equity and inclusion is an asset.   
  • Experience researching and developing material such as policies, guidelines and other resources to support clients.  
  • Proven experience successfully collaborating, communicating and building credibility with senior managers and stakeholders. 
  • Strong skills in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Experience with SharePoint, Teams and SuccessFactors Recruiting are assets.   




  • Competitive base salary range.
  • Payments in lieu of vacation and benefits.  
  • Annual Performance Award up to 6%.
  • Flexible primarily remote work schedule.
  • Choice of defined contribution or defined benefits pension plan.
  • Employee discounts, wellness programs and much more!

Diversity and inclusion play a vital role in ensuring health equity for patients across Canada. We are committed to reflecting Canada’s population in our organization and fostering an environment where all employees can be their authentic selves, with equal opportunities to succeed and contribute.  


To protect the health and safety of its employees, all Canadian Blood Services’ employees are required to be fully vaccinated (COVID-19 vaccine doses as approved by Health Canada), subject to any medical or other human rights grounds. Persons who have been vaccinated outside of Canada must contact their local Public Health Unit in order to obtain a vaccine equivalency certificate.


If this role resonates with you, we encourage you to apply! This could be your first step towards a meaningful and inspiring career. Come to work each day knowing that you save lives. 


We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those considered for an interview or those invited to participate in an assessment (such as testing) will be contacted. Applicants who require accommodation should discuss their needs with us.