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Coordinator, Population and Public Health - BC Centre for Disease Control

Coordinator, Population and Public Health

BC Centre for Disease Control

Vancouver BC


As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.


This role provides professional expertise when leading the review process of provincial population & public health projects and resources, and actively promotes their assigned portfolio area to share knowledge and influence policy.

What you’ll do


  • Develop content for project management tools and supporting documents such as charters; contracts; Requests for Proposals (RFPs), by planning, writing and determining deliverables, timelines and methodologies in consultation with leadership.
  • Track project progress, including monitoring and assessing financial and performance reports, according to the project plan, and report on the status of projects and any barriers encountered.
  • Complete projects on time using appropriate project coordination methodologies.
  • Synthesize and analyze research and best practices, and drafts reports, briefing documents, and processes and procedures to inform projects, policies and team decision-making.
  • Create presentation materials for a variety of audiences including health professionals, health service administrators, university students and the public and engages with appropriate partners for input and direction.
  • Provide administrative support for project(s) and their key stakeholders as required, by responding to emails, providing information and answering routine questions, coordinating meetings, preparing and distributing minutes of meetings, and coordinating general administrative support functions.
  • Support administration, collection and analysis of online surveys conducted as part of project evaluations.
  • Ensure projects are inclusive of Indigenous perspectives and incorporate anti-racist principles.
  • Facilitate and contribute to advisory committees and provincial working groups by bringing content expertise in related area and facilitation skills.
  • Support population & public health leadership in annual work planning, budget allocation and core activities to ensure portfolio objectives are met.
  • Engage with end users and develops dissemination and evaluation frameworks with support from appropriate internal staff.
  • Coordinate the review process for resources by gathering input and determining what feedback is integrated into the final product.


What you bring


  • A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in health or another related field and additional courses or training in the content area this role will support. Master’s Degree in Public Health, Social Sciences or other related field an asset.
  • Three (3) years of recent, related experience in content–specific field and/or population and public health.


You also have:

  • Strong knowledge of population and public health and health equity.
  • Ability to review and assess literature and translate it into practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and facilitate working groups and projects.
  • Knowledge and experience in project management an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a team and external partners and to appreciate diverse perspectives.
  • Solid understanding of topics of health equity and the social determinants of health and how to apply these to projects in their portfolio.
  • Experience engaging and collaborating with Indigenous communities an asset.


What we bring


Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.


Job Type: Temporary, Part-Time (0.60 FTE - until March 01, 2023)
655 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4R4
Hours of Work: 
Monday-Friday; 08:00-16:00, 08:30-16:30, 09:00-17:00
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What we do


The BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is dedicated to preventing and controlling communicable diseases and promoting environmental health for the province of BC.


BCCDC is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).


The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.


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PHSA and BCCDC are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.


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