Project Manager
Global Medical Services - Vancouver, BC

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Global is a Vancouver-based health care consulting and training firm. We specialize in AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) programs, provide health care consulting in a wide range of areas, and offer medical education programs to industry professionals. We also employ paramedics in remote industrial sites in the oil & gas, utilities, and mining industries, and support Fire Departments and First Responders through our Physician Advisory Services. We are committed to providing high quality services to our clients so that we are THE recognized name when it comes to medical health services in Canada. As a leader in the marketplace, we have the opportunity to work on exciting projects with a dynamic and diverse team of staff and consultants. We’ve been named one of BC Top 100 Fastest Growing companies two years running.

Global has an open, diverse culture that encourages participation and innovation. We reward exceptional work and creative ideas. We have great benefits and perks including a generous training allowance, days off for volunteer work, profit sharing and twice monthly staff lunches where we buy lunch! Visit our web site at to get to know us.

Position Summary

The Project Manager works closely with the company Founder to manage an expansive list of tasks related to a variety of projects in which Global is involved. Acting as an assistant to the Founder, the Project Manager coordinates, collates, disseminates, schedules, delegates, and organizes information and tasks to facilitate the smooth delivery of projects and ensure quality service to Global clients. The Project Manager acts as an intermediary between the Founder and Global contractors, ensuring efficient communication between all team members involved in projects.

Are You a Fit?

If you’re applying or this position we’ll assume you have the following skills:

  • Advanced computer skills (proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, Publisher and Visio)
  • Strong Internet research skills and technologically savvy (iPhone knowledge an asset, as is the ability to quickly learn and use Internet tools like Survey Monkey)
  • Exceptional attention to detail, time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Highly organized (you’re the one people come to when they need something organized) and you’re great at setting up efficient systems
  • Experience in the medical field is a bonus, but not a requirement

Beyond the skill set listed above, we’re looking for a person who has the rare combination of working exceptionally well with very little supervision, and having excellent communication and people skills. We want someone who’s intuitive and has strong problem-solving and decision-making skills, especially when direction is not immediately available. Critical thinking and initiative are vital to this role, as is the ability to deal with the stress of project demands and deadlines. In fact, you’ll be a fit if you thrive on the fast pace and challenge of managing a thousand details resulting in the smooth completion of projects and tasks. You also have the maturity to handle setbacks and challenges, and are able to deal with all types of people without getting flustered or taking things personally. Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must. This is a challenging and diverse role and we’re looking for a high performer who will take on the challenges with enthusiasm and energy.

Send us a resume of your skills and experience. We want to know if you’ll be a good fit for us, and us for you so please also include a proposal letter telling us why you think this position is a good fit for you. Tell us what is important to you about a company’s culture, and in what kind of environment are you a best fit.

Application Instructions

Because we need to circulate your information digitally, please submit your resume and proposal by email only. Your resume and proposal should be attached as Word documents or pdf’s and not sent in the body of the email. Deadline for applications is January 4th, 2013.

Compensation will be in the $44-48,000 range, depending on your skills and experience. If reading this job posting got your professional juices going and you found yourself getting excited about the opportunity, we look forward to hearing from you!

About this company
Global Medical Services is a leader in the development of medical educational workshops aimed at providing physicians, nurses, and other...