First Nations Health Authority

The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) is the first province-wide health authority of its kind in Canada. In 2013, the FNHA assumed the programs, services, and responsibilities formerly handled by Health Canada's First Nations Inuit Health Branch – Pacific Region. Our vision is to transform the health and well-being of BC's First Nations and Aboriginal people by dramatically changing healthcare for the better.

First Nations Health Authority Vancouver, BC, Canada
Mar 14, 2018
Region Corporate Office Location VC400 - Melville Office City Vancouver Province British Columbia [BC] Country Canada [CA] Organization Summary The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) and its employees are committed to a proactive holistic approach to health and wellness, and to the delivery of services which are sustainable and honour the customs and traditions of First Nations communities. The First Nations Health Authority is committed to respecting diversity within our workforce; preference will be given to individuals with First Nations, Inuit, Metis or Aboriginal ancestry. Title 1069 Coordinator, Event Planning (2 Year Term) Job ID 1890 Employee Class Temporary Job Duration 2 Year Term Reporting To Nurse Manager, CDC Program Position Summary You are a team player that is detail oriented and thrives on building relationships, and bringing clarity and solutions to challenging problems. You have impeccable organizational skills and most importantly you are passionate and dedicated to making a difference in the lives of First Nations communities! The Coordinator or Event Planning provides comprehensive, senior level administrative and technical support for the delivery of program training in Health Protection. You ensure planning and efficient coordination of all logistics related to training events. This term position is involved in the development and implementation of plans, systems, processes and procedures essential for effective and efficient coordination of events. Primary Responsibilities 1. Coordinates and oversees day-to-day delivery of event planning services for the FNHA, including travel, meeting and training support needs. 2. Provides facilitation, logistical, and technical support to the organization through online systems, including PeopleSoft and Registration Online tool. 3. Coordinates and oversees the organization of meetings, functions and events across BC leading up to and onsite, including all components of the events and associated logistics for the organization, in collaboration with colleagues and other FNHA departments as appropriate. 4. Supports the development and implementation of systems and procedures as they relate to travel policies and guidelines, training modules, travel booking, meeting and event coordination, and vendor and agency interactions. 5. Coordinates, develops, and distributes a wide variety of material using a variety of Microsoft Office products, including memos, presentations, event budget projections, checklists, forms, process documentation, and meeting package material. 6. Provides financial management support to the Manager, consistent with FNHA policies and procedures, including contracting, invoicing, event budget development, monitoring and tracking tools, and reporting processes. 7. Coordinates, prepares, and reviews purchase requisitions, expense reports, and other financial claims. 8. Coordinates ongoing information-sharing internally and externally, including sharing appropriate information with various audiences through the FNHA’s internal news. 9. Performs other related duties as assigned. Qualifications Education • A diploma in travel/business/office administration is required and 2 years’ of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience • A minimum of 2 years of experience in the areas of travel, event and conference management is required. • Relevant, recent and significant experience in a senior administrative capacity, with a focus on travel and event support and coordination (normally acquired over a period 1-2 years). • Experience working with BC First Nations communities and/or organizations. • Intermediate experience utilizing a variety of office tools, including MS Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel), SharePoint, and online registration systems. • Experience handling sensitive and confidential information and matters in a trusted and responsible manner. • Experience in a customer service environment. • Experience developing and maintain administrative systems, processes and procedures. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities • Knowledge of the FNHA, and its structure and inter-dependencies. • Knowledge of the work of the Corporate Services department. • Knowledge of information, records and data management approaches and options. • Demonstrated senior administrative skills and abilities, particularly in a travel and event capacity. • Ability to support and accomplish multiple projects with little supervision. • Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively. • Strong attention to detail and accuracy with a commitment to high quality work. • Proven ability to multi-task and set priorities effectively. • Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing. • Ability to problem solve, including early identification of issues or challenges that may arise. • Proficient use of Microsoft Office suite. Tact, discretion and reliability. • High degree of initiative and adaptability. • Attention to detail with a high level of accuracy. • Excellent interpersonal skills and an enthusiastic demeanour, with a high level of professionalism. • Flexibility for unplanned overtime and attendance at meetings or public events after normal work hours and occasional planned travel in and around the province of BC. Deadline Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. Date Added 3/13/2018 End Date 3/31/2020 Organization First Nations Health Authority Website FNHA Careers Page Department 9000-Office of CNO Hours per week 37.5 Supervisor Level None Union Code NonUnion PN Number 1069 Reg/Temp Temp (Temporary) Region Corporate Office   Please ensure your Cover Letter and Resume are combined into one document Please apply online. Please be informed that due to quantity of applicants, we are not in a position to provide application updates. Only applicants shortlisted will be contacted and all applicants must be eligible to work in Canada. If you have any inquiries or issues please contact FNHA Recruitment at or 1-844-699-3186