Job Title Analyst/Administrative Assistant - Contract Management OfficeWork Site Exec - 601 W. Broadway, 11 flr


Start Date


Regular Full Time

As soon as possible


Days off Saturday, Sunday and Statutory Holidays

Salary $25.63 - $33.64 per hourReference# 174390-cmc

Come work as an Analyst/Administrative Assistant with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Reporting to the Executive Director, COntract Management Office (CMO), the Analyst/Administrative Assistant, provides analytical support to the CMO team for purposes such as data analysis, statistical reporting, benchmarking activities, developing and generating queries, preparing and compiling reports and technical documents utilizing various software and tools. As well, the Analyst/Administrative Assistant provides confidential administrative and secretarial assistance and research support to the Executive Director, CMO and to the CMO team. Maintains the Executive Director's and management team's appointment calendars, coordinates meetings, processes and prioritizes information, screens, triages and acts upon requests and inquiries, including confidential and sensitive information. Works independently and interfaces with other Executive Directors, Managers and staff at all levels of the organization. Effectively partners with other VCH departments such as the Decision Support team and liaises on behalf of the department with external agencies to coordinate the flow of information, keeping the Executive Director apprised of relevant issues and activities

As an Analyst/Administrative Assistant with Vancouver Coastal Health you will

  • Provide analytical support by compiling and manipulating analytical information/data, developing and generating queries, preparing and compiling reports and technical documents utilizing current software and tools to assist in trending, comparing and benchmarking activities.
  • Develop and continuously maintain electronic and manual databases and filing systems, listings and records. Maintain various databases specific to and/or related to the CMO team.
  • Provide administrative support that respects confidentiality and ensures that administrative matters are organized and dealt with in a professional manner.
  • Facilitates effective triaging of correspondence, determination of appropriate action, and timely follow up as appropriate.
  • Coordinates meetings ensuring well-defined and timely agendas, identification of and notification to interested parties, compilation of background information and supporting materials, and preparation of packages/summary documents to assist in decision making and meeting facilitation.
  • Maintains a consistently updated and accurate appointment schedule for the senior leader, and others as required, including determination of urgency and nature of requests, resolution of time conflicts, and notification to all relevant parties.
  • Produces well-designed and accurate reports, correspondence, presentation materials, spreadsheets, and memos. Maintains and updates various computer databases and web pages.
  • Represents interests of applicable senior leader/department in administrative matters utilizing strong communication and persuasion abilities and an understanding of stakeholder needs
  • Ensures appropriate dissemination of information about organizational and/or program/service procedures and processes and the status of issues to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assists in budget development ensuring information is current and accurately compiled, monitors expenditures, ensures invoices are authorized to predetermined amounts, and analyzes and reports variances for multiple departments/programs.
  • Maintains/processes timekeeping records, vacation entitlements, etc. and responds to related queries.
  • Provides consistently functioning administrative tools, systems and services in a systematic and organized manner, and maintains readily available stationery and supplies.
  • Provides direction and guidance to clerical support staff as needed to ensure administrative needs of the area are met.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Education & Experience

  • Diploma in a related program
  • Three to four (3-4) years' recent, related experience in a complex health care environment with progressively more responsible secretarial and administrative positions supporting senior level management, experience in information analysis and benchmarking, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Advanced computer skills in spreadsheet, database, graphics and word processing programs is required, e.g. Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word, and Visio.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Employs expertise in the use of desktop computer applications to create a variety of documents, reports and presentations, and to maintain databases.
  • Applies acquired skills and knowledge to efficiently and independently resolve administrative issues/problems.
  • Effectively utilizes both verbal and written communication skills when providing advice or information or seeking/acquiring information.
  • Optimizes departmental effectiveness and contributes to organizational success by applying excellent time management skills to prioritize and complete assignments and schedule activities.
  • Practices diligence and care when maintaining, monitoring, calculating and summarizing data, records and budget information.

As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve, and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.

To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2022.

Please note that a resume is required to apply to this posting.

Hours of Work may vary due to project requirements.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https// site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

Additional Information

Vancouver, BC, Canada
Is this business right for you?

Learn more about the employer

Send my application

(NB: A new window will open and will lead you to the site where the employer wishes to receive the applications.)


Add to "my applied jobs"

More from the employer