Director, Stanton P3 Operation

Job Summary

Location: Yellowknife
Department: Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Job ID: 19457
Salary: $116,630 - $166,608
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Feb 5, 2021

Department Information

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut.  Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA.

Job Information

Located in Yellowknife, the Director, Stanton P3 Operations (Director) reports to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA).

The Director is accountable for establishing and maintaining an effective professional relationship with NTHSSA project stakeholders and Project Company (Project Co.), ensuring that all aspects of the Stanton P3 Project Agreement (PA) are met, including identifying and managing risks and maintaining value for money.

The Director, Stanton P3 Operations leads the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) oversight of the Stanton Hospital public private partnership (P3) performance-based Project Agreement (PA) signed between Boreal Health Partnership (BHP) and the GNWT. The Director leads a team and is accountable for the GNWT’s oversight of the PA, which in turn is fundamental to ensuring the GNWT’s Territorial hospital is operating within the terms of the PA, and therefore is available for the people of the NWT.

The position is accountable to manage the P3 project agreement built under a Design-Build-Finance-Maintain (DBFM) and Build-Finance-Maintain (BFM) delivery model, providing expert support and leadership on the Stanton P3 PA, ensuring adherence of the PA hospital operator provider and the associated performance-based contract provisions of the PA, all while managing complex relationships that include the provider and P3 signatories.

As the lead Stanton P3 representative for the GNWT, the Director is accountable for GNWT-related Stanton P3 performance oversight, analytics, and reporting, the latter including communication with senior levels of the Northwest Territories Health & Social Services Authority (NTHSSA), Ministers and Cabinet as required. This role therefore has significant independent accountability to the people of the NWT, being accountable for the strategic implementation and effective performance management of the Stanton P3 Agreement.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline such as Engineering or Business Administration, with a minimum of 8 years of experience at a management level, including 3 years in the oversight of a P3 Infrastructure Performance Agreement. Oversight experience in a hospital P3 setting would be an asset. A professional designation, such as a P. Eng., PMP or CPA would be an asset.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.

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Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Immunization Status

The successful candidate will be required to obtain proof of current up-to-date immunization status.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Transfer Assignments

Transfer Assignments may be considered.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 19457        

Closing Date: February 5, 2021 23:59, Mountain Time

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $59.81 per hour to $85.44 per hour (approximately $116,630 - $166,608) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.