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The View From Here: See How Project Services Helps Makes UBC World-Class

Project Services supports the mission of the VPFO by transforming spaces across the Vancouver campus. These projects help make UBC Vancouver safer, better for instruction and research, and more engaging. “We work closely with the campus community to ensure that the work we do supports UBC’s academic mission, goals, and objectives to develop a world-class […]

Deb Capps promoted to Operations/Project Manager, Change Management with Building Operations

Deb will support the changes and training we are anticipating from systems renewal and fill a management gap that was identified in Building Operations.

Building Operations Opens New Custodial Centre in UBC Life Building

Building Operations has added a third custodial deployment centre to minimize custodial travel time to buildings. It’s a big change for after 25 years at C&CP2 for day-shift, night-shift, and weekend staff.

VPFO Semi-Annual Brand Meeting November 28, 2018

Join colleagues from across the VPFO to discover and share resources to help you confidently tell the UBC story on-brand — whether in text, image, motion, or web.

Financial Operations Completes First Service Delivery Model (SDM) Rollout

As part of the Procurement Modernization pilot with the UBC Sauder School of Business, Financial Operations collaborated with faculty and staff to analyze existing practices, identify opportunities for improvement, and design a new SDM with a people-first focus.

Jennifer Farr Joins Financial Operations as Strategic Sourcing Manager

Jennifer and her team work closely with faculties and administrative units to identify and implement opportunities to ensure the best sourcing strategies are identified and the resulting contracts meet user requirements and deliver value to UBC.

Matt Shannon promoted to Manager, Application Development in Facilities Information & Inventory Systems

In his new role Matt provides technical leadership in the development of web applications and integrations to support on-going initiatives within Infrastructure Development and the Associate Vice President, Campus Facilities portfolio.

Manon Harvey appointed Director, Integrated Planning and Chief Budget Officer at UBC Okanagan

Manon brings to UBC Okanagan more than two decades of experience and leadership at the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), where she ensured the integrity of all aspects of the organization’s financial dealings and the $7 billion entrusted to the CFI by the Government of Canada.

Steven Lee promoted to Learning Space Planner in the Facilities Planning department

Steven is being recognized for his increased responsibilities around classroom planning and the annual Learning Space upgrade program and is part of the new Learning Space team in Infrastructure Development.

Bright Idea: Let’s create a common distribution and storage of ladders across campus

A bright Idea to create a common location to store a set of ladders in each of our buildings to provide a cost-effective solution for less driving and more time on the job site helping campus users.