Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
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closes in 18 days (Thu, 20 Oct) full time - temporary / contract
• $77,523- $104,885
Position: Lead, Screening
Location: Hybrid/Remote. The Partnership’s head office is in downtown Toronto. Candidates can work anywhere in Canada with the expectation to travel to the head office on occasion.
Status: 12-month contract
Job level: Level 6 salary range: $77,523- $104,885; Compensation offered will be based on an assessment of the candidate’s knowledge, skills, competencies and experience, while ensuring internal equity.
The Partnership’s Cancer Control Division implements programs and initiatives that deliver on the priorities of the 2019-2029 Canadian Strategy for Cancer Control. The division is comprised of program teams that specialize in all parts of the cancer continuum – prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, clinical care, survivorship and palliative care. The program teams work in partnership with provincial and territorial governments, cancer agencies, health organizations, health-care professionals, people living with cancer and those who care for them, to drive practice and policy changes that improve the cancer experience for all people in Canada. All program teams in the division place a special focus on populations in Canada who have less access to timely and effective cancer prevention, services and care, and the teams ensure that all initiatives take action to address the unique challenges faced by First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples affected by cancer.
Overview of role
The Lead, Screening supports the Cancer Control Division in carrying out projects and initiatives to achieve organizational priorities. Reporting to the Manager, Screening, the incumbent coordinates and provides support to deliver on screening program/project priorities. As a highly organized professional with strong technical and systems thinking skills, this position delivers on the tasks of the job while contributing to CPAC’s overall vision to reduce the burden of cancer on all Canadians.
Core responsibilities & activities
Leads the implementation of pan-Canadian initiatives to increase cancer screening quality, participation, and equity
Works with the team to drive the successful development and execution of plans that align with stakeholder priorities and CPAC’s mandate.
Establishes project foundations and standard baseline data for quality initiatives, including preparation of internal strategic documents such as full project plans
Applies evidence and findings from literature reviews to advise on portfolio work and emerging trends in cancer screening
Supports the Director and Managers in strategic planning and decision making, including the development of long-and short-term plans and projects and determining desired project outcomes
Guides the work of analysts and students in the development of content focus for network meetings, workshops, working group meetings, and quality initiative projects
Works with teams to design and implement evaluation frameworks and approaches (including indicators and targets) that measure and evaluate the quality and effectiveness of screening initiatives and prepare reports on status and findings to support pan-Canadian measurement and CPAC performance measurement to Health Canada
Oversees, and supports management of, external vendor and partner funded contracts including timely delivery of quality products and milestone and budget monitoring
Engages with cancer screening partners and stakeholders to respond to partner needs through co-creation of funding initiatives, knowledge products, and key resources
Writes technical reports, providing content expertise for stakeholder engagement, and supports the collection and reporting of pan-Canadian screening program data
Leads and supports partner engagement and maintains continuous partner relations
Acts as the primary contact and source of substantive information regarding program content, status, and findings, to both internal & external stakeholders
Assists the Director, Managers, Cancer Control Division and other Divisions as needed
Performs other duties and ad hoc projects as required
The Partnership has core competencies which describe the behaviours we expect to be exhibited by staff. While the role overview and accountabilities describe what the successful incumbent will do, the competencies describe how we expect them to do it. The competencies are a key element to how the Partnership measures performance. There are five universal competencies which need to be exhibited by all staff.
Inclusive – values diversity and applies an equity lens; consciously thinks about who needs to be included
Agile – is constantly adapting to partners, priorities and outcomes; is committed to continuous learning and improvement; promotes new ways of doing things
Collaborative – partners and builds strong relationships; works effectively with team members, focusing on delivering individual contributions to meet collective outcomes
Outcomes-focused – focuses on the ultimate impact, priorities work with a focus on underserved groups
Systems-thinking – connects the dots between their work and the broader system, has political acuity
Experience & qualifications
Master’s Degree in Public Health, Health Administration, Health Policy, or other relevant discipline, or an acceptable combination of education and experience
Minimum 5 years’ experience, preferably in the non-profit or healthcare sector.
Education or experience with First Nations, Inuit and Métis and/or health equity is an asset
Extensive experience analyzing and interpreting data, gathering, and synthesizing evidence, preparing reports and presentations on technical topics
Experience in implementation science and/or supporting real-world implementation, evaluation and knowledge translation activities would be an asset.
Proficient in Microsoft 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams, OneDrive)
Proficient in Project Management e.g., PMP designation would be an asset
Experience working in the area of cancer control or population-based cancer screening would be an asset
Bilingual in both English and French is an asset
To apply, please forward your CV and cover letter combined in one file in Word or PDF format to: T.
The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer thanks all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted for an interview, please inform us should accommodation be required.
The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer has a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer.
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Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
145 King St W, Suite 900, Toronto, ON 416-915-9222
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