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Project Coordinator, Program Training and Consultation Centre

Toronto, Ontario
No deadline noted

Reports To: Manager, Program Training and Consultation Centre (PTCC)
Location: Downtown Toronto Subway Location on University Ave
Status: Temporary Full-Time (13.5 month duration)

Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) is an umbrella organization that steers and coordinates Ontario’s cancer services and prevention efforts. As the provincial government’s chief cancer advisor, Cancer Care Ontario directs over $700-million in public health care funding for cancer prevention, detection and care. The agency also operates screening and prevention programs; collects, monitors and reports information about cancer and cancer system performance; develops evidence-based standards and guidelines for health care providers; and works with regional providers to plan and improve cancer services.

Position Summary:

Cancer Care Ontario is the provincial agency responsible for continually improving cancer services. As the government’s cancer advisor, Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) works to reduce the number of people diagnosed with cancer and make sure that patients receive better care every step of the way.

The Program Training and Consultation Centre is a resource centre of the Smoke-Free Ontario Strategy and is a funded program of the Ministry of Health Promotion. The program employs staff and consultants in partner organizations across Ontario and is led and administered through the Population Health Unit, Prevention & Screening Department at Cancer Care Ontario.

The Project Coordinator will provide project management related support to multiple concurrent projects, including a provincial multi-year project addressing Tobacco-Free Sports and Recreation, and involving multiple partner agencies from different sectors, including local public health agencies, provincial sport and recreation organizations, and other non-governmental organizations. The Project Coordinator will regularly work with project stakeholders, including both internal PTCC staff, and representatives of external agencies to coordinate project planning and implementation. In addition to developing project charters, and project plans, the Project Coordinator will prepare project budgets, identify and recommend project implementation options to meet project requirements, provide project management support to project workgroups and manage relationships with project partners and other stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates PTCC’s collaborative projects, working with PTCC partners and consultants, the Ministry of Health promotion, Smoke-free Ontario Strategy resource centres, Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion, local public health agencies, provincial sport and recreation organizations and other stakeholders
  • Analyzes project requirements and defines deliverables and process implications
  • Develops project charter and project plans
  • Identifies resources needed to meet deliverables and prepares project budgets
  • Coordinates project activities and deliverables pursuant to the project plan
  • Monitors adherence to project schedules; tracks and reports on project progress
  • Monitors the project budget(s), working with administrative staff to prepare financial reports
  • Identifies and communicates project related issues and risks to management as required; assesses and recommends options to resolve project issues
  • Develops and issues regular communications to project team members and other project stakeholders on a timely basis related to project processes, scope changes, etc
  • Manages the procurement process, and prepares procurement documentation; participates in vendor selection, and monitors contract performance
  • Compiles reports on projects for meetings, and presentations, as required.

Qualifications:

  • A Masters degree in health sciences, health promotion, health administration or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • At least two years project management or coordination related experience
  • Superior organizational skills and solid knowledge of project management methodology
  • Knowledge of health promotion and public health theory and practice
  • Knowledge of tobacco control in Ontario
  • Experience with vendor management/ procurement processes
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to resolve conflicts and achieve consensus
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects involving multiple agencies/ stakeholders and budgets ranging between $25K and $150K

More About Cancer Care Ontario:

Cancer Care Ontario is the provincial agency responsible for continually improving cancer services. As the government’s cancer advisor, Cancer Care Ontario works to reduce the number of people diagnosed with cancer and make sure that patients receive better care every step of the way.

The information on our main website is at http://www.cancercare.on.ca.

View our listing of all other CCO current job postings at http://www.cancercare.on.ca/careers.

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Cancer Care Ontario is a HOOPP employer, with details at: http://www.hoopp.ca.