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Analyst, Person-Centred Perspective, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline May 12, 2017

Position: Analyst, Person-Centred Perspective (Level 6)
Location: Toronto (Downtown near Union Station)
Status: Full-Time Permanent
About The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (“the Partnership”) is an independent organization funded by the federal government to implement the Canadian Strategy for Cancer Control. The Strategy aims to reduce the incidence of cancer, lessen the likelihood of Canadians dying from cancer, and enhance the quality of life of those affected by cancer. As the steward of the Strategy, we work collaboratively with cancer agencies, governments, national organizations, patients and families to advance meaningful and measurable progress in achieving shared goals.  

The Position

The initiatives of the Person-Centred Perspective (PCP) portfolio are integral to partnerships with provincial, territorial and cancer systems leaders working to improve the quality of cancer care delivered to Canadians when they are transitioning to primary care and during delivery of quality palliative and end of life care.

Reporting to the Program Manager, the Analyst, PCP, is accountable to support to the planning and operations of the portfolio, focusing on the programs of work in Palliative and End-of-Life Care; Quality of Life; and Seamless Patient Experience.  With a focus on these areas, the Analyst liaises with various internal and external partners regarding work in collaboration with the Director, Senior Scientific Leader, Expert Lead, internal staff, external partners, advisory groups and patient and family representatives to successful delivery of the PCP program initiatives.  The Analyst supports the initiatives through all phases of procurement, RFP, implementation, evaluation, sustainability and reporting cycles and also supports the broader PCP portfolio.

Qualifications & Experience

  • A Master’s degree preferably in health care related discipline (Social Work, Nursing, OT, etc), Public Health or related field (such as a MBA with health care experience)
  • A minimum of 5 years work experience and networking with a range of partners, organizations and stakeholders in  cancer control and supporting the development and implementation of multi-site, provincial/national level projects
  • Strong Knowledge of the issues related to the cancer patient experience from diagnosis to palliative and end-of-life, caregivers, families and health care providers, health system leaders
  • Previous experience in the health environment or public health involving analyzing and interpreting system data, gathering and synthesizing evidence, preparing reports and presentations on topics
  • Strong relationship management skills, internal and external, with partner organizations, professional groups and related organizations
  • Knowledge of palliative care programs, primary care, community services and patient/family supportive care
  • Previous experience in program oversight, contract management and evaluation
  • Strong knowledge and experience of health sector issues and challenges
  • Excellent research, analytical, interpretive and problem solving skills
  • Ability to interact and work effectively colleagues and staff
  • Proven project management and organizational skills  
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills; in both official languages an asset
  • Experience in Knowledge Mobilization an asset

Application Deadline: May 12, 2017

How To Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter explaining your interest in the position to Talent Management at indicating ‘Analyst – Person-Centred Perspective’ in the subject line.

All applicants are appreciated however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer is an organization committed to ensuring accessible services and communications to individuals with disabilities. Should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please call 416-915-9222 or email us at