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Analyst, Cancer Screening & Early Detection, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline March 5, 2018

Position: Analyst, Cancer Screening & Early Detection
Location: Toronto (Downtown)
Status: Full-Time Permanent
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. Reporting to the Program Manager, Screening and Early Detection, the Analyst is primarily responsible for supporting implementation of a national initiative to increase appropriate participation in and the quality of cancer screening. The Analyst will support the successful development and execution of plans that align with stakeholder priorities and CPAC's mandate. In addition, the Analyst will support the Program Manager in developing and scoping new priorities including large scale pan-Canadian quality initiatives to enhance the quality, equity, and patient experience of cancer screening.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Masters Degree in health sciences, epidemiology, or equivalent
  • A minimum of 3 years work experience in the health care system or public health involving analyzing and interpreting system data, gathering and synthesizing evidence, preparing reports and presentations on technical topics, project coordination and management, and interaction with internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent research, analytical, interpretive and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent writing skills including the ability to write both technical and plain-language reports
  • Solid project management and organization skills
  • Strong internal and external relationship management skills, including ability to work with senior executives and academic experts in a professional manner, and to establish excellent working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, vendors and colleagues
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills; in both official languages an asset
  • Excellent technical skills (Microsoft Office products, software, and new technologies)
  • Excellent knowledge and demonstrated experience of health sector issues/challenges, preferably cancer
  • Experience with major medical academic databases (PubMed, MedLine, etc.) and ability to execute effective literature searches
  • Experience in cancer system and/or public health, specifically cancer screening is a strong asset

Deadline: Friday, March 5, 2018

How to Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter explaining your interest in the position to Talent Management at [email protected] indicating 'Analyst, Screening' 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 [email protected].