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Project Officer (Evaluation), Reflet Salvéo

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline May 24, 2013

Reflet Salvéo is one of six Health Planning Entities appointed by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. We work in close collaboration with the Toronto Central, Central West and Mississauga Halton LHINs. We have a vision of social change for our community. The French Language Services Act supports our mandate and consists of advising the LHINs on various aspect of the development of French language health services including:

  • Community engagement in health
  • The promotion of active offer for health services in French
  • Supporting health service providers
  • The active participation in the planning process of services

We are looking for a bilingual person who is motivated by the Francophone community and its development. The ideal candidate will have:

  • A unifying style of leadership
  • A well-developed skillset for the strategic analysis of issues
  • The ability to mobilise work teams composed of various stakeholders (Francophone and Anglophone community partners, health care system partners, LHINs, health service providers, citizen groups, health professionals etc.) in order to advance francophone health care initiatives
  • The ability to work in an emerging/evolving work environment
  • The ability to bring pro-active solutions to problems
  • The ability to plan, establish work priorities with attention to details
  • The ability to use tact and flexibility in a win-win approach

In this position you will be part of a small team and will work closely with the Executive Director, team members and Reflet Salvéo’s partners.

More specifically, the Project Officer (Evaluation) will be responsible for:

  • Evaluation (21 hours a week)
  • Contribute to the development of Reflet Salvéo’s organizational evaluation framework and its implementation.
  • Evaluate various initiatives including service development projects, capacity building initiatives and collaborative partnerships with our various community partners.
  • Ensure the implementation of evaluation activities, including data collection, data and result analysis, and the production of evaluation reports.
  • Conceptualize questionnaires and other measure tools using recognised evaluation methods.
  • Facilitate the collective understanding of results, use the data to support decision-making and planning, including making presentations and facilitate decision-making.
  • Coordinate and facilitate validation processes with various partners.
  • Undertake research to find data and identify their uses in evaluation and planning activities.
  • Coordinate volunteers and students in supporting evaluation work.

Other related activities (14 hours a week)

The Project Officer (Evaluation) will also support, as needed, other activities related to Reflet Salvéo’s mandate including:

  • Communication activities
  • Community engagement
  • Events coordination
  • Representation of the organisation within various initiatives

Academic qualifications: Holds a master's degree in health administration, health science, health promotion, social science with an evaluation / research component or an acceptable combination of education, training or experience in a related field.

Evaluation and research skills: a minimum of two years of experience in management, conceptualisation and implementation of research projects and continuous evaluation.

  • An understanding of the community based research approach
  • Demonstrated quantitative and qualitative research skills
  • Demonstrated skills in evaluation methodologies
  • An understanding of knowledge transfer approaches
  • Demonstrated skills in using research and evaluation results in capacity development strategies and organizational changes
  • Skills in the development of evaluation and measurement tools (questionnaires, control group, field observations, etc.)
  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to make effective presentations and contribute to the development of trainings

Health and French language services

  • Understanding of the health sector in Ontario
  • Understanding of the health services planning process
  • Knowledge of the issues of the Francophone community in Toronto, Central West and Mississauga Halton

Other Important Skills

  • Related experience in community development, event coordination and support to communication strategies.
  • This position requires a high degree of fluency in French and English; both oral and written
  • Expertise with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and research and evaluation software and experience with Go To Webinar software, live meeting an asset.

Salary: competitive + excellent benefits package

Work location: Toronto – St. Clair and Bathurst

Please submit your application with a cover letter in both English and French to the attention of Hélène Roussel, Executive Director, before Friday May 24th at 4:00PM

We encourage candidates from groups that make up the diversity of our francophone community to apply.

We thank all those who respond to this offer. However, we will only contact those selected for an interview.