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Delivery Manager, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline August 4, 2017

Position: Delivery Manager
Location: Toronto (Downtown near Union Station)
Status: 12-month Parental Leave Replacement
Created in 2007, the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (“the Partnership”) is an independent organization funded by the federal government to accelerate action on a national cancer control strategy. The Partnership collaborates with a variety of experts, organizations and stakeholders across the country to harness the best of what is working well to control cancer and to effectively implement this strategy coast to coast. We share with our partners the common goals of reducing the risk of cancer, lessening the likelihood of Canadians dying from cancer and enhancing quality of life for those affected by cancer.

The Partnership’s vision is to continue to lead, learn and take action on the growing body of evidence and knowledge about cancer prevention and care. With a focused approach, we will execute our strategic priorities, and tangibly measure and demonstrate how the pan-Canadian cancer control strategy has reduced the burden of cancer on Canadians.

The position of Delivery Manager is part of the Finance and Corporate Services Division which also includes Procurement, IT and Administration. This Division is responsible for ensuring the Partnership maintains the secure technical, operational, infrastructure and day-to-day capabilities necessary to achieve its cancer control outcomes within budget.

Overview of Role

Reporting to the Manager, Delivery Management Office, the Delivery Manager is accountable for project management and direct delivery support to successfully implement and measure the Partnership`s program initiatives in areas such as Cancer Prevention & Research, Screening & Early Detection, Diagnosis & Clinical Care, Person-Centred Perspective, System Performance and First Nations, Inuit and Métis. The role of the Delivery Manager, working with an interdisciplinary team across the organization and with external partners, includes leading overall business planning; detailed project planning; ongoing management, monitoring and controlling scope and budget, risks and issues; and project analysis and reporting. These responsibilities are all in support of achieving the organization’s cancer control outcomes with the goal of making a positive difference to the lives of Canadians affected by cancer.

Qualifications & Experience

  • University degree preferably in Business, Public Administration, Life Sciences, Health Care or related field
  • Five to seven years of progressive project management experience with at least two years as the Project Lead (managing projects from start to finish)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation is preferred.
  • Comprehensive experience facilitating and managing complex projects and working collaboratively with cross-functional teams and partners
  • Experience in developing detailed analysis, interpretation and opinion to support and guide senior stakeholders
  • Experience in project management in healthcare environments such as hospitals, government/public sector preferred

Application Deadline: August 4, 2017

How to Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter explaining your interest in the position to Talent Management at indicating ‘Delivery Manager’ 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