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Manager, Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada, Canadian Cancer Society, National Office

Primary Duties: Provides support, primarily to the Executive Director and the working groups

Duties include

Project Management

* Manage projects to support CDPAC, focusing on two project areas: translating knowledge into practical policy options and communications to internal and external audiences

* Conduct research, analysis, planning, implementation and evaluation

* Establish and maintain relationships with external organizations and internal stakeholders

* Provide advice and support, as requested and as appropriate to Provincial/Territorial Alliances and national members and active participants

* Write and develop communication and promotional products such as newsletters, updates and web site information for Members, Active Participants and Subscribers

* Facilitate e-discussion forums with groups of members and active participants when required

* Conduct searches for information and synthesize results into formal and informal reports to support effective decision-making

* Prepare and edit briefing materials, draft reports and/or presentations to support internal and external communications

* Serve as web manager to ensure effective, timely accurate web site content for assigned area

28 hours/week(one year contract)

Reports to: Executive Director, Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada

Salary Level: $37,000 to 42,000, prorated annual salary

Minimum Qualifications

* Post-graduate degree in related health area and/or several years experience (or equivalent) in Public Health or Health Promotion or Health Education

* Proven ability to liaise with a large group of diverse stakeholders with multiple needs

* Excellent interpersonal skills

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills, especially writing and editing skills for all media and audiences

* Superior computer skills including web-based applications

* Written and verbal fluency in English and French

* Non-smoker

Application Information:

Send resume and cover letter by May 21, 2004 to

Executive Director

Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada

116 Albert St, Suite 1010

Ottawa, ON, K1P 5G3