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Senior Analyst, Information Technology/Information Management Division, Cancer Care Ontario

Toronto, Ontario
No deadline noted

Vacancy:  Senior Analyst (Maternity Leave Coverage)
Reports To: Manager, Strategy And Planning, Chief Information Officer, (CIO) Portfolio         
Location: Downtown Toronto Subway Location on University Ave
Status: Temporary Full Time

Position Summary:

The Business Development and Planning Business Unit within the Chief Information Officer (CIO) Portfolio is responsible for strategic planning, business planning, business development, CIO corporate and project communications, relationship management, stakeholder management, knowledge management and strategic alignment with internal and external clients and stakeholders.

Reporting to the Manager, Strategy and Planning, the Senior Analyst will lead initiatives to support strategic and business planning, knowledge management and exchange, as well as strategic and environmental research and analysis.  In this role, the Senior Analyst will work closely with the CIO Communications and Business Development and Relationship Management teams, and senior leadership.


  • Provides thought leadership to support the Manager in identifying strategic issues, intersections and opportunities that require dissemination, action or follow-up;
  • Conducts in-depth research and analysis, and prepares reports, briefs and presentations to support strategic and business planning  and operational decision-making;
  • Maintains a pulse on emerging trends and opportunities within the information and technology environment;
  • Acts as a key source of market knowledge and insights for CIO Communications, CIO Leadership, and the Business Development team;
  • Identifies and implements new products and services and new dissemination channels to enhance the CIO Portfolio’s and CCO’s understanding, access and use of information and technology emerging trends and opportunities
  • Identifies and leads opportunities for knowledge management and exchange throughout the CIO Portfolio;
  • Identifies and disseminates research and analysis (e.g., current state assessments, briefing notes, etc ) on specific aspects of IM/IT and eHealth, including  emerging trends and innovation;
  • Participates in internal and external committees, strategy and innovation projects and planning activities.


  • Four to seven years of overall working experience, including two to three years of relevant experience in research, intelligence, etc;
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Health Sciences, Health Administration, Health Information, or related field or equivalent experience;
  • Strategic thinker with a demonstrated research and analysis experience;
  • Proactive self-starter, quick learner, energetic;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to provide innovative and creative solutions that will achieve quality and work process improvements;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and superior interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work independently or a part of a team;
  • IT and Healthcare experience is preferred
  • Experienced with research databases, SharePoint, Microsoft Office, etc

More about Cancer Care Ontario:

Cancer Care Ontario is an umbrella organization that steers and coordinates Ontario’s cancer services and prevention efforts. As the provincial government’s chief cancer advisor, Cancer Care Ontario directs over $600-million in public health care funding for cancer prevention, detection and care. The agency also operates screening and prevention programs; collects, monitors and reports information about cancer and cancer system performance; develops evidence-based standards and guidelines for health care providers; and works with regional providers to plan and improve cancer services.

More about the Chief Information Officer’s Portfolio:

The CIO Portfolio is CCO´s Information Technology/Information Management (IT/IM) Division. It supports CCO´s objectives through the use of innovative eHealth, IT and IM tools such as:  a sophisticated data warehouse (iPORTTM), web portals, web tools, electronic document repositories, customized software development, integration engines, computerized physician order entry systems, and electronic business intelligence tools.

CCO´s IT/IM division also manages special projects for the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MoHLTC) such as the Access to Care Program including Ontario´s innovative Wait Times Strategy. In 2007, Cancer Care Ontario´s WTIS-EMPI project won the Canadian Information Productivity Awards (CIPA) Diamond Award of Excellence and Institute of Public Administration of Canada´s (IPAC) Gold Award for Innovative Management

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