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Strategy Analyst (Measurement, Evaluation and Performance Reporting), Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline September 30, 2016

Department: Strategy
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Duration: 2 Year Contract
With funding from Health Canada, the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer’s work spans the cancer control continuum, from prevention and screening to research and supportive care. We endeavour to embed a person-centred perspective in all of our work, and have specific efforts in underserved areas such as rural, northern, and remote communities. We strive to be culturally responsive to the needs of First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities. Through collaboration, we are delivering results against the immediate, intermediate and ultimate outcomes of the Strategy, effecting system-level change and reducing the burden of cancer on Canadians.

This position is part of the Strategy Division which is responsible for overseeing and integrating Strategy, Evaluation and Analysis, Knowledge Mobilization, Corporate Communications and Public Outreach and Engagement functions to support and drive the Partnership’s overall effectiveness against its key goals and outcomes. The Division is responsible for strategy development, near- and long-term planning and measuring progress against outcomes through the development and application of common performance and evaluation tools and methods.  Putting data to work in a systematic way, this Division supports and fosters the development of an outcome-driven performance culture, both within the organization and with partners, across the broader health system.

Overview of Role

Reporting to the Manager, Strategy and Evaluation, the Strategy Analyst is accountable to support organizational activities related to strategy execution, including performance measurement, evaluation and efforts to enable strategic learning. The Strategy Analyst will also be involved in work related to strategy formulation, analysis and communications, as well as support stakeholder management activities. The role is a member of the Partnership’s Strategy Team.  Working closely with the Manager and Director, the role liaises with all business units and program areas to support ongoing evolution of the organization’s strategy management activities, and, in turn, contributes to the Partnership’s transition to implementing the 2017-2022 Strategic Plan.

Experience & Qualifications

  • University degree (Master's level preferred) in Business Administration, Health Administration, Health Sciences/Policy or related field
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a health policy or strategy role
  • Prior experience in end-to-end corporate planning, analysis and solutions development  preferably within the health care system necessary
  • Experience in strategy management, including performance measurement and evaluation
  • Excellent knowledge and demonstrated experience of health sector issues/challenges, preferably in the cancer domain
  • Strong internal and external relationship management skills, including ability to interact and work effectively with colleagues and stakeholders at the provincial and/or national levels
  • Strong knowledge of strategic, business and end-to-end planning processes, tools and frameworks
  • Strong experience in supporting effective organizational performance, including performance measurement, evaluation and compliance with accountability reporting requirements
  • Intellectual strength, strong analytical and conceptual abilities, effective problem solving and complex scenario thinking skills, and strong ability to make balanced recommendations that may influence near and long term plans, strategy execution and stakeholder relationships
  • Highly developed and effective personal, communication, analytic and presentation skills, including strategy communications
  • Working knowledge of key data systems; planning tools and forecasting systems
  • Strong business acumen and strategic and critical thinking skills, including conceptualizing complex scenarios and advancing corporate commitments and priorities
  • Demonstrated a broad, systems thinking approach to analysis and consultation, innovative approaches to problem solving, and a natural ability to network and build collaborative relationships to ensure success in a strategy role and the success of the team
  • Experience in not-for-profit sector is an asset, particularly in health or cancer organization

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To Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter explaining your interest in the position to Talent Management at indicating ‘Strategy Analyst’ in the subject line of your email.

Closing date for applications is September 30, 2016. Only applicants who are selected for interviews will be contacted.

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