CancerCare Manitoba located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada is a provincial agency which provides clinical and academic services and leadership for cancer control and the treatment of blood disorders. We invite applications for the position of:

166 - Research Project Coordinator

Manitoba Tomorrow Project - MacCharles

Competition #: 166-21-764066681

Closing Date: May 6, 2021

  • Term
  • Full-Time
  • (1.0 EFT)

ASAP – One-year Term with a Possibility of Extension (May expire with two weeks’ notice)


Under the supervision of the Provincial Director of Population Oncology, and the Project Lead for the Manitoba Tomorrow Project (MTP), the Research Project Coordinator will work closely with the team responsible for the planning and execution of the Manitoba Tomorrow Project’s research goals and objectives. The incumbent will be responsible for the daily coordination of tasks, the management of routine project paperwork and filing systems to ensure the organization and security of project/participant files. This includes assisting with the development of study plans for recruitment, acquiring study permissions, ensuring planned analyses and protocols align with approved permissions, assisting in the reporting and presentation of results, and managing study budgets. The role also includes on-going collaboration with internal and external/local and national project stakeholders. 

The Research Project Coordinator may be given ad hoc responsibilities as required to ensure the successful implementation of the Manitoba Tomorrow Project’s goals.



  • University degree in health, social, or behavioral sciences or equivalent education and experience
  • Minimum 1-year experience in project implementation and management
  • Training in data collection, management and analysis
  • Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat applications
  • Familiarity with administrative and clinical databases
  • Satisfactory employment record
  • Must be legally able to work in Canada

Will be assessed during the interview process:

  • Strong communication skills in English, both oral and written
  • Ability to work independently and able to follow detailed protocols with minimal supervision
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills


  • Certificate in project management
  • Experience in budget management
  • Experience working in a healthcare setting
  • Quantitative and qualitative analytic skills


  • Strong population health background with at least two (2) years of work experience in project coordination
  • Ability to speak French

Salary: Non-Union


This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.

CancerCare Manitoba is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment processes and work environment. If you are contacted by CancerCare Manitoba regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if accommodation measures must be taken to enable you to apply and be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

We thank all that apply and advise that only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Please submit a detailed cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements for this position along with a current resume which references the Competition Number to:

CancerCare Manitoba
Human Resources Services
675 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3E OV9