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:
ASAP – December 31, 2022 (May expire with 2 weeks’ notice)
Reporting to the Program Lead - Underserved Populations Program (UPP), the Project Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of activities related to the First Nations, Métis and Inuit Cancer Initiative for Manitoba. The Project Coordinator will also collaborate with stakeholders to ensure that the initiative is conducted in a culturally appropriate way. This position is grant funded through the Canadian Partnerships Against Cancer related to the Enhancing access, knowledge and patient experience for First Nations, Métis and Inuit in Manitoba throughout the cancer continuum project.
Baccalaureate degree in Health Sciences, Social Services, Native Studies or related filed/discipline, combination of equivalent education and experience
Minimum 2 years’ experience in project coordination
Experience with and demonstrated understanding of First Nations, Métis and Inuit health issues
Experience in respectfully working with First Nations, Métis and Inuit partners and stakeholders
Must be able to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with all levels of staff and the general public
Demonstrated project management, collaboration and organizational skills
Ability to problem solve and think critically
Must have strong written and oral communication skills, including presenting to various audiences, as well as strong attention to detail
Must be skilled in working with Internet, Windows platforms and Microsoft programs including Word, excel, and PowerPoint
Must be able to work independently, as well as with a team, and be able to prioritize and adapt within a fast-paced changing environment
Must have suitable access to a vehicle and valid Class 5 Drivers License
Available to work occasional evenings and weekends
Overnight travel, provincially and nationally (including rural and remote communities) depending on COVID-19 restrictions
Satisfactory work record
Must be legally able to work in Canada
Preference will be given to qualified Indigenous Canadian citizens. Applicants must, at application, declare that they self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) Canadian
Fluency in Cree, Dakota, Dene, Inuktitut, Michif, Ojibwe, Oji-Cree, French
Demonstrated knowledge of qualitative and quantitative program evaluation
Experience working in a health-care environment.
Knowledge of the cancer continuum, and cancer services
Knowledge of OCAP® (Ownership, Control, Access and Possession) principles
Previous experience writing grants and reports to funding agencies
Previous experience in event planning and coordination
Masters level education
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: