New Job Project Manager - Yukon First Nation Cancer Care Initiative In Yukon
|Project Manager - Yukon First Nation Cancer Care Initiative|
Project Manager - Yukon First Nation Cancer Care Initiative
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Salary : $95,248–$110,615 a year
Location : Yukon
This is for a full time term position working 75 hours biweekly to March 31, 2025.
This posting will also be used to fill anticipatory full-time vacancies.
Committed to Public Service…
The Department of Health and Social Services is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Yukoners and to ensure Yukon remains a healthy place to live and work.
Reporting to the Director, Population and Public Health Evidence and Evaluation and working with a collaborative team, this position is responsible for managing the Yukon First Nation Cancer Care Initiative that is funded through the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC). With the Directors, First Nations Governments, the Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH), and other Health & Social Services areas, the Project Manager will collaborate with partners both inside and outside of the Territory, to advance the Yukon First Nations Cancer Care project.
The Project Manager will work with stakeholders to:
- Act as lead responsible for fostering respectful spaces and opening conversations about Yukon First Nation cancer experiences, screening obstacles and tobacco cessation with Yukon First Nations and the CMOH
- Support the development and implementation of a sustainable Yukon First Nation cancer strategy
- Co-develop strategies to address priority areas identified by oversight committee
The Project Manager is also responsible for managing all aspects of the project life cycle including:
- project planning and development
- defining the roles and responsibilities of the project team
- developing detailed work plans
- coordinating committees and committee work
- developing and presenting audience appropriate reports on project progress
- project reporting back to CPAC
- providing senior management with options and recommendations for improving systems support and transformative change.
If you are looking to work on a project that affects Yukon First Nations directly, and have experience with large-scale projects, then Health and Social Services would like to hear from you!
For questions about the Yukon Government Recruitment Process please contact Marusia Heney, Human Resources Consultant at: [email protected].
For questions about the position, please contact Laura Hillier, Director, Population and Public Health Evidence and Evaluation (Pop Health), Health & Social Services at: [email protected].
Are you a Yukon First Nations or Canadian Indigenous applicant? Contact the Diversity and Inclusion Branch for information and resources about applying for and working within Yukon Government. We are available at [email protected]
If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications. Note: selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.
Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet each of the following qualifications. Please note, selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume
- Demonstrated experience in Indigenous Health, Social Services, Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Health Policy or other related discipline.
- Demonstrated experience with managing complex projects involving multiple, diverse stakeholders and organizations
- Experience building and maintaining effective and collaborative working relationships/partnerships between Yukon First Nation communities and Yukon Government
- Experience working with qualitative and quantitative research practices and data for the purpose of presentations to communities, health professionals, and decision-makers is an asset
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability
Candidates should have and may be assessed on:
- Knowledge of Yukon First Nations communities, and their governance models.
- Knowledge of OCAP® principles.
- Knowledge of cultural safety and humility, and of the struggles an individual may face during their cancer journey.
- Ability to define project goals and work plans with timelines and deliverables to ensure the early integration of projects.
- Demonstrated ability to proactively manage changes in project scope, identify risks, and develop contingency plans where appropriate.
- The ability to clearly communicate both oral and written project status reports and project presentations.
- Strong change management, facilitation, negotiation and problem solving skills.
- Demonstrated leadership experience in large, complex settings.
- Ability to foster collaborative and effective working relationships.
Conditions of Employment:
- RCMP Security Clearance with Vulnerable Sector
- Valid Class 5 Drivers license
- Ability to travel periodically both within, and outside of, the Territory.