Position: Health Economist
Posting date: March 29, 2018
Closing Date: April 18, 2018
Reporting to the Program Manager, Health Economics, the Health Economist is accountable for providing content-specific expertise to advance pan-Canadian cancer control initiatives and enhance health system sustainability. The Health Economist will collaborate with a variety of internal and external stakeholders to support strategic and operational plans and program development. This work will include evaluating the burden of cancer, assessing the economic and social return on investment of the Canadian Strategy for Cancer Control, providing health economic expertise to support Partnership initiatives, and modelling to assess the value of cancer control policy and practice changes and innovations. The Health Economist will also have opportunity to support the refresh of the Canadian Strategy for Cancer Control.
This position is part of the Strategy Division of the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer. The Strategy Division oversees and integrates Strategy, Evaluation, Health Economics, Knowledge Mobilization, Corporate Communications, and Public Outreach and Engagement functions to support and drive the Partnership’s overall effectiveness in achieving our key goals and outcomes. The responsibilities of this division also include advancing progress of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis strategy through active engagement and involvement with key partners and stakeholders.
Economic & Policy Analysis
Establish, develop and maintain strong relationships with international, national, regional, and provincial/territorial level external stakeholders (e.g. government ministries/departments and cancer agencies), as well as professional organizations, and non-governmental organizations
Develop and maintain strong internal relationships across all departments
Provide mentorship to junior team members
Work closely with the Manager, Knowledge Mobilization Strategy to identify project synergies and collaboration opportunities between the Digital Strategy and Knowledge Mobilization Strategy teams
Support of the development, execution and evaluation of effective KMb activities across the organization
- Participate on other program of work teams as the Digital Strategy representative
- Attend KMb Community of Practice meeting with other members of the Knowledge Mobilization Strategy team and KMb Leads
- Actively work with program areas to identify knowledge mobilization gaps and opportunities and assist teams with incorporating and applying knowledge mobilization approaches related to Digital Strategy into their work
Keep abreast of digital trends and best practices within the digital sector and share with KMb team and other colleagues; be a digital transformation champion and maintain relationships with other digital experts within the healthcare sector
Assist the VP Strategy and Director, KMb as required
Division of Time by Area of Accountability
Delivering Core Mandate: 50-60%
Driving Collaboration: 10-15%
Supporting Director: 5-10%
External Relationships: 20-25%
For further details on this position, please see the full job description in the link below:
To apply, please forward your CV and cover letter, combined in PDF or Word format to TM@partnershipagainstcancer.ca
For additional information, please visit our website at www.partnershipagainstcancer.ca
The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer thanks all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer has a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer.
The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer is an organization committed to ensuring accessible services and communications to individuals with disabilities. Should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please call 416-915-9222 or email us at TM@partnershipagainstcancer.ca
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