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ICES is seeking a Research Project Manager to join our Data and Analytic Services (DAS) team. The Research Project Manager reports to the Director, DAS and works closely and collaboratively with the Indigenous Portfolio Operational Lead, Indigenous Portfolio Core Team, and with the internal DAS team. This role supports the Indigenous Portfolio by helping to manage projects that are conducted with Indigenous partners. The Research Project Manager will collaborate with colleagues across the ICES network (Central and Sites).
The Research Project Manager will work collaboratively with the Indigenous Portfolio team including the Indigenous Project Navigator and Staff Scientist. They will be responsible for organizing and overseeing the portfolio of research projects, liaising with various stakeholders and funders, providing input into methodology when working in Indigenous health research, and managing budgets, timelines, contracts and deliverables.
Responsibilities of the position include, but may not be limited to:
1. General project and portfolio management, which will include:
2. Responsible for initiating the Applied Health Research Question (AHRQ) process for Indigenous-driven projects, including chairing associated adjudication meetings and liaising with the DAS AHRQ management team;
3. Interface and manage relationship-building efforts with internal and external stakeholders in support of the Indigenous Health portfolio such as ICES researchers,
4. First Nations, Métis, Inuit and urban Indigenous partners, external organizations supporting Indigenous Health, committees and team meetings;
5. Lead the execution of the ICES Indigenous Health Data Training Program, contributing to the development of program plans and training materials, as well as coordinating with speakers and partners/participants;
6. Work closely with the ICES Project Navigator and Staff Scientist to ensure Indigenous research and analytic projects are conducted in ways that align with
7. Indigenous data governance and partnership agreements;
8. Work closely with the Indigenous Operations Lead and Core Team to develop internal policies, procedures and guidelines that better align with ICES’ guiding principles for working with Indigenous partners;
9. Attend external stakeholder meetings, where needed, including project collaborations, consultation and knowledge translation related to Indigenous research;
10. Support other activities of the Core Team, which may include:
11. Contribute to the writing and copy editing and coordinate the preparation of reports / documentation in collaboration with research project teams and/or the Core Team;
12. Work effectively and efficiently according to ICES policies, procedures, standards, workflow processes, documents and requirements (e.g., complete program and project documentation according to ICES standards and guidelines);
13. Work with Communications to finalize written and graphic formats and to create report dissemination plans;
14. Contribute to or support the development of a body of knowledge in support of ICES such as updating documentation;
15. May contribute to other committees or activities within the department or ICES in support of ICES business plan as required;
16. Perform other duties as assigned within the scope of the position.
Knowledge, skills and abilities required:
This position is a full-time13-month contract opportunity located at ICES Central in Toronto.
Security clearance may be required.
Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter detailing how their knowledge, skills and abilities match the scope of this position.
We thank all applicants for their interest in working at ICES. Due to the volume of applications received, only applicants being considered for the position will be contacted for further discussions.
ICES is committed to providing accessible employment practices, in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Applicants are asked to make accommodation requests to ICES and we will make every effort to ensure that accommodation requests are met throughout the recruitment process.
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