Project Manager, Genomics Education for Health Professionals
Reports to Vice President, Communications & Societal Engagement
Full time, permanent
The Genomics Education for Health Professionals (GEHP), Project Manager is a collaborative member of Genome BC and will work seamlessly across the organization. Reporting to the Vice President, Communications & Societal Engagement you will work closely with content experts internally and externally to build capacity and increase genomic application and uptake amongst health care professionals in BC.
Utilizing Genome BC’s GEHP Framework, you are responsible for pre-launch work including partner re-engagement, launching, developing and coordinating activities on all projects under the GEHP Innovation initiative. Initially this includes three exemplar projects with a focus on education definition, design, implementation and assessment. Working with content experts you will lead all facets of project coordination and management and have demonstrated experience in working collaboratively with a wide array of experts to produce quality programs.
In the longer term you will use the experiences gained with the GEHP project to develop, launch and manage other projects as part of Genome BC’s innovation strategy and capacity building for the uptake of genomics in the BC ecosystem.
You are driven to deliver successful projects on time and on budget and to work in a collaborative and interdisciplinary environment within a purpose-driven organization.
You are a self-aware, enthusiastic, organized, independent and creative individual with a passion for science and innovation. You possess confidence and experience and aspire to work in a high energy and committed team. With a keen eye for detail, you understand the importance of project oversight and management in delivering outcomes from funded research and innovation that have a high potential for impact.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Genomics Education for Health Professionals, Project Manager will have strong oversight skills demonstrating breadth of abilities and knowledge and a proven track record of working in integrated, multi-disciplinary environments and communicating with diverse stakeholders. The selected candidate will have strong organizational and administrative skills to complement their demonstrated project management skills. Knowledge of ecosystem: academic curriculum development, continuing professional development and project design and implementation in a digital space and subject matter interest would be an asset, but is not required.
Ideal candidate will have the following:
How to apply:
Applicants should include a current CV with a cover letter indicating, anticipated start date and the names and contact information for at least two references. Please send application in MS Word or PDF via e mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application Deadline: 5pm, Thursday, September 30th
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. We thank you for your interest in Genome BC. Only those candidates short listed for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.
About Genome British Columbia:
Genome British Columbia invests in genomics innovation to address critical challenges in key economic sectors such as health, forestry, fisheries and aquaculture, agrifood, energy, mining and environment. In addition to scientific programming, Genome BC works to integrate genomics and society by supporting responsible research and innovation and is committed to fostering an understanding and appreciation of the life sciences among educators, students and the public. genomebc.ca
At Genome BC, we believe we are made stronger by our unique combination of culture, race, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital or family status, physical or mental disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, or age. We are committed to advancing a culture that values diversity and inclusivity, including recruiting and developing a well-qualified and diverse workforce that embraces and encourages different perspectives.
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