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Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
1 University Avenue, Suite 300
Toronto, Ontario (Canada)

Phone: 416-915-9222
Web: http://www.partnershipagainstcancer.ca

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Director, Screening and Early Detection

Job ID: 55845
Job Views: 1,558
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Job Category: Director
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 11-01-2017

Job Description

Position: Director, Screening and Early Detection
Reports to: VP, Cancer Control
Location: Toronto (Downtown)
Status: Full-Time
Posting date: October 31, 2017
Closing Date: November 24, 2017

Overview of Role:

Reporting to the VP, Cancer Control, the Director Screening & Early Detection is responsible for overseeing the implementation of national initiatives for effective cancer screening and early detection through a newly evolved network model. This includes strategies for increasing participation in and the quality of cervical, colorectal, and breast screening programs, and developing foundational structures that supports the development of jurisdictional lung cancer screening programs. Further, the Director is responsible for leading quality initiative priorities specific to each disease site as well as exploring opportunities for cross-disease site collaboration.


  • University degree (Master’s/PhD level preferred) in health, epidemiology or related field
  • Minimum 10 years experience in the health care sector with progressive leadership roles managing programs requiring complex stakeholder relationship management and partnership building
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in the cancer control system, particularly population health and screening
  • Knowledge of the cancer screening community in Canada, associated issues and priorities and awareness of key international initiatives that may provide insight for our work
  • Demonstrated strategic and operational leadership and management skills
  • Solid record of effective people management with strong mentoring, coaching and knowledge-sharing skills, along with the ability to develop and motivate staff to achieve results and work satisfaction
  • Ability to proactively lead and respond to change
  • Experience in strategic planning, visioning, long term financial planning and budgeting, business case development, and overseeing large contracts and funding agreements
  • Strong relationship management skills with experience in inter-professional stakeholder engagement and large scale workshop/meeting facilitation
  • Demonstrated proficiency in scientific and business writing and strong track record of effective communication
  • Experience working at the inter-provincial/territorial/federal levels a strong asset
  • Knowledge of screening program (or public health) measurement and evaluation an asset

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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