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Project Coordinator

Department: Centre for Behavioural Research and Program Evaluation (CBRPE) Effective Date: April, 2009


35 hr/wk

Reports to: Senior Manager, Evaluation/Research

General Accountability

Project Co-ordinator is accountable directly to the Senior Manager, Evaluation/Research.  This position is responsible for assisting in the planning, development, implementation and maintenance of program evaluation and research activities as per grants or contracts with the Canadian Cancer Society and/or grants or contracts with external funding agencies.  The position requires an individual to work in a creative team environment.  The successful applicant is expected to assist members of the Centre (specifically the Senior Manager, Evaluation/Research and Scientists) to develop and implement studies as assigned within an overall project to achieve the requirements of the grant or contract.  This position is also expected to work collaboratively and cooperatively with other CBRPE staff and multi-disciplinary teams such as the CBRPE administrative support team and the CBRPE Communications Officer.


The Centre is committed to preventing cancer in Canadians and improving the quality of life of those affected by cancer. Our areas of focus are tobacco control, youth health and quality of life. All employees employed at the Centre are responsible for contributing to the mission of the organization: CBRPE is a Canadian collaborative enterprise that integrates research and evaluation with policies and programs to accelerate improvements in the health of the population. Our vision is to transform policies and environments for healthy Canadians.

The values lived out at our Centre include:


CBRPE is funded by the Canadian Cancer Society and also receives contracts and grants from Health Canada, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Public Health Agency of Canada and other organizations. More information on our work and history can be found at

Nature and Scope

The position requires an ability to think critically and analytically, drawing upon a sound basis of research education and experience. The position also requires sound written and verbal communication, decision-making, organization, attention to detail, and time management.


The position requires the ability to communicate clearly and succinctly with Scientists drawn from both UW and other institutions, with staff, and with local governmental and community organizations.  


The incumbent will be required to function well as a member of the research team and as an integral part of the larger CBRPE team.


The incumbent may also contribute to the CBRPE research agenda by assisting with the preparation of scientific papers and grant proposals.


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