Prairies Regional Manager

Position Type: Full-time (35 hours/week); 18 months with opportunity for extension
Yearly Wage: $55,000
Location: Flexible within Prairies (Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan), ideally out of CBRC’s Edmonton office
Language: Primary working language is English
Schedule: Regular office hours
Status: Open

Community-Based Research Centre (CBRC) promotes the health of gay men through research and intervention development. CBRC’s core pillars – community-led research, knowledge exchange, network building, and leadership development – position the organization as a thought leader, transforming ideas into actions that make a difference in our communities. CBRC was incorporated in 1999 and is a non-profit charitable organization. Our main office is located in Vancouver, British Columbia; we also have satellite offices located in Edmonton, Toronto, and Halifax.

Description

CBRC has partnered with Canada’s leading GBT2Q health organizations to form the Advance Alliance, a 5-year national initiative that aims to improve the availability and use of combination HIV/STBBI prevention services for GBT2Q people through strategic partnerships, knowledge mobilization, and community leadership. This collaborative project is supported by the Public Health Agency of Canada.

CBRC is seeking a Regional Manager to support its work in the Prairies (Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba). The successful candidate will coordinate a number of activities across the region which include: community-based research, community health leadership programming, healthcare and service provider competency training, stakeholder engagement, resource development, and more.

Education

At CBRC, we recognize the value of a variety of educational experiences, including but not limited to academic, career-based, and personal learnings. No one’s application will be ignored due to having not met an educational threshold. However, an undergraduate degree/diploma in one of the following areas would be an asset:

  • Health
  • Social Sciences
  • Education
  • Project Management

Responsibilities

  • Manages the implementation of a broad range of project activities related to combination HIV/STBBI prevention for GBT2Q communities across the Prairie region, including: formative research, community consultations, and need assessments; intervention development, delivery, and evaluation; community mobilization, mentorship, and skills development
  • Works collaboratively with a diverse range of community, research, and health system partners to foster team building, stakeholder engagement, and strategic input
  • Supports the development and delivery of capacity building resources and programming to GBT2Q community members, healthcare providers, and service providers
  • Coordinates community advisory and multi-stakeholder project teams
  • Supports project design, monitoring, and evaluation
  • Manages projects, including project tracking, budgeting, reporting, and other administrative duties
  • Supervises contractors
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications

Successful candidates should clearly demonstrate a number of the following skills, experiences, and qualifications in their application using tangible examples (candidates are not expected to demonstrate all skills)

  • 2+ years’ experience managing and/or coordinating projects is required; experience managing and coordinating projects related to health promotion or similar area of work is an asset
  • 2+ years’ experience supporting multi-stakeholder project coordination (i.e. coordinating meetings, soliciting and synthesizing stakeholder input, etc.) is required; experience with cross-sectoral projects (i.e. partnerships between health system, schools, community-based organizations) is an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, manage time against tight deadlines, and balance competing work needs required
  • Experience in project design, monitoring, and evaluation is an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills is an asset (i.e. facilitating meetings, developing resources, delivering workshops)
  • Knowledge of the social determinants of health, queer, trans, and Two-Spirit health and wellness, and HIV/STBBI prevention is an asset
  • Experience supervising staff, contractors, and/or volunteers is an asset
  • Experience working with community or non-profit organizations, and/or public health agencies is an asset
  • Familiarity with local and/or regional LGBTQ2S+ communities and resources is an asset

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Brook Biggin, CBRC’s Program Development Director, at brook.biggin@cbrc.net. The deadline to apply to this position is September 18, 2020, at 11:59 PM PST.

CBRC believes in work led by and for community. As part of our commitment to employment equity, we encourage applications from queer, trans, and non-binary Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour, Two-Spirit people, people living with HIV, people living with Hepatitis C, people with disabilities, gay and bisexual men, and other people with fabulous and diverse identities and experiences.

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About CBRC

Community-Based Research Centre (CBRC) promotes the health of gay men through research and intervention development. We are inclusive of bisexual and queer men (cis and trans) and Two Spirit people.
Prairies Regional Manager
Prairies Regional Manager
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