Analyst, Performance Measurement and Evaluation #2

The Strategic Partnerships Division leads engagement of partners in Canada’s health system and broader cancer community who are key to implementing practice and policy changes that deliver on the priorities of the 2019-2029 Canadian Strategy for Cancer Control. The division works with the Partnership’s program teams and system partners to develop work plans, monitor progress, and regularly assess new and evolving work to ensure it aligns with the eight priorities of the Strategy. The division also leads communications activities to strategically support and profile the work of the Partnership in driving forward the priorities of the Strategy across partners, stakeholders and the public. The division also oversees a special agenda of working alongside First Nations, Inuit and Métis to drive forward People-specific priorities and actions, outlined in the Strategy, by co-developing and implementing solutions to improving cancer care for those in these communities.

The Analyst, Performance Measurement & Evaluation supports the Strategic Partnerships Division in carrying out projects and initiatives to achieve organizational priorities. Reporting to the Business Manager, the incumbent coordinates and provides support to deliver on program/project objectives. As a highly organized professional with strong time management skills, this position delivers on the tasks of the job while contributing to CPAC’s overall vision to reduce the burden of cancer on all Canadians.

Core responsibilities and activities
Program-specific accountabilities

  • Leads the development, implementation, and maintenance of the evaluation framework to support the success of the First Nations, Inuit, and Métis cancer control work funded by the Partnership and executed in collaboration with partners
  • Consults with and advises First Nations, Inuit, and Métis team members with respect to the design, implementation, and evaluation of the funded initiatives
  • Works closely with the Partnership’s Performance team to ensure that the First Nations, Inuit, and Métis evaluation plans are aligned with the organizational approaches to evaluation and can be rolled up to tell the full evaluation story across the Partnership
  • Leads team members and external partners to build evaluation understanding and capacity as it applies to their work
  • Supports partners with developing their evaluation plans including co-creating evaluation questions, outcomes, indicators, methods, and data collection approaches
  • Supports partners with analysis of data collection plans and evaluation processes to identify trends and opportunities for streamlining
  • Determines and recommends specific, measurable, actionable, and realistic metrics that can be employed as indicators of success of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis’ programmatic outcomes
  • Understands and applies current, relevant research methods and trends, with careful consideration of who the intended audience is, and builds institutional knowledge and understanding
  • Supports and advises the First Nations, Inuit, and Métis leadership team with respect to any new or evolving evaluation strategies, opportunities, and results as well as any analyses that may assist with decisions about priorities and long-range planning
  • Works closely with First Nations, Inuit and Métis team to determine data analysis needs with respect to partner funded projects and liaises with the Performance team to ensure that First Nations Inuit and Métis priorities and perspectives are included in the analysis
  • Oversees work being completed by consultants or vendors hired within the organization to perform evaluation activities, and manages vendor engagement with the First Nations, Inuit, and Métis team
  • Contributes First Nations, Inuit and Métis progress and outcome indicators to the support of various institutional accountability measures, including those related to the Partnership’s 2022 and 2027 outcomes and the 2019-2029 Canadian Strategy for Cancer Control
  • Closely monitors the development of evaluation findings, conclusions and recommendations and ensures sufficient and adequate evidence exists to draw appropriate conclusions
  • Uses the details obtained from the evaluation findings, works closely with the First Nations Inuit and Métis team and partners to interpret the findings from the CAPC funded initiatives and uses that to inform the planning of work related to the people specific priorities noted in the strategy
  • Prepares and delivers any required in-person presentations of evaluation findings, tailored to varied audiences
  • Makes recommendations and reports to senior management including the development of action plans that link evaluation activities to the strategic priorities of the organization
  • Shares data analysis and evaluation findings in the form of detailed reports or presentations, with clear and tailored explanations for all interested and affected stakeholders

The Partnership has core competencies which describe the behaviours we expect to be exhibited by staff. While the role overview and accountabilities describe what the successful incumbent will do, the competencies describe how we expect them to do it. The competencies are a key element to how the Partnership measures performance. There are five universal competencies which need to be exhibited by all staff.

Universal competencies
Inclusive – is a champion for equity
Agile – is constantly adapting to shifting needs and priorities
Collaborative – partners with others to make an impact
Outcomes-focused – keeps their eyes on the ultimate impact to drive change
Systems-thinking – connects the dots between their work and other internal and external systems/groups

Experience and Qualifications

  • University Undergraduate Degree in Business Administration, Health Administration, Public Health or other relevant discipline, or an acceptable combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience, preferably in the non-profit or healthcare sector. Education or experience with First Nations, Inuit and Métis is required
  • Proficient in Microsoft 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams, OneDrive)
  • Program Evaluation Certificate or designation is an asset
  • Proficient in Project Management, e.g. PMP designation would be an asset
  • Bilingual in both English and French is an asset

October 2, 2020

If you are interested in applying to this position, please attach your CV and cover letter to the application.

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer thanks all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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

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