Impact Measurement Manager

Job Posting #907288

Position: Impact Measurement Manager
Site: MaRS Discovery Tower (currently remote)
Department: Grand Challenges Canada
Reports to: Director, Knowledge Management & Translation
Salary: 95,500.00 per annum & 5% in lieu of health benefits
Status: Temporary Full-time (1 year)

Grand Challenges Canada (GCC) is seeking an Impact Measurement Manager to play a critical role in overseeing the impact measurement approaches for the Global health Innovation and Humanitarian Grand Challenge programs.

GCC is dedicated to supporting Bold Ideas with Big Impact®. Funded by the Government of Canada and other partners, GCC funds innovators in low-and middle-income countries and Canada. The bold ideas we support integrate science and technology, social and business innovation – we call this Integrated Innovation®. We have a determined focus on results, and on saving and improving lives. GCC works closely with a global network of partners to bring successful innovation to scale, catalyzing sustainability and impact.

We are a motivated, dedicated and diverse team who are seeking talented and motivated individuals to fill this new role. Under the direction of the Director, Knowledge Management & Translation, and working closely with the Global Health Innovation and Humanitarian Grand Challenge teams and GCC-supported innovators, the Impact Measurement Manager will lead impact measurement activities, including providing direction and guidance on impact measurement approaches, and overseeing the development of impact models for GGC-supported innovations. The Impact Measurement Manager will also play a leadership role in helping GCC achieve its strategic learning objectives.


Strategic Guidance on Impact Measurement

  • Design, oversee and update Impact Measurement processes and activities across GCC
  • Work with the Global Health Innovations and Humanitarian Grand Challenge team to integrate impact measurement assessment of Transition-to-scale innovations during due diligence and funding period
  • Provide expert input on critical gaps in evidence of health outcomes and monitoring and evaluation activities
  • Support the Global Health Innovations team to communicate relevant information about an innovation’s health impact to the Investment Committee
  • Review and sign-off on impact models, GCC’s projections of the long-term health impacts of its investments by 2030
  • Work with donors and partners (e.g., Global Affairs Canada), and Grand Challenges Canada’s leadership to ensure strategic priorities are integrated into the impact measurement approach for the Global Health Innovations
  • Share learnings from the adapted impact measurement approach with other Portfolio/Programs Teams, and external partners as relevant
Strategic Learning Initiatives

  • Provide strategic input on the development of the organization’s learning agenda, and support implementation
  • Lead the development of knowledge products to support the organization’s learning agenda and impact measurement
  • Share learning and knowledge products to achieve strategic objectives
  • Facilitate learning between functional teams
  • Support relationships with Global Affairs Canada and other funders and partners by facilitating strategic co-learning opportunities
Team Management

  • Provide direct supervision and management of 2 Impact Measurement Associates who provide impact measurement support to the Global Health Innovation team
  • Support Director, Knowledge Management and Translation with recruitment of new KMT staff including onboarding planning and liaising with HR
  • Management of external consultants to provide guidance on monitoring and evaluation and impact modelling

  • Completion of a Graduate level Degree in health science, social science or economics and/or minimum of 5-8 years of relevant experience with expertise in monitoring and evaluation, or research.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of global health or international development solutions
  • In-depth knowledge of statistical analysis and research methodology

People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. People with lived experiences in relevant thematic areas are encouraged to apply.

Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

Posting Date: September 29, 2022 Closing Date: October 13, 2022

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.
UHN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

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