Program Manager – Child Health and Human Development (Research Institute)

McGill University

Job Title:

Program Manager – Child Health and Human Development (Research Institute)


Research Institute of the MUHC

Job Category:

Research and teaching

Job Type:

Temporary full time


$59,368.40 – $110,255.60 /Year

Le Centre universitaire de santé McGill (CUSM) est un centre hospitalier universitaire intégré, reconnu à l’échelle internationale pour l’excellence de ses programmes cliniques, de sa recherche et de son enseignement. Le CUSM a pour objectif d’assurer aux patients des soins fondés sur les connaissances les plus avancées dans le domaine de la santé et de contribuer au progrès des connaissances.

Job Description

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is a world-renowned biomedical and hospital research centre. Located in Montreal, Quebec, the Institute is the research arm of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University. The RI-MUHC is supported in part by the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS).

Position summary
Under the direct supervision of the Program Leader, the incumbent will facilitate all aspects of the activities of the CHHD program, including financial, scientific and administrative. The incumbent will act as the day-to-day facilitator between the Program Leadership, the Programs members with their research teams, and will work with the other research programs of the RI-MUHC and the RI-MUHC administration.

General Duties
• Plays a lead role in the preparation of the Program’s major funding requests (e.g. CFI, CIHR, etc.),
• Develops collaborative partnerships across various research constituencies within the Program, including research teams, investigators and external collaborators,
• Is knowledgeable of the Program’s research work in order to help groups come together in preparation for multidisciplinary grant applications,
• Implements the strategic advice of the Program Leader regarding the development and planning of projects that will support the goals and priorities of the Program,
• Facilitates the implementation of the Program’s research goals through team meetings, internal committees and research seminars,
• Facilitates all aspects of the activities of the research program including: financial, scientific and administrative,
• Collaborates with senior management staff on special projects as assigned,
• Oversees internal and external communications and reporting activities including finances, grants, policies, key performance metrics,
• Performs other duties as required or assigned by the Program Leader and Associate Program Leader.

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Education / Experience

Education: Doctorate Degree
Field of Study: Child Health or Human development
considered an asset for this position:

Work Experience:
• Direct work experience in health science research (Child Health or Human development related field considered an asset),
• Experience with staff supervision (i.e. direct reports) and overseeing budgets,
• Academia and related work experience considered an asset (ie. higher education, not for profit, research institute),
• Experience in administration considered an asset.

Required Skills

• Ability to manage multiple priorities with strong organizational skills
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills,
• Familiarity and experience with the grant writing and review process
• Strong writing and verbal communication skills
• French and English – spoken and written,
• Demonstrated problem assessment and problem solving abilities,
• Information gathering and information monitoring,
• Self-motivated and ability to work independently or with teams with minimum direction and/or supervision.

Additional information

Status : Temporary full time (maternity leave replacement)
Pay Scale: $ 59,368.40 to $110,255.60
Work Shift: From Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (35-hour workweek)
Work Site: Glen site

Why work with us?

• 4-week vacation, 5th week after 5 years,
• Paid time off during the Holidays,
• Bank of 12 paid days (personal days and days for sickness or family obligations),
• 13 paid statutory holidays,
• Modular group insurance plan (including gender affirmation coverage),
• RREGOP government pension plan (defined benefit),
• Courses and professional development opportunities,
• Flex work options and much more!

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Equal Opportunity Employment Program

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity, diversity and inclusion within its community. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates who self-identify as members of racialized groups/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and 2SLGBTQIA+ persons. We also welcome candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may confidentially contact, [email protected]

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