Applications for Project Manager role with the ELCHA now open!

The Edwin S.H. Leong Centre for Healthy Aging is hiring a Project Manager who will be responsible for providing management in all areas of program development, implementation, and administration for the Canadian Microbiome Mapping Initiative (CMMI) – a large, trans-disciplinary research program focused on developing a multi ‘omics platform to investigate the role of the microbiome in health and disease. This includes: strategic plan development and implementation; human resources; ethics proposal development; engagement with study Investigators, funders, internal and external collaborators, partners and stakeholders; resource allocation; communications and knowledge translation; and policy development and implementation. The Project Manager plays a key role in liaising with the Faculty of Medicine’s Development & Alumni Engagement staff to proactively support donor stewardship and accountability.

The incumbent requires minimal supervision and is independently responsible for their regular work, with a decision-making authority. They will have the ability to assess and implement work required to achieve objectives, strong organizational skills, diplomacy and the ability to provide leadership in creating positive and supportive work environments. The incumbent will work with leadership and faculty, to develop infrastructure systems of support in all areas of administration, policy and procedure interpretation, human resources, financial planning, protocol development, grant development, and other resources to support Investigators.

The incumbent is required to develop, foster and maintain excellent relationships, both internal and external to the CMMI, Edwin S.H. Leong Centre for Healthy Aging, Faculty of Medicine and University, with an awareness of external and internal political and scientific environments. This position acts as the administrative representative for the CMMI, contributing to the Faculty of Medicine, UBC units and partner organizations through participation in various committees, working groups, meetings and projects.

This job posting has now been closed – thank you for your applications!