Career Opportunities

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Our vision at Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) is to become the global leader in the fight against prostate cancer, earning the enthusiasm and support of Canadians through integrity, compassion, and innovation.


Prostate Cancer Canada raises funds for the development of programs related to awareness, public education, advocacy, support of those affected, and research into the prevention, detection, treatment and cure of prostate cancer.


  • We act as the primary support resource for men diagnosed with the disease, and for their families.

  • We are the only national foundation dedicated to the elimination of this disease through research, education, support and awareness.

  • Our logo is a symbol of hope – that we know we will achieve the goal of eliminating prostate cancer, and a symbol of unity – that we can only achieve this when working together.

All positions are based in Toronto Head Office unless otherwise specified.

Donor Database Administrator

Department:  Philanthropy
Location: Downtown Toronto
Non-management, Permanent Full-time
Job Summary:
Reporting to the VP, Philanthropy and working closely with the Philanthropy staff, Finance staff and donors, the Donor Database Administrator is responsible for executing all aspects of the fundraising database in accordance with related policies and protocols. This includes the full cycle of the gift-entry process, importing data, generating and building custom reports. The Donor Database Administrator is also the lead for identifying opportunities through collaborative efforts and input from colleagues to develop and implement processes to optimize usage of the database. The Donor Database Administrator acts as an expert resource in providing data support as a fundamental aspect of PCC’s fundraising goals and objectives.  

Database Management

  • Maintain quality control of Raiser’s Edge via regular audits, updates and monitoring user feedback  in order to maintain the integrity and quality of the database

  • Import and integrate data from multiple data systems in to Raiser’s Edge using Import-O-Matic and administer the clean-up process following the data import

  • Monitor and upgrade updates and enhancements, as appropriate, to both Raiser’s Edge and Financial Edge to ensure maximum security and functionality

  • Develop and deliver applicable training programs for existing and new staff to provide user-level skills for database structure, coding and protocols

  • Design and implement policies and procedures to enhance user convenience and ensure appropriate coding structure are in place for Raiser’s Edge

  • Oversee  user gift batch entry to ensure accuracy and compliance with database including regional offices

  • Lead “centre of excellence” for  Raiser’s Edge user group  to educate, to seek input and  to develop and implement enhanced processes when required

  • Develop new queries and/ analytical custom report in response to user and other staff requests, ensuring clear development of the  desired output

  • Perform ad hoc report analysis using Raiser’s Edge Report, Crystal Report and Excel as requested or required

  • Set up grant proposals and update necessary media files and action

  • Provide related assistance as required for special projects

Data Reconciliation/Accounting Support

  • Work collaboratively with the members of the accounting team to resolve discrepancies and balance transactions to the General Ledger accounts

  • Prepare and build necessary reports to support the month end reconciliation process using Crystal Report and Excel

  • Identify defects and implement improved technical solutions to enhance the data reconciliation process

  • Develop T3010 Report and ensure that all gifts in system are in adherence to the CRA Guidelines

  • Set up Value of Advantage and Benefits in the database to ensure accurate receipt amount is issued to the donor


  • Diploma/degree in  Business Administration/Data Management or the equivalent combination of education and related work experience

  • 3+ years of experience with the Raiser’s Edge database environment

  • 2+ years of experience in Import-O-Matic Plugin and Crystal Reports

  • Fluency in Microsoft Office Excel, Word, Outlook and Windows platform

  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and dependability including highly accurate data input skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines

  • Ability to handle confidential information appropriately


  • Experience in Cornerstone and Artez Database is considered an asset

  • Strong knowledge of database best practices and procedures

  • Experience in CRA charitable reporting requirements, tax receipting guidelines, and financial reporting

  • Familiarity with Financial Edge considered an asset

Style and competencies:

  • Curious and intellectually motivated to learn and refine system possibilities to meet business needs and opportunities

  • Strong interpersonal  and customer service skills

  • Ability to communicate, verbally and in writing, to all levels of user groups clearly and concisely regarding technical and non-technical issues

  • Highly organized and able to meet deadlines through thoughtful prioritization and consultation with others in a busy environment

  • Highly autonomous while being a responsible and responsive team member

Interested applicants are invited to apply at by November 14th, 2014 stating salary requirements. 
We thank all applicants but only those selected for next steps will be contacted.
NO AGENCIES, please.

Project Manager, Clinical Informatics

DEPARMENT: Health Promotion and Survivorship
1 year Contract, Full-time, Preferably Downtown Toronto
Reporting to the Director of Health Promotion and Survivorship, the Project Manager, Clinical Informatics will be responsible for the implementation and successful execution of all assigned health outcomes/informatics initiatives; particularly the enhanced prostate cancer registry under the direction of the Director, Health Promotion and Survivorship. The Project Manager will provide overall project management and risk management, coordinate and support the initiatives, ensure effective communication and collaboration between stakeholders, and prepare project management documentation and project progress reports for PCC and stakeholders, as required. This position will manage relationships with key internal and external stakeholders and partners and function as a subject matter expert for prostate cancer data collection.
Initiative Development & Project Management

  • Provide overall project management, risk management, coordination and support for initiatives as designated;

  • Provide direction, guidance and support to regional, provincial, territorial and national  data collection efforts;

  • Demonstrates advanced content/subject matter expertise to provide strategic input and direction on projects;

  • Play a mentoring role with participating province/territory organizations where required in the development and implementation of their responsibilities;

  • Prepare updates and project progress reports, including program performance and outcomes, for PCC, cancer registries, and stakeholders as required, and provide recommendations for future planning;

  • Manage contractual obligations for all projects as assigned;

  • Monitor timelines, delivery of services and oversee budget for assigned initiatives (including the development of appropriate budget tracking and oversight procedures);

  • Develop work plan that identify timelines, deliverables and resource requirements for assigned initiatives; create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements; and

  • Other related duties as required.

Partnerships & Stakeholder Relations

  • Establishes and strengthens collaborative relationships with both internal and external parties and fosters links in areas of mutual interest;

  • Collaborates with key stakeholders and partners to establish common data sets and agreed upon approaches for data collection, reporting and shared practices and learnings;

  • Liaise with the PCC Health Outcomes Advisory Committee ensuring members are kept up to date on developments and any issues that arise;

  • Facilitates stakeholder meetings effectively;

  • Identify partnership opportunities and work with key stakeholders to enhance existing registries and develop new protocols as required;

  • In conjunction with the Director, Health Promotion and Survivorship, actively promote, share learnings and facilitate collaboration with partners and stakeholders; and

  • Represent PCC and promote its mandate and strategic initiatives through presentations, attendance at conferences and other activities.


  • Communicates effectively and persuasively at all levels, with internal and external stakeholders;

  • Ensures that all partners and stakeholders are kept fully informed and aligned;

  • Diplomatically and effectively manages any conflicts;

  • Ensure effective communication and collaboration between all stakeholders and represent PCC in discussions;

  • Hold regular status meetings with project teams and keep everyone well informed of changes;

  • Communicate with contractors and partners regarding work schedule and verify that the execution of work in completed in a timely manner. Provide additional clarification or guidance to PCC personnel, contractors and partners on tasking instructions, turn-around expectations, funding requirements, and other information, materials or resources needed.

  • Respond to queries from the public, community organizations and health care professionals on designated initiative; and

  • Act as the key contact and point of coordination on designated initiatives.


  • Manages workflow and ensures all participating stakeholders have an understanding of issues, deadlines, etc.;

  • Motivates participating registry personnel and key partners to work together and pro-actively participates in activities; and

  • Remains on the forefront of emerging industry practices.

Budget Monitoring

  • Budget preparation and tracking of all health outcomes/informatics initiatives.

  • Manage contractual obligations for projects, ensure timely and accurate invoicing and payments, ensure compliance with budget and report variances to Director, Health Promotion and Survivorship

Key Relationships

  • Director, Health Promotion and Survivorship

  • VP Research, Health Promotion and Survivorship

  • Research, Health Promotion and Survivorship Department at PCC

  • Marketing and Communications Department at PCC

  • Finance Department at PCC

  • Provincial, Territorial and National Cancer Registries

  • Contractors, partner organizations and key stakeholders as required for all assigned survivorship initiatives

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Health Informatics, Information Management, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or Health Sciences related field or recognized equivalent;

  • Minimum three years demonstrated experience in coordinating the collection and retrieval of health related data preferably including statistical compilation, interpretation, analysis and communication of health related information to appropriate sources;

  • Sound knowledge of health informatics practices;

  • Experience in dealing with clinical cancer registries or multi-site clinical trials;

  • Project management professional certification considered an asset;

  • Knowledge of public health data sources and survey tools particularly pertaining to clinical and patient reported outcome measure;

  • Minimum 5 years progressive experience in health informatics project management and evaluation in a highly collaborative environment; preferably within a cancer registry or health care system;

  • Minimum 3-5 years progressive experience in managing stakeholder relations, preferably within the health care system;

  • Ability to plan and coordinate complex activities, organize multiple tasks and prioritize work;

  • Strong knowledge of evaluation methodology  and tools; 

  • Experience in budget planning, forecasting and expenditures;

  • Proven strategic thinker;

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills and proficient in MS Office;

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated collaborative approach to working with a diverse range of stakeholders;

  • Ability to work in a fast paced and growth environment while under pressure;

  • Commitment to a patient-centered approach to healthcare;

  • Ability to travel; and

  • Fluency in both official languages considered an asset.

Please apply to with “Project Manager, Clinical Informatics” in the subject line by November 5, 2014.  Thank you for your interest; however, only those candidates moving forward in the process will be contacted.

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