Programs Manager, Indigenous Health Research – CIHR Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health

Location: Saskatoon, SK







The University of Saskatchewan is the host institution for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health (IIPH).

The mandate of the IIPH is to foster the advancement of a national health research agenda to improve the health of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples in Canada through research, knowledge translation and capacity building. The IIPH Programs Manager, Indigenous Health Research, works alongside a team of research administrators and scientific leads at the IIPH and supports the Scientific Director of the IIPH.

The IIPH Programs Manager reports directly to the IIPH Assistant Scientific Director. The Programs Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating Institute initiatives, developing research funding opportunities, facilitating and/or conducting knowledge translation and capacity development, and supporting the administrative and operational functions of the Institute. The Programs Manager: manages programs; acts as a team lead on IIPH initiatives; manages consultants/contractors; liaises with CIHR staff based in Ottawa and with staff in the other CIHR institutes; acts as the main IIPH contact for Indigenous organizations, government officials, and academic personnel; develops CIHR request for applications; manages and carries out communication and partnership activities; and monitors, measures the performance of, and evaluates programs to ensure that all activities are executed according to
standards of CIHR and in accord with promising practices for working with Indigenous communities.

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