Reporting to the Director of Policy Advancement and Assistant Director of Policy Advancement, and working in close collaboration with the other QNIHS Co-Lead, the Qanuippitaa? National Inuit Health Survey (QNIHS) Co-Lead is responsible for the coordination and implementation of a permanent National Inuit Health Survey.
The Manager/Co-Lead leads a team of staff that works collaboratively across the organization and with the existing Co-Lead and the four Inuit regions to deliver on key initiatives and policies in relation to the QNIHS.
The Manager/Co-Lead oversees the production of policy positions and recommendations, and provides policy and project management oversight and guidance and works in collaboration with other Managers within the Policy Advancement team.
- Acts as a co-lead on file specific matters as assigned and prioritized by the Director and Assistant Director;
- Coordinates and provides guidance on survey design, sampling methodology, questionnaire development, data storage and management, data analysis and dissemination;
- Plans and co-ordinates a collaborative approach to data processing, analysis and dissemination with the four Inuit regions;
- Develops QNIHS data management policies and procedures for recommendation to the National Inuit Health Survey Working Group, the National Inuit Committee on Health, and the ITK Board of Directors;
- In collaboration with the QNIHS Regional Managers, supports regional and community data policy development; and,
- Guided by the National Inuit Health Survey Working Group (NIHSWG), identifies and pursues partnerships with individuals and organizations that recognize and respect Inuit self-determination in research.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
- Training and experience in epidemiological and/or quantitative data analysis;
- Understanding of the Inuit social determinants of health and their connections to overall well-being;
- Quantitative data analysis and reporting of results;
- Good understanding of community needs and traditional values in Inuit communities;
- Ability to take initiative and exercise sound judgement without direction;
- Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders in a diverse environment;
- Understanding of Inuit committees and organizational structures and how they function;
- Knowledge of budget management; and,
- Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), internet and e-mail.
- Experience in analysis, program development, evaluation, and consultation;
- General research and policy development experience;
- Experience in developing and implementing research and surveys;
- Experience with project management or program development; and,
- Experience with partnership development and maintenance.
- A Master’s degree in a relevant discipline, such as public health, health sciences, epidemiology, public policy and political or social science with a minimum of 3 years of related work experience; a PhD would be an asset;
- A Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 8 years of related work experience in a similar role; OR,
- Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance is evident.
Conditional to ITK’s Human Resources Policies, you may be eligible for:
- Group Insurance
- RRSP contributions
- Training allowance
- Health and wellness allowance
- Relocation allowance
- Vacation – starting out at 3 weeks/year
- Xmas break (usually between Xmas and New Year)
The deadline to apply is March 8, 2021
Applicants who are a Beneficiary under a Land Claims Agreement will be given priority hiring. We encourage applicants to self-identify.
We would like to thank all applicants in advance for their interest in ITK; however, only those selected will be contacted.