Research Project Manager 1 (Bioinformatics)

Medical Oncology, BC Cancer
600 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Job Type:
  • MSc (Temporary Full Time)
Degree Level Required:
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Research Project Manager 1 (Bioinformatics)

The Research Project Manager 1 leads and co-ordinates all aspects of the current projects undertaken by the department. The role ensures the deliverables are completed on time and on budget, as identified in the project plan. The Research Project Manager 1 identifies and tracks metrics as they relate to the project deliverables. The role provides consultation, guidance and support to designated research project staff, contractors and stakeholders.


• Establish detailed research project charter, plans and objectives to outline timelines and project deliverables. Execute project plan according to project methodologies, ensures successful and coordinated completion of project components, consult with stakeholders as needed and ensure readiness for project implementation.

• Track research project progress according to project plan and identified metrics. Monitor and report on the status of projects and major barriers encountered. Make recommendations to Principal Investigator or Leader regarding research projects scope and related changes required to facilitate a successful outcome. Implement or contribute to the implementation of effective processes to assess project risks, identify risk mitigation strategies and monitor risk throughout the project lifecycle.

• The research focus of this posting is in translational research and clinical trials for gastrointestinal cancers, with a particular focus on colorectal cancer.

• Participate in the development and monitoring of research project budgets within the context of operations demands and environmental and resource constraints and use best practice methods to thoroughly monitor and adhere to allocated budgets.

• Provide leadership by giving advice or guidance in situations that require interpretation and judgment.


What you bring

A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Master’s Degree in Bioinformatics, Genomics, Health Services Administration, or relevant health care discipline. A minimum of five (5) year’s recent, related experience in project management and facilitating and managing consultation processes with a wide range of stakeholder groups. Project Management Professional designation considered an asset.

What you have

-Experience or working knowledge of quality improvement methodology and change management is key to the success of this role. -Excellent communication skills to function within a complex interdisciplinary environment including ability to communicate with the physician community. -Computer literacy with word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation, project management and database applications.

  • How to Apply

    To apply for this position, please email your CV and/or resume to Brittaney Yu (

Additional Information

What’s in it for you

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home. Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development. Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs. Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan. 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement. Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Salary Range: $77,822 - $111,869