The Healthy Brains, Healthy Lives (HBHL) initiative is a high profile, high priority multidisciplinary and cross-sectoral initiative located at McGill University made possible with support from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF), Quebec’s Ministère de l'Économie, de la Science et de l'Innovation (MESI), and the Fonds de recherche du Quebec (FRQS, FRQSC and FRQNT). HBHL builds on McGill’s scientific excellence and global leadership in areas of neuroscience that hold the greatest promise for delivering implementable, clinically effective outcomes in brain and mental health.
Reporting to the Managing Director and CEO, HBHL, the Senior Advisor, Metrics and Reporting will be responsible for all aspects of metrics to track and report on the performance and impact of HBHL research activities. The incumbent will also contribute to financial planning and budget forecasting. The Senior Advisor, Metrics and Reporting will prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports related to key performance indicators as well as financial forecasts for the funders, the HBHL Board of Directors, and other stakeholders. The Senior Advisor, Metrics and Reporting will execute a variety of metrics gathering and analysis in regards to output and impacts and ensure that reporting goals are met and are coherent with HBHL’s objectives, and conform to the guidelines of HBHL’s funding partners.
Develop and implement processes, tools and templates to collect and analyze metrics related to the research output.
Provide professional expertise in the development and implementation of policies, programs and systems that support the HBHL initiative.
Implement short-term goals and objectives related to the function.
Liaise with the HBHL financial Officer and guide the development of templates for budgetary forecasts.
Monitor the HBHL funds with responsibility for allocation of direct and indirect research funds according to the CFREF Administration guidelines.
Analyze and review HBHL accounting, budget and other financial processes to ensure the University's compliance with all laws and regulations.
Present reports to the HBHL Board of Directors and other committees.
Ensure timely and accurate filing of reports to relevant government agencies.
Develop annual fiscal year budgets and projections.
Track leveraged funding from HBHL researchers and other partners.
Support the Director and Financial Officer in responding to requests from internal and external auditors.
Make recommendations on resources required for metrics collection and performance indicators as needs.
Liaise with professional and administrative staff at McGill Office of the Vice-Principal (Research & Innovation), Office of Sponsored Research, industry and partnership, Research Finance and Management Services and other relevant offices or departments at McGill or its CFREF partner institutions.
Minimum Education & Experience:
Five (5) years' related experience
Other Qualifying Skills And/Or Abilities:
Function with an exceptional level of accuracy, strategic judgment and efficiency. Excellent written and oral communication skills in French and English. Strong organizational skills. Able to effectively prioritize a wide range of responsibilities. Ability to perform as a productive team member in the context of complex inter-related projects and teams. Meticulous in documenting follow-up actions regarding ongoing files. Experience overseeing and managing projects. Proficiency in use of MS Office software in a PC environment, in particular excellent knowledge of Excel. Working knowledge or experience using Banner (FIS), Minerva and Crystal Reports is an asset.
Managing Director, Healthy Brains Healthy Lives
(Grade 07) $79,200 - $99,000 (midpoint) - $118,800
Office of the Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation)
Hours Per Week:
How To Apply:
Please submit your cover letter and curriculum vitae, clearly indicating the reference number, to Staffing:
apply.hr [at] mcgill.ca
The deadline to apply for this position is July 20, 2020 at 5:00 PM.
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