Job Posting #898371
Knowledge Management & Translation Analyst
MaRS Discovery Tower
Grand Challenges Canada
Manager, Knowledge Management & Translation
Grand Challenges Canada is dedicated to supporting Bold Ideas with Big Impact®. Funded by the Government of Canada and other partners, Grand Challenges Canada funds innovators in low- and middle-income countries and Canada. The bold ideas that Grand Challenges Canada supports integrate science and technology, social and business innovation – known as Integrated Innovation®- and we work to catalyze their scale, sustainability and impact. One of the largest impact-first investors in Canada, Grand Challenges Canada has funded over 1,300 innovations championed by innovators in more than 100 countries. These innovations are expected to save up to 1.78 million lives and improve up to 64 million lives by 2030.
Grand Challenges Canada (GCC) is seeking a Knowledge Management & Translation Analyst to play a critical role in supporting knowledge creation, sharing and integration. The key objectives of the Knowledge Management & Translation team are to:
- Track progress and impact resulting from GCC-funded innovations;
- Manage and analyze data to help GCC understand results across portfolios and programs;
- Capture and share lessons learned and best practices for continuous improvement;
- Ensure results, lessons learned and best practices are shared internally and externally
The Knowledge Management & Translation Analyst will be focused on supporting GCC’s work with innovations in low- and middle-income countries and Canada. Under the direction of the Knowledge Management & Translation Manager, and working closely with others across GCC, the Knowledge Management & Translation Analyst will ensure efficient, high quality knowledge creation and integration. More specifically, the Analyst will play a key role in helping GCC understand its impact by:
- Cleaning, analyzing and synthesizing data across the Global Health Innovation (GHI) portfolio
- Coordinating changes and updates to the data management system
- Supporting the development of knowledge products, such as reports, presentations, results briefs, case studies, etc.
- Identifying opportunities to improve and streamline processes and systems to work as efficiently and effectively as possible
- Supporting GCC-funded innovators to ensure they are measuring and evaluating their impact
Manage knowledge and support development of knowledge products
- Review and validate results from GCC-funded innovators (i.e., quantitative and qualitative reports)
- Enter, clean and update data in the data management system, with input from the wider GCC team where necessary
- Build and generate reports in the data management system
- Analyze data to support the creation of knowledge products (i.e., reports, presentations, results briefs, case studies, etc.), under the guidance of the Senior Manager, Knowledge Management & Translation
- Support innovators on monitoring & evaluation (M&E) and reporting
- Support GHI team on data management and analysis
- Support senior team members on innovation project site visits used to validate results and collect stories of the impact and lessons learned (when it is safe to do so, according to COVID guidelines)
Knowledge integration and systems improvement
- Support planning and integration of new approaches to Knowledge Management & Translation
- Identify opportunities to improve and streamline Knowledge Management & Translation processes and systems
- Adapt tools, frameworks, processes to incorporate new sectors, challenges, and priorities, and to ensure optimal use
- Completion of relevant education and/or minimum of two (2) years relevant experience, preferably in a monitoring & evaluation or research role
- Knowledge of statistical analysis and research methodology an asset
- Working knowledge of French an asset (i.e. ability to write professional e-mails and communicate ideas orally)
Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.
May 5, 2022 Closing Date: May 19, 2022
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.
UHN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted