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Innovation Director C.H.I.  (EMAPS Level H)

New Grant-Funded Continuing Full-Time
35.00 hours/week Monday-Friday
Salary Range: $38.72 - $69.69 per hour ($70,464.00 - $126,835.00 per annum)
Proposed Start Date: January 20, 2020
Trial/Probation Period: 1820.00 work hours


  • Provides overall leadership and strategic direction for the MindSet project.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with MindSets current partners (University of Manitoba, Manitoba Health, Seniors, and Active Living (MHSAL), and Shared Health Manitoba's Digital Health service).
  • Cultivates relationships with and secures commitments from new partners where necessary.
  • Negotiates the development and implementation of MindSets integrated data platform with MHSAL and Digital Health.
  • Oversees the development and implementation of the technical solution.
  • Develops business cases to attract investments from the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries.
  • Evaluates and manages the budgets and resources for multi centre clinical trials.
  • Proactively identifies potential funding sources and develops proposals in response to CHI and partner priorities in Patient Oriented Research.
  • Develops and executes plans to conduct complex research in support of partner and client requests, aligned with CHI priorities.
  • Develops knowledge translation plans, write reports and publications.
  • Develops and submits conference abstracts, presents at conferences, forums and symposia.
  • Acts as the lead for multi-platform and large scale research requests.
  • Assists CHI clients with navigating platforms and services and connecting clients with external services.
  • Develops and maintains comprehensive knowledge of particular areas involved in identifying and soliciting grants.
  • Coordinates and facilitates internal and external working groups involved in proposal/program design.
  • Maintains records of training activities, content and attendance.
  • Provides supervision and mentorship to Research Assistants and Research Associates.
  • Develops job descriptions, hires, supervises, coaches, mentors, evaluates performance and disciplines direct reports. 

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