Grand Challenges Canada (GCC) is seeking a Program Associate to play a critical role in supporting our Global Health Innovation Transition to Scale portfolio. GCC supports innovations in reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health, with an aim to save and improve lives of unserved and underserved populations in low- and middle-income countries. Through the Transition to Scale program, Grand Challenges Canada provides grant and concessionary risk capital, along with technical advisory, to support the most promising innovations through the missing middle. As one of the largest impact investors in Canada, GCC has supported >230 innovators in >100 countries globally at Transition to Scale since 2011.
Under the direction of a Program Officer, and working closely with the Global Health Innovation Transition to Scale team, the Program Associate will ensure efficient, high quality execution of a range of programmatic activities and portfolio management. The Program Associate will support engagement with partners, innovators and contractors at all stages of innovation sourcing and investment/contract management (i.e. sourcing, review, opportunity development, negotiation, and post-deal execution), mitigate risk and raise issues with the Program Officer and/or Management as necessary.
Key responsibilities include:
Vaccines (COVID and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. People with lived experiences in relevant thematic areas are encouraged to apply.
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.
Closing Date: October 28, 2021
University Health Network 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.
October 19, 2021
October 28, 2021
Grand Challenges Canada
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