Project Manager and Partnerships Liaison

The University Hospital Foundation, was created in 1962 by an act in the Alberta legislature. In the decades since, they have evolved into one of the most successful hospital fundraising organizations in Canada. They raise funds to advance patient care and innovation at the University of Alberta Hospital, the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, and the Kaye Edmonton Clinic. Passionate promoters of the power of generosity, The Foundation has raised $217 million in the past 10 years, and that number is growing everyday. These donations help support emerging ideas and technologies that are advancing excellence in patient care, education, and research on a daily basis. The Foundation’s core values encapsulate a commitment to innovation, collaboration, and accountability, fostering a culture where every member thrives in pursuit of shared goals.

The Project Manager & Partnerships Liaison is dedicated to relationship development and management, project management and timely reporting of the projects funded through the Foundation’s strategic partnerships portfolio. This position will provide direct oversight of strategic partnerships within this portfolio and will ensure continuity of information, management of scope, timeline review, and reporting. They will work to build relationships and engage interested parties within the health and life sciences eco system through business development strategies, the creation of detailed development plans for projects, and play a key role in the progress and success of current and existing partnerships. This position will develop and oversee budgets, steward data management processes and structures, and, in collaboration with the Foundation’s Finance Team, monitor and report on all finances associated with the initiative.

The successful candidate will have a post secondary degree or diploma in a related field, with a minimum five years of related experience including managing research projects and/or experience in health planning and decision support. PMP certification would be considered an asset. Familiarity with Alberta Health Services’ clinical research and innovation ecosystem in highly valued. Experience in comparable roles within mid to large organizations is advantageous. Strong interpersonal skills are required for engaging with significant donors and stakeholders confidently.

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Job Category: Strategic Partnerships
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Edmonton

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