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Executive Director, Department of Evaluation & Research Services

Posting Number 1174891

Are you looking to combine your confirmed Leadership with your real passion for effective and ethical research?

Keep reading we may have exactly what you’re looking for.

Fraser Health is one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 25,000 employees, 2,500 physicians and nearly 6,500 volunteers, we serve more than 1.6 million people - over one third of the entire population in British Columbia.

Twelve acute care hospitals, BC’s first dedicated outpatient care and surgery centre and a wide range of services in public health, home health, mental health and residential care facilities - all within Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Known as one of the most desirable place to live in the world, these dynamic communities along with inspiring scenery and easy access to an abundance of outdoor activities provide an amazing quality of life.

We are proud of the innovation, dedication, integrity and tenacity of our physicians, employees and volunteers. More than any building or technology, it's our people who make Fraser Health distinct.

As the Executive Director, Department of Evaluation & Research Services you will provide leadership for the strategic planning of research across Fraser Health.

You will ensure the effective and efficient management of the ethical review process that complies fully with the:

  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research,
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
  • Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans and other applicable international, federal and provincial legislation.

Your responsibilities would also include:

  • Providing regulatory support to the Vice President, Medicine;
  • Developing an infrastructure to support Fraser Health research activities, including the Fraser Health Research Ethics Board;
  • Complying with all applicable legal and regulatory requirements;
  • Overseeing industry, government and academic institution sponsored research agreements;
  • Maintaining budget and long term financial research planning;

To be successful we are looking for you to have:

  • Master's Degree in Health Science or Health Administration.
  • Ten (10) years' experience in a managerial capacity,
  • Three (3) years’ experience with regulations governing clinical research in Canada.
  • Deep understanding of applicable regulations and legislation.
  • Proven knowledge of research methodology, practices, and techniques.

Sound like the opportunity you have been looking for to advance your career? Can you see yourself joining a team that strives to make a positive difference for the people and community we service? Want to know more?

Take the next step and apply so we can continue this conversation.

Fraser Health values diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.


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