Analyst, Diversity and Inclusion


The CEO’s office

The CEO is responsible for delivering on the Partnership’s stewardship of Canada’s national cancer strategy through its four Divisions, each headed by a Vice President. The Divisions are:

  • Cancer Control
  • Cancer Systems, Performance and Innovation
  • Finance and Corporate Services
  • Strategic Partnerships

Together, they are accountable for delivering on the Partnership’s strategic priorities in its role as steward of the Pan-Canadian Strategy for Cancer Control.

The CEO is also accountable for the implementation of the organization’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) strategy and the Board DEI and Reconciliation strategy.

The Office of the CEO is also responsible for supporting the Partnership’s Board of Directors, through the Vice President, Finance and Corporate Services in the capacity of Board Secretary.

Overview of role

The Analyst, Diversity and Inclusion will report to the Lead, Diversity & Inclusion, supporting the CEO office and working collaboratively across the organization to support the coordination, development and implementation of the DEI strategy and equitable practice in all aspects of the Partnership’s operations, internally and externally. The Analyst will understand, articulate and champion CPAC’s prioritization of DEI, both through a focus on culture as well as the operational benefits of ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion are a part of the fabric of the Partnership.

Reporting to the Lead, Diversity and Inclusion, the Analyst, Diversity and Inclusion will have deep knowledge and understanding of the Partnership’s business imperatives and can promote a matrixed approach to assisting in the design and delivery of engaging with partners.

The Analyst will be a resource for the implementation of best practices in DEI, including supporting the identification and tracking of qualitative and quantitative measures to assess the Partnership’s progress toward its transformation goals set out in the Strategy and an implementation plan. This individual will be an empathetic colleague, a key point of contact for staff, internal committees and other external partners as appropriate, to guide the organizations programmatic efforts in promoting DEI to advance the organization’s vision and brand.

Core responsibilities & activities

Specific responsibilities

  • Supports the Lead, Diversity and Inclusion in the implementation of CPAC’s DEI Strategy & Roadmap
  • Conducting in-depth analysis and tracking to monitor priorities, strategic activities, and achievements, and identify opportunities to share ideas and co-create plans
  • Supports the cross-functional development and implementation of DEI strategies and initiatives, including program design and management
  • Develops reports and associated materials to share research and analysis insights.
  • Provides support to the planning and execution of DEI Committee and DEI Implementation Steering Committee priorities and actions
  • Manages the DEI space and resources
  • Oversees program management for DEI initiatives, scheduling meetings, tracking progress, developing reports and presentations.
  • Works with Delivery Management to manage and develop project timelines and maintain cross-functional partnerships across the organization to accomplish project goals
  • Creates program materials, templates, and relevant training as needed to educate leaders and Talent Management on culture, diversity and inclusion best practices, methodologies and outcomes
  • Translate emerging themes into clear action plans and deliverables, tracking measures of success, managing risk, communicating progress and milestones to stakeholders, and enlisting the support of others through a shared vision
  • Provides support throughout the organization as required including other duties and ad hoc projects as required


The Partnership’s core competencies are a key element to reviewing performance. While the duties and responsibilities of a position tell you the “what,” the competencies tell you the “how.” We have developed five universal competencies which we expect to be exhibited by all employees regardless of level or position, as well as five leadership competencies which we expect to be exhibited by staff in people management positions.

Universal competencies

  • Inclusive – values diversity and applies an equity lens; consciously thinking about who needs to be included
  • Agile – is constantly adapting to partners, priorities and outcomes; is committed to continuous learning and improvement; promotes new ways of doing things
  • Collaborative – partners and builds strong relationships; works effectively with team members, focusing on delivering individual contributions to meet collective outcomes
  • Outcomes-focused – focuses on the ultimate impact, prioritizes work with a focus on underserved groups
  • Systems-thinking – connects the dots between their work and the broader system, has political acuity

Experience & qualifications

The successful candidate is a life-long learner who understands the theoretical and organic nature of DEI transformation. This individual is self-reflective and promotes a dynamic learning environment of personal and organizational growth and is able to relate to and develop strong and trusting relationships with colleagues and partners. Through their experience, sensibilities and qualifications, the candidate will have:

  • University Undergraduate Degree or an acceptable combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 5 years experience, preferably in the non-profit or healthcare sector
  • Proficient in Microsoft 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams, OneDrive)
  • Strong background and understanding of DEI

Apply now

To apply, please forward your CV and cover letter combined in one file in Word or PDF format to:

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer thanks all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted for an interview, please inform us should accommodation be required.

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer has a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Details

Reports to:

Lead, Diversity & Inclusion


Hybrid/Remote. The Partnership’s head office is in downtown Toronto. Candidates can work anywhere in Canada with the expectation to travel to the head office on occasion.

Employment category:

12 month, Fixed-term contract

Job level:

Level 6 salary range: $77,523- $104,885; Compensation offered will be based on an assessment of the candidate’s knowledge, skills, competencies and experience, while ensuring internal equity.

Posting date:

July 25, 2022

Closing date:

August 8, 2022