BC Cancer Victoria: Research Project Manager, Research Clinical Trials

Open until filled
Internal / External
External to BC AHSN
Job type
Full time
Vancouver Island Health Region
How to apply

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Job Type: Regular, Full-Time

Location: 2410 Lee Avenue, Victoria, BC V8R 4Z3

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday; 0800-1600 or 0830-1630 or 0900-1700

Requisition # 123717E

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.


What you’ll do

  • Consult with the PI and other stakeholders on an ongoing basis to determine opportunities for new initiatives, grants and projects. Identify, research and analyze information to achieve research project objectives.  Assist in writing and/ or editing significant portions of,ethics, and other documentation in support of research projects and activities within the investigator-initiated study. 
  • Facilitate the development, maintenance and enhancement of procedures and processes for the operation of a research project, including pharmacy information manuals, laboratory manuals, enrollment procedures, data entry guidelines, case report forms, and other study-related documents as necessary.  Provide input to define administrative/ resource needs and develop and implement strategies to meet needs.  Manage financial resources and help develop budgets for new studies.  Direct the activities of assigned staff by establishing clear definitions of responsibility for each employee, reviewing workload assignments and adjusting schedules according to workload to ensure levels meet operational requirements. 
  • Contribute to research design, development of research tools, including the study database, and follow-up.  Complete processes and procedures, including applications for new or expanded research ethics approval.  Monitor progress of research projects and attainment of project milestones.  Prepare and distribute reports, including reports to funding agencies.  Coordinate the development of specific study documents, tools and processes in collaboration with the Principal Investigators and Research Teams.
  • Provide administrative support for locally organized conferences including organizing meeting details and logistics.  Coordinate communications activities for research initiatives and projects including planning, developing and deploying communications plans and materials such as audio-visual materials for presentations using creativity and a variety of media including web-based information sites.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

What you bring

  • A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences or related field, plus a minimum of five (5) years of research experience in the health care sector including experience using data analysis programs and reference databases such as RedCap. 
  • Certification such as Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) or Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA), or Clinical Research Associate/Coordinator Certification preferred.

You will also have

  • Sound understanding of clinical trials with a specialization in oncology. 
  • Extensive knowledge of the scientific terminology and research methodology in the health sector. 
  • Ability to evaluate service delivery. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, management, coordination and communication skills. 
  • Proven leadership skills and team/collaborative skills, especially within a research infrastructure

What we bring

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

What we do

BC Cancer provides comprehensive cancer control for the people of British Columbia.

BC Cancer is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.

Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

PHSA and BC Cancer are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.


ATTN: PHSA Employees:

To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at http://internaljobs.phsa.ca    

Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of March 16, 2022. If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting.