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Published on October 28, 2019


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La cause

The Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation is a charitable organization established since 1994. The mission of Foundation unfolds under four (4) main strategic pillars:

  1. Conduct and fund cutting-edge research to reduce the impact of breast cancer;
  2. Serve and support people affected with breast cancer so that no one is forced to deal with cancer alone;
  3. Educate people about the impact of breast cancer and encourage them to lead healthy smart lifestyles against cancer;
  4. Ensure that governments and other stakeholders act to improve access to care.

Our team is driven by a shared vision: a life without breast cancer.


With the guidance of the Vice-President Investment and Health promotion, the grant manager will ensure the planning and implementing of the various grant programs: grant program design and application, administration and compliance, grant reporting and follow-up on awarded projects. Overall, the grant manager must manage the global grant efforts in order to make the grant process work effectively and efficiently.


  • Designing, implementing, and managing the various Research and Support grants at the Foundation
  • Identify and develop strategies to improve the grants administration process
  • Oversee if the grants are executed according to the contract and / or operational and financial needs of the Foundation
  • Monitor the development and evaluation of awarded projects in each grant program by coordinating with researchers and other awardees
  • Oversee scientific and financial reporting of the awarded grants, and other administrative functions to ensure successful execution of granting process
  • Respect upcoming deadlines and deliverables, thereby ensuring smooth completion of work responsibilities
  • Ensure a follow-up with co-financial partners and maintain a healthy collaboration
  • Prepare budget plans and allocation in accordance with each grant program
  • Coordinate with the Marketing and Development departments to ensure promotion of the impact of our investments and to encourage donations
  • Monitor paperwork and other related documents connected with grant-funded programs
  • Prepare a post-mortem impact report at the completion of each awarded project

Exigences requises

·         Bachelor's degree is the minimum educational qualification required to be a grant manager. However, a manager's post is always valued more with a master's or PhD’s degree. The area of specialization can be in any branch of studies: biomedical sciences, management, business administration.

·         First experience in project or program management, ideally in the field of research, is required.

Compétences requises

  • Project management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong expertise over written and verbal communication (French and English)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good understanding of the Foundation's overall mission and objectives
  • Ability to work within a team and to perform in cross-functional team approach and job responsibilities
  • Experience with basic financial management skills including developing and monitoring budgets
  • A multi-tasker with strong capability to work under pressure
  • Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and generate quality results on time with attention to detail
  • Proficient in using computers with related knowledge of software programs and Internet

Conditions d'emploi

  • Permanent position, full-time (35 hours)
  • Benefits (group insurance, participation in group RRSPs)
  • Office located in downtown Montreal
  • Punctual travel and availability outside regular working hours



Please send your resume and cover letter to rh@rubanrose.org before November 10, 2019.

We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only those selected for a meeting will be contacted