Corporate Analyst

Genome British Columbia
Job Location
400-575 West 8th Ave
Vancouver, BC V5Z0C4
Job Description

This is a temporary position that could lead to a permanent opportunity. The Corporate Analyst reports to the Executive Director, Corporate Development providing support to corporate development activities and special projects.


Job Description:

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Support the planning and implementation of the corporate performance management strategy at Genome BC
  • Support the selection and implementation of a corporate value framework for impact assessment
  • Prepare analyses and reports on corporate performance for internal and external audiences
  • Ensure metrics and data associated with corporate performance are of high integrity and are readily available
  • Conduct custom research and analysis to respond to specific internal and external data requests, including literature reviews, surveys, interviews, trend analyses and online documentary research
  • Prepare presentations using a variety of data visualization methods and tools
  • Support the design of data capture mechanisms and instruments and enter data as needed
  • Ensure corporate data and metrics that have been identified across the organization are collected, curated and stored appropriately
  • Augment routine collection of data through ‘special projects’, e.g., liaise with scientists to understand outcomes and impacts of the research after project completion
  • Conduct periodic needs assessments in terms of improving data collection, analysis and corporate performance reporting


Other Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide support across the organization for corporate data and information, as required.
  • Support the Executive Director, Corporate Development with other strategic projects as required.

Education and Experience

  • Degree in life sciences, commerce or similar
  • Experience with critical evaluation of data and reports, including experimental design, interpretation of data and statistical analysis
  • Excellent proactive communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and project management skills and diligent work habits
  • Demonstrated experience with milestone-driven projects and an ability to identify and assess objective, quantifiable measures of success
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment with frequent deadlines
  • Business experience in an industry setting, particularly with respect to analyzing and interpretation data and results would be an asset
  • Broad knowledge of molecular biology and genetics would be an asset
  • Demonstrated training/and or experience in generating MySQL database queries, and working with data visualization tools an asset


How to Apply

Applicants should include a current CV with a cover letter indicating anticipated start date and the names and contact information of at least two references. Please send the application in MS Word or PDF via email to

Application deadline:   4:30 PM June 26th, 2017

We thank you for your interest in Genome BC. Only those candidates short listed for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.

About Our Organization

About Genome British Columbia:
Genome British Columbia leads genomics innovation on Canada’s West Coast and facilitates the integration of genomics into society. A recognized catalyst for government and industry, Genome BC invests in research, entrepreneurship and commercialization in life sciences to address challenges in key sectors such as health, forestry, fisheries, aquaculture, agrifood, energy, mining and environment. Genome BC partners with many national and international public and private funding organizations to drive BC’s bioeconomy. In addition to research, entrepreneurship and commercialization programs, Genome BC is committed to fostering an understanding and appreciation of the life sciences among teachers, students and the general public.

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