Business Relations Manager (MT0603, ADM2B, Grade 05)

Job Category: 
Term positions for management and excludeds

Position Summary:

The Business Relations Manager will facilitate, manage, enhance and promote McGill’s Faculty of Medicine Continuing Professional Development Office (CPD) activities. Work collaboratively with McGill University internal and external partners and stakeholders to deliver seamless interface and relationship management to target companies, and to achieve overall Business Relations goals for the office (increase accreditation business, maintain current relations, etc.).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as McGill’s point of contact for all business relating to CPD activities such as professional training, networking events and programs.
  • Manages all aspects of business relationship for the CPD office in collaboration with the Associate Dean including the facilitation of prospecting potential new clients in order to increase business.
  • Determine & monitor funding sources, and ensure deadlines are respected.
  • Acts as primary resource person in relation to accreditation of external CPD programs and communicates both internal and external based requirements and standards to the appropriate groups.
  • Ensure appropriate communication to the CPD community on new activities, deadlines, changes, submission procedures, regulatory changes, etc.
  • Prepare guidance and checklists for the major funding sources.
  • Research, develop and promote standards and best practices required for compliance of University processes with external agencies regulations such as the CQDPCM Code of Ethics, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons and College of Physicians of Canada.
  • Analyze, review and assess information received by regulatory agencies, advises unit and implement necessary changes.
  • Make presentations at information/orientation sessions.
  • Liaise with research community, affiliated hospitals, and external regulatory and governmental agency personnel such as Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons and College of Physicians of Canada to monitor the development of standards and to ensure CPD program alignment with the latest accreditation requirements.
  • Organize and/or attend meetings and conferences, educational programs, and special events. May represent unit at internal and/or external meetings or function as record-keeper and ensure follow-up of business.
  • Undertake special projects.

Education and Experience:

Undergraduate degree

Three (3) years' related experience

Other Qualifying Skills and Abilities:

Demonstrated Continuing Professional Development knowledge an asset. Client-focused, with a high level of tact, diplomacy, professionalism with a demonstrated ability to build appropriate rapport and constructive and effective relationships. Knowledge of CQDPCM Code of Ethics and the National Standard for Support of Accredited CPD Activities.Must have strong organizational, priority-setting, problem-solving, research and listening with both verbal and written communication skills. Able to work effectively both autonomously and as part of a team. Social media experience required. Must be able to provide advice, solutions, and timely information to assist in administrative procedures and problem solving. Ability to track, analyze, and synthesize a high volume of information and to handle multiple projects and meet strict deadlines. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of McGill University, the Faculty of Medicine, McGill’s teaching hospitals and the accreditation process an asset. Demonstrated ability to work in a PC environment using databases, spreadsheets and web applications. English and French, spoken and written.

How to Apply:

Please submit your application online at

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The deadline to apply for this position is December 13, 2018 at 5:00 PM.

*Current employees: please indicate your McGill ID number in your application.*

We thank all applicants for their interest in McGill University. However, the Faculty of Medicine will only contact applicants selected for an interview.

Employment Equity:

McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated groups to self-identify. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, Professor Angela Campbell, Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policies) at angela.campbell [at] or 514-398-1660.

Faculty of Medicine
Salary Range: 
(Grade 05) $56,000 - $70,000 (midpoint)- $91,000
Three (3) Months
Reporting to: 
Associate Director, Administration
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