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Manager, Strategic Policy – Population Health, Ministry of Health Promotion

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline November 27, 2009

Do you have what it takes to play a critical role in promoting the health and well-being of Ontarians? If so, consider this exciting opportunity with the Ministry of Health Promotion, strategic policy planning and corporate services division. You will manage the development and evaluation of major health promotion strategies and policies that address key health promotion topics as they relate specifically to higher risk populations and specific groups (e.g., children and families in poverty, Aboriginals, mental health and addictions, and seniors). You will also liaise with the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion and manage the ministry’s monitoring, analysis, environmental scanning and assessment of a broad range of population health issues and results of evidence-based research that affects the development of policies and strategies. Location: Toronto.

Qualifications: superior strategic results orientation, project management and collaborative skills, knowledge/understanding of health promotion, social determinants of health and population health issues; excellent communications, stakeholder management, change management, issues and risk analysis and management skills; demonstrated expertise in planning and managing multi-sector, multi-issues and multiple population large-scale strategy and policy projects through the life cycle management and approval processes; understanding of a range of population health issues affecting health promotion in Ontario; and knowledge and application of evidence-based and applied research in policy development. Note: Applicants to this competition may also be considered for other executive opportunities within the Ontario Public Service.

Please send your resume, quoting Job ID 23064, by November 27, 2009, to: Careers Executive, Executive Talent Search Unit, Executive Programs and Services Branch, Centre for Leadership and Learning, HROntario, Ministry of Government Services, 595 Bay Street, Suite 1203, P.O. Box 14, Toronto, ON M5G 2C2. Fax: 416-326-8817. E-mail: Please select only one method of application (e-mail, fax or mail). Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.