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Health Promotion Project Manager, Centre for Health Promotion and Ontario Prevention Clearinghouse

The Ontario Prevention Clearinghouse (OPC) is Ontario's longest standing prevention and health promotion organization, providing information, education, consultation, and networking services in French and English province-wide. The Centre for Health Promotion (CHP) at the University of Toronto, activates, develops and evaluates innovative health promotion approaches in Canada and abroad. For more information see our websites: and

OPC and CHP are collaborating on a 3-year national bilingual project as the new Health Promotion Affiliate for the Canadian Health Network, We are seeking a part-time Project Manager who will be responsible for leading this exciting initiative. The successful applicant will work collaboratively to ensure strategic decision-making, strong programming, and positive outcomes. The Project Manager will lead a team of one full-time position and two part-time positions.

The Canadian Health Network (CHN) is a national, non-profit, bilingual web-based health information service. CHN's goal is to help Canadians find the information they're looking for on how to stay healthy and prevent disease. Affiliates are recognized Canadian organizations that are the content specialists for the CHN. Affiliates manage the work related to building and maintaining the CHN collection by selecting resources for their specific topics, and they promote the CHN within their own fields of expertise. Working with other organizations in their topic areas, Affiliates review and choose quality resources, building and maintaining a collection of e-based health information for the CHN website.

.5 FTE


* Provide leadership and strategic direction for the project

* Establish and maintain partnerships in health promotion

* Co-ordinate the project, including liaison with the key partners

* Develop and implement a marketing strategy to promote the project

* Develop project protocols, policies, and procedures

* Ensure that services are planned and delivered to meet expectations

* Hire, supervise, and support project staff

* Ensure that reporting requirements are met according to established guidelines

* Liaise with a national network of key stakeholders


* Master's level degree or equivalent experience in health promotion or community/public health programming/administration or equivalent

* Demonstrated project management, interpersonal, and administrative skills, including the ability to set priorities, establish timeframes, and organize resources

* Strong strategic, analytical, and problem-solving ability

* Experience in developing and supporting collaborative relationships with different groups or agencies

* Excellent communication (verbal and written), negotiation, and problem-solving skills

* Ability to handle sensitive issues diplomatically and confidentially

* Ability to work independently and as an integral team member

* Experience with word processing, presentation software, e-mail, internet/intranet usage, spreadsheets, and databases

* French fluency preferred

Please submit a letter of interest and resume in confidence by Tuesday, April 13, 2004 to

Khadija Mahi

180 Dundas Street West, Suite 1900

Toronto, ON M5G 1Z8

Fax: (416) 408-2122

[email protected]

Note: this job posting can be viewed on OPC's website at

OPC and CHP are committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

We thank all applicants, but only those under consideration will be contacted.