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Program & Standards Advisers, Health Promotion, Ministry of Health Promotion

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline February 22, 2010

The Ministry of Health Promotion is committed to building a culture for health and well-being across the province. As part of our commitment to foster and advance the health promotion agenda and build capacity within the public health system, we are seeking two results-oriented health promotion specialists to provide project management and subject matter expertise for the development and analysis of the Chronic Disease and Injuries, and Family Health Public Health Standards and related documents. Your expertise in the field will also be relied upon to support strategic and operational planning, and the development of performance management strategies, and to influence, and provide input on ministry strategies, policies and programs. Key to this role will be the development of stakeholder consultation and partnership strategies with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and the public health system. Location: 393 University Avenue, Toronto.

Qualifications: proven expertise in the field of health promotion combined with an understanding of Ontario`s public health and health promotion systems, population health, and social determinants; demonstrated skills in the development of standards, policies and frameworks, and the use of evidence in the development of research, tools, strategies, methods and techniques; proven project management and leadership skills; stakeholder management, partnership and relationship-building skills; mediation, negotiation and facilitation skills; knowledge of performance management and program evaluation techniques and methods, and accountability measurement to provide input and advice to support the monitoring and analysis of the accountability framework as it relates to public health standards for public health units; excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills to prepare and present complex research analysis.

Salary range: $70,591 - $91,516

Please apply online, only, at http://www.ontario.ca/careers, quoting Job ID 24304, by February 22, 2010. Faxes are not being accepted at this time. If you need employment accommodation, contact the Regional Recruitment Centre at 1-866-994-8808. 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.