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Regional Public Health Unit Consultants, 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 four results-oriented individuals with strong consultative expertise and understanding of public health programs and services. While developing and maintaining critical partnerships with internal and external stakeholders, you will provide expert advice, guidance and issues management support to assigned public health units (PHUs), and act as a focal point of contact on all issues relating to public health programs and accountability management for the Chronic Disease and Injuries, and Family Health Public Health Standards. Location: 393 University Avenue, Toronto.

Qualifications: knowledge of the public health system, with specialized understanding of health promotion, population health and social determinants to identify and report on common accountability issues and trends within the public health system; proven knowledge of program and accountability management techniques and methods to develop, review, and report on performance indicators; knowledge of consultation techniques and excellent stakeholder management, partnership and relationship-building skills; proven mediation, negotiation and facilitation skills and political acuity to negotiate accountability agreements; excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.

Salary range: $63,396 - $79,016

Please apply online, only, at http://www.ontario.ca/careers, quoting Job ID 24306, 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.