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Advisor, Policy, Health Services, Region of Peel

Mississauga, Ontario
Deadline July 31, 2012

Advisor, Policy (12-358)
Health Services – Office of the Medical Officer of Health

Reporting to the Medical Officer of Health, you will provide leadership in healthy public policy across Peel Public Health.  Responsibilities include conceptualizing, developing and implementing processes for the use of evidence in healthy public policy, strengthening awareness and capacity in policy as a means of achieving public health objectives and building and maintaining positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.  You will also monitor developments in policy at all levels of government potentially of interest to or affecting Peel Public Health, undertake analysis of issues (or lead ad hoc teams undertaking analysis), and develop plans for advocacy and policy actions.  In addition, you will be responsible for maintaining relationships with universities and agencies and identifying and acting upon opportunities for collaboration, for monitoring the progress of Peel Public Health’s Strategic Plan, and for managing Public Health’s interaction on policy issues with corporate strategic planning and Regional Council.

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