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Manager, Program Planning and Evaluation, Central Health, Newfoundland

Manager - Program Planning and Evaluation
Permanent Full-Time
Gander or Grand Falls-Windsor

The Position:
This position will report to the Director of Population and Public Health.  Close liaison with the two other management positions in this division and the Directors of Health Services will be required to determine the needs/resources in the various communities and plan and evaluate population and public health strategies to meet those needs. 

This position is responsible for implementing a comprehensive approach to population and public health program planning and evaluation to ensure effective, efficient service delivery and measurement of structure, process, and outcome data.  The focus will be on population health assessment, data analysis for planning and decision making, program planning and evaluation utilizing a best practice approach, and providing education/consultation/support to consultants and other staff on population and public health program  planning and evaluation activities.  This position is also responsible for human resource management and orientation of direct, and some indirect, reports.

 This challenging opportunity requires a highly motivated, well organized individual with superior communication and interpersonal skills.  Strong leadership and facilitation skills are essential.  The ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with staff and other partners is critical.   Experience in program development, health related research, indicator development, performance measurement and project management is required. 

Applicants with a degree in any social science that provides the necessary knowledge and skill set will be considered.  A Master's degree would be an asset. 

Salary:    In Accordance with Hay Management Pay Plan
Competition No:    P-2006163-Board
Closing Date:    September 8, 2006

Interested applicants should apply in writing, listing three references, quoting competition # to:

Ms. Tanya Ivany
Vice President Human Resources
Central Health, Corporate Offices
Grand Falls-Windsor, NL    A2A 2E1
E-mail: or Fax: (709) 292-2485

Central Health is an equal opportunity employer. A satisfactory certificate of conduct from the RCMP or local police authority is required. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.