Manager, Public Health Business Planning & Improvement

health & nutrition business & economic development
Posted On: Feb 24, 2020
Closing Date: Mar 9, 2020
Department:    Health
Division:    Office of the Commissioner & Medical Officer of Health
Position:    Manager, Public Health Business Planning & Improvement
At the Region of Halton, we treat everyone with respect, honesty, fairness and trust. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Halton is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
This is a permanent full time position working 35 hours per week.
Halton Region serves more than 580,000 residents throughout Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville. We are committed to delivering high quality programs and services that make Halton a great place to live and work.
Joining Halton Region opens the door to a fulfilling career. Our comprehensive compensation, great benefits and employee recognition program are a few reasons why we are one of the GTA’s Top Employers.
We engage great people who contribute to meaningful work that makes a positive difference in our community. As an employee, you will be part of a progressive, service focused and award winning employer with a diverse and inclusive work environment. At Halton, you are encouraged to grow and succeed in your career and are recognized for your accomplishments and contributions.
Reporting to the Commissioner and Medical Officer of Health, the Manager of Public Health Business Planning & Improvement, a senior management team member, is responsible for strategic leadership with public health business planning and continuous quality improvement that supports the delivery of responsible, risk-managed, cost-effective programs and services to ensure compliance with the Ontario Public Health Standards. 
Preferred Background:
The successful candidate will possess a university degree in a business-related discipline with a focus on business administration and finance, and at least five (5) years of progressive relevant managerial experience in a public health or public sector setting. Certification in project management and LEAN is preferred. Knowledge of the Ontario Public Health Standards and public health regulatory frameworks is a definite asset. A proven positive, collaborative and effective management style, ability to prioritize, manage change, plan and implement complex undertakings, competent business acumen, demonstrated exceptional ability to plan and lead teams, projects and strategic initiatives is required. The candidate must also have highly developed communication skills both written and verbal, a solid understanding including advanced experience in budgeting and financial accounting, and effectively be able to create and maintain internal and external relationships. Excellent solution focused problem-solving skills based on evidence informed decisions, strategic thinking ability, exceptional organizational, analytical and time management skills, ability to inspire others, work in a fast-paced environment and able to effectively apply extensive experience developing and implementing effective quality improvement strategies is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
Working Conditions:
The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on condition that the Regional Municipality of Halton receives a current (obtained within the past six 6 months), original and acceptable Criminal Records Check, by the first day of employment. The incumbent must provide their own transportation and will be required to provide a copy of their driver’s license by their first day of employment.
  • Manage the Public Health Business Planning & Improvement team, a multi-disciplinary team of staff with a focus on business operations and continuous quality improvement. Successfully perform all supervisory functions for the team.
  • Provide leadership with business planning for Public Health by providing expert advice and guidance to the departmental management team with budget development and monitoring.
  • Oversee quality improvement initiatives that support and enhance the ability of programs in ensuring fiscally responsible, customer-focused services.
  • Lead projects and initiatives including project teams and working groups ensuring timely expected deliverables.
  • Actively participate on the Departmental Management Team and Senior Management Team.
  • Provide leadership for the departmental risk management and policy and procedure frameworks, and quality improvement advancements.
  • Ensure the completion of provincial, corporate and internal reporting on behalf of the Department, as required.
  • Liaise with provincial and corporate staff on finance related matters; provide budget development and management guidance for Public Health including monitoring, issue identification and reporting, and oversight of accountability agreements with the province.
  • Provide operational advice to the senior management team including strategies to prioritize opportunities that strengthen capacity for public health.
  • Conduct cost benefit analyses, write and present business cases, proposals, reports, briefing notes and recommendations to address opportunities for improvement.
  • Participate in internal and external work groups.
  • Performs other duties as required.
Posted: February 24, 2020
Posting Expires: March 9, 2020
Posting #: H-111-20
Apply Online at: Halton Job Postings
If selected for an interview, you will be contacted by email and/or phone. Please ensure the contact information provided on your resume is up to date and that you check your email and voicemail regularly.
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