Regional Municipality of Peel

Analyst, Health Services Research & Policy

2 weeks ago
System ID
2017-7582
# Positions
1
Position Type and Status
Contract Full-time
Job Industry
Government and Public Sector, Healthcare and Medical Services, Research and Development
Career Level
Experienced
Post End Date
12/13/2017 11:59 PM

About Us

The Region of Peel serves a vibrant and culturally diverse community of more than 1.4 million residents and 88,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga.  Committed to service excellence, transparency in decision-making and responsible tax management, the Region delivers a wide range of municipal services that are customer-focused and cost-effective.

 

The Region of Peel has recently completed a Strategic Planning process that engaged our residents and stakeholders to answer one question: “What can you imagine for the future of Peel?” All the feedback received formed the path forward and the strategic direction for the Region over the next 20 years.

 

To learn more about the Region of Peel please visit our website or watch the Faces of Peel video to see how our employees impact the residents of Peel.

Job Description

Analyst, Health Services Research & Policy (Contract full-time)

Duration: Contract up to eighteen (18) months
Health Services – Strategic Policy, Planning and Initiatives

 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead policy, research and advocacy work related to the health system
  • Develop policy options and prepare reports, briefings and presentations for members of the Region’s Health Services Leadership team, other leaders throughout the organization and Regional Council using an evidence-based approach
  • Develop partnerships and facilitate information exchange with other Regional departments and external partners/organizations/governments to inform decision-making related to priorities, policies, programs and/or services delivered by the Health Services Department and the Region of Peel more broadly
  • Sit on internal and external committees to facilitate research and monitor Regional Council directives and corporate/departmental/divisional initiatives
  • Network with policy staff throughout the Region and work with key stakeholders to maintain positive relations and increase early insight into emerging health system-wide issues 

Qualifications:

  • University Degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Planning or related discipline; Master’s degree would be an asset
  • Minimum three years’ experience in a municipal government or public sector environment with experience and responsibilities for policy development and planning, interpreting, analyzing and recommending policy directions/options
  • Knowledge and understanding of health system policy, determinants of health and current issues as they relate to the delivery of health services within the context of Regional Municipal government
  • Demonstrated excellent report writing skills
  • Strong project coordination skills
  • Well-developed analytical skills to conduct complex analyses
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Proficiency in computer applications, including MS Office
  • High degree of confidentiality, discretion, and politically savvy
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

 

Location: 10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite A, Brampton
Hours of work: 35 hours/week – Monday through Friday

If this opportunity matches your qualifications and experience, please apply online and complete the attached questionnaire.

 

Additional Information

At the Region of Peel, we respect diversity and treat one another in ways that are fair, courteous and compassionate, recognizing everyone’s contributions. 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 Peel 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.

 

Please be advised, the Region of Peel uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.

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