The Region of Peel serves a vibrant and culturally diverse community of more than 1.4 million residents and 163,000 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.
Specialist, Health Analytics
Health Services – Strategic Policy & Performance
Duration: 13 Month Contract
“The best minds of my generation are thinking about how to make people click ads. That sucks.”
- Jeff Hammerbacher
Brilliant data and computer science, math and statistics are applied every day to marketing and for-profit business problems. Do we need more people making tech billionaires slightly richer? Opportunities abound in health.
While many municipalities around the world have developed analytical methods and algorithms to help better focus constrained resources and impact people’s lives, there is still massive untapped potential. The Region of Peel Health Analytics team is interested in recruiting creative, inquisitive and entrepreneurial individuals who can think differently about how we can use health, demographic, operational and behavioural data to help make people healthier and improve service delivery. The Region of Peel has a population of approximately 1.4 million people, operates five Long Term Care Homes, Seniors Services, Paramedic Services and provides Public Health functions for its population. This provides unique opportunities for investigation internally and connections to the broader health system that can lead to meaningful innovation and measurable improvement to our population’s quality of life.
Working with the Health Analytics team, the Specialist, Health Analytics within the Strategic Policy and Performance Division of the Health Services Department will have the opportunity to help build new capabilities as we continue to grow the Health Analytics function. This role is responsible for support of the planning, execution, communication and implementation of key health analytics work related to data management, integration, analysis, and visualization in a multi-program, multi-sector health services environment. The Health Analytics team is relatively new within the Region and is continuing to evolve its capabilities and functions from the ground up. We are seeking individuals who are willing to help shape our services and define what Health Analytics can achieve.
Compensation: Band 7 – As per Non-Union Salary Structure plus comprehensive benefits
Location: 7120 Hurontario Street, Mississauga
Hours of work: 35 hours/week – Monday through Friday
If this opportunity matches your qualifications and experience, please apply online and complete the questionnaire.
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.
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