Project Leader: Health Human Resources Strategy
Chiefs of Ontario is inviting applications for the position of Project Manager, Health Human Resources Strategy. The Project Lead will be responsible for developing and implementing a strategy to meet the ever-increasing need for First Nations health care providers to serve First Nations in Ontario. Under the supervision of the Director of Health and in collaboration with other departments within Chiefs of Ontario. The incumbent will coordinate a wide variety of tasks, working with Ontario’s 133 First Nations to identify gaps and solutions to address issues affecting health human resource capacity.
LOCATION: Remote; some travel will be required to travel to the COO Secretariat office (Toronto) and to First Nations communities in Ontario.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Work with Ontario First Nations to formulate and recruit members for a cross-sector working group to guide the project.
- Work with the Director of Health to develop a work plan.
- Arrange virtual meetings and/or travel, accommodations and meals for in-person meetings as needed.
- Conduct document reviews, online research and gap analyzes of current First Nations human resource needs.
- Recruit and engage culturally appropriate consultants as needed.
- Draft an implementation plan and dissemination strategy in response to task force recommendations and gap analysis reports
- Preparation of clear and concise meeting minutes, briefing notes, speaking notes, bulletins, press releases and project progress updates to management as required.
- Monitor the project budget under the supervision of the Health Director.
- Other general administrative duties to be assigned as needed.
- Undergraduate or graduate degree in health, education or social services.
- Two years of related experience in project management.
- A combination of education and experience will also be considered.
- Experience working with First Nations, PTOs and/or Tribal Councils on health, education or social issues.
- Knowledge of the culture, history, values and rights of First Nations, particularly Nations within the borders of Ontario.
- Knowledge of relevant provincial and federal health, labor, education and workforce programs, policies and legislation, as well as various health career regulations.
- Strong analytical problem-solving skills.
- Excellent research and written and oral communication skills.
- Excellent organizational, budget management and information management skills.
- Proficiency in a variety of computer applications and social media communications.
- Be autonomous, self-motivated and able to work independently.
- Ability to travel.
- A valid driver’s license will be considered an asset.
The successful candidate must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
DURATION: August 2022 – March 31, 2024 (with possibility of renewal depending on available funding)
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Open until full.
Send an application letter, resume and include two references marked confidential to:
Email: [email protected]