Strategy Manager

  • Unity Health Toronto
  • Jan 29, 2020
Full time Manager

Job Description

The Manager, Strategy, will oversee the development and management of the corporate strategy. This includes the development of annual objectives, initiatives, targets and measures, responding to new opportunities, including potential partnerships and supporting the Governance and Nominations Committee of the Board.

The Manager, Strategy with facilitate stakeholder engagement, conduct analysis, and develop key themes, to provide recommendations to director, executive team and ultimately the Board. He/she will facilitate the annual planning process including, setting objectives, initiatives, targets and measures and will subsequently monitor the implementation of the strategic plan, including reporting to the board. Overall, she/he will manage the strategy through a strategy management framework. This includes facilitating engagement across all levels of staff of the strategy to ensure work across the organization is supporting the achievement of the strategic goals. In addition to the corporate strategy, the Manager will also support the development of select departmental level strategies.

The Manager will identify and assess potentially beneficial corporate partnership for consideration of the Executive Committee and, potentially the board. He/he will apply the integration and partnership framework to inform decision making on a partnership. He/she will also support the active management of corporate partnerships. The Manager will support the Chair and VP sponsor of Governance and Nomination committee by developing agendas, supporting materials and briefing notes. She/he will ensure policies and procedures are up to date and support the nomination cycle of board members.


  • Master of Health Administration, Master of Business Administration or and equivalent education program;
  • Minimum 5-7 years of recent related experiences, preferably in a healthcare organization strategy, planning, project management position, or healthcare consulting environment;
  • Models collaborative, cross-portfolio engagement to build consensus and create solutions to complex issues;
  • Understanding and experience of the complex healthcare environment;
    Builds and sustains strong relationships with stakeholders;
  • Excellent written communication skills: written work should demonstrate strategic thinking, clear analysis and resulting recommendations for an executive audience, and be a reflection of Unity Health Toronto’s corporate strategy;
  • Excellent oral communication skills: ability to communicate with and effectively engage with stakeholders at all levels of the organization and externally;
  • Strong analytical skills: experience with methodologies for financial analysis, functional programming, strategy management, and the ability to interpret and synthesize information from a variety of sources including financial, clinical performance and other indicators;
  • Experience in development and maintenance of tools for monitoring strategy
  • Experience in change management associated with complex corporate activities;
  • Demonstrated initiative, strong organization and project management skills. Adaptable and able to meet and exceed deadlines;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, etc.);
  • PMP Certification an asset

Job Category



Toronto, ON