Director, Health Policy & Promotion

  • Ontario Medical Association
  • Nov 06, 2020
Full time Director

Job Description

Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), Health Policy & Promotion, the Directors, Health Policy and Promotion (HPP) will take a leadership role in the integration of health system policy initiatives, including, though not limited to, practice and professional issues and health system reform to support the OMA’s thought leadership agenda.  


  • Lead the consolidation and integration of health system policy initiatives, develop work plans, and oversee proactive and responsive policy development.
  • Support development of the Association’s health policy agenda and strategies, in consultation with the Executive Director, Health Policy and Promotion and the Senior Management Team, for advancing this agenda.
  • Advise Executive Director on how to strategically position agendas and discussions at Committees.
  • Support planning for Committees, Task Forces, the Board and Council.
  • Together with the Manager of Stakeholder Relations, advise the Executive Director on strategic/collaborative opportunities for policy development.
  • Support the development of jurisdictional intelligence to position OMA as expert on health system trends.
  • In collaboration with other departments, provide advice on the positioning of health policy content.
  • Build relationships with internal departments, members, and external stakeholders to influence policy development and represent the profession.
  • Build a strong team, and support the development of collaborative working relationships.
  • Direct staff activities, ensuring ongoing productivity and work quality, monitoring workloads, performance and adherence to policies and standards, managing staff performance and development, ensuring the availability of coaching and training opportunities.
  • Support annual budget and reporting cycle.

Education:         Master’s in public policy, public health, LLB, or equivalent.

Experience:        10+ years’ experience working with stakeholders, government, understanding policy development.

Interested candidates should apply by using the following link: 

The Ontario Medical Association is an equal opportunity employer. 

We will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

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Toronto, ON