President and Chief Executive Officer

  • Jan 04, 2021
Full time CEO

Job Description

Our client, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, is seeking its next President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Working closely with the Board of Directors, the CEO will provide strategic leadership of the WRHA organization ensuring the delivery of patient-centred, quality, safe, outcome-focused and integrated health services. The CEO will ensure strategies, plans and practices are aligned with the goals of health transformation in Manitoba and the services form part of seamlessly integrated clinical care pathways that effectively serve all the health needs of the population they serve.       

The Chief Executive Officer will create and sustain a high- performance organization supported by an enabling culture of high quality, patient focused care, systems thinking, inclusiveness, strong fiscal management, accountability for results and continuous innovation.  The CEO will promote the permeation of this culture through the system of acute care facilities, community-based organizations and partners by coordinating planning, clarifying and confirming roles and responsibilities and consistently measuring and reporting on performance.  The CEO is a critical position and requires strong transformational leadership skills and the ability to ensure accessible and quality health services and drive timely and significant change in a complex healthcare system.   

The next CEO will have a successful track record of navigating political and multi-stakeholder issues, implementing progressive change management strategies and using exceptional communication approaches to attain organizational goals and objectives.  An influencer and networker, the ideal candidate will bring an exceptional ability to lead and mentor senior leaders and inspire, coach, evaluate, share knowledge and engage staff and stakeholders.  The ideal candidate will bring to this role exceptional business and financial acumen and a proven track record as a strategic and systems thinker who has successfully translated a future vision into successful outcomes and challenged the status quo to promote transformation, integration and innovation in complex, multi-service, multi-location operations.  This will be supported by an advanced degree in business, health administration or a related field coupled with a minimum of 10 years experience at the executive level in large, complex organizations and with full responsibility for financial, human resource and operational performance. A solid understanding of health care policy, programming, performance and funding accountability as well as experience operating in an integrated health care system would be an asset.  Extensive experience working with and supporting a Board or governing body is important. Experience in the Health Care industry would be a requirement and clinical experience would be an asset.   

Please submit your resume in confidence to Lillian Wong, Senior Manager, MNP at by February 1, 2021. A copy of the full position profile is available at

Job Category

Chief Executive Officer


Winnipeg, Manitoba