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Manager, Program Delivery

Reference number: SHC17J­018237­000023

Selection process number: 17­NHW­FNIH­EA­AB­192144

Health Canada ­ First Nations and Inuit Health Branch

Edmonton (Alberta)


A pool of qualified candidates will be established and may be used to staff positions on a temporary or permanent basis in Edmonton, Alberta

$76,002 to $82,171 (Salary under review)

For further information on the organization, please visit Health Canada

Closing date: 18 April 2017 ­ 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.

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Health Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health, while respecting individual choices and circumstances.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

A response to a text question addressing the following:

Please respond to the following question in short essay form (max 1000 words):

Please describe how you think the implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) may impact the health status of First Nations in Alberta.

You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification. Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree in a field relevant to the position OR an acceptable combination of education, training and experience.

Degree equivalency

At least two (2) years’ experience managing health and/or social programs.

At least two (2) years’ experience in budget management (i.e. planning, monitoring, and reporting).

At least two (2) years’ experience representing an organization externally at meetings, committees, or working groups.

Experience providing strategic advice or recommendations to senior managers (director­level or higher) and stakeholders.

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

Master’s Degree in a discipline related to the position (i.e. Public Health, Leadership, Social Sciences).

Degree equivalency

Experience working with Indigenous people or organizations.

Experience managing grants and contributions.

Experience working with community­based organizations involved in the delivery of health and/or social programs.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

English essential

Information on language requirements

Knowledge of First Nations health issues.

Behavioural Competencies:

Communication ­ Oral

Communication ­ Written


Ability to manage (analyzing, problem solving, delegating, managing programs, planning, and organizing) Adaptability

Change management

Conflict management



Team Leadership

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Organizational Needs:

Preference may be given to identified employment equity candidates in order to address branch and/or departmental objectives.

In alignment with the Aboriginal Peoples Employment Program (APEP) in support of increasing Aboriginal representation in areas having the most impact on program delivery and health outcomes of FNIHB’s target population, selection may be limited to candidates self­identifying as belonging to Aboriginal peoples. Aboriginal candidates must use the Affirmation of Aboriginal Affiliation Form (AAAF).

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

Class 5 driver’s licence.

Willingness and ability to work overtime or extended hours when required. Willingness and ability to travel frequently.

Other information

All communication relating to this process, including email correspondence, may be used in the assessment of qualifications.

Must be willing to relocate.

Reference checks will be conducted.

Interviews will be conducted.

Written test(s) may be administered.

A Personnel Psychology Centre test will be administered.

Candidates must clearly demonstrate in their resume that they meet the education and experience requirements. Failure to provide sufficient information will result in the candidate being screened out.

Candidates must meet all the essential qualifications for the position being staffed. The asset qualifications, organizational needs or operational requirements may be identified as desirable and may be a deciding factor in choosing the candidate to be appointed. Therefore, candidates should clearly indicate in a covering letter or resume how they meet all of the merit criteria for the position.

Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent; we will contact candidates when the screening process is completed.

Candidates invited to an interview will be required to bring proof of their education credentials, in the form of a diploma or official transcript (original documents only).

The client organization will accept applications on­line only. All job applications must therefore be submitted through the Public Service Resourcing System.

Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on­line are asked to contact 1­800­645­5605.

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier­free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.


Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

Tanya Churchill

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