Manager of Quantitative Services

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
MANAGER OF QUANTITATIVE SERVICES
PAY BAND 7
OPEN
FREDERICTON

The Department of Health is seeking an individual to join the Corporate Services Division as the Manager of Quantitative Services in Fredericton.

Reporting to the Director of the Health Analytics Branch, the successful candidate will become a key member of the Branch's management team. The Branch has responsibility for four key service areas: Health Information Management; Decision Support; Quantitative Services; and Research & Open Data Access. This position will be responsible for providing the leadership, strategic direction, and management related to Quantitative Services.

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the production and distribution of analyses that measure the economic impact of new and proposed health services and programs; assessing population health issues and their impact on the health care system; and analyzing regional, national, and international economic conditions and their implications for health policy in New Brunswick.

In this role, managing a team of data analysts and researchers will be a key responsibility. This will include recruitment, mentorship, coaching, performance management and provision of ongoing support to team members.

This position will require extensive consultation, collaboration and liaison with many key stakeholders within the Department of Health and the New Brunswick healthcare system, and with national organizations such as the Canadian Institute for Health Information, the Public Health Agency of Canada, Statistic Canada and with the academic community through organizations like the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in Economic, Health Economics, Demography, Business Administration/Commerce, Public Administration, Mathematics, Statistics, Epidemiology or a health related field and a minimum of five (5) years of related experience, to include two (2) years of experience in a management / leadership role; OR a Bachelor's degree in a related field and a minimum of seven (7) years of related experience, to include two (2) years of experience in a management / leadership role. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.

Written and spoken competence in English and French is required. Please state your language capability on your application.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration. Please ensure that preferred language for assessment is identified on your resume.

ASSET QUALIFICATIONS: Preference may be given to candidates that demonstrate experience in one or more of the following asset qualifications:

  • Understanding of the health care setting in New Brunswick
  • Understanding of New Brunswick's Personal Health Information Privacy & Access legislation
  • GNB's Performance Excellence Process

Subject to the response to this competition, candidates may be required to demonstrate on their application one or more of the asset qualifications in addition to the essential qualifications in order to be given further consideration.

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following behavioural competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking/Judgement;
  • Results Orientation;
  • Relationship/Network Building.

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following technical competencies:

  • Planning and Organizing Skills;
  • Knowledge of Research Methodologies, Principles and Practices.

Salary: $76, 804 to $92, 898 per annum

We encourage applicants to apply on-line at https://www.ere.gnb.ca/competition.aspx?lang=E&t=Y or by mail at the following address by July 21, 2018 indicating competition number DOH-18-0027. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

Department of Health
Human Resources
4th floor, 520 King Street
Fredericton, NB E3B 5G8
Telephone: (506) 453-4331
E-Mail: humanresources.dh@gnb.ca

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

As per the Civil Service Act, candidates registered with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program and veterans, who demonstrate they are among the most qualified, shall be given preference at the time of appointment.

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