Government of Alberta Manager, Health System Planning Full Time in Edmonton, AB

Government of Alberta

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Manager, Health System Planning
Edmonton, AB

Final candidates for this position will be required to undergo a security screening. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ education…

As the Manager, Health System Planning you will lead and manage health system planning activities, including stakeholder engagement with Alberta Health Services and other health system partners to to identify strengths, opportunities and gaps in the health system and to engage in planning activities that consider the health and health needs of Albertans now and in the future,various health service delivery models, infrastructure and health human resources forecasting.

As the ideal candidate you will employ competencies in systems thinking, developing collaborative environments, innovative and creative problem solving and results orientation to:

-Guide a team of professional staff in long range health system planning activities and methodologies across all sectors including development of service planning guidelines and ensuring alignment with Ministry and Government of Alberta priorities, such as the shift to community based care;

-Oversee the development and management of the health system planning cycle and framework that aligns with Ministry and Government planning and budgeting planning requirements and cycles;

-Collaborate with unit and division colleagues to ensure the health standards, evidence based practices and access and quality initiatives are incorporating into health system planning; and

-Work with Strategic Clinical Networks, ministry working groups and other stakeholders to share information about activities and outcomes to support health system planning.


A University degree (Masters preferred) in clinical or social sciences, business administration, public administration, health administration, law or other related field, plus a minimum of 4 years progressively responsible related experience with health services planning and policy development is required. Equivalencies will be considered. Experience working on projects for quality/business improvement and implementing change is also required. Experience working with stakeholders is essential. Management or supervisory experience is preferred. Experience working directly in the area of health human resource planning is an asset. Experience working with government structures and processes, and related health legislation would also be considered an asset.


Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process. The link below will assist you with understanding competencies:


$3,062.51 to $4,121.25 bi-weekly ($79,931 – $107,564 per annum)


This is a permanent full time position. Final candidates for this position will be required to undergo a security screening. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same or lower classification and salary level.

What we offer:

-Comprehensive benefits plan (1stChoice):

-Pension plan:

How to Apply

Online applications are preferred. If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Alberta Health, Human Resources, 2nd Floor, ATB Place North, 10025 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T5J 2N3 or fax: (780) 638-1075. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of the competition.

Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume, and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Applicants being considered may be contacted via e-mail with information about the next stage in the process.

It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) – http://work.alberta.ca/immigration/international-qualifications-assessment-service.html It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.

Position Profile

Please see the attached position description for a detailed list of the job responsibilities: COMING SOON!

Closing Statement

If you require any further information on this job posting, please call our Human Resource office at: (780) 427-1524. We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2017-01-25
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