New Jobs: Elections Ontario, Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Government of the Northwest Territories, Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories

Director, Elections Readiness, Elections Ontario. Apply by July 25, 2014.

The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Operations Cluster, seeks a highly motivated and innovative leader to direct the planning, development, implementation and management of strategic and operational systems, policies and processes to deliver provincial elections, by-elections and referenda in Ontario and to maintain a continuing state of electoral event readiness at Elections Ontario (EO).

Director, Strategic Services, Elections Ontario. Apply by July 25, 2014.

The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Strategic Cluster, seeks a highly motivated and innovative leader to direct the strategic analysis, executive advice and support on a broad range of complex issues associated with the ongoing implementation of Elections Ontario’s (EO’s) initiatives and play a key role in the development of EO’s strategies, approaches and timing for the management of broader, politically sensitive corporate issues.

Director, Innovation and Electoral Transformation, Elections Ontario. Apply by July 25, 2014.

The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Operations Cluster, seeks a highly motivated and innovative leader to direct the development of business planning and management, research and development of strategic and operational systems, policies and processes for the effective delivery of “future state” modern customer focused provincial elections, by-elections and referenda in Ontario.

Research Officer, Legislative Research Services, Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Apply by July 30, 2014.

The Legislative Library and Research Services branch of the Office of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario seeks a dynamic, client-oriented individual with a background in public administration to join a multi-disciplinary team of legal, political science, public administration, social and other public policy analysts to provide high quality, confidential, non-partisan research and analysis to Members of Provincial Parliament (MPPs) from all parties, legislative committees and senior staff of the Assembly.

Manager, Corporate Planning and Evaluation, Government of the Northwest Territories. Apply by July 31, 2014, 23.59 MST.

Reporting to the Director, Corporate Planning and Evaluation, the Manager, Corporate Planning and Evaluation is responsible for the coordination of activities related to system wide strategic and business planning, program evaluation, performance measurement, risk management and reporting functions that support the Health and Social Services System. These activities are undertaken in collaboration with the Department and the Regional Health and Social Service Authorities.

Chief Electoral Officer, Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories. Apply by August 15, 2014, 15.00 MST.

The Chief Electoral Officer is a statutory officer of the Legislative Assembly, responsible for the administration of all general elections and plebiscites in the NWT. The Chief Electoral Officer is also responsible for the administration of the Elections and Plebiscites Act, for establishing policies and procedures pertaining to elections and plebiscites, for managing the Register of Territorial Electors, and for providing training and guidance to electoral officers.

New Jobs: Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity, University of Ottawa, CIVIX

Policy Analyst, Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity. Apply by August 4, 2014 at 16.00.

The Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity is seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual with graduate level education and a health care specialization or background. This position will support the research program of the Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity in support of the Ontario Task Force on Competitiveness, Productivity and Economic Progress.

Research Coordinator (Global Health), University of Ottawa Faculty of Law. Apply by August 8, 2014 at 23.59.

A Research Coordinator is being hired to support a range of analytical, empirical and big data studies on how to design global regulatory strategies that better address transnational health threats, social inequalities and human rights challenges like access to medicines, antimicrobial resistance, health news misinformation, pandemics and tobacco. This position represents a full-time paid opportunity to pursue an interest in global health, develop skills needed for rigorous social sciences research on health law/policy issues, work across national borders as part of a globally integrated research team, interact with global decision-makers, and make tangible contributions to ongoing policy processes on pressing health issues.

Operations Manager, CIVIX. Apply by August 5, 2014.

Project Manager, CIVIX. Apply by August 5, 2014.

Stakeholder and Public Relations Coordinator, CIVIX. Apply by August 7, 2014.

CIVIX is seeking motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join its team. CIVIX is a national charity that builds the capacity and commitment of young Canadians to participate in their democracy. CIVIX provides experiential learning opportunities to help young Canadians practices their rights and responsibilities as citizens.

New Jobs: UNICEF, Ministry of Health, Federation of Canada Municipalities

Policy Specialist, UNICEF. Apply by July 14.

The Policy Specialist is responsible for supporting UNICEF Canada’s leadership and authority on children’s rights through activities that advance the rights of Canada’s children. The responsibility broadly includes supporting and collaborating with the Director and the Chief Advisor of UNICEF Canada’s domestic policy team.

Policy Analyst, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. Apply by July 16.

Do you have talents in research, analysis and written communications and an interest in primary health care?

Use your project management and policy skills to good effect in this great opportunity supporting Ontario’s primary health care system.

Program Manager, Building Resilient and Inclusive Communities Program, Federation of Canadian Municipalities. Apply by June 30.

In collaboration with Latin America-based field office personnel, the BRIC Program Manager will assist with the start-up and implementation of BRIC. S/he will implement the day-to-day Canada-based components of BRIC including developing and maintaining municipal and related networks in Canada, facilitating the development of a roster of Canadian and other experts (municipal volunteers, consultants, retirees and interns).

Alumni Network Executive Election

Hello SPPGers,

After a wonderful Alumni Network Meeting, it is time to vote on the Alumni Network Executive for the 2014-15 year. This year, 4 positions were acclaimed, and we congratulate them on their new roles:

Vice-Chair (Communications) – Heather Paszat

Vice-Chair (Connections) – Andrew Perez
Vice-Chair (Events) – Loulia Kochaji
Vice-Chair (Operations) – Max Greenwald
Two positions, Chair and Vice-Chair (Finance), are contested and will be up for election.
The candidates for Chair are Leonardo Tovar and Thomas Vogl and the candidates for Vice-Chair (Finance) are Thomas Vogl and Jose Javier Iguiñiz Romero. The candidates’ biographies/statements and voting information have been sent to Network members via email. If you haven’t received it, email
Happy voting everyone!

New Jobs: Tim Horton’s, CAHO, Ryerson

Government Relations Specialist, Tim Horton’s.

This role is a key member of the Regulatory Affairs team with a focus on government affairs. Reporting to the Senior Manager Regulatory Affairs, this position is responsible for the coordination, preparation execution of various activities within the Government Affairs team. 

Policy Advisor, Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO). Apply by June 13.

Reporting to the Director, Policy and Member Relations, this senior level Policy Advisor will bring exceptional quantitative and qualitative analysis, research, project management and communication skills to this role.

Projects Manager, Institute for Privacy and Big Data, Ryerson University. Apply ASAP.

The Project Manager manages, reports and operates various projects from development to implementation stage. Plans, executes and implements all aspects of a project within agreed budget, specifications and timelines, and manages client-team relationships. Develops new project proposals in this area, as required.

New Jobs: Ontario Trillium Foundation

Senior Analyst, Research and Evaluation: Reporting to the Director of Policy, Planning and Performance (P3), this position develops and
implements the Foundation’s performance measurement, program evaluation and impact assessment projects and supports other P3 department activities as required.

Quality Assurance Specialist: the Quality Assurance Specialist is responsible for quality assurance assessments of grantees and internal practices; identifying quality gaps, recommending areas for improvements and working with staff teams to ensure these actions are incorporated into standard work processes and practices.


New Jobs: Brandon University and UHN

Project Coordinator, Brandon University, Apply by May 23

The Rural Development Institute is currently looking for a Project Coordinator for a new project called the Rural Policy on Learning Commons. The Project Coordinator will be responsible for the project operations including organizing, facilitating, implementing, monitoring and tracking project milestones and achievements and budgets. The Coordinator will interact with regional, national, international partners, to monitor project activities of several committees over multiple years to accomplish the project goals.

Project Manager, University Health Network, Apply by May 23

As partners of the Mid Toronto West Health Link, University Health Network and the Taddle Creek Family Health Team is hiring a Project Manager who will play a central role in supporting the vision of the Health Link lead in executing projects to deliver on a variety of initiatives and planning activities aimed to advance the objectives of the Mid Toronto West Health Link.