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.