Job Description

Overview of responsibilities :

This is an exciting opportunity to work with an established branch in a new department and play a key role in the attainment of its priorities.

Intent of the process

The intent is to staff this position via the Aboriginal Peoples Employment Program, which aims to strategically increase Indigenous representation within the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch. As such, Organizational Needs may be applied and first consideration may be given to candidates self-identifying as belonging to Indigenous peoples

Qualifications :

Senior leadership is Director-level and above including Chief Executive Officer, Chief and Council etc.

Knowledge requirements :

Knowledge of political, social and health issues impacting First Nations in Alberta.

Special skills and abilities :

Key leadership Competencies:
Create Vision and Strategy
Mobilize People
Uphold Integrity and Respect
Collaborate with Partners and Stakeholders
Promote Innovation and Guide Change
Achieve Results

Behavioral Competencies:
Written Communication
Oral communication
Aboriginal Cultural Competency

Ability to work effectively with First Nations, Inuit, or Métis.

Job Type : Full Time
Employment Category : Project Management

Employer Profile

n August, 2017, the creation of a new department, Indigenous Services Canada was announced. Since that time, the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch has transitioned from Health Canada to the new department.

Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) works collaboratively with partners to improve access to high quality services for First Nations, Inuit and Métis. Our vision is to support and empower Indigenous peoples to independently deliver services and address the socio-economic conditions in their communities.

The First Nations and Inuit Health Branch supports the delivery of public health and health promotion services on-reserve and in Inuit communities. It also provides drug, dental and ancillary health services to First Nations and Inuit people regardless of residence.

Company Info

Phone : 1231231234
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City/Town : : Edmonton
Province/Territory : : Alberta
Special instructions : Information you must provide Your résumé. A covering letter in 1,000 words (maximum) Contact information for 2 references. In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications) Education: Bachelor’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in health, social sciences, public health or public administration or in another field relevant to the position. NOTE: An acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience will be considered. Degree equivalency
Disclosure statement : : Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application. Our means of communication with applicants is via e-mail. Please ensure to include a functional email address, which will accept messages from unknown users (some e-mail systems block these types of e-mails). It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required. Preference Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first. Information on the preference to veterans We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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