Job ID 28234
Are you passionate about health care and adept at navigating complex negotiations? Do you have a knack for analyzing data and research to ensure that every investment in the health care system counts? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you! We are seeking dedicated Junior Bargaining Analysts to play a pivotal role in supporting the negotiation of accountability agreements between the ministry and individual health care providers, as well as health care organizations. In this role, you’ll be at the forefront of maximizing the ministry’s investments in the health care sector by providing critical research insights and analytical expertise. Whether you’re ready to take on the challenge of large-scale negotiations or to lead smaller-scale contract renewal projects, your skills will directly contribute to the enhancement of our health care system and the well-being of countless individuals. If you’re ready to make a meaningful impact and shape the future of health care negotiations, we encourage you to read on and consider becoming a vital part of our dynamic team.
The Physician and Provider Services Division (PPSD) is accountable for policy development, negotiations, and mediation or arbitration, where applicable, and the implementation of agreements between government and certain health care provider associations. The division recently modernized its organizational structure to better align with their business objectives and is looking for new staff who are ready to learn and are passionate about contributing to the lives of Ontarians through the work we do.
The Provider Negotiations Management Branch is a new branch, created to lead the negotiations process for the ministry with health care providers, including the Ontario Medical Association (OMA), the Association of Ontario Midwives, the Ontario Association of Optometrists, and the Ontario Dental Association.
Why work for the Ontario Public Service?
The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is committed to being an employer of first choice, creating a positive and inclusive work environment.
- Competitive compensation and benefits
• Flexible work arrangements
• Collegial and professional work culture
• Career growth and development opportunities across multiple business areas
• On-the-job training to support your success in the role
OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:
We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful, and equitable workplace.
We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.
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We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario’s Human Rights Code < http://www.ohrc.on.ca/en/ontario-human-rights-code >. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.
What can I expect to do in this role?
In this role, you will:
- Participate in the branch’s negotiations projects
• Provide analytical and research support, including synthesis and reporting of information
• Provide consultative advice, and prepare briefing materials and responses to queries
How do I qualify?
Health Care Knowledge
• Proven knowledge of the health care system, health care delivery, the role, governance, resources and relationships of different types of health system providers/groups and systems thinking
• Demonstrated knowledge of Ontario’s legislative authorities such as the Health Insurance Act and policies impacting negotiations agreements to provide advice and incorporate appropriate accountability measures
Research and Analytical Skills
• Demonstrated research, data and analytical skills to conduct research, and gather and analyze data from various sources
• Ability to interpret information and data, analyze impacts of actions/events, and recommend and implement plans
• Demonstrated knowledge of, and skills in, negotiations to provide input to the development and implementation of strategies and mandates for the negotiation of accountability agreements and contracts
• Knowledge of negotiations to provide advice and support to ministry branches in support of their own negotiations processes
• Knowledge of contractual agreement development and management to conduct research, data gathering and analysis of various data
Project Management Skills
• Demonstrated project management skills to lead/participate in projects
• Knowledge of project management methods, principles and best practices to lead and/or participate in the branch’s negotiations projects
• Proven communications, relationship management and customer service skills to gather information, provide advice, and collaborate with stakeholders
• Demonstrated ability to collect and analyze data, using word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software to create presentation materials and present information to management and stakeholders
• Written communication skills to prepare reports, procedural documents and other communications products
Salary Range: $66,484 – $92,950 Per Year
- 2 Temporary, duration up to 18 months (with possibility of extension), 438 University Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region
- The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions. These positions may be of various tenures, including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.
Please apply online, only, by Wednesday, October 4, 2023, by visiting www.ontario.ca/careers, and entering Job ID 202907 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.
If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/ContactUs.aspx to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.