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BC Public Service

BAND 4 - Senior Director, Health Equity - Amended

Posted 23 hours ago

Job Details


dollar sign102,900 to 136,700 per year

Job Description

Posting Title
BAND 4 - Senior Director, Health Equity - Amended

Position Classification
Band 4


Work Options

Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA

Salary Range
$102,900.00 - $136,700.11 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Health

Ministry Branch / Division
Strategy Planning and Evaluation/Population and Public Health Division

Job Summary

Bring your vision, leadership, and strategic planning skills to this important role

The Population and Public Health Division is responsible for improving population health and well-being and advancing health equity through health promotion and prevention, health protection, communicable disease prevention and control, and strategy, planning and evaluation.

The Public Health Strategy, Planning and Evaluation branch leads population and public health strategic planning, governance of the population and public health sector, initiatives to advance health equity, as well as performance measurement, analysis and evaluation of progress against identified system and population health priorities.

The Senior Director, Health Equity, is responsible for leading the development and implementation of strategic policies, frameworks, and initiatives that advance health equity using a GBA+ lens, supporting progress on improving equity by taking action to advance Indigenous governance and self-determination, as well as taking action on the determinants of health.

Job Requirements:
  • Master's degree or PhD in public health or a related discipline and five (5) years' experience in leading senior-level strategic policy and program development OR
  • Bachelor's Degree in public health or a related field andseven (7) years experience in leading senior-level strategic policy and program development OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Two (2) years' experienceworking in the health care or population and public health sector.
  • Five(5) years' experience managing complex projects and contracts.
  • Five (5) years' experience in performance management and program evaluation tools.
  • Five (5) years' experience leading teams in a formal supervisory role, including hiring and performance management.
  • Experience in strategic planning.
  • Experience developing partner engagement strategies and working effectively with internal and external partners.
  • Experience leading the development of Treasury Board and/or Cabinet submissions.

Preference may be given to candidates who self-identify as Indigenous, Black, or a person of colour, people who identify as LGBTQ2S+, and/or people with disabilities who may have lived experiences of systemic discrimination and thus would have important perspectives to bring to this work.

Preference may be given to applicants with a Master's or PhD in Public Health or a related field.

Preference may be given to applicants with 3 or more years of experience in any of the following:
  • Strategic planning.
  • Developing partner engagement strategies and working effectively with internal and external partners.
  • Leading the development of Treasury Board and/or Cabinet submissions.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
Amendment (June 7, 2024): Job Profile format updated
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work from home a few days a week subject to an approved telework agreement.
This position can be based out of any of the location(s) listed above.
An eligibility list may be established to fill both current and/or future permanent vacancies.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.
This position is excluded from union membership.

Working for the BC Public Service:
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact or 778-405-3452.

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above

Cover Letter: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire: YES - You will need to complete a basic questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located at the bottom of the posting.

Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category
Leadership and Management

About BC Public Service



Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-14

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