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Employment opportunity: Program Manager–Full-time Permanent-Recruitment #24-111 (Non-Union)

Public Health Sudbury & Districts
Sudbury, Ontario
$95,495.40 - $109,219.20 plus benefits and pension
Closing date
May 4, 2024

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Registered Nurse
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Division: Health Promotion and Vaccine Preventable Diseases

Location: Main Office - 1300 Paris St., Sudbury

Salary: $95,495.40 - $109,218.20/annually

Position summary:

We are currently seeking a highly motivated health professional to contribute to our organizational mission of working with our communities to promote and protect health and prevent disease.

Reporting to the Director, the Program Manager will contribute to excellence in public health practice by promoting the development and integration of practice, education and research in accordance with agency policy. This leadership role may include that of program manager, administrator, practice expert, researcher, educator, mentor and evaluator.

This position is responsible for management of assigned personnel, programs, research, and evaluation projects, and, for assisting the Director in overall divisional administration. As a member of the management team, the Program Manager promotes cooperative planning and decision making with other teams and divisions. The Manager is a member of the management staff of Public Health Sudbury & Districts and reports to the Director. This position may assume the responsibilities of the division director in consultation with the Medical Officer of Health, during absences of the Director.


  • Manages assigned personnel, programs, and research and evaluation projects.
  • Provides leadership and innovation in the development, implementation, and evaluation of assigned programs.
  • Ensures that programs address local needs and are delivered in compliance with the Ontario Public Health Standards, and the agency’s Strategic Plan.
  • Promotes cooperative planning and decision making with other teams and divisions.
  • Participates on agency committees.
  • Advises and contributes to the development of effective management of program policies, procedures, and processes.
  • Participates on external committees and cooperates, collaborates, and networks with external partners in the interdisciplinary planning and implementation of assignments and programs.
  • Assists the Director in overall divisional administration.


  • Recognized Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Bachelor of Nursing Degree.
  • Current certificate of competence with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • A master’s degree is considered an asset.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in public health or relevant setting combined with progressive supervisory and administrative responsibility, experience in community partnerships, education and in applied community health research, including program planning and evaluation.
  • Experience in community partnerships, education, and applied community health research, including program planning and evaluation.
  • Current CPR level C certification.
  • Advanced oral and written proficiency in English.
  • Proficiency in both official languages is considered an asset.
  • Strong public health background is an asset.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge and abilities in the areas of human resources, labour relations, team building, policy development, financial management, as well as quality and risk management.
  • Knowledge of, and demonstrated abilities in, the areas of control of infectious diseases and vaccine preventable diseases and community asset mapping, program planning, research, evaluation, population health, public health science, and social determinants of health including leadership to improve population health. Certification in Infection Control is an asset.
  • Knowledge and understanding of pertinent federal, provincial, and municipal legislation, regulations, and guidelines that have implications for public health.
  • Ability to work with internal and external stakeholders to set priorities, manage multiple initiatives, and work independently and collaboratively.
  • Demonstrated computer skills.
  • Interest in contributing to the prevention and control of infectious and vaccine preventable diseases.

Send resumés with cover letter to:

Human Resources, Corporate Services Division
Public Health Sudbury & Districts
1300 Paris Street, Sudbury, ON P3E 3A3


Please include the recruitment number in the subject line.
Please include cover letter and resumé in one PDF or Word document.

Tel: 705.522.9200 ext. 570
Fax: 705.522.5182



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