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Analyst, Research and Policy, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, Region of Peel

Mississauga, Ontario
Deadline November 5, 2015

Contract Duration: Approximately thirteen (13) months Health Services – Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention

The Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention division has an exciting opportunity for two (2) contract Analyst, Research and Policy positions within our team.  Are you a result driven professional looking for an opportunity to be part of a strategic and innovative research and policy team? If so then this may be the opportunity you have been looking for.

Team 1 Responsibilities:

  • Support the advancement of strategic priorities through critical program and policy analysis, monitoring and assessing of legislation, analyzing data, completing evidence reviews, and writing reports/corporate communications.

Team 2  Responsibilities:

  • Support the advancement of healthier built environments through critical program and policy analysis, monitoring and assessing of legislation, analyzing data, completing evidence reviews, and writing reports/corporate communications.
  • Knowledge in development planning process, concepts for creating healthy built environments, and health and planning policies is an asset.

Responsibilities:

  • Apply advanced knowledge of public health and/or technical knowledge regarding population health, social determinants of health, epidemiology and evidence-informed decision making.
  • Provide expert interpretation of legislation, public health policy and internal policies and procedures.
  • Monitor, identify, analyze and provide recommendations on trends, risks and opportunities.
  • Synthesize research evidence and participate in research projects.
  • Interpret, synthesize, and integrate health data and research evidence to provide
  • recommendations to guide policy and programming decisions.
  • Monitor, develop, implement and advocate for policies that will have positive population health implications.
  • Provide guidance to the program and evaluation planning process.
  • Synthesize complex information into a wide range of written and visual communication
  • products such as reviews of research evidence, briefing documents, policy positions and
  • presentations.
  • Design and implement knowledge translation activities related to research evidence, data and policy.
  • Develop and maintain cooperative, collaborative and strategic relationships with internal and external partners.

Post Close Date:  11/5/2015

To view the full responsibilities and job qualifications, please visit us at http://www.peelregion.ca/hr.