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Policy Analyst, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline August 4, 2017

1 Year Contract/Secondment        

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) is the self-regulating body for the province's medical profession. The College regulates the practice of medicine to protect and serve the public interest. It issues certificates of registration to doctors to allow them to practise medicine, monitors and maintains standards of practice through peer assessment and remediation and investigates complaints against doctors on behalf of the public.

You are a disciplined and focused policy professional who has experience with researching and analyzing highly visible and scrutinized policy issues. You are diligent and detail oriented with superior written and oral communication skills. If this is you, consider applying to join the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario as a Policy Analyst.

As a member of the Policy Department you will manage the policy development and review processes for assigned College policies from inception to completion. This will include project planning, in depth legislative and policy research, the drafting and presentation of briefing and communication materials, and the management and analysis of stakeholder consultations.  You will conduct and manage broad internal and external consultations on policy documents and administer ongoing environmental scans of health policy issues.

In addition to your work on College policies, your political acuity and sound judgement will help you create and support public submissions and reviews of relevant health policy issues and position statements of other stakeholders relating to the mandate of the College. You will engage on these issues with high level stakeholders while reviewing and analyzing position statements and initiatives of other stakeholders.


  • An advanced degree in a relevant field, such as health policy, public policy/administration, health administration/management, or law  
  • A minimum of 2 years’ work experience in a policy focused role
  • Superior analytic and critical thinking skills with demonstrated ability to manage complex issues
  • An understanding of the healthcare environment, professional regulation, and the relevant legislation, including the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991
  • Above average oral and written communication skills  
  • Demonstrated experience in project, stakeholder and group management
  • Ability to work independently and within a team while handling challenging individual and organizational goals in accordance with established timelines
  • Demonstrated technical abilities in Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint and Excel.

The College offers a flexible 35 hour week and is located at 80 College St., Toronto, ON.

To apply, forward your cover letter and resume by August 4, 2017. For more information about the College please visit our website at

Position Details
Recruitment: 17-36
Reports To: Manager
Job Family: Professional Contributor I
Status: 1 Year Contract/Secondment
Start Date: ASAP
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week
Reason for Posting: Replacement
Scope of Search: Internal/External

The College is committed to hiring practices that support accessibility for people with disabilities, employment equity and diversity in the workplace.  The College actively seeks to increase their diversity by welcoming applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.   Applicants with a disability may request accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process by contacting the Human Resources Department.