Apply By: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 11:59 pm EST
Competition Status: Posting Cancelled

Approximately 33 individuals applied for this opportunity.

Due to operational reasons the recruitment for this position has been cancelled.

To look for other job opportunities that match your skills and experience go to Job Search. You may also subscribe to our Job Alert service to receive emails when new jobs open up that match your determined search criteria.

Thank you for your interest in the Ontario Public Service.


Ministry of Health
Ontario Health Insurance Plan
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
XEXE2 - Executive 2
$130,930.00 - $168,240.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Open Targeted
Job ID:
The Ministry of Health is seeking a strategic senior leader with exceptional relationship management skills to build and maintain credible and collaborative partnerships with individual providers, professional associations and health care provider organizations. If you are passionate about the health care sector and you can provide leadership and direction for planning, priority setting and negotiation of compensation and accountability agreements through negotiation and collaboration, then consider this opportunity.

As Director, Negotiations, within the Ontario Health Insurance Plan Division, your strategic leadership and superior negotiation skills will lead a Branch and play an integral role in securing compensation and accountability agreements with health care providers, associations and health care organizations, to maximize the ministry's investment in the health care system.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As the Director, Negotiations you will:

• Provide leadership in the planning, development and implementation of sound negotiation strategies and processes related to the delivery of physician programs and services.
• Lead the development of negotiation mandates and strategies within the division and assembles negotiation teams drawing on a wide range of internal and external resources.
• Provides advice and oversight of agreements and contract management approaches for a variety of providers and services.
• Directs the development of effective, timely communication strategies and shares information with internal/external stakeholders on negotiation outcomes, government directions.
• Influence, negotiate and develop strong, productive partnerships and relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
• Demonstrate political acuity and superior communication and interpersonal skills to lead consultations and brief ministry executives.

How do I qualify?

Executive Leadership

• You are a proven senior leader currently working at a director-level or considered an advancing leader who is ready for director-level roles.
• You have executive leadership experience in building teams, mentoring staff and delivering results in a fast-paced and high-profile environment.
• You are collaborative with the ability to plan strategically and communicate a vision to those around you.
• You support and promote a positive team environment which fosters a culture of excellence and creates an inclusive, diverse, equitable and accessible work place.
• You are skilled at providing advice and briefings to senior executives.

Relationship/Stakeholder Management

• You have experience building and fostering strategic partnerships and collaborative networks to promote specific objectives and strategic direction.
• You have the ability to get stakeholders to the table, deal with them tactfully and respectfully, manage their expectations, and facilitate cooperation among them.
• You have superior negotiation skills for engaging stakeholders in productive discussions and to arrive at a negotiated agreement.
• You have the ability to anticipate potential issues that stakeholders may have and to seek increased understanding of viewpoints.
• You act with integrity and promote transparency and accountability.

Job Specific and Health Sector Knowledge

• You have excellent knowledge of the health care system and specifically physician models of practice, related legislation, regulations and current contracts.
• You are familiar with accountability agreements, decision-making structures, procedures and standards.
• You have excellent knowledge of effective negotiation practices and techniques to negotiate agreements.
• You understand contract management, collective agreements, workplace legislation, human resource policies, directives and guidelines.
• You have knowledge of financial planning, budgeting and management expertise sufficient to lead/support the development of financial plans that are sound and support the negotiation mandate.

Judgement, Tact and Political Acuity

• You demonstrate the ability to assess the potential of industry and political acceptance of recommendations and decisions regarding negotiations.
• You have proven success in negotiating and managing complex, sensitive and high-profile issues.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent, 1075 Bay St, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Posted on:
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
  • Interview Dates: Week of December 16th & January 6
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, November 26, 2019 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

Job advertisements for positions that have been designated bilingual will be provided in both English and French on the website. Positions that are not designated bilingual are not translated and are displayed in English only on both the English and French versions of the website.

Les annonces d'emploi pour les postes désignés bilingues sont publiées en anglais et en français sur le site Web. Les annonces pour les postes qui ne sont pas désignés bilingues ne sont pas traduites et elles figurent en anglais seulement, tant dans la version française que dans la version anglaise du site.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer.
Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code.
Note: The only website where you can apply on-line for positions with the Ontario Public Service is

You must enable JavaScript in your browser to access full functionality on the OPS Careers website.

Vous devez activer JavaScript dans votre navigateur pour avoir accès à toutes les fonctionnalités du site Carrières dans la FPO.

Ontario Logo / Logo de l'Ontario
This site is maintained by the Government of Ontario
Ce site est mis à jour par le gouvernement de l'Ontario

Privacy | Important Notices
Confidentialité | Avis importants

© Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2007
© Imprimeur de la Reine pour l'Ontario, 2007