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Junior Bargaining Analyst

Ministry of Health
Physician and Provider Services Division / Provider Negotiations Management Branch
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
2 Temporary up to 18 months (with possibility of extension)
Job Code:
4A008 - ProgPlanEval04
$66,484.00 - $92,950.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Open Targeted
Job ID:
Are you passionate about healthcare and adept at navigating complex negotiations? Do you have a knack for analyzing data and research to ensure that every investment in the healthcare system counts? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you! We are seeking dedicated Junior Bargaining Analysts to play a pivotal role in supporting the negotiation of accountability agreements between the ministry and individual healthcare providers, as well as healthcare organizations. In this role, you'll be at the forefront of maximizing the ministry's investments in the healthcare sector by providing critical research insights and analytical expertise. Whether you're ready to take on the challenge of large-scale negotiations or to lead smaller-scale contract renewal projects, your skills will directly contribute to the enhancement of our healthcare system and the well-being of countless individuals. If you're ready to make a meaningful impact and shape the future of healthcare negotiations, we encourage you to read on and consider becoming a vital part of our dynamic team.

About Us

The Physician and Provider Services Division (PPSD) is accountable for policy development, negotiations, and mediation or arbitration where applicable and the implementation of agreements between government and certain health care provider associations. The division recently modernized its organizational structure to better align with their business objectives and is looking for new staff who are ready to learn and are passionate about contributing to the lives of Ontarians through the work we do.

The Provider Negotiations Management Branch is a new branch, created to lead the negotiations process for the ministry with health care providers including the Ontario Medical Association (OMA), the Association of Ontario Midwives, the Ontario Association of Optometrists, and the Ontario Dental Association.

Why work for the Ontario Public Service?

The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is committed to being an employer of first choice, creating a positive and inclusive work environment.

We offer:
• Competitive compensation and benefits
• Flexible work arrangements
• Collegial and professional work culture
• Career growth and development opportunities across multiple business areas
• On-the-job training to support your success in the role

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
• Participate in the Branch's negotiations projects
• Provide analytical and research support including synthesis and reporting of information
• Provide consultative advice, and prepare briefing materials and responses to queries

How do I qualify?

Health Care Knowledge

You have:
• Proven knowledge of the health care system, health care delivery, the role, governance, resources and relationships of different types of health system providers/groups and systems thinking
• Demonstrated knowledge of Ontario's legislative authorities such as the Health Insurance Act and policies impacting negotiations agreements to provide advice and incorporate appropriate accountability measures

Research and Analytical Skills

You have:
• Demonstrated research, data and analytical skills to conduct research, and gather and analyze data from various sources
• Ability to interpret information and data analyze impacts of actions/events and recommend and implement plans

Negotiation Skills

You have:
• Demonstrated knowledge of and skills in negotiations to provide input to the development and implementation of strategies and mandates for the negotiation of accountability agreements and contracts
• Knowledge of negotiations to provide advice and support to Ministry branches in support of their own negotiations processes
• Knowledge of contractual agreement development and management to conduct research, data gathering and analysis of various data

Project Management Skills

You have:
• Demonstrated project management skills to lead/participate in projects
• Knowledge of project management methods, principles and best practices to lead and/or participate in the branch's negotiations projects

Communication Skills

You have:
• Proven communications, relationship management and customer service skills to gather information, provide advice, and collaborate with stakeholders
• Demonstrated ability to collect and analyze data using word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software to create presentation materials and present information to management and stakeholders
• Written communication skills to prepare reports, procedural documents and other communications products

Additional Information:

  • 2 English Temporary, duration up to 18 months, 438 University Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Policy and Analysis
Posted on:
Tuesday, September 19, 2023
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  • C-HL-202907/23(2)
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, October 4, 2023 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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

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