Senior Program Manager, Standards

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Post Date: June 6, 2024
Apply Before: June 27, 2024

Job Overview

Location

Ottawa

Province

Ontario

Salary

$--not specified

Category

Business & Operations

Commitment

full time

Job Description

Senior Program Manager, Standards

Terms:  Full-time, permanent

Starting Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Location: Ottawa (Hybrid Work Model)

ABOUT THE ROLE:

The Senior Program Manager is a member of HSO’s Products and Strategic Offerings team, reporting to the Director, Standards. Products and Strategic Offerings, the content development business unit of the Enterprise, creates HSO standards, assessment programs and quality improvement solutions. HSO standards are evidence-based criteria and guidelines promoting quality and safety in health and social services. These standards serve as the basis for cutting-edge accreditation programs and robust public policies.

This Senior Program Manager role is ideal for a compassionate leader who actively listens, mentors and engages with their team.  As a resilient change agent, you possess a growth mindset with the ability to pivot, problem solve and continuously learn in a dynamic environment.  You will be a positive source of energy and stability, staying focused on the collective difference we are all making towards a safer care and a healthier world.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Leading the design, co-production, and release of people-centred, evidence-based, high-quality standards in collaboration with the team, subject matter experts, and Technical Committee members.
  • Accountable for compliance of standards with the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) requirements.
  • Planning, documenting and managing defined project requirements and scope, delivered on time and on budget.
  • Continuously improving and innovating standards development processes.
  • Effective collaboration internally across business units, and externally with national subject matter experts, people with lived experience, policy leaders and healthcare providers.

Must Have Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a related field, such as Health Sciences, Health Policy, or Business Administration.
  • Clinical experience in a large health care organization as a regulated health care provider in good standing.
  • Progressive leadership experience (5-7 years).
  • Standards development and/or accreditation experience (5-7 years).
  • Exceptional writing, editing, facilitation and presentation skills; able to represent the organization and meaningfully interpret standards to internal and external audiences.
  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of the health and social services legislative, regulatory, policy, research and health system landscape.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Project management certification
  • Quality and patient safety certification
  • Certification and experience in public participation and community engagement
  • Experience in environmental scanning and literature appraisal
  • Bilingualism French/English is desirable

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:

In Your First 30-90 Days:

  • Complete our orientation program with other new hires to learn about HSO, our values of trust, inclusion, collaboration, innovation and learning, and our mission of quality improvement in healthcare and social services.
  • Set your performance and learning objectives for the year in collaboration with your people manager.
  • Meet regularly with your people manager to discuss your learning progression and alignment for your accountabilities.
  • Take on assigned initiatives or projects for your role.

What We Can Offer You:

  • Hybrid work model.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits, including a defined benefit pension plan.
  • Time off programs, including office shutdown during last week of December.
  • Professional development support.
  • A culture that measures and values psychological safety, inclusion and engagement.

WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO:

Health Standards Organization (HSO) and our affiliates Accreditation Canada (AC) and the Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare (IQMH) are global, not-for-profit organizations. Together, we develop standards and deliver assessment programs and quality improvement solutions that have been adopted in over 12,000 locations across five continents. Our people-centered programs and services have been setting the bar for quality across the health ecosystem for 65 years.

Join us toward a future that will lead to “Safer Care and A Healthier World.” Let’s follow a mission together, where we “empower and enable people around the world to continuously improve quality of care.”

HSO is committed to fostering a culture of inclusion, diversity, equity and access, where all employees feel respected and valued and have an equal opportunity to achieve success. We encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, people from diverse races, ethnicities and/or religions, persons with disabilities, people from gender diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities. Please let us know how we can support you throughout the recruiting process, including through the provision of accommodations on request.

We are also proud to have been named as one of the Top 100 National Capital Region’s Top Employers in 2022 and 2023.

We are equal opportunity employer and are committed to the principles of Employment Equity. We encourage qualified applications from all genders, including visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, and persons with disabilities. We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please email HR at HumanResources@healthstandards.org. For any queries related to recruitment please email at recruitment@healthstandards.org.

Job Overview

Location:

Ottawa

Province:

Ontario

Starting Salary

$--not specified

Category

Business & Operations

Job Type

full time