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Executive Director, Occupational Health & Wellness Services, Health Employers Association of BC

Are you looking for a change? Do you want to make a difference at a provincial level? Interested in taking your leadership to the next Level? HEABC has an exciting opportunity for you. OPPORTUNITY: The Executive Director, Occupational Health & Wellness Services reports to the President & CEO, and is responsible for the strategic planning, development, leadership, execution and evaluation of initiatives in the areas of Attendance Support, Workplace Wellness and Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) for BC’s public health care sector.

OPPORTUNITY: The Executive Director, Occupational Health & Wellness Services reports to the President & CEO, and is responsible for the strategic planning, development, leadership, execution and evaluation of initiatives in the areas of Attendance Support, Workplace Wellness and Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) for BC’s public health care sector. The Executive Director will develop partnerships with a full range of stakeholders including Affiliate member employers, Health Authorities, Unions and a range of agencies including but not limited to WorksafeBC, SafeCare BC, and benefit providers. The successful candidate will bring leadership, vision, strong relationship skills and superior communication abilities to the role. A strong ability to develop partnerships and build consensus is important for success. While a deep understanding of the field would be preferred, strong leadership skills are essential. Understanding the operational realities of the health care sector would be an asset. Along with a Master’s level of education in a relevant area, you have 10+ years’ experience in progressively more complex leadership roles. You have a proven ability to operate as a strategic business partner, build partnerships, reach consensus, set vision and direction. You have a solid history of implementing successful programs and can influence and negotiate sensitive situations and relationships. HEABC is a knowledge organization that stimulates innovation in BC health human resources and contributes to the sustainability of the BC health care system. Our mission, vision and values, combined with our strategic initiatives are what make HEABC a leader in strategic human resources in health care. We value integrity, respect, leadership, courage, excellence and teamwork. This is an opportunity to join our talented team in a culture of learning, innovation and leadership. As the only bargaining organization in Canada representing the entire spectrum of health care employers, HEABC plays a critical, strategic role in the interdependent relationship between employers, unions and government. We strive to enhance the working relationship between these groups. As the healthcare landscape continues to evolve, it takes a long-term strategic view to anticipate and plan for the future. HEABC is in the forefront of the health care labour relations and human resources sector. Having a provincial leadership role in human resources and labour relations issues management for more than 230 publicly funded health care employers, HEABC is responsible for negotiating five major provincial agreements covering more than 115,000 unionized health care employees covering nurses, health science professionals, physician residents, and support workers in both facilities and community settings. We also have a key role in the negotiation of the BC Physician Master Agreement and work closely with the Doctors of BC, the Ministry of Health and the Health Authorities on a range of physician related issues. For more information, visit www.heabc.bc.ca. Along with a competitive salary, HEABC offers generous vacation, health, and pension plan benefits. HOW TO APPLY: If you're looking for a fulfilling and challenging career within a dynamic organization, please submit a cover letter and resume outlining your experience to: HEABC, Human Resources 300 – 2889 East 12th Ave Vancouver, BC V5M 4T5 Email: Careers@heabc.bc.ca Fax 604.736.2715 We wish to thank all applications for their interest and effort in applying; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted