Government Managers - Health and Social Policy Development and Program Administration

(NOC 0411)

Career Description

Government managers in health and social policy development and program administration plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the development and administration of health care policies, social policies and related programs designed to protect and promote the health and social welfare of individuals and communities.

Duties May Include

  • Participate in the development of health or social policies by providing advice to senior government managers
  • Organize departmental unit and establish procedures to meet departmental objectives set by senior management
  • Direct and advise health or social policy researchers, consultants or program officers who conduct research, prepare documents or administer programs for individuals and communities in areas such as health and social services, employment and immigration, labour or housing
  • Plan, administer and control budgets for research and administration, support services and equipment and supplies
  • Organize and direct committees and working groups to plan, manage or evaluate health and social services projects and programs
  • Interview, hire and provide training for staff.

Examples of Titles

city medical officer of health - government services
director, health information and promotion - government serv
director, immigration and settlement - government services
health program operations manager - government services
housing policy and development director - government service
social services director - government services
social services planning manager - government services

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Modified on January 26, 2022