A world free of the effects of diabetes is our vision. That’s why we’re working together to improve the quality of life of people living with diabetes. We’re sharing knowledge and creating connections for individuals and the health-care professionals who care for them; advocating through public policy; and funding research to improve treatments and find a cure to end diabetes.
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Reporting to the Executive Director, Government Affairs & Policy, the Director, Government Relations is responsible for developing and leading Diabetes Canada’s provincial government relationships. The Director will develop and implement strategic advocacy and partnerships in Ontario and in the eastern provinces to improve services, care, and access (except Québec). This role will also be focused on implementing appropriate concrete responses to the recently tabled Diabetes Framework. The Director will assess trends and issues within each assigned provincial government and other key provincial decision-making bodies and determine appropriate actions with key stakeholders and volunteers.
Ontario (preference for Ottawa or Toronto residents). A flexible work agreement policy in place allows employees to work on a hybrid schedule. Employees must be willing to travel for meetings and events when needed.
This role includes, but not limited to:
The ideal candidate possesses:
What Diabetes Canada Can Offer You:
At Diabetes Canada, we are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other legally protected status. We are dedicated to a high-performance, diverse, and inclusive workplace. We strongly believe that having a diverse organization with various skills and abilities will inspire creativity, drive innovation, and promote belonging. We are committed to building a team representative of different backgrounds and perspectives, and we encourage applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada.
Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada and, where applicable, must have a valid work permit or study permit that allows the candidate to fulfill the requirements of the role.
We thank all interested applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Diabetes Canada is not accepting recruitment agency/firm referrals.
Safe Place to Work - Diabetes Canada is committed to protecting the health and safety of our stakeholders and mitigating the risk of COVID-19 spread. A mandatory COVID-19 vaccination program is in place and provides direction on the conditions under which individuals are permitted to be employed with DC.
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