The Health Information Privacy, Security and Legislation (HIPSL) Branch is accountable for the design, implementation, and continual advancement of the provincial information privacy and security framework (including ensuring the ministry’s compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA), the E-Health Act, and other applicable health-specific legislation.
HIPSL promotes corporate accountability for the protection of information and information systems to support improved decision-making throughout the ministry and broader health sector. HIPSL provides information privacy and security leadership, expertise and advice regarding legislation, regulation, policies, industry standards, and best practices for the Ministry and the broader health sector.
The Privacy Analyst undertakes policy and research projects to enable HIPSL to plan, develop and implement legislation, regulations, ministerial orders, policies, procedures, standards, educational initiatives and training programs in health information privacy. The position supports the implementation and evaluation of a transformed privacy management program for the Ministry of Health in accordance with BC government’s Privacy Management and Accountability Policy (PMAP).
The Privacy Analyst provides authoritative advice to Ministry clients and stakeholders on complex and high-profile Ministry and health-sector initiatives, and represents the Ministry’s privacy perspective at inter-ministry and cross health-sector committees.
The successful candidate is energetic, enthusiastic and passionate about making a meaningful contribution in service to the public and is a committed to continuous learning.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition — 2017-06-22
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Degree or diploma in a related field (e.g. information sciences, social sciences, law, public administration, computer science) and two years of related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
- Experience researching policy issues and conducting policy analysis.
- Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with management, staff, clients and stakeholders.
- Experience preparing comprehensive reports and providing recommendations.
- Experience working independently and prioritizing and completing quality work assignments under tight deadlines.
- Preference may be given to candidates with experience:
- Interpreting and applying legislation.
- Working with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the Personal Information Protection Act and the general principles of information access and privacy.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile.