Reporting to the Privacy Officer, this position will lead and support the development of Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs) regarding the collection, use, disclosure and safeguards of health and/or personal information at Calgary Foothills Primary Care Network. This position will also act as part of a team, offering resource and subject matter expertise pertaining to privacy and data security issues, providing information, interpretation and education as required.


Key aspects of the position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and manage multiple Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs)
  • Monitor and review previously accepted PIAs to determine if amendments are required
  • Create, apply, and oversee a framework for standardization of PIA development
  • Coordinate and log the PIA submission process with the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC) of Alberta
  • Conduct reviews with project/program managers to identify vulnerabilities that could result in the loss or mismanagement of health and/or personal information
  • Develop, update, maintain and implement, in collaboration with the Privacy Officer, the organization’s privacy policies, procedures and standards to reflect the organization’s responsibilities related to information privacy
  • Participate in the creation of training content, promoting privacy awareness and developing other tools to support the growth of privacy knowledge within the organization
  • Develop and produce corporate privacy and data security reports as required
  • Maintain current knowledge of privacy legislation including changes to the legislation and propose necessary policy updates
  • Occasional travel within Calgary or to Cochrane for meetings. Access to a reliable vehicle is necessary
  • Other duties as required


  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with a diverse range of individuals and groups, including senior management, administration, information systems specialists, financial staff, government officials, physicians, clinic staff and patients
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant privacy laws, regulations and standards as they apply specifically to health and/or personal information in Alberta
  • Experience in identifying privacy risks and making recommendations to mitigate risks associated with the handling of different information types, including health information, personal information, business information, financial information and other sensitive data
  • Proven project management skills
  • Knowledge of change management principles
  • Exceptional business writing skills including the ability to communicate complex information effectively
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); working knowledge of MS Visio
  • Ability to work well both as a project team member and independently to perform assignments with limited instruction and oversight
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluating approved policies and programs to determine their effectiveness


  • Post-secondary education
  • Three or more years’ experience with the development of privacy impact assessments and/or technical and business applications
  • Experience in completing threat and risk analyses
  • Minimum six to eight years of general experience in privacy and/or information management
  • Experience in health industry compliance is strongly preferred
  • Completion of privacy related program is preferred

If your background matches the qualifications listed above and are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic organization that is making a difference in the community, please submit your resume in confidence to

Closing date: 18 March 2018

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