Digital Excellence in Health Executive

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Ontario Health is the provincial agency created by the Government of Ontario with a mandate to connect and coordinate our province’s health care system in ways that have not been done before, to help ensure that Ontarians receive the best possible care. Since it was established in June 2019, we have brought together many existing health care organizations, applying our world class experience, knowledge and expertise to support better health experiences and outcomes and value for health care dollars spent.

Together with the Ministry of Health, we are making great progress in establishing Ontario Health, working with our partners to support the government in building a modern, connected and sustainable health system. For more information, visit

Reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer, this newly created foundational leadership role will provide strategic direction and thought leadership necessary to ensure sound decision-making and oversight of Ontario Health’s Digital Excellence in Health portfolio, as well as to define and champion Ontario Health’s vision, mission and values. This is an exciting opportunity to shape, develop and deliver significant, high-impact digital first health system strategies, standards and initiatives within Ontario Health and across the health system to improve patient/resident/client and provider experiences and health outcomes.

The ideal candidate is a credible, strategic information technology leader with a proven track record of building strong relationships to drive and set technical standards and support the development and implementation of innovative, interconnected digital capabilities and solutions.

You hold a graduate degree in Information Technology, Data Sciences, Engineering or a related specialty area, and at least 10 years’ relevant senior-level leadership and information technology experience within the health care sector or similarly complex information-intensive or digitally advanced environments. You have proven skills in leading large-scale systems development, implementation, and service delivery to meet both business critical and corporate requirements. With demonstrated success in leading significant transformation initiatives, you hold a clear commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and anti-racism.

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your resume and related information in confidence to

Location: the successful candidate can be located anywhere in Ontario, with a potential for some travel to Ontario Health and/or stakeholder locations.

Consideration of candidates will commence immediately. Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply no later than December 11, 2020.

Ontario Health is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessible Canada Act, 2019 and all applicable provincial accessibility standards, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and Ontario Health throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.