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Careers

Position Overview:
Santis Health, a leading public affairs, communications and strategy consultancy focusing on the health care sector, is looking to hire a Director, Government Relations and Advocacy as part of our Western Canada based team. Based in British Columbia, this ambitious, self-motivated individual will work closely with the Santis team locally and nationally to provide strategic problem solving, public policy and communications services to clients and the senior leadership of the firm, and will also contribute to a positive, creative and performance-oriented culture within the company.

Applicants should have a sound knowledge of government relations, public affairs, stakeholder engagement and project management, as well as the most pressing health care and life sciences issues of the day. Previous experience working in health care, in government or as a consultant would be an advantage.

While direct lobbying is an element of this role, candidates with lobby restrictions and/or cooling-off periods will be considered based on their background and experience.

Responsibilities Include:
- Working closely with Santis team members to manage a wide range of client projects and deliverables.
- Advising on government engagement, public affairs, and advocacy strategies.
- Interacting with government officials and decision-makers to build and maintain relationships.
- Tracking emerging and evolving public policy issues – and analyzing their implications to client organizations.
- Liaising with clients as part of ongoing project management responsibilities.
- Identifying key stakeholders and creating tailored stakeholder maps.
- Participating in client strategy sessions.
- Developing government relations initiatives, a wide range of briefing notes, slide decks and other communication materials.
- Developing project management plans and keeping the project team focused on meeting multiple, tight timelines.
- Building rapport and credibility with clients, based on trust and expert counsel.
- Leading account teams in all functional areas as dictated by current client needs.
- Maintaining and growing relationships, recognizing and capitalizing on emerging opportunities, to help clients succeed.
- Playing a leadership role in coaching and facilitating professional development of staff.
- Building new business from existing and new clients in with mutually agreed-upon objectives.
- Proactively identify, respond to and lead new business opportunities.
- Undertaking direct, registerable lobbying (if possible).
- Exemplify and actively foster a culture of teamwork and collaboration.

Qualifications:
- In-depth knowledge and network within the public sector, including the British Columbia provincial and municipal governments, provincial agencies and organizations.
- Degree in political science, public policy, economics, communications or a related field (or equivalent experience); post-graduate qualifications are beneficial
- Minimum 5 years of public policy and regulatory experience related to government relations and advocacy in British Columbia.
- A solid mix of project management, policy analysis and communications experience.
- Strong understanding of and experience with government relations and public affairs in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.
- A self-starter who can work independently to create opportunities and solve problems.
- Strong leadership and team development skills; including ability to inform, delegate, empower and motivate.
- Deep understanding of working with Government and well-connected with government key influencers.
- A proven track record in client service excellence and relationship building and/or deep sectoral knowledge and specialized expertise.
- Ability to manage multiple accounts and priorities.
- Able to work at both a leadership and tactical level.
- Consulting experience would be a strong asset.

Required Skills:
- Exceptional written and oral communication skills (including creating PowerPoint decks).
- Excellent presentation skills, including the ability to communicate and advocate ideas to clients.
- Outstanding organizational skills, including the ability to juggle multiple clients, projects and competing deadlines on a regular basis.
- Skilled in priority-setting, efficient time-management and the ability to work independently.
- Ability to drive client files forward independently while identifying and providing guidance on the support needed.
- Detail-oriented.
- Problem solving ability.
- High level of professionalism.
- Bilingualism (French / English) would be an asset.

About Santis Health Inc:
Santis Health is a national health consultancy dedicated to providing value-added strategic advisory services to clients within the Canadian health care sector. Santis navigates the intersection of public policy, advocacy, and communications. Our services include strategic planning, policy analysis and development, public affairs, and communications. Clients of Santis Health include leading health care organizations, charities, non-profits, and health care providers across Canada. We pride ourselves on understanding the system dynamics that drive policy making, resource allocation, and stakeholder opinion. To learn more, please visit: www.santishealth.ca

Santis Health is dedicated to fostering a supportive and inclusive work environment that is safe and respectful. Our aim is to ensure all employees and job applicants are given equal and equitable opportunity, and that our organization represents a diverse array of expertise, skills and backgrounds. We are committed to fair employment practices that do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, disability, socio-economic status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, national origin, religious beliefs, political beliefs, sex and sexual orientation, and other dimensions that are intrinsic to who we are as individuals.

If you are interested in becoming the newest team member of Santis Health and believe you have the qualifications listed in the job description, please submit your cover letter and resume, in one PDF document, by email to Careers@santishealth.ca by 5:00pm May 10, 2024.
Position Overview:
Santis Health, a leading public affairs, communications and strategy consultancy focusing on the health care sector, is looking to hire an Office Manager. Based on-site at our Toronto office, this self-motivated individual would be responsible for providing administrative and operational support for all aspects of the organization, including organizing and coordinating office administration, events, and procedures effectively.

The successful candidate will be experienced in handling a wide range of administrative duties. Previous office management or administrative experience would be an advantage.

Responsibilities Include:
Administrative Support
- Working closely with Santis leadership to coordinate internal projects and deliverables.
- Providing administrative support to Santis Managing Partners; assisting with expenses, scheduling, travel etc. Streamlining administrative procedures, including but not limited to organizing our business planning cycle timelines, meeting activities and agendas.
- Perform review and analysis of operational procedures; keeping management informed.
- Working with Human Resources to develop and implement office policies by setting up procedures and standards to guide the operation of the office.
- Working with Santis’ bookkeeper and Finance and Administration Manager to ensure timely submission and filing of staff expenses and accounts payables. Maintaining Client/Project Lists.
- Assisting with the creation of memos, contracts, announcements, and other internal communications.
- Coordinating domestic and international travel when required, including flights, hotels, and car rental reservations.
- Planning and execution of all internal team events, including attendance, scheduling, liaising with vendors, budgeting, surveys, travel etc.

Ensuring a Clean and Functioning Work Environment
- Acting as the point person for maintenance, mailing, shipping, supplies, equipment, bills, and errands.
- Greeting and providing general support to visitors and callers.
- Monitoring and maintaining office supplies inventory.
- Ensuring all inventory is organized.
- Liaising with the building manager to resolve maintenance issues when necessary.
- Liaising with company vendors.
- Working with suppliers to ensure functioning of key office equipment such as photocopiers, projectors, IT services, etc.
- Maintaining a physical and cloud-based filing system for key corporate documents.
- Coordinating staff activities to ensure maximum efficiency.

Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Minimum 2 years of experience working in an administrative capacity.
- A track record of working in small, growing companies would be an asset.

Required Skills:
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Time management.
- Proactivity.
- High level of professionalism.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

About Santis Health Inc:
Santis Health is a national health consultancy dedicated to providing value-added strategic advisory services to clients within the Canadian health care sector. Santis navigates the intersection of public policy, advocacy, and communications. Our services include strategic planning, policy analysis and development, public affairs, and communications. Clients of Santis Health include leading health care organizations, charities, non-profits, and health care providers across Canada. We pride ourselves on understanding the system dynamics that drive policy making, resource allocation, and stakeholder opinion. To learn more, please visit: www.santishealth.ca

Santis Health is dedicated to fostering a supportive and inclusive work environment that is safe and respectful. Our aim is to ensure all employees and job applicants are given equal and equitable opportunity, and that our organization represents a diverse array of expertise, skills and backgrounds. We are committed to fair employment practices that do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, disability, socio-economic status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, national origin, religious beliefs, political beliefs, sex and sexual orientation, and other dimensions that are intrinsic to who we are as individuals.

If you are interested in becoming the newest team member of Santis Health and believe you have the qualifications listed in the job description, please submit both your cover letter and resume, in one PDF document, by email to Careers@santishealth.ca by 5pm on Monday, May 10, 2024.
Position Overview:
Santis Health, a leading strategic advisory consultancy dedicated to providing first-class counsel and support to clients exclusively in the health care and life sciences sectors is hiring a Vice President to manage and grow the company’s Atlantic Canada government affairs business. Santis Health is a rapidly growing consulting firm, and this new venture offers an exciting opportunity to lead business in Atlantic Canada, and build on our existing footprint in the region. The successful candidate will be a hands-on leader, guiding the team when appropriate and doing the work when required.

This ambitious, self-motivated individual will be a source of trusted counsel to clients at the very highest levels and will also contribute to a positive, performance-oriented culture within the company. The successful candidate will be a leader in the company and will use their superior management skills to build and lead a team, participate in Senior Management Team initiatives and work closely with Practice Area Leads to leverage experience and expertise across the organization. They will drive business growth and work to build Santis’ reputation and footprint in in Atlantic Canada.

Successful applicants will have strong knowledge of health systems and stakeholders in Atlantic Canada, government policy, regulatory and funding processes and a track record of driving meaningful change through advocacy. Highly developed leadership and relationship management skills are mandatory and experience working in the health sector or as a consultant are a strong benefit.

Requirements of Role:
- Your first responsibility will be to help build Santis’ reputation and build sales in Atlantic Canada through both organic growth of existing accounts and participation in identifying, pitching, and winning new client accounts.
- A key responsibility and performance measure will be to manage and oversee Santis’ growing Atlantic Canada Government Affairs practice.

Primary Responsibilities:
- Build rapport and credibility with clients, based on trust and expert counsel.
- Lead account teams in all functional areas as dictated by current client needs.
- Ensure client satisfaction with Santis’ services, outcomes, & staff and quickly and effectively resolve client problems or concerns if and as they arise.
- Play a leadership role in coaching and facilitating professional development of staff and creating growth opportunities.
- Exemplify and actively foster a culture of teamwork and collaboration in order to leverage the expertise and experiences of other practice area teams.
- Establish a physical presence for Santis Health in Atlantic Canada by establishing an office in Halifax and overtime building out a team of Atlantic Canada based staff.
- Proactively identify, respond to and lead new business opportunities.
- Quickly develop a strong understanding of the correlations within Santis Health’s three internal practice areas (Communications, Government Relations, and Strategy & Policy) and employ knowledge in order to build new opportunities for the firm.
- Develop an integrated marketing and business development plan for Atlantic Canada in consultation with the senior leadership team within 90 days.

Qualifications:
- Deep understanding of how government operates.
- Experience in the health care system with a solid network in Atlantic Canada.
- A self-starter who can work independently to create opportunities and solve problems.
- Strong leadership and team development skills; including ability to inform, delegate, empower and motivate.
- Client service excellence and relationship building and/or deep sectoral knowledge and specialized expertise.
- A proven track record of effective management experience.
- Ability to manage multiple accounts and priorities.
- Excellent EQ, verbal, and written communication skills.
- Able to work at both a leadership and tactical level.
- Minimum Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; advanced degree preferred.

Key Attributes for Success:
- You are a dynamic leader with a passion for helping people and businesses succeed. Never one to be complacent with the status quo, your colleagues, contacts and those in the industry would describe you as someone they’d want on their side.
- You are best described as a “player-coach” because while there is never a doubt that you are leading the charge, it is your essential nature to always be involved and lead by example.

About Santis Health Inc:
Santis Health is a national health consultancy dedicated to providing value-added strategic advisory services to clients within the Canadian health care sector. Santis navigates the intersection of public policy, advocacy, and communications. Our services include strategic planning, policy analysis and development, public affairs, and communications. Clients of Santis Health include leading health care organizations, charities, non-profits, and health care providers across Canada. We pride ourselves on understanding the system dynamics that drive policy making, resource allocation, and stakeholder opinion. To learn more, please visit: www.santishealth.ca

Santis Health is dedicated to fostering a supportive and inclusive work environment that is safe and respectful. Our aim is to ensure all employees and job applicants are given equal and equitable opportunity, and that our organization represents a diverse array of expertise, skills and backgrounds. We are committed to fair employment practices that do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, disability, socio-economic status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, national origin, religious beliefs, political beliefs, sex and sexual orientation, and other dimensions that are intrinsic to who we are as individuals.

If you are interested in becoming the newest team member of Santis Health and believe you have the qualifications listed in the job description, please submit your cover letter and resume as soon as possible. Submissions will be reviewed as they are received. Please send by email to Careers@santishealth.ca.
Position Overview:
Santis Health, a leading public affairs, communications and strategy consulting firm focusing on the health care sector, is looking to hire a Consultant. This ambitious, self-motivated individual will work closely with other members of the Santis management consulting and federal teams to provide strategic problem solving, public policy analysis, research services, and project management to our clients. Santis’ recent projects in this area include strategy reviews, stakeholder and community engagement, and focused research projects.

The applicant should be a critical thinker, have sound knowledge of public policy and stakeholder relations, and be a confident and experienced project manager. Previous experience working in consulting, health care, or within government would be an advantage.

Responsibilities Include:
Administrative Support
- Working collaboratively with the Santis team across a wide range of client projects and deliverables, often with competing deadlines.
- Developing project management plans and keeping the project team focused on meeting multiple, tight timelines.
- Conducting environmental scans to highlight trends and emerging policy issues and analyzing their implications to client organizations and their operations.
- Identifying key stakeholders and creating tailored stakeholder maps and engagement plans.
- Assisting in the execution of stakeholder engagement plans, including with interviews, focus groups and other engagement tactics and on the development of associated materials.
- Participating in client strategy sessions.
- Liaising with government on behalf of clients.
- Creating a wide range of slide decks, briefing notes, and other communication materials.
- Liaising with clients as part of ongoing advisory and project management responsibilities.

Internal Support
- Assisting on development of proposals and on other business development opportunities.
- Participating in the continued development of internal products and processes related to public policy and strategy business.

Qualifications:
- Degree in political science, public policy, economics, or a related field (or equivalent experience); post-graduate qualifications are an asset. - Minimum of 3- 4 years of relevant work experience. - Demonstrated knowledge of public policy and politics in Ontario and across Canada. - Experience in health care and health policy is an asset. - A solid mix of project management, policy analysis, research and strategy experience. - Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is an asset.

Required Skills:
- Exceptional project management skills.
- Exceptional organizational skills with an ability to juggle multiple clients and projects.
- Skilled in priority-setting, efficient time-management and the ability to work independently.
- Strong research and analysis ability.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- High level of professionalism.
- Bilingualism (French / English) is an asset.
- Flexible schedule for some evening/weekend work.

About Santis Health Inc:
Santis Health is a national health consultancy dedicated to providing value-added strategic advisory services to clients within the Canadian health care sector. Santis navigates the intersection of public policy, advocacy, and communications. Our services include strategic planning, policy analysis and development, public affairs, and communications. Clients of Santis Health include leading health care organizations, charities, non-profits, and health care providers across Canada. We pride ourselves on understanding the system dynamics that drive policy making, resource allocation, and stakeholder opinion. To learn more, please visit: www.santishealth.ca

Santis Health is dedicated to fostering a supportive and inclusive work environment that is safe and respectful. Our aim is to ensure all employees and job applicants are given equal and equitable opportunity, and that our organization represents a diverse array of expertise, skills and backgrounds. We are committed to fair employment practices that do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, disability, socio-economic status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, national origin, religious beliefs, political beliefs, sex and sexual orientation, and other dimensions that are intrinsic to who we are as individuals.

If you are interested in becoming the newest team member of Santis Health and believe you have the qualifications listed in the job description, please submit your cover letter and resume as soon as possible. Submissions will be reviewed as they are received. Please send by email to Careers@santishealth.ca.
Position Overview:
Santis Health, a leading public affairs, communications and strategy consultancy focusing exclusively on the health care and life sciences sector, has an opportunity for a Senior Consultant with our growing Communications Practice. A hybrid position based in our Toronto office, this ambitious, self-motivated individual will work closely with the Santis team to provide comprehensive services that support the marketing and communications needs of both the firm and our clients.

Applicants should be passionate about health and have comprehensive communications experience spanning strategy, planning, crisis, tactical execution and proactive and responsive media relations and social media skills with demonstrated success. Previous experience working in health care, in government or as a consultant would be an advantage.

Responsibilities Include:
- Lead accounts and manage projects, ensuring ongoing client support, communication, development of project management plans, and fulfilment of overlapping deliverables.
- Provide sound counsel and develop materials to support and drive communications strategies.
- Shape the strategy and deliverables to support objectives outlined for clients.
- Draft content ranging from presentations, plans, stakeholder communications, blog posts, op-eds, news releases, media pitches, social media content, briefing notes and more.
- Interact with clients and prospective clients, media, partner agencies, stakeholders and colleagues to build and maintain excellent relationships.
- Create plans and fulfil the deliverables for paid, earned, shared and own media and social media plans and their accompanying reports.
- Lead meetings, presentations, and sessions as required.
- Identify and respond to or leveraging emerging and evolving issues and opportunities for clients and Santis Support new business opportunities.
- Demonstrate professionalism and a dedication to meeting or exceeding Santis Health client service standards.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the health care system in Canada.
- Encourage junior talent in their roles, supporting learning and building a positive team culture.

Qualifications:
- A degree or diploma in communications, PR or related field.
- Minimum 5-7 years of related work experience.
- Previous consulting experience is considered an asset.
- Experience developing and executing on media relations and social media campaigns.
- Demonstrated ability to work with multiple stakeholders, internal and external clients.
- Strong skills in MS Office (i.e., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and the Google Suite.

Required Skills:
- Excellent written and oral communication skills and presentation skills (including building out Presentation decks).
- Exceptional organizational skills – ability to juggle multiple clients and projects and competing deadlines.
- Skilled in priority-setting, efficient time-management and the ability to work independently.
- Ability to drive client files forward independently while identifying and providing guidance on needed support.
- Ability to manage and lead junior colleagues.
- Great attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
- High level of professionalism.

About Santis Health Inc:
Santis Health is a national health consultancy dedicated to providing value-added strategic advisory services to clients within the Canadian health care sector. Santis navigates the intersection of public policy, advocacy, and communications. Our services include strategic planning, policy analysis and development, public affairs, and communications. Clients of Santis Health include leading health care organizations, charities, non-profits, and health care providers across Canada. We pride ourselves on understanding the system dynamics that drive policy making, resource allocation, and stakeholder opinion. To learn more, please visit: www.santishealth.ca

Santis Health is dedicated to fostering a supportive and inclusive work environment that is safe and respectful. Our aim is to ensure all employees and job applicants are given equal and equitable opportunity, and that our organization represents a diverse array of expertise, skills and backgrounds. We are committed to fair employment practices that do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, disability, socio-economic status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, national origin, religious beliefs, political beliefs, sex and sexual orientation, and other dimensions that are intrinsic to who we are as individuals.

If you are interested in becoming the newest team member of Santis Health and believe you have the qualifications listed in the job description, please submit your cover letter and resume as soon as possible. Submissions will be reviewed as they are received. Please send by email to Careers@santishealth.ca by May 31, 2024.