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Director, Mental Health Programs


This is a Full-time position in Toronto, ON posted December 18, 2018.

Our Vision & Values:

Our Vision: Medcan supports and inspires our clients to live happier, healthier lives by partnering with them to achieve their specific health and wellness goals;

Our Values: Guided by a set of strong and clear values, we make a difference every day in the lives of our clients, ourselves and each other.

Medcan values positive, engaged team players who strive for excellence in everything they do. We believe our great people are integral to our success and welcome into our team those who share our passion for health, client care and can have fun while they do it. Are you passionate about the health and wellness industry? Our pride and commitment are obvious in everything we do and we foster an environment where enthusiasm is celebrated. To learn more about the Medcan approach, culture and Live Well programs offered, please visit our website.

The Role:

Medcan is currently recruiting for a Director, Mental Health Programs. This director will be expected to be a thought partner with the VP Live Well in the mental health sector. We are committed to shaping and meeting the market demand, and are looking for someone in this role who is equally passionate about committing to significant growth across for our mental health business and this role will help identify opportunities for strategic development in the industry by overseeing the continued integration, competitive business analysis and strategic growth in the mental health sector.

The Goal:

Support the VP with thought leadership and strategic growth across the Mental Health portfolio.

The Accountabilities:

  • Maintain a strategic point of view on where mental health is headed, and provide an entrepreneurial perspective on how Medcan should respond to/be on the leading edge of changing industry trends
  • Identify partnership opportunities and establish the “right” partnerships for Medcan
  • Perform assessments/ability to see patients on an as needed basis
  • Lead/collaborate with the others in the organization to identify opportunities for strategic growth across the mental health portfolio, build financial cases for business development opportunities and create business plans to support potential launches with go to market strategy and execution
  • Act as a thought partner to enterprise leadership for the development and prioritization of long-term strategies, requiring the ability to influence and change the mindset of, or gain acceptance of others, while leading the mental health portfolio in making effective and timely decisions to eliminate inefficiencies
  • Create senior level presentations and effectively present and communicate business case recommendations to executive leadership and the Board of Directors, and
  • Other duties as assigned.

The Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required and at least 5 years business experience within the mental health/wellness industry
  • Practicing professionals within the mental health field also desired
  • Big thinker who can think locally and nationally, especially when it comes to partnership development
  • Demonstrated leadership and management experience required, including experience mentoring productive and effective, multidisciplinary teams
  • Proven track record as a strong, collaborative leader with the ability to inspire others, build strong relationships and contribute to a positive team culture
  • Advanced proficiency using Excel and PowerPoint, including developing others’ expertise with these tools

This is full-time role that is scheduled during business hours Monday through Friday.

The position offers an attractive total compensation package including a base salary, performance incentives, a comprehensive benefits plan and a genuine opportunity to grow at one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies. The position also offers outstanding health and wellness benefits through Medcan’s Live Well program.

We can offer you a great working environment and an opportunity to let your excellence shine. In your cover letter please include why you wish to align yourself with Medcan and how you believe you can add value to our organization.

Qualified applicants are invited to apply to with their resume and cover letter in MS Word or PDF format. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No agencies please.

Skills Required

  • Education level: Professional
  • Work experience (years): 6-9 years


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