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Government Managers – Health and Social Policy Development and Program Administration  (NOC 0411)
Moncton--Richibucto Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Government managers in this unit group plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the development and administration of health care policies, social policies and related programs designed to protect and promote the health and social welfare of individuals and communities. These managers are employed by government departments and agencies.

city medical officer of health, director, health information and promotion, director, housing policy and development, immigration and settlement director, manager, health program operations, manager, social services planning, social services director – government services.

Government managers in health and social policy development and program administration perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Participate in the development of health or social policies by providing advice to senior government managers
  • Organize departmental unit and establish procedures to meet departmental objectives set by senior management
  • Direct and advise health or social policy researchers, consultants or program officers who conduct research, prepare documents or administer programs for individuals and communities in areas such as health and social services, employment and immigration, labour or housing
  • Plan, administer and control budgets for research and administration, support services and equipment and supplies
  • Organize and direct committees and working groups to plan, manage or evaluate health and social services projects and programs
  • Interview, hire and provide training for staff.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Moncton, Bouctouche, Dieppe, Richibucto, Riverview, Sackville, Shediac, McEwen, Salisbury

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Outlook & Prospects for Government Managers – Health and Social Policy Development and Program Administration in Moncton--Richibucto Region

The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.

Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Government Managers – Health and Social Policy Development and Program Administration in Moncton--Richibucto Region as well as in the rest of the New Brunswick.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
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Local Labour Market News

Week of Jun 23 - Jun 27, 2014 Week of Jun 16 - Jun 20, 2014
  • The Foyer Saint-Antoine nursing home in Kent County will add 30 beds as part of a $9.2M expansion. Construction is expected to begin in the summer of 2015.
  • Piatto Pizzeria & Enoteca, an authentic Neapolitan pizzeria, has opened on Maine Street in Moncton
Week of Jun 09 - Jun 13, 2014
  • A three-year, $14M bridge construction project has been announced in Saint-Louis-de-Kent. The tender for a single contract will be opened later this month. Preconstruction work, with a budget of $1M, is set to begin this summer.
Week of Jun 02 - Jun 06, 2014
  • Work to develop the site of the $104M surgical suite at Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre in Moncton has officially begun. The hospital is also in the midst of constructing a $10.5M breast health centre which is expected to open in October 2014.
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