Skills Health Promotion Program Officer near Toronto (ON)

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a health promotion program officer in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 41404).


  • Supervise laboratory technical personnel, medical clinical personnel, graduate students, research scientists and other professionals
  • Provide advice to senior managers and officials
  • Maintain, update and manage health information databases
  • Perform administrative tasks
  • Compile and analyze statistical information provided by private and public health care institutions and organizations
  • Produce reports
  • Recruit and hire staff
  • Monitor health care programs
  • Present the views of an association or organization to members, the media and the general public
  • Organize conferences and meetings
  • Produce newsletters, magazines and other documents
  • Prepare research papers, educational texts or articles
  • Provide consulting services to government and other organizations
  • Conduct interviews
  • Conduct literature reviews
  • Act as liaison within organization between staff and management around wellness issues
  • Design and implement health and wellness projects or programs
  • Interpret trends and developments on health issues
  • Conduct evaluations and assessments of health projects and programs
  • Develop policies, standards and guidelines
  • Co-ordinate workshops
  • Develop people resources and networks for health information and other wellness issues
  • Co-ordinate multidisciplinary projects
  • Deliver presentations at conferences, workshops or symposia
  • Monitor and compile research results

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


Analysis Help - Analysis
  • Projecting Outcomes
  • Researching and Investigating
  • Planning
  • Analyzing Information
Service and Care Help - Service and Care
  • Protecting and Enforcing
Management Help - Management
  • Evaluating
Communication Help - Communication
  • Professional Communicating
  • Advising and Consulting
  • Interviewing
Information Handling Help - Information Handling
  • Managing Information
  • Processing Information
Creative Expression Help - Creative Expression
  • Writing


Social Sciences and Arts Help - Social Sciences and Arts
  • Sociology and Anthropology
Mathematics and Science Help - Mathematics and Science
  • Statistics
Law and Public Safety Help - Law and Public Safety
  • Public Safety and Security
Health Services Help - Health Services
  • Medicine
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