Job Title: Manager, Information Management
Organization: Government of NWT, Health and Social Services
Location: Yellowknife, NWT
Job Type: Full-time, Regular
Salary: $109,766 – $131,099
Closing Date: May 9, 2023

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Department Information

The Department of Health and Social Services works under the direction of the Minister and Deputy Minister, in partnership with the Health and Social Services Authorities, to support the health and wellbeing of people across the NWT through planning, development, evaluation and reporting on program and service delivery.

HSS is committed to the development and provision of quality services in such a way as to make the best use of public resources, ensure the sustainability of the system, focus on client safety and best practices and promote positive health and social outcomes. HSS strives to continually improve the health and social service system to ensure best health, best care, and a better future for the people of the NWT.

Job Information

The Manager, Information Management (Manager) is located in Yellowknife and reports to the Chief Information Officer in the Department of Health and Social Services (HSS).  The incumbent is responsible for providing leadership in the design, management and implementation of enterprise-wide information management policy, directives, standards and guidelines.   They oversees collecting and maintenance of documentation that defines all NWT health information and processes pertaining to how an individual, program, or information system contributes to it.

The Manager is a change agent who works collaboratively with program stakeholders to develop and communicate information management controls as a core business process that is critical across the entire HSS system.  The position develops and contributes to corporate approaches and leads the expansion of further adoption of health information management standards, practices and methodologies.

The Manager participates in internal and external teams, committees, programs and projects, representing the Department on federal/provincial/territorial groups, including the Canadian Institute for Health Information.  The incumbent develops and enhances relationships with sector partners and stakeholders to address specific sectoral issues and ensures a high level of understanding and acceptance of health information management and planning initiatives.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

A degree in Health Information Management, Health Informatics, Computer Sciences, or a related discipline, combined with five (5) years of experience in Health information Management , and including one (1) year of supervisory experience or leading a team.


GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445

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