Manager of Information Technology – Sault Ste. Marie News


The Organization:

The Group Health Centre is a progressive multi-speciality ambulatory care health care organization, and is one of Canada’s first consumer-sponsored health care facilities. As Ontario’s largest and longest-established alternatively funded healthcare organization, Group Health Centre serves over 70,000 Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma District residents.

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Director of Information Technology, the Manager of Information Technology provides leadership to employees within the Information and Technology Department, directing and overseeing organizational technology systems and services and initiatives. The Manager supports the Director in the development of policies and procedures that enable and encourage the optimum performance of employees and other resources inside the IT Department in order to provide the best service to the organization which contributes to GHC’s overall goal of providing the best patient care. This position oversees the technology team, who ultimately seek to deliver IT systems that are secure, reliable, stable and high performing.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor degree, diploma or relevant certification or experience in IT or related technical field

The Ideal Candidate Will Possess:

  • Demonstrated ability in leadership, exhibiting strength in working with teams to reach their optimal potential
  • 5+ years in IT systems delivery role, emphasizing contribution to systems design and infrastructure planning
  • Demonstrated attention to detail both in written and verbal communication, including technical documentation and procedural writing
  • Understanding of enterprise level change control processes to appropriately protect production systems prior to implementing configuration updates
  • Ability to co-ordinate and assist in advanced troubleshooting of technical issues
  • Provide project leadership in managing new and on-going IT initiatives
  • Manage and co-ordinate technical resources for delivery of IT services
  • Develop/design/recommend new/updated IT solutions for org
  • Assist in development of both operational plan, and budget projections annually
  • Participate in strategic planning and forecasting to meet organizational needs
  • Manage staff schedules
  • Strong skill-set in communicating complex technological information and ideas in relatable terms
  • Proficiency with a wide variety of IT hardware, software and networking technologies
  • Demonstrated knowledge in server and desktop virtualization
  • Proficiency with MS Office 365 suite of applications
  • Experience with use of helpdesk ticket intake management systems an asset
  • Demonstrated knowledge in use of event monitoring and/or system performance tools
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Group Policy management essential
  • Proficiency in project management delivery concepts a strong asset
  • Well-developed skill in living each of the GHC values


Competitive salary range of $75,000-$85,0000 annually commensurate with experience

Comprehensive Benefit Package

Enrolment in Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)

Paid Vacation & Leave Provision


Monday to Friday – Business Hours

Weekends & Holidays Off

Applications By: June 16, 2023

Please apply to [email protected]

Interested applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume indicating their qualifications for the position by June 16, 2023. Those selected for interviews will be required to demonstrate their qualifications and required skills and abilities as outlined above. Group Health Centre is committed to an application and interview process and work environment that is inclusive and barrier free. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code/AODA. Applicants need to make any accommodation requests for the application or interview process known in advance by contacting the Human Resources Department at 705-759-5513. Please note the Group Health Centre is a Scent Sensitive Organization. We thank all applicants, however only those under consideration will be contacted.


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