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Senior Advisor - Risk Management

Business Support - Other
Alberta Health Services
ALB00110490 Requisition #
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As a function of Total Rewards, the Employee Benefits and Retirement Programs (EBRP) business unit supports Alberta Health Services’ (AHS) “Our People Strategy” by managing the delivery of comprehensive employee benefit and retirement programs across the organization. Supporting over 100,000 employees and various internal and external business partners, EBRP is seeking a Senior Advisor responsible for client centric service and support through the development of best practice data analysis and risk management strategies. Working in a high paced and collaborative environment, the Senior Advisor will combine their experience with the health and/or employee benefit industries to support the planning, development, implementation, and maintenance of Risk Management, Quality Management, and Quality Assurance programs and processes. The successful candidate will interpret and diagnose impacts on risk and quality management in an ever-changing and complex operating environment, including changes to standards, regulatory / legislative requirements, and industry best practice.


You will analyze and evaluate current trends to provide recommendations that will allow better support for employees financial and health management. That will allow for meaningful comparisons and recommendations. You have the ability to recognize and detect risk and recommend appropriate preventive and corrective actions. You will draw up statistical analysis and reporting plans, develop measurement tools, perform large scale data analysis and respond to adhoc questions and share analysis for feedback. Represent the employee benefit and retirement programs, EBPR in projects and initiatives that require analytical experience and knowledge of the client service operations. As well as participate in plan design activities, providing demographic and claims utilization data as required. Monitor performance metrics and SLA’s for various external partners by ensuring the delivery of results against appropriate performance metrics. Key measures will be focused on operational effectiveness and financial outcomes. The ability to work collaboratively is critical to the position as you will be required to work in partnership with other Human Resource teams, AHS departments, unions, consultants, service providers, insurers and counterparts from other large benefit plans. You will require strong communications, planning and project management skills, development and tracking of project timelines and key milestones.

  • Classification: Senior Advisor
  • Union: Exempt
  • Department: CO-Regional Benefits-EDM
  • Primary Location: Seventh Street Plaza
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 24-JUL-2019
  • Date Available: 01-SEP-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $34.52
  • Maximum Salary: $59.20
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Degree or Diploma in Audit, Finance, Accounting. A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a complex environment . Proven relationship skills and the ability to work in a collaborative team environment. Experience with data modeling. Project management. Knowledge and proficiency working with computer programs including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Outlook Email).

Additional Required Qualifications:

Proven ability to anticipate, assess and readily adapt to changing priorities, maintain resilience in times of uncertainty and effectively work in a changing environment. Lead and contribute to the conditions and environments that allow people to work collaboratively and productively to achieve outcomes. Keen ability to assess options and implications in new ways to achieve outcomes and solutions. Independent, critical thinking, strong interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work with others to achieve common goals and objectives.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in audit or data analysis environments. Understanding of employee benefit and retirement programs.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.


Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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