Clinical Business Development Specialist

Job Title: Clinical Business Development Specialist
Internal/External: Internal/External
Department: Government
Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent
Location: NS, NB, PEI, ON, Saskatchewan, Alberta
Salary: Comprehensive Compensation
Reports to: Vice President Business Development

“We care about the work we do-and we're looking for new colleagues who do, too.”

The Company

Medavie is a national health solutions partner that integrates benefits management, program administration and health care delivery. Together, with our team of more than 7,700 professionals, we are committed to improving the wellbeing of Canadians.

As a not-for-profit organization, Medavie oversees Medavie Blue Cross, a premier all-in-one benefits carrier and public health program administrator, and Medavie Health Services, a national primary health care solutions organization and the largest contracted provider of emergency management services in Canada. We have a long history of innovation across an array of clinical services and program administration including 811 Telehealth, Home Health Care, Palliative Care, Mental Health, Emergency Medical Services, Mobile Integrated Health, Vaccine Management, 911 Public Safety, as well as, clinical training

We are one of Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures, one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and an Imagine Canada Caring Company.

We do not have shareholders. Instead, we proudly invest in communities to help address some of Canada’s most pressing health care challenges.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Vice President Business Development, the Clinical Business Development Specialist will leverage their clinical expertise to lead the design of patient-centered innovative care models that support business development activities across Medavie. The role provides the opportunity to support strategic business initiatives, with particular focus on creating solutions that support improved health outcomes by assembling and presenting market information and data to enhance growth objectives, processes and results.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supports the design of innovative patient-centered care models based on experience and best practices ; or in alignment with quadruple aim objectives
  • Performs competitive landscape analyses / industry monitoring;
  • Provide operational and / or clinical subject matter expertise to public sector business development opportunities (e.g. RFPs) as well as organic growth within existing operating companies.
  • Prepare analysis and written/presentation overviews for opportunities as required.
  • Complete market research and analysis on an ongoing basis to identify and track potential opportunities and support the development ofprogram roadmaps
  • Participate in project Implementations.
  • Provide support to MBC in business development team as appropriate
  • Builds strength in understanding current and future state government trends/expectations in operations
  • Coordinate across internal support areas, developing strong relationships across the enterprise to deliver results


Education: University or college diploma related to professional designation or other related areas

Work Experience: Minimum five years as a paramedic, nurse or other allied health professional with progressing experience / responsibilities. Preference for candidate to maintain licensure in home province.

Computer Skills: Advanced knowledge of Excel and strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of products.

Language Skills: Bilingualism is considered a strong asset.

Core competencies

Knowledge: Business development and procurement experience working with government clients. Also possess a strong understanding of healthcare systems.

Analytical Thinking: High attention to detail, using logic and good judgment in decision making; takes initiative and a creative approach to problem solving.

Communication Skills: Possess superior communication skills (oral, written, listening) and delivers information clearly and confidently both with internal and external partners.

Execution and Organizational Skills: Prioritizes and effectively copes with change. Ability to organize work and information in a well thought out manner to deliver on specific tasks and reporting deadlines. Proven bias for action that is solution oriented, business outcome driven and client focused. Works successfully under pressure and in the face of ambiguity - proactively identifies when it is necessary to take certain steps and move ahead with confidence

Team Work Skills: Demonstrates an understanding of how the job contributes to the overall Business Development team and takes the initiative to help with problem situations. Easily gains trust and support and develops strong business relationships both outside and inside the organization, encourages collaboration and is composed. Seeks and is receptive to feedback and enjoys working with people both as part of a team and one-on-one.

If you are interested in working with a team of professionals in a challenging role and you possess the necessary qualifications, please follow the instructions for applying online via the Medavie Blue Cross Corporate website by clicking on Apply Now.

Canadian Citizenship - Please indicate in your application the reason you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.

Reliability screening will be required.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Medavie Blue Cross will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Medavie Blue Cross Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


If you are interested in working with a dynamic team of professionals and possess the necessary qualifications, please send your resume with cover letter to