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Compensation Analyst – BC Ministry of Health

Compensation Analyst

BC Ministry of Health

Victoria, BC


A dynamic role for a skilled analyst with excellent research and communication skills


The Health Sector Workforce Division is responsible for managing over $3.0 billion in public health care funding for physician and supplementary services. Our focus is patients. Our role is to direct medical services funding to get the best value in patient care. Our mission is to support patient access to high-quality, cost-effective, and evidence-based medical services throughout British Columbia. With these principles at the forefront, the Division leads the Ministry in directing change in physician clinical practice (patient care); negotiating and managing compensation for physicians and supplementary benefit practitioners; and developing policy and managing operations for the Medical Services Plan.  In addition, the Division engages in rigorous critical analysis and strategic management to support its overall strategic direction.

The Compensation Analyst, working independently or as part of a team, provides analysis, direction and advice in the disciplines of forecasting, estimating, implementation, and interpretation of processes and practices related to physician compensation.  The Compensation Analyst provides quality services to a variety of stakeholders within and outside the Ministry. This includes the application, interpretation and impact analyses of cost data, methodologies, and policies/procedures related to physician compensation programs managed by the branch, e.g. the Alternative Payments Program (APP), the Medical On-Call Availability Program (MOCAP), and Rural Practice Programs.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Degree in Business, Public Administration, Human Resources, Social Sciences, Health or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience (minimum of 3 years) in analyzing and resolving compensation and/or business/program issues and implementing change.
  • Experience working with complex and multi-faceted compensation and/or business/program policies and issues.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing cost-benefit analyses, and options to resolve diverse and complex issues.
  • Experience anticipating and identifying issues, analyzing and assessing their impact and providing advanced warning to management related to projects, compensation, data accuracy, etc.
  • Experience communicating and consulting with stakeholders on sensitive issues with tact and discretion.
  • Experience identifying trends and resolving related issues, developing workable alternatives, creating project plans, etc.


Salary $60,531.87 – $69,104.56 annually

For more information and to apply online by January 28, 2018, please go to: