Do you have an expert knowledge of the forestry industry and resources? Are you interested in playing a key role in Ontario's forest management? If so, this opportunity is for you!1 permanent position - Sault Ste Marie or Thunder Bay1 temporary position up to 4 months with possibility of extension - Sault Ste Marie or Thunder BayNOTE: For each position there is an option to work from either location - negotiable with successful candidates - 70 Foster Dr., Sault Ste Marie or 435 James Street, Thunder BayWhat can I expect to do in this role?You will:• provide expert advice and analysis on issues and decisions related to the ministry's business arrangements and relationship with the Ontario forest industry • act as the region's primary liaison with the forest industry on matters related to new mills, mill closures or mill reconfiguration• lead the review of forest company business plans and proposals respecting facility and/or operations changes from the perspective of the Industry Development Section programs and collaborate with Forestry Industry Division staff and other regional offices• provide regional economic impact analysis relating to existing and proposed forest resource legislation and regulations relating to the forest industry and communities• collaborate with experts in other regions and other ministries• prepare minister's and house briefing notes, special project reports and correspondence• participate on special task teams established to address cross region or province wide issues, project or policy developmentHow do I qualify?Mandatory• valid driver's license to conduct frequent site visitsSpecialized knowledge:• through knowledge of the forest industry, its economic significance regionally and globally, and emerging trends and competitiveness related to the forest• ability to interpret and apply related legislation, regulation, policies, procedures and programs applicable to the forest industry• experience working with business, finance and economic theory and tools, including economic modeling and wood supply and demand modelingPeople skills:• well developed interpersonal, facilitation and communication skills to prepare information notes, and present ideas and issues to senior management• demonstrated ability to influence and achieve results through othersGeneral skills:• analytical, strategic thinking, innovation, project management and negotiation skills• demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to take initiative and work under pressure• proficient computer skills using a variety of software such as word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software
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