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SENIOR TECHNICAL MANAGER
Organization:    Ministry of Education
Division:    Community Services I&IT Cluster
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    ASM01 - Systems Management AM-01
Salary:    $93,135.00 - $113,461.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    50492
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The Ministry of Education, Community Services I&IT Cluster is seeking a highly motivated individual to provide effective leadership and expert IT systems management services for the Case and Grant Management Solutions Branch. Consider this exciting opportunity and contribute your expertise to the Cluster's efforts in being the OPS leader in I&IT service, innovation and excellence.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
• manage major business systems and solution delivery to meet client requirements
• manage the overall project delivery, direct and guide team members including I&IT staff, client staff and consultants on projects and operational issues
• plan, implement and sustain end to end I&IT solutions
• develop and negotiate the project budget and acquire project resources
• manage effective relations with the business clients and other internal/external stakeholders
• direct the development and implementation functions such as analysis, design, development, testing and deployment of business systems
• manage the section staff
• direct the development of strategies and manage plans to keep the Cluster I&IT assets (eg. application architectures, codes, infrastructure, software versions etc.) current and sustainable

How do I qualify?

Leadership, Managerial and Project Planning Skills
You have:
• leadership skills to lead, coach and motivate staff
• management skills to manage staff and resources effectively and within the budget allocated
• project management and planning skills to plan, estimate, budget, schedule, monitor and control complex large-scale projects
• the ability to define effective project scope, approach and develop customer agreements

IT Technical Knowledge
You have:
• knowledge of overall systems analysis, design, development, testing and
implementation methods and a broad working knowledge of current industry trends and technologies (data, applications, networking and security) in order to direct staff in the design and development of business systems
• the ability to acquire knowledge of and apply I&IT strategies, solutions, plans, standards and directives to ensure project compliance

Communication, Interpersonal and Negotiation Skills
You have:
• communication and interpersonal skills to establish effective working relationships with I&IT management, clients, project stakeholders and project staff
• negotiation skills to develop and manage customer service agreements with vendors and clients

Judgement and Problem Solving Skills
You have:
• judgement to identify appropriate business system solutions to meet client needs
• problem solving skills to provide technical and general business expertise to staff in the resolution of I&IT analysis and design problems

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Permanent, 777 Bay St, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Management Compensation Plan
Schedule:   6
Category:   Information Technology
Posted on:   Tuesday, February 12, 2013
 
Note:
  • T-EU-50492/13
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, February 27, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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