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SENIOR POLICY ADVISOR
Organization:    Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
Division:    Postsecondary Accountability Branch
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    3 Permanent, 1 Temporary assignment up to 12 months
Job Code:    6A007 - Policy06
Salary:    $69,680.00 - $99,600.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    58128
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Your well honed policy and program development skills are in high demand with the Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities' Postsecondary Accountability Branch. Joining our dynamic team you will analyze complex policy and economic data pertaining to postsecondary education and funding.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

• lead the research, development and implementation of complex policy projects
• design and analyze financial and economic models and forecasts
• conduct quantitative research, statistical analysis and environmental scans
• analyze and propose governance and accountability mechanisms
• recommend policy options to executive management
• liaise with stakeholders
• lead project staff

How do I qualify?

Specialized knowledge and technical skills:
• knowledge of economic theory, principles and practices and quantitative techniques and methods
• demonstrated experience in policy development as well as research and analytical skills to research and analyze data in order to identify trends, assess implications and develop policy options
• knowledge of statistical analysis theory and modeling techniques to design/calibrate economic/financial models
• proficiency with statistical analysis software packages i.e. SAS to analyze and manipulate relevant datasets
• demonstrated experience in designing and analyzing financial/economic models/forecasts, conducting environmental scans and trend analysis
• ability to develop an expert knowledge of the postsecondary education sector in Ontario in order to interpret and apply related legislation, regulations, objectives, policies and trends

Communication and stakeholder relationship skills:
• excellent advisory, consultation, negotiation and stakeholder relationship skills to provide advice and consultation services
• oral and written communication skills to respond to issues, provide recommendations, prepare issues papers, reports and briefings and to liaise with stakeholders

Project management skills:
• demonstrated project management skills to lead complex policy projects and to provide technical direction to project teams, project members and staff.

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 3 Permanent, 900 Bay St, Toronto, Toronto Region
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 900 Bay St, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Policy and Analysis
Posted on:   Monday, December 2, 2013
 
Note:
  • T-TU-58128/13(4)
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from applying and/or accepting a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from applying and/or accepting a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
 
Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, December 16, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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