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Organization:    Ministry of Infrastructure
Division:    Infrastructure Policy and Planning Division
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Temporary (up to 13 months)
Job Code:    20PEC - Ecomcs & Stat (Ama Unit) PEC20
Salary:    $76,666.00 - $99,591.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    48435
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If you are you interested in bringing highly advanced policy and analytical skills to help shape Ontario's municipal infrastructure policies, then this opportunity is ideal for you.

The Ministry of Infrastructure, Infrastructure Policy and Planning Division is seeking a highly skilled Senior Economist that will provide expert advice related to municipal infrastructure policy in a fast paced, dynamic environment.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
• develop policy and financial advice for senior executives within the Ministry, Treasury Board, Management Board of Cabinet and Cabinet Committees
• have central agency capital planning responsibilities for assigned line ministries
• lead and perform complex research and analysis that support the development of infrastructure policies and programs related to the municipal sector
• regularly brief senior executives
• consult extensively with partner ministries and stakeholders

How do I qualify?

Technical expertise
• you have advanced knowledge and/or experience in economics, business administration or related disciplines (i.e. urban planning, social sciences, humanities, accounting)
• you have knowledge of public sector capital planning, allocation, policy development, and accounting

Communication and Analytical Skills
• you have exceptional analytical and writing skills and superior oral presentation, negotiation and consultation skills

Computer Skills
• you have expert knowledge and experience in the use of information technology and information management
• you have effective computer-based quantitative and graphics skills in order to undertake modelling, carry out spreadsheet analysis, prepare reports and correspondence, research and prepare confidential proposals, and communicate electronically

Project Management Skills
• you have demonstrated project management, organizational and motivational abilities to lead projects and portfolio assignments, making optimal use of other professional resources and inputs within and outside the government

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 13 months, 7 Queen's Park Crescent, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Finance and Economics
Posted on:   Wednesday, January 9, 2013
  • Less qualified applicants may be considered on an underfill basis.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, January 23, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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