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Organization:    Ministry of Community and Social Services
Division:    Operations Division
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Temporary (6 months, with possibility of extension)
Job Code:    20APA - Prog Analysis (Ama Unit) APA20
Salary:    $73,443.00 - $95,213.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    48702
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If you would like an opportunity to provide leadership in building the infrastructure to modernize business processes and tools used to manage Ministry programs and implement new solutions, accept this challenging opportunity with the Ministry's Controllership and Accountability Branch, Business Improvement Unit.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• Promote the development and implementation of business improvement processes and projects in the division
• Provide leadership to the operational and strategic planning process, including, balanced scorecards, standardized business improvement tools, guides and staff training tools
• Use your analytical skills to develop options for business improvements through program evaluations, research, consultation and the use of metrics
• Implement measurable and timely business improvements employing leading business improvement ( e.g. Lean Six Sigma) and project management methodologies
• Integrate change management processes into project planning and implementation to deliver sustained business at the program level
• Lead internal and external improvement teams and champion the adoption of new business practices across the division
• Maintain successful relationships with key stakeholders
• Write clear, concise and high quality reports and other materials to support senior management decision-making

How do I qualify?

Technical Knowledge
• You have advanced knowledge of and experience with the application of business improvement tools (e.g. Lean Six Sigma) and program monitoring and planning approaches
• You understand financial planning processes and can acquire knowledge of government decision-making processes

Project Management Experience
• You are able to use your project management expertise to lead and successfully conclude projects on time and within budget

Change Management Skills
• You are able to use your change management, consensus building, and promotional skills to transition responsibility for ongoing business improvement to operating programs

Research, Analytical, and Evaluative Skills
• You can collect, manage, analyze, and evaluate program data
• You can recommend resolutions to complex problems and contentious issues

Communication and Stakeholder Management Skills
• You can communicate complex issues clearly and concisely
• You can champion, support, and implement ongoing best business improvement practices across the division
• You can maintain successful relationships with key stakeholders

Computer Skills
• You are proficient with computer and related software products such as VISIO, MS Project, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 9 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:   Friday, November 30, 2012
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, December 14, 2012 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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