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Organization:    Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Division:    Project Management Branch
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Temporary - Up to 18 Months
Job Code:    20AGA - General Admin (Ama Unit) AGA20
Salary:    $73,443.00 - $95,213.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    49635
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Are you an experienced project management professional who wants to showcase your leadership and expertise? Do you enjoy leading complex, multi-disciplinary projects in a fast paced environment? Consider this opportunity to join and help us build project management capacity within the ministry by providing expert project management advice and training in our Project Management branch.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• Provide project management leadership and expertise on complex, priority projects;
• Advise senior management and project teams on project management tools, methodologies, and best practices;
• Provide hands-on project management support on key health care transofrmational projects;
• Communicate with project teams to obtain project status updates;
• Brief the senior ministry executives on the progress of ministry projects;
• Lead project management training programs for ministry staff.

How do I qualify?

Project Management Knowledge and Skills:
• You know project management principles, theories, best practices, standards, techniques, and tools;
• You have experience leading large, complex, and multi-disciplinary or cross-divisional projects;
• You can develop, implement, and evaluate strategies to strengthen the ministry's project management capacity;
• You can advise clients on strategies and techniques to manage project scope, quality, risks, and resources.

Communication, Leadership, and Relationship Management Skills:
• You can develop and maintain business relationships across the ministry;
• You can develop best practice tools, templates and guidelines, project reports, presentation materials, issues and briefing materials;
• You know adult education techniques to develop and deliver training and learning sessions related to project management;
• You can provide leadership and expertise to project teams.

Healthcare Knowledge:
• You understand the healthcare sector, delivery systems and administration in Ontario;
• You can acquire knowledge of public administration principles, practices and procedures.

Research, Analytical, and Risk Management Skills:
• You can conduct quality control of projects and develop mitigation and contingency plans;
• You can conduct ongoing research of best practices, emerging trends and developments in project management.

Computer Skills:
• You are proficient in common software applications (i.e., MS Office, databases, internet, intranet);
• You can use project management softwares (i.e., MS Project).

Additional information:

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Compensation Group:   Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Consulting and Planning
Posted on:   Wednesday, January 9, 2013
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
  • Please Note: If you have applied for Competition No. T-HL-48719/12, you do not have to apply to this position. Your application will be considered.
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 as applicable 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 being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered 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 Wednesday, January 16, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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