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Organization:    Ministry of Government Services
Division:    I&IT Innovation, Controllership and Strategy Division, Strategy, Policy and Planning Branch
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Temporary
Job Code:    20ASY - Systems Serv (Ama Unit) ASY20
Salary:    $76,352.00 - $98,990.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    50663
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Are you a high-energy individual with a passion for policy and strategy development and a keen interest in Information and Information Technology? Consider this challenging opportunity with the Strategy and Policy Development Branch of the Ministry of Government Services.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• provide project leadership and expertise in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of government wide I&IT strategies and policies, that support the government's policy, business and service delivery objectives
• conduct sophisticated environmental scanning to identify and address issues which have I&IT implications for business decision making
• develop and manage key stakeholder relations
• prepare briefing notes, correspondence and position papers for senior management

How do I qualify?

Policy Development and Research skills
• proven expertise in policy development, research, analysis and evaluation
• ability to lead, coordinate and conduct policy research, development and analysis for corporate I&IT strategies and initiatives
• ability to provide expert policy advice, analysis and recommendations to senior management
• ability to identify and prioritize policy requirements, conduct research on new approaches and trends, develop policy objectives and conceptualize solutions

Knowledge of Information and Information Technology
• advanced understanding of the I&IT environment and implications for achieving business goals
• specialized knowledge and expertise in one or more of the following areas: information management, knowledge management, information technology and electronic service delivery/channels to develop and evaluate government wide I&IT strategies

Project Management and Leadership skills
• demonstrated project leadership, planning, coordinating abilities to provide project planning and leadership on concurrent policy development projects and meet deadlines

Negotiation and Consulting Skills
• excellent mediation, stakeholder negotiation, consulting and facilitation skills to establish credibility, gain cooperation and foster effective and collegial working relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Communication Skills
• communications, relationship management and interpersonal skills to provide expert policy related information, support and advisory services to senior levels government wide
• excellent oral and written communication skills

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 9 months, 77 Wellesley St W, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Information Technology
Posted on:   Monday, February 4, 2013
  • As a result of the recently agreed to AMAPCEO collective agreement, a new job evaluation system will be implemented on October 1, 2013. In the new job evaluation system, the classification level of this position is Level 6 with a salary range of $69,680.00 - $99,600.00
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 Tuesday, February 19, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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