Ontario Public Service Careers - Job Preview
Apply By: Thursday, April 4, 2013 11:59 pm EDT Print this pagePRINT

Competition Status: Position Filled

Approximately 325 individuals applied for this opportunity.

We have completed the recruitment process and successfully hired the top candidate into the position.

To look for other job opportunities that match your skills and experience go to Job Search. You may also subscribe to our Job Alert service to receive emails when new jobs open up that match your determined search criteria.

Thank you for your interest in the Ontario Public Service.

Organization:    Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment
Division:    Trade & Marketing
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    AGA22 - General Administration AM-22
Salary:    $84,006.00 - $110,380.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    52126
 View Job DescriptionView Job Description

The International Trade Branch is seeking a seasoned leader and export practioner to manage a team of export development professionals who deliver the Ministry's export development programs and assist individual companies to access and expand in to international markets.

What can I expect to do in this role?

• manage unit staff by establishing objectives and performance standards and by providing excellent leadership, motivation and international business expertise
• manage a range of export development programs and services to Ontario's small and medium enterprises to expand into International markets and advise Ontario companies on international market entry and expansion strategies
• develop intellectual capital on export development by managing research projects, developing information databases and encouraging information sharing
• create an effective network in the export development community to promote the Ministry's agenda to a wide range of stakeholders
• manage financial plans, budgets, forecasts and contracts
• you are capable of frequent international travel

How do I qualify?

Leadership Skills:
• you can provide leadership to and build a high performing team to ensure a collaborative work environment
• you can manage performance and develop staff and provide advice on the full spectrum of export practices and strategies

Technical Expertise:
• you have extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of international affairs and procurement, relevant commercial and financial requirements to provide consultation and advice to exporting SMEs
• you have first-hand experience in export sales and international trade development in a broad range of emerging and developed countries
• you have knowledge of conditions in Ontario and assigned markets, which impact on trade

Analytical and Strategic Thinking Skills:
• you can assist in the development of organization vision, direction and strategy
• you can promote Ontario and Ontario's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to international buyers and execute marketing initiatives in different markets
• you have analytical skills and good judgment to analyze market trends, issues and stakeholder needs to respond with appropriate services, programs and initiatives

Stakeholder Management:
• you can work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders with different needs and facilitate information sharing and joint initiatives
• you can prepare complex presentations, plans and advice to senior management and stakeholders
• you have consultation skills to analyze client's needs and to respond with appropriate solutions and options
• you demonstrate tact and diplomacy when dealing with international buyers from various cultures

Administrative and Project Management Skills:
• you can manage the unit's administrative and financial processes and procedures such as contracts, business planning, procurement, budgets and resources
• you can manage complex projects and international events

Computer Proficiency
• you have knowledge of the latest technology to recommend and implement options to upgrade marketing tools and service delivery
• you are proficient in using computer software such as word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation to prepare a variety of reports

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 900 Bay St, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Management Compensation Plan
Schedule:   6
Category:   Management and General
Posted on:   Tuesday, March 19, 2013
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 Thursday, April 4, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

Job advertisements for positions that have been designated bilingual will be provided in both English and French on the website. Positions that are not designated bilingual are not translated and are displayed in English only on both the English and French versions of the website.

Les annonces d'emploi pour les postes désignés bilingues sont publiées en anglais et en français sur le site Web. Les annonces pour les postes qui ne sont pas désignés bilingues ne sont pas traduites et elles figurent en anglais seulement, tant dans la version française que dans la version anglaise du site.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer.
Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Note: The only website where you can apply on-line for positions with the Ontario Public Service is http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca

Canada's Top 100 Employers Greater Toronto's Top Employers Canada's Top Family-Friendly Employers Canada's Best Diversity Employers Top Employers for Canadians Over 40 Canada's Greenest Employers Canada's Top Employers for Young People