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Organization:    Chief Election Officer
Division:    Chief Electoral Office Division
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Temporary Assignment/Secondment to March 31, 2014
Job Code:    EO/006 - Elections Ontario
Salary:    $59,625.00 - $76,442.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    52692

The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Chief Electoral Office division, is seeking a precise, highly organized individual with solid interpersonal and demonstrated project management experience to work in the Project Management Office (PMO) to support managing financial and other project-related functions.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• perform the tracking and reconciliation of project-based budgets to ensure accuracy and alignment with corporate finance reporting tools and processes;
• work collaboratively with project managers to address and resolve project budget issues;
• coordinate all processes, materials and tasks required to support the organization's Project Change Control Board which regulates changes to approved project and programs;
• participate in the reporting of project budgets to support budget and planning processes;
• develop and maintain processes, procedures, tools and materials to support Project Managers in completing all aspects of Elections Ontario's project management framework;
• support staff in the development of project proposals, business cases, charters, plans and budgets to ensure alignment with strategic and business objectives;
• ensure that all project documentation received in the PMO is logged, tracked and filed; and
• provide support for the day-to-day operations of the PMO.

How do I qualify?

Knowledge and Skills
• familiarity and understanding of a formal project management methodology and framework;
• demonstrated experience working in a coordination role with project teams/project managers;
• demonstrated understanding of financial reporting concepts and tools;
• experience with budget data entry and budget reconciliation;
• experience with quarterly and annual corporate business planning cycles;
• advanced skills in office software such as Excel and MS Project;
• familiarity with the operations of a formal project management office;
• strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills;
• ability to be flexible to changing demands while maintaining accuracy in dealing with complex project data;
• excellent interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills; and
• familiarity with the Election Act, Election Finances Act and other legislation, regulations and policies affecting the operations of Elections Ontario.

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Excluded
Schedule:   N/A
Category:   Administrative and Support Services
Posted on:   Tuesday, March 12, 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 Tuesday, March 19, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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