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Organization:    Ministry of Government Services
Division:    Payroll Business Support Branch
City:    North York
Job Term:    1 Permanent, 1 Temporary (up to 12 months)
Job Code:    19AGA - General Admin (Ama Unit) AGA19
Salary:    $69,279.00 - $88,440.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    53904
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Are you an expert in communication leadership? Are you able to maintain effective communication linkages with numerous internal/external critical partners and stakeholders?

Then consider this exciting opportunity with the Payroll Business Support Branch, where you will develop a wide range of communication strategies to support high-level awareness of Human Resources Management Systems functions across the Ontario Public Service.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• work within a complex human capital management team-oriented environment that is committed to customer and client services
• support the awareness of Human Resources Management Systems (e.g. PeopleSoft), its functions and effective usage
• develop short and long term communication plans and strategies for the division
• provide consultation and strategic communication advice on divisional decision-making and contentious issues
• builds, develops and nurtures positive working relationships and linkages with critical and key partners and stakeholders

Note: in February/March 2014, these positions will relocate to 222 Jarvis Street, Toronto

How do I qualify?

Communication Skills
• you have demonstrated knowledge of communication theory, techniques, planning methods and practices
• you have the ability to understand corporate communication protocols to support the development, implementation, evaluation and enhancement of information systems communications
• you are able to translate technical human capital management and system related information into plain language for non-technical groups
• you have an understanding of multi-media and traditional communication techniques and tools to prepare various correspondences, briefing notes, presentations and spreadsheets
• you have demonstrated knowledge of pre-press and print processes
• you have knowledge of marketing theory and techniques

Relationship Building Skills
• you have strong teamwork experience to work in a complex and dynamic work environment
• you have strong interpersonal, consultative, negotiation and advisory skills
• you are able to build, develop and nurture positive working relationships and linkages with various partners and stakeholders
• you have strong collaboration skills to build consensus and buy-in from various partners

Research and Analytical Skills
• you know interviewing techniques and have analytical skills to transform interview results into clear, concise and easily understood requirement definitions
• you have demonstrated knowledge of research practices and methods to research and design multi-media communications
• you have an awareness of new and emerging trends and developments in communication programs

Technical Skills
• you have a high-level working knowledge of payroll and software development practices, methodologies and issues related to human capital management
• you have basic knowledge of HTML
• you have demonstrated knowledge of Internet/Intranet and multi-media application software, Web design software and development tools

Project Management Skills
• you have strong project management skills to bring communication projects to completion within established timeframes, budgets and objectives
• you are able to establish and implement communication project plans for both short term and long term strategies

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 180 Duncan Mill Rd, North York, Toronto Region
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 180 Duncan Mill Rd, North York, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Communications; Marketing and Creative Services
Posted on:   Wednesday, May 22, 2013
  • T-MG-53904/13

    As a result of the recently agreed to AMAPCEO collective agreement, a new job evaluation system will be implemented on October 1, 2013 and the job code identified in this posting is subject to revision. In the new job evaluation system, the classification level of this position has not yet been determined.
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, June 5, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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