If you are interested in bringing your policy and analytical skills to help shape Ontario's provincial infrastructure policies, then this opportunity is ideal for you.The Ministry of Infrastructure, Infrastructure Policy and Planning Division is seeking a skilled Economist that will provide advice related to infrastructure finance and public and private partnerships in a fast paced, dynamic environment.What can I expect to do in this role?You will:• conduct complex policy, statistical and socio-economic research and financial analysis• provide strategic policy advice related to infrastructure finance and public-private partnerships• manipulate and compile data using qualitative and quantitative analysis• identify and analyze contentious issues and provide options and recommendations to senior management• prepare and present research findings, policy options, briefings to senior executives• establish a network of internal and external contacts and manage effective working relationships with stakeholdersHow do I qualify?Technical expertise:• You have knowledge and/or experience in economics, business administration or related disciplines such as urban planning, social sciences, humanities, and accounting.• You have knowledge and/experience in policy development.Research, analytical and planning skills:• You have excellent analytical skills and strategic thinking abilities.• You are able to undertake financial analysis and capital planning.Communication skills:• You possess excellent written and oral presentation skills.• You are able to identify issues and prepare effective reports, briefing notes and presentation materials.Computer skills:• You have knowledge and experience in the use of information technology and information management.• You have effective computer-based quantitative and graphics skills in order to undertake modelling, carry out spreadsheet analysis, prepare reports and correspondence, conduct research and communicate electronically.Project management skills:• You have project management and organizational skills to work on projects while making optimal use of other professional resources and inputs within and outside the government.
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