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Organization:    Ministry of Government Services
Division:    Ontario Shared Services
City:    North Bay, North York
Job Term:    1 Permanent, 1 Temporary up to six months
Job Code:    AGA20 - General Administration AM-20
Salary:    $70,906.00 - $91,516.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    55480
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Do you have experience managing large payroll teams? The Ministry of Government Services seeks dynamic individuals to lead a team through the daily payroll production of business and process cycles for the PeopleSoft Human Capital Management (HCM) System.

In these exciting opportunities you will develop and execute a variety of strategies, tactical plans and control mechanisms directed at fulfilling Ontario Shared Service's vision for meeting or exceeding customer expectations and employee engagement.

Please identify in your cover letter/resume which position you are applying for:

- one temporary assignment up to 6 months at 180 Duncan Mill Road, North York
- one permanent position at 200 First Avenue, North Bay

AMENDED: Job posting extended until August 6th, 2013

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

• lead and manage a payroll production team
• plan and manage the payroll production stream
• provide expertise and advice to senior management in the areas of payroll, business and system processes
• introduce and implement change management initiatives, business performance standards and performance measures
• plan and lead major production and business process renewal projects
• manage complex and contentious issues related to payroll production management activities

How do I qualify?

Management and Leadership Skills
• you have management and leadership skills to coach, mentor and develop staff, manage staff performance, and lead a production team providing service to clients in a complex PeopleSoft environment
• you have experience building high performance teams, engaging staff and fostering a positive and inclusive work environment
• you have demonstrated skills in managing financial resources and human resources including labour relations issues
• you have knowledge of and experience with business management methodology and best practices including performance measures, change management, benchmarking and process renewal

Technical Expertise
• you have specialized knowledge and expertise in the areas of payroll production, benefits, collective agreements, HR and labour relations
• you have extensive experience and understanding of all PeopleSoft payroll, HR, and benefit system functionalities and processes
• you have a solid understanding of system requirements to re-engineer work and support future releases of PeopleSoft HCM
• you have extensive hands-on PeopleSoft functional system experience and understand the central PeopleSoft operational concepts
• you can interpret relevant legislation, regulations and collective agreements

Analytical and Issues Management Skills
• you have analytical and problem-solving skills to identify, analyze and resolve complex operational problems and issues
• you can demonstrate a high level of judgment in identifying labour/human resources issues, in analyzing systems and practices, and in providing specialized business and change management expertise
• you have knowledge of risk management strategies and issues analysis to promote operational excellence in a diverse and complex environment

Communication and Relationship Management Skills
• you have excellent communication and facilitation skills to prepare and present business cases, marketing and communications plans, and senior level correspondence
• you have superior consultative skills to provide expertise, advice and guidance to the employee relations and HR communities
• you have strong interpersonal skills to work in a highly team-oriented environment
• you can develop and maintain cooperative partnerships with colleagues and customers

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 6 months, 180 Duncan Mill Rd, North York, Toronto Region, Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) and Personnel Security Screening Requirement
  • 1 Permanent, 200 First Ave W, North Bay, North Region, Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) and Personnel Security Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:   Management Compensation Plan
Schedule:   6
Category:   Management and General
Posted on:   Tuesday, July 16, 2013
  • Prior to the offer of employment, in accordance with the Ontario Public Service personnel screening checks policy, the top applicant(s) will be required to undergo personnel screening checks, which includes a police records check.
  • C-MG-55480/13(2)
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, August 6, 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.

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