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Organization:    Ministry of Education
Division:    School Business Support Branch
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    6A007 - Policy06
Salary:    $69,680.00 - $99,600.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    55900
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Do you have strong analytical skills and expertise in policy development? Then consider this opportunity to apply your strategic thinking skills and knowledge of project management to manage the multi-faceted reform initiatives for student transportation with the School Business Support Branch of the Ministry of Education.

What can I expect to do in this role?

The successful candidate will:
• lead research and evaluation of reports, policies and financial economic information
• provide social and economic impact analysis of proposals
• develop stakeholder partnerships and consultations
• coordinate contract management and oversight
• identify and manage contentious issues
• provide advice to senior management on transportation funding and other cooperative services issues

How do I qualify?

Technical expertise:
You have:
• knowledge of economic and statistical analysis theories and techniques to perform costing analysis, determine funding impacts, and evaluate financial, economic and operational impacts of best practices and benchmarking recommendations provided by external consultants

Project and contract management, negotiation and strategic thinking skills:
You have:
• knowledge of project and contract management, including coordination skills in a multi-project environment
• strong negotiation and strategic thinking skills to develop strategy, anticipate issues and work with all levels across the organization, service providers and education sector stakeholders

Education sector knowledge:
You have:
• ability to acquire and apply knowledge of the Ontario elementary and secondary education system, including applicable legislation, regulations, programs and school board funding framework to undertake policy, program analysis and strategic and operational planning for student transportation reform

Communication skills:
You have:
• excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills to prepare and present material for senior management, central agencies and external organizations
• strong interpersonal skills to work well in a team environment

Computer proficiency:
You have:
• proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 20th floor, Mowat Block, 900 Bay Street, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Policy and Analysis
Posted on:   Wednesday, July 31, 2013
  • T-EU-55900/13

    As a result of the recently agreed to AMAPCEO collective agreement, a new job evaluation system will be implemented on October 1, 2013. In the new job evaluation system, the classification level of this position is Level 6 with a salary range of $69,680.00 - $99,600.00.
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, August 22, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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