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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Forest Evaluation and Standards
City:    Sault Ste Marie
Job Term:    1 Temporary assignment/contract for up to 10 months with the possibility of extension.
Job Code:    7A008 - ProgPlanEval07
Salary:    $75,000.00 - $105,740.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    57030
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Your sound knowledge of forest operations compliance and your extensive experience in policy and program initiatives are in demand at the Ministry of Natural Resources.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

• lead the development of strategic direction for the provincial forest operations compliance program
• develop and maintain the forest operations compliance framework
• represent the Ministry on committees, task teams and projects
• evaluate implementation of forest operations compliance policies and programs

How do I qualify?

Consultation and facilitation skills:
• You have excellent consultation and facilitation skills to develop and nurture relationships with stakeholders, represent the ministry's perspective, resolve issues, and promote partnerships.
• You have proven negotiating skills to discuss sensitive issues and integrate opposing interests and professional opinions on complex resource issues.

Technical expertise:
• You have proven knowledge and expertise in policy and program analysis and development, and issue management.
• You have excellent comprehension and knowledge of natural resource planning and management, and forest industry.
• You have the ability to develop, interpret and apply related policies, procedures, regulations and legislation in the areas of forest management, forest operations compliance and enforcement.
• You have political acuity to ensure policy planning and project initiatives are developed and managed within the broad context of the government's agenda

Project management and analytical skills:
• You have excellent strategic thinking, research and planning skills to efficiently support ministry objectives, and to provide advice to senior management around identifying and trends and issues in compliance.
• You have proven project management, group leadership and coordination skills to lead and direct project initiatives and task teams.
• You have sound analytical and problem-solving skills to evaluate forest operations compliance program implementation, identify issues, and develop appropriate policy responses.
• You can develop and apply innovative approaches to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the forest operations compliance policies.

Communications skills:
• You have superior communication and presentations skills to provide clear, concise and complete information in briefings to senior management and effectively communicate with a variety of clients.

Computer skills:
• You have a good understanding and working knowledge of computer software programs (e.g. Word, Power Point, Excel, Access) to generate, analyze and report provincial forest operations compliance information.

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 10 months, 70 Foster Dr, Sault Ste Marie, North Region
Compensation Group:   Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Management and General
Posted on:   Tuesday, October 8, 2013
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, October 23, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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