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Organization:    Ministry of Transportation
Division:    Policy and Planning Division
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    2 Temporary
Job Code:    7A008 - ProgPlanEval07
Salary:    $75,000.00 - $105,740.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    59031
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Are you a strong leader with experience developing transportation policy implementation?

If so, bring your unique set of skills to support this exciting project within the Pan/Parapan AM Games Branch.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
• lead major Pan Am and Parapan AM transportation policy projects that support policy and program issues related to transit, passenger, goods movement and sustainable transportation for the Games
• lead and coordinate projects involving multi-faceted research and development of policy options and proposals
• provide strategic advice and consultative services regarding transportation implementation policy issues to senior management and senior officials as well as client ministries
• promote the development of new relationships and partnerships and acts as key liaison
• estimate project resources and prepare cost analysis

How do I qualify?

Transportation Knowledge
• you know transportation issues and their relationship to the environment and Ontario's economy to plan and lead policy and planning projects
• you know relevant federal, provincial and municipal government structure
• you know economic theory and principles to promote Government and Ministry agenda, objectives and policies related to transportation and environmental sustainability
• you can identify links between economic, environmental and transportation policy issues to analyze and evaluate policy issues and their impact on the Ministry

Leadership and Interpersonal Skills
• you can provide direction and guidance to project staff and external service providers
• you can use your skills to establish effective working relationships and partnerships with stakeholders and contacts
• you can provide advice to senior management, senior officials and internal and external partners on policy development and related issues
• you can negotiate to build consensus related to Ministry position on policy

Research and Analysis
• you can use knowledge of research and analytical theory to lead the development of recommendations related to effective transportation policies
• you can assess the impact of proposed policy options and perform business case analysis
• you can conceptualize, plan and lead major policy and planning projects in order to develop and refine policies
• you can analyze, develop strategies and options and make recommendations to senior officials on sensitive policy and program issues

Communication and Computer Skills
• you can present material in briefings and make presentations
• you can develop presentations, briefings, reports and correspondence on behalf of Ministry senior officials and contribute to Cabinet submissions
• you can use software applications and computer modelling to undertake research and analysis

Additional information:

  • 2 Temporary, duration up to 18 months, 393 University Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Policy and Analysis
Posted on:   Monday, January 6, 2014
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