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Organization:    Ministry of Agriculture and Food and the Ministry of Rural Affairs
Division:    Food Safety and Traceability Programs Branch
City:    Guelph
Job Term:    1 Temporary assignment/contract, up to 12 months
Job Code:    7A008 - ProgPlanEval07
Salary:    $75,000.00 - $105,740.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    59497
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Are you a skilled project manager with on-farm food safety knowledge and a proven ability to inspire high functioning teams?

If so, consider this opportunity with the Food Safety Programs Unit.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

• provide strategic leadership and project management on technical food safety projects
• provide critical support to the development and delivery of the Branch's food safety strategies, programs and services
• provide strategic analysis and advice to senior ministry staff and partners on food safety program policies, products and services
• identify, develop and foster strategic relationships across the branch, division, ministry and with external stakeholders

How do I qualify?

Project leadership skills:
• You have superior project management and organizational skills to effectively coordinate, lead and oversee multiple projects.
• You have exceptional leadership skills and the ability to establish a strategic vision to inspire and engage colleagues and stakeholders.

• You have advanced knowledge, combined with practical experience in food safety theories and practices needed to develop, deliver and implement food safety programs and systems in a variety of agri-food sectors.
• You have applied knowledge of agriculture production and the agri-food industry.

Communication, negotiation and relationship management skills:
• You have excellent communication and knowledge transfer skills to act as an effective resource and prepare a variety of recommendations and reports.
• You are able to consult, build relationships and negotiate with a variety of stakeholders.

Analytical skills:
• You have strong analytical, creative and problem solving skills to assess factual information and formulate innovative strategies and solutions.

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 1 Stone Rd, Guelph, West Region
Compensation Group:   Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Lands and Resources
Posted on:   Wednesday, December 11, 2013
  • W-AF-59497/13
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