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Project Manager

Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
Air Policy Instruments and Program Design Branch
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
7A008 - ProgPlanEval07
$72,750.00 - $105,740.00 Per Year
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Job ID:
Bring your expertise leadership in policy development and analysis to the Air Policy Instruments and Program Design Branch with the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change. You will play a lead role in overseeing the methodological design and management of analytical projects that address policy and climate change initiatives. You will also provide expert advice in your relevant energy or environmental management discipline.

What can I expect to do in this role?

• Oversee analytical project teams of stakeholders and staff across government.
• Coach team leaders in establishing projects (e.g., charters, resources assessments, analytical methodologies and deliverables).
• Ensure validity of the section's body of research and analytical approaches quality standards, assurance and quality control.
• Manage the planning, development and evaluation of options for strategic policies, regulation/legislation and strategies that address climate change and air issues.
• Conduct analyses for high-profile projects and provide expert policy advice (in your relevant area of expertise) to ministry senior management, Deputy Minister and Minister.
• Establish partnerships with other governments, jurisdictions, and stakeholders to coordinate joint analyses and other policy initiatives.

For example, recently this position conducted energy, environment and economic analyses to provide a rapid-turnaround, confidential, expert advice in support of coal legislation. Simultaneously, it provided coaching and oversight of ‘regulatory impact analysis' for a transportation fuels regulation and several energy and environment analysis projects.

How do I qualify?

Knowledge of Policy Development

• You have ‘hands on', expert knowledge in one or more areas relevant to policy development (e.g., environment or energy management, environment or energy economics, environment and energy technologies, business analysis/economics, technology implementation, technology research and innovation).
• You have significant experience in legislation/regulation development, policy-making process and the leadership skills necessary to provide guidance for professionals amending and developing regulations and policies.
• You have well-established knowledge and experience in public policy research and analysis to develop and implement new policies.

Project Management Skills

• You have leadership skills to manage multiple simultaneous analytical projects, conduct high-profile projects and guide project team leaders.
• You have strong computer skills to conduct analysis, develop reports, presentations and communications as well as internet research.
• You have knowledge of analytical tools such as spreadsheet and database software.

Critical Thinking Skills

• You are able to apply critical thinking to the development of options for resolution of issues and ensure that potential resolutions are explored and challenged.
• You are able to think “outside the box”.

Consultation and Communication Skills

• You have strong relationship-building, presentation, and negotiation skills to persuade, consult, and develop consensus with internal and external stakeholders and interest groups.
• You have communication and consultation skills to provide advice to senior management.
• You are able to formulate, plan, and prepare briefing notes, reports, and recommendations.

Additional Information:

  • 1 English Permanent, 77 Wellesley St W, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Policy and Analysis
Posted on:
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
  • W-ET-74282/15
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, February 11, 2015 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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