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I&IT POLICY AND STRATEGY ADVISOR

Organization:
Treasury Board Secretariat
Division:
IT Governance Branch
City:
Toronto
Job Term:
2 Temporary
Job Code:
6A003 - InformationTechnology06
Salary:
$73,402.00 - $108,164.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
157862
Are you an experienced IT policy analyst? Are you interested in how IT decisions are made, and how IT services are governed, measured and managed? If so, there may be an exciting opportunity for you in the IT Governance Branch of Treasury Board Secretariat.

We are seeking highly motivated IT policy/strategy analysts to join our dynamic team, where you will help drive growth in areas such as investment management, performance measurement, risk management and project governance.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role you will:

• Develop and implement frameworks and processes related to IT governance, including investment management, benefits and outcomes measurement and risk management
• Collect and analyze data from various sources to gain actionable insight into IT investments and cost drivers, project outcomes, service quality and benefits realization
• Support the annual Ontario Public Service (OPS) budgeting cycle, working with ministries, clusters and IT service delivery areas to ensure that meaningful, accurate data is obtained to inform the IT planning process
• Provide advice and expertise to senior management with respect to information and information technology governance, planning and corporate policy
• Research, draft, review, edit and publish IT governance documents, briefing materials, presentations, position papers and other products
• Participate in a variety of forums relevant to IT governance, budgeting and financial planning, project oversight and others
• Represent the branch or division in public and private sector forums including conferences, seminars, inter-ministerial committees and working groups

How do I qualify?

Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills:

• You have knowledge of planning and research techniques, including the ability to conduct scans and surveys, analyze and evaluate research data and produce summary reports and recommendations.
• You can critically analyze and evaluate complex IT processes and governance structures, apply appropriate standards and best practices, design assessment methodologies, and make recommendations for improvement.

Project Management Knowledge:

• Project management expertise, required to design and lead strategy or policy development projects, ensuring that business objectives are met within schedule and budget parameters.
• You have strong understanding of project management and associated frameworks such as Benefits Realization Management.

IT Knowledge:

• You have broad knowledge of information technology and specialized knowledge of one or more IT domains such as systems engineering, application development, service management or enterprise architecture.
• You can apply budget development and financial management policies and processes to IT assets, investments and operations.
• You have knowledge of trends and strategic directions in information and information technology, relevant to government services and programs.
• You are familiar with IT governance concepts and industry standards.

Communication, Consultation and Presentation Skills:

• You have exceptional oral and written communication skills, and are able to independently develop and present strategies, proposals, initiatives, issues analyses and briefings.
• You have an understanding of persuasion and negotiation in a large organizational setting, and an ability to generate outcomes involving multiple stakeholders.
• You can develop communication strategies for disseminating, promoting and socializing the work of the IT Governance Branch, and to manage the organizational change impacts of governance processes and structures.
• You can plan and lead strategy or policy development projects, ensuring that business objectives are met on time and within budget.
• You have demonstrated political acuity and are comfortable communicating with individuals and groups at all levels (e.g. up to and including Deputy Ministers).

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 2 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 222 Jarvis St, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule:
6
Category:
Information Technology
Posted on:
Monday, November 23, 2020
Note:
  • The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions These positions may be of various tenures including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.

    W-TB-157862/20(2)
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 Monday, December 7, 2020 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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