Apply By: Tuesday, September 7, 2021 11:59 pm EDT
Competition Status: Application Screening

Approximately 85 individuals applied for this opportunity.

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SENIOR POLICY ADVISOR

Organization:
Ministry of Government and Consumer Services
Division:
Strategy and Results Office, Corporate Services Division
City:
Toronto
Job Term:
1 Temporary - up to 18 months with the possibility of extension
Job Code:
6A007 - Policy06
Salary:
$74,877.00 - $110,338.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
167857
Are you a collaborative leader? Do you have experience leading the development and implementation of data and analytics dashboards and performance-measurement frameworks in a fast-paced environment? If this sounds like you, consider this exciting opportunity with the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services' Corporate Services Division!

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will be responsible for:

• Developing and implementing data visualizations and dashboards to communicate ministry-wide operational outcomes;
• Identifying and monitoring ministry outcomes, and providing advice and assistance to corporate partners and program areas to both develop and use key performance measures;
• Providing advisory supports to diverse business lines to support developing and implementing key performance-measurement frameworks across the ministry;
• Researching and communicating emerging issues and trends related to data, analytics and program performance measurement;
• Working collaboratively with ministry contacts to coordinate responses to corporate requests.

How do I qualify?

Technical Knowledge:

You have:
• Knowledge of performance-measurement and evaluation techniques and methodologies;
• Experience with data governance and working with complex datasets, data visualization and analytics to create dashboards and scorecards;
• The ability to acquire knowledge of ministry corporate issues, concerns and trends;
• Knowledge of public service decision-making and accountability frameworks.

Analytical and Research Skills:

You have:
• Research, analytical, and conceptual skills to anticipate, identify, analyze, and evaluate complex situations and issues;
• Problem-solving skills to balance competing interests to develop solutions and recommendations for relevant key outcomes for programs and services;
• Experience developing logic models, performance measures and program evaluation frameworks and/or similar tools to articulate and track outcomes.

Communication, Interpersonal and Influencing Skills:

You have:
• Presentation and writing/editing skills to lead the research, development, and preparation of documents for senior management;
• The ability to work collaboratively across program and organizational boundaries;
• Consultation and facilitation skills to collaborate with multidisciplinary teams and senior management on key performance measures.

Leadership and Project Management Skills:

You have:
• Knowledge of project management techniques to plan and lead initiatives;
• Experience coordinating, leading and providing guidance to project teams;
• Planning and organizational skills to address competing priorities.

OPS Commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti- racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.
We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.
Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.
We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 18 months, 777 Bay St, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule:
6
Category:
Policy and Analysis
Posted on:
Monday, August 23, 2021
Note:
  • Less qualified applicants may be considered on an underfill basis.
  • C-MG-167857/21

    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.
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 Tuesday, September 7, 2021 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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