Apply By: Tuesday, July 5, 2022 11:59 pm EDT

SENIOR POLICY ANALYST

Organization:
Ministry of Infrastructure
Division:
Broadband Strategy Division, Strategic Policy and Analytics Branch
City:
Toronto
Job Term:
2 Permanent, 2 Temporary
Job Code:
6A007 - Policy06
Salary:
$74,877.00 - $110,338.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
181528
Do you have innovative ideas and are highly collaborative, self-directed and results-focused? Consider joining the Ministry of Infrastructure - Broadband Strategy Division, where you will be part of a dynamic team with a strong leadership culture that also invests in your growth and career development. In this role you will provide project leadership, policy expertise and strategic advice to help achieve the province's commitment to provide 100 percent access to high-speed internet across Ontario by the end of 2025.

The Ministry
The Ministry of Infrastructure is committed to building better infrastructure and making smarter investments for the people of Ontario for generations to come. The Ministry of Infrastructure's vision is one which recognizes that modern and reliable infrastructure is what drives our economy, increases productivity and creates jobs. By making smart and targeted investments in infrastructure, Ontarians will benefit from safer roads, easier commutes and living in healthier, thriving communities. This includes: implementing the 10-year Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP); delivering on the government's “Up to Speed” broadband & cellular action plan; guiding provincial infrastructure investment by standardizing and improving the quality of asset data across the government and using those data to inform long-term infrastructure needs, managing the Unsolicited Proposal Framework, and leading Market Capacity related activities and continuing to provide oversight to the Ministry's two agencies: Infrastructure Ontario and Waterfront Toronto.

The Broadband Strategy Division
The Broadband Strategy Division is responsible for the development and delivery of policy and programs that enable access to high-speed internet and broadband infrastructure across Ontario

Why work for OPS?
The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is committed to being an employer of first choice, creating a positive and inclusive work environment.

We offer:
Competitive compensation and benefits
• Flexible work arrangements
• Collegial and professional work culture
• Career growth and development opportunities across multiple business areas
• We provide on-the-job training to support your success in the role

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
• Develop solutions, policies and strategies that will help the province reach full access to high-speed internet by the end of 2025.
• Develop and maintain internal and external networks of stakeholders to develop solutions, gather perspectives and test new ideas.
• Conduct complex policy research, analysis and development of studies related to current and emerging trends.
• Provide advice to senior management on contentious issues that are highly sensitive.
• Provide technical leadership and guidance to staff.
• Provide political acuity during consultation/collaboration strategy building
• Be part of a team that, through action, is committed to diversity and inclusion to create the best conditions for people to achieve the best results, knowing the best ideas come from everywhere and everyone.

How do I qualify?

Policy Development and Strategic Thinking Skills

• You have extensive knowledge and experience in policy analysis and development, including addressing principles of diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility in your work.
• You can ensure ministry and government objectives are considered in policy/program development.
• You can evaluate policy and program options and alternatives in terms of economics, cost analysis, practicality, impact on stakeholders
• You have an in-depth understanding of government/legislative decision-making and planning processes.
• You can define a vision for long-term outcomes, develop strategic framework, reviews outcomes against expectations and advises how to navigate the appropriate decision making processes.
• You have organizational skills and proven ability to work to tight timelines and under pressure.

Stakeholder, Relationship and Communications Skills

• You have engagement and relationship management skills to work collaboratively and establish key linkages and relationships across the OPS and externally
• You can advise on issues, relations, program and policy projects and initiatives to management and stakeholders.
• You can consult, collaborate, and build consensus to meet mutual goals with stakeholders.
• You can effectively present policy and program advice and recommendations, including communicating complex, technical, program, and policy issues and ensure understanding by senior management and stakeholders.
• You can lead briefings, meetings and working groups, leveraging partnership and influencing skills to develop relationships and consultation frameworks with various partner ministries and stakeholders, including industry, federal, and municipal partners.

Leadership and Project Management Skills:

• You can initiate work, conduct project planning and prioritize to meet deliverables and achieve results.
• You can lead complex and contentious inter-ministry and external stakeholder projects.
• You have knowledge of project management principles, methodologies, and best practices to lead various concurrent projects.
• You can coordinate appropriate approvals processes related to policy, program, and legislative recommendations/submissions.

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:
  • 2 Permanent, 777 Bay St, Toronto, Toronto Region
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 18 months, 777 Bay St, Toronto, Toronto Region
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 18 months, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule:
6
Category:
Policy and Analysis
Posted on:
Friday, June 17, 2022
Note:
  • T-IN-181528/22(4)

    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.

How to apply:

  1. You must apply online.
  2. Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. For tips and tools on how to write a concise cover letter and resume, review the Writing a Cover Letter and Resume: Tips, Tools and Resources.
  3. Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad. Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the information you provide to us.
  4. Read the job description to make sure you understand this job.
  5. OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.
  6. If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please Contact Us to provide your contact information. Recruitment services team will contact you within 48 hours.
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, July 5, 2022 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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