New job TEAM LEAD in Ontario


Company : Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
Salary : $79,797 - $115,982 a year
Location : Ontario

Full Description

Passionate about municipal financial sustainability? Consider this position in the Municipal Finance Policy Branch where you will guide research and analysis to identify future financial challenges and opportunities for local governments in Ontario and provide advice on strategies to achieve financial sustainability.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
  • Provide policy advice, expertise, and briefings to senior management
  • Research and review long-range financial planning strategies and infrastructure finance and grants policy
  • Manage and lead all aspects of project planning
  • Contribute to the development of benchmarks and criteria for the monitoring and evaluation of policy initiatives across sectors and to assess new or changed policies and programs
  • Participate on working committees and task forces and develop successful working relationships with stakeholders

How do I qualify?

Technical Knowledge

You have knowledge of:
  • Key objectives related to long-range financial planning, performance measures and data analytics to identify and evaluate relevant issues for local governments in Ontario, and to advise senior management
  • Theory, principles, and methodologies of economics and municipal finance
  • Legislation and regulations related to municipal finance (e.g. Municipal Act and the Job for Prosperity and Infrastructure Act)
  • Provincial and municipal government structure, decision-making and accountability structures

Project Planning and Management Skills

  • You have project coordination and management skills to provide leadership and guidance to project staff
  • You can manage all aspects of research project planning

Research and Analytical Skills

You can:
  • Identify emerging financial and economic issues, trends, and best practices in the sector, to provide advice, interpretation, and policy expertise to senior management
  • Evaluate competing interests and proposals of stakeholders to identify issues and impacts
  • Conceptualize and plan research studies and projects
  • Assess and develop performance criteria to assess new or changed policies and programs

Interpersonal and Communication Skills

You have:
  • Advisory and consultation skills to provide policy expertise and direction
  • Consensus-building skills to discuss and resolve diverse and competing policy and program related issues with inter-jurisdictional stakeholders, and to negotiate mutually acceptable solutions
  • Facilitation and presentation skills to explain program policy positions and promote policy/strategic initiatives
  • Partnership building and influencing skills to develop effective linkages and collaborate on projects

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:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 777 Bay St, Toronto, Toronto Region

Compensation Group:
Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario

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Policy and Analysis

Posted on:
Monday, August 23, 2021

  • Less qualified applicants may be considered on an underfill basis.
  • E-MA-168250/21
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